Sustainability in Business

Free of Charge Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard Opportunity

Tourism businesses (including accommodation, food and drink, tour and transport, retail, hire and service/attractions) in our Townsville ECO Destination can now register to receive a free $250 Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard thanks to ongoing support from WWF-Australia’s Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund for our region.

Read about the S4S Scorecard and register your expression of interest. Places are limited.

Townsville City Council is supporting businesses in taking part of eco certification and sustainability credentials as part of their ongoing commitment to building and maintaining a Sustainable Destination and supporting local business capacity and resilience.

There is no better time to leverage Townsville’s new ECO Destination status and get involved in an exciting community-driven project. There are a range of businesses tracking and progressing their sustainability ratings and utilising best practice resources to save business costs and build business resilience.

Where to start?

A range of programs are available through local, national and global programs. It can be difficult to know where to start, however there are some programs making it easier for business to get involved. A few pathway programs to get started include:

These programs are starting points for making your business more economically, environmentally, culturally and socially sustainable. The programs will help you build more in-depth, recognised sustainability credentials and training.