Entries by Amelie Uhrig

Australian Red Cross – Volunteering

In May this year, Point Advisory team members had the pleasure of volunteering with the Australian Red Cross. Under the instructions of Red Cross staff, we spent several hours knitting Trauma Teddies. Sensory toys, in our case Teddies, can be helpful to provide comfort to children under emotional stress or pain. The Trauma Teddy story […]

Beach Patrol – Volunteering

In March this year, several Point Advisory team members had the pleasure of volunteering with Ramona from Beach Patrol down in Port Melbourne. The team spent a couple of hours collecting rubbish along the beach and foreshore, recording the volumes of different types of rubbish. Significant amounts of plastics and other rubbish flows into the […]

Point Advisory welcomes Sujata Karandikar to our Melbourne team

Sujata is a Senior Manager in Point Advisory’s Melbourne office, with a focus on sustainable procurement and social impact. Prior to joining Point Advisory, Sujata worked at Origin Energy as Social Responsibility manager within procurement where she designed and managed Origin’s responsible procurement program and supplier diversity program. Sujata has over 10 years of experience […]

Amélie Uhrig joins Point Advisory’s Melbourne office

Point Advisory is pleased to welcome Amélie to our growing team in Melbourne! She has recently joined as Consultant in our Climate Change and Environment team. Amélie holds a Master in Environmental Sciences, focusing on climate policies and politics as well as the role of forests in climate mitigation. As part of her studies, she […]

Solving Victoria’s waste problem – is all recycling created equal?

Recent international restrictions on the import of waste materials have left Victoria’s (already stretched) resource recovery industry reeling. Stockpiles across the state, of otherwise recyclable material, continue to grow rapidly. And, so too does the fire risk. Following the 2017 fire at the Coolaroo recycling plant, EPA Victoria upped its scrutiny and began shutting down […]

FareShare Kitchen #2 – Volunteering

Earlier this year, the Point Advisory team spent an afternoon volunteering at the FareShare kitchen in Melbourne. The team assisted with the preparation of nearly 4,000 meals, including vegetarian sausage rolls and quiches, and had a fantastic time along the way. These meals were dispatched to a number of local charities around Melbourne servicing members […]

Point Advisory launches new Joule virtual energy manager service

We know from experience that many businesses are worried about energy costs and want to improve their energy performance, but don’t know where to begin. Often, these businesses can’t justify the cost of employing a dedicated energy manager either. As a result, cost savings and energy reduction opportunities go untapped. Our new Joule service helps […]