Sustainability Policy

This Environmental Sustainability Policy emphasises our commitment and obligation to supporting the principles of environmental sustainability and recognises that a sustainable environment is vital to our future. The aim of our Environmental Sustainability Policy is to:
  • implement environmental actions within the company
  • monitor the environmental actions and improvements internally
  • communicate environmental initiatives internally and externally
This policy and associated procedures apply to all directors, staff and service providers working for, and with Think Business Events (TBE).
Think Business Events (TBE) recognises that businesses and conferences can have a negative impact on the environment. We are committed in finding ways we can reduce the impact of both our work as a company, and when onsite at conferences. Think Business Events (TBE) commits to the following principles and practices:
  1. Monitoring and managing our environmental performance and working towards reducing adverse impacts.
  2. Complying with relevant Australian Commonwealth, State and Local environmental policies, practices, regulations and legislation, and industry-specific legislation.
  3. Reducing the consumption of natural resources in our daily operations, including water, paper and energy.
  4. Maximising the recycling of resources.
  5. Disposing of waste appropriately, including e-waste at designated e-waste centres.
  6. Prioritise suppliers that uses Fair Trade, local, seasonal, Carbon Neutral and other sustainable catering options.
  7. Purchase locally made products.
  8. Where possible, encourage our suppliers and other stakeholders to meet high standards of environmental performance.
  9. Communicating this policy to all employees and other stakeholders, as well as making this policy available on the Think Business Events (TBE) website.
  10. Reviewing this policy annually and measuring targets and performance as part of that review.
Responsibility and Review
This Environmental Sustainability Policy is the responsibility of the Management of Think Business Events (TBE). This policy was updated in April 2022 and will be review annually where we will continue to strive to improve environmental awareness and drive behaviour change.