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Introduction To Refreshe

  1. 1. Introduction to Refreshe Commercial in Confidence
  2. 2. Contents ▶ Who We Are ▶ What We Do ▶ What Makes Us Different ▶ Our Approach ▶ How We Can Help ▶ Contact Details 2
  3. 3. Who We Are ▶ Refreshe is an environmental strategy consultancy ▶ We combine the specialist skills of environmental consultants with business and financial expertise ▶ We work with our clients to enhance corporate sustainability by: ─ Analysing ─ reporting on; and ─ developing strategies to reduce their environmental and social impact ▶ We believe that corporate sustainability presents enormous opportunities for business ▶ Our aim is to deliver high quality analysis that allows our clients to identify and take advantage of these opportunities 3
  4. 4. What We Do Strategy Stakeholders Footprint ▶ Develop Environmental Strategies ▶ Identify key internal and external ▶ Quantify environmental footprint stakeholders ▶ Incorporate environmental ▶ Assess direct and indirect footprint performance into Corporate Strategy ▶ Assess their objectives and ▶ Devise strategies to reduce the understand their needs ▶ Integrate into all aspects of the project organisation’s footprint or organisation ▶ Guide stakeholder interventions to ensure success ▶ Advise on regulatory requirements Reporting Risk analysis Reduction ▶ Sustainability reporting ▶ Identify key areas of risk ▶ Identify reduction strategies ▶ Establish systems to monitor ongoing ▶ Risk reduction strategies ▶ Potential cost savings performance ▶ Ongoing monitoring of risks ▶ Efficiency improvements ▶ Ongoing monitoring Benchmarking Ratings Education ▶ Benchmarking against: ▶ Comparison of the different ▶ Employee and supplier education sustainability ratings programmes ─ Peers (domestic and international peers) ▶ Advice on which matter, which have ▶ Advice and strategies relating to the highest profile required behavioural change ─ International best practice ▶ Strategies to improve ratings ▶ Stakeholder workshops 4
  5. 5. What Makes Us Different We Combine The Specialist Skills Of Environmental Consultants With Business And Financial Expertise ▶ Corporate sustainability is becoming an integral part of day to day business for many organisations ▶ In our experience, many environmental and sustainability specialists lack business and financial expertise ▶ Consequently, corporate sustainability strategies have often been developed quite independently of the organisation’s strategic and business objectives Corporate ▶ Corporate sustainability will only be truly effective when it Strategy is aligned with the organisation’s corporate strategy and business objectives ▶ At Refreshe, the corporate sustainability initiatives that we Corporate develop for our clients bring together their: Sustainability strategy − corporate strategy Business − business needs and objectives; and needs and Sustainability objectives objectives − sustainability objectives 5
  6. 6. What Makes Us Different We Believe That Corporate Sustainability Presents Enormous Opportunities For Business ▶ We believe that corporate sustainability presents enormous opportunities for business Potential Opportunities Tangible Intangible ▶ Potential opportunities exist for companies of all sizes and across all sectors, including: Efficiency Brand ─ Tangible benefits such as increased Efficiency and creating new Markets Cost reduction Enhanced Increased reputation ─ Intangible benefits such as Brand enhancement efficiency and increased Competitiveness ▶ We help our clients to identify, and make the most of the opportunities: Markets Competitiveness − to improve corporate sustainability New products Point of − created by improving their performance on and services differentiation corporate sustainability issues Access to new Competitive customers edge 6
  7. 7. Our Approach We bring a business focused approach to every assignment. This means that, regardless of the nature of our engagement, we will always be: We will be professional and courteous in our dealings with you and your team. We will Professional maintain our integrity regardless of the circumstances We will deliver our services to you as efficiently as possible, recognising that we need to Prompt invest sufficient time in our work to produce the quality of analysis that you, as our clients, have the right to expect of us We will undertake an independent and objective assessment of your situation before Objective developing solutions that specifically address your business needs and objectives We will present our findings to you accurately, fairly and without bias. We will not allow Accurate internal politics or the desire to work with you in the future to influence our analysis We will seek solutions to the specific challenges that you face. This won’t always be easy Solutions driven because many of the challenges that we encounter have been around for a long time. However, we will apply ourselves to finding the most innovative solutions We will deliver demonstrable value to your organisation. We will be transparent regarding our Value enhancing fee structure and ensure that you derive maximum value as a result of partnering with Refreshe 7
  8. 8. Conclusion ▶ With corporate sustainability becoming as integral to business as financial performance, your corporate sustainability strategy needs to be fully aligned with your corporate strategy ▶ Refreshe provides the right combination of: ─ specialist environmental skills; and ─ business and financial expertise to make this happen 8
  9. 9. Contact Details Primary Contact Neil MacDonald Dr Louise Seymour CEnvP, MEIANZ Director Director Refreshe Refreshe Direct Line: + 61 2 8920 9530 Direct Line: + 61 2 8006 2703 Fax: + 61 2 9956 5855 Fax: + 61 2 9956 5855 Mobile: + 61 437 570 331 Mobile: + 61 425 231 225 Email: Email: Refreshe Pty Limited ABN 92 129 707 973 345 Pacific Highway North Sydney NSW 2060 9
  10. 10. Disclaimer The information in this document is confidential and proprietary to Refreshe Pty Ltd This document has been produced solely for your use and that of your professional advisers and should not be reproduced or disclosed to any other person without our consent The document remains the property of Refreshe Pty Ltd and must be returned to us upon request and any copies you have made must be destroyed Neither of us should rely on any representation or undertaking inconsistent with the above paragraphs 10