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Green Steps welcomes the newest members to the team, Kate Smith and Ellen Regos. We asked them a few questions about working in the sector. 

Vision Australia have recently upgraded their library service for visually impaired people to provide eBooks and audio news through a new 3G service. They took on a Green Steps intern to crunch the numbers on how this project will deliver positive environmental benefits. We interview Vision Australia Library Manager Anthea Taylor to find out more. 

We're surrounded by science, conversations, debates and beliefs about climate change... are we talking too much? Is this stopping us from taking action? Green Steps have launched an online challenge to engage students in taking personal action on sustainability. Read more about Take One Step and how it engaged hundreds of Monash students to make a commitment to sustainability. 

Green Steps Alumna, Jack Bertolus, reflects on his experience as a Green Steps @ Uni participant. Having completed an internship with Victorian Government Scheme, The Essential Services Commission, Jack is now working towards building a career in the environment and sustainability sector. 

A new online pilot project, developed by Green Steps, is encouraging students to beat the overwhelm often caused by the global sustainability challenge with their “Take One Step” platform.

A key to success when it comes to creating change is to make sure that everyone is motivated to support the change. However, in sustainability, there is often a conflict in motivations between the business need and the desire to take care of the environment. We explore how to align an environmental motivation with a business motivation through the formal process of creating a business case - a tool that helps you think through the steps to create a match between business goals and environmental outcomes. 


Join Green Steps as they host a special breakfast workshop as part of the Sustainable Living Festival on 'Selling Sustainability - how to create the business case for positive environmental change'. Breakfast workshop takes place on Tuesday 12th February 2015 from 8am to 10:30am - read on to find out more and book!

Green Steps is excited to announce the appointment of our very own Helena Fern to the role of Green Steps Manager. Read on to find out more about Helena...


CitySwitch is pleased to invite Geelong office-based businesses to a specialised training session in Geelong, to learn practical ways to reduce office energy use. The training will be presented by award winning environmental consulting and training provider, Green Steps.

Green Steps has recently been awarded a grant from the Monash Office of Learning and Teaching to help develop an innovative approach to supporting greater engagement and learning of students in sustainability. You can read more about the process and Green Steps plan to widen engagement in sustainability. 


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