Appropriate stewardship of our forests is vital for people’s livelihoods, maintaining biodiversity and for mitigating climate change. Yet in 2019 we continued to lose our forests to unnaturally large and intense fires. This year’s fires in the Amazon made global headlines. Between January and August 2019, Brazil experienced around 40% more fires than compared to […]
About Amelie Uhrig
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Amelie Uhrig contributed a whooping 14 entries.
Entries by Amelie Uhrig
Shelley is the Office Manager at Point Advisory’s Melbourne Office, with a focus on productivity and efficiency. Shelley has over 20 years’ experience in Office, Training and People Management, creating opportunities for positive change and transformation. Prior to joining Point Advisory, Shelley worked at the Holden Campus for General Motors as a Regional Lead for Training, […]
Rachel is a consultant at the Point Advisory Sydney office, focusing on climate change adaptation, strategy and risk. Rachel’s background is in Earth and climate sciences, with First-Class Honours from the Australian National University. She has previously worked in a research role modelling and assessing the future impact of heatwaves on vulnerable communities in the […]
Every day, 1 in 8 children in Australia go to school hungry. Hunger greatly impacts a child’s academic performance and behaviour in school. Students struggle to concentrate, and feel tired or lethargic which compromises their learning. The not-for-profit Eat Up Australia makes and delivers thousands of lunches a month to schools around Australia to support […]
Lachie is a Senior Consultant at Point Advisory’s Melbourne office, with a focus on climate change and energy. Lachie has over five years’ experience working on sustainability and climate change strategy in government, private and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining Point Advisory, Lachie worked at the Surf Coast Shire Council developing and delivering a community […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In April, our very own Alan Dayeh spoke at the 2019 National Sustainability Conference on the importance of Australia’s Modern Slavery Act to Procurement teams, Sustainability teams, and company Directors. He likened the topic of modern slavery as the ‘Trojan Horse’ for Business and Human Rights. However, unlike the destructive outcome of the Trojan War, […]
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