The Egg Corporation proposes future chickens have 13 times less space than now!
October 1939 - June 2012. Deni will be remembered as a forceful advocate for both sustainability and ethical conduct on a global stage.
A new survey by CHOICE has revealed less than 1% of respondents think the egg industry’s proposed free-range egg standard meets their expectations of what free range means.
CFA member Total Environment Centre has welcomed recent State and Commonwealth government signals in support of container deposit legislation.
Consumer advocate Jenni Mack documents the highs and lows of 150 years of consumer activism, and considers where to next for consumer advocacy.
Bioenergy efficiently extracts clean, low-emission electricity from a range of wastes. CFA has appointed a consumer representative to the SA technical committee on Sustainability Criteria for bioenergy.
The United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has said that agreement has been reached on a globally-recognised set of methodologies to assess the environmental impact of information and communications technologies (ICTs), and on preparing a report on guidelines on the use of minerals from conflict areas. See more information here.
Standards Australia is developing a new standard, DR AS/NZS 5377 - Collection, storage, transport and treatment of e-waste. This standard is intended to guide industry in complying with Product Stewardship legislation expected to pass through federal parliament this year. The legislation is part of the government’s National Waste Policy which aims to minimise dumping of [...]
St James Ethics Centre has released “Responsible Business Practice in Australia”, a report to the Australian Government. It was launched at the 12th National Business Leaders Forum on Sustainable Development at Parliament House in Canberra on 16 July. The report reviews the key lessons learnt from St James Ethics Centre’s national ResponsibleBusiness Practice Project, which [...]