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The impacts of fire and drought on carbon offsetting projects in the land sector

Australia’s carbon forestry projects were unscathed after the 2019-20 fires. However, the increasing intensity of forest fires and ongoing impacts of drought threaten carbon forestry projects across Australia. Can carbon forestry projects continue to expand in future, or are changes needed to ensure Australia’s Emission Reduction Fund is still viable? In the aftermath of the […]

Supply chains and COVID-19: An opinion piece

Recently, I engaged in a robust debate over the perceived, or otherwise, lack of preparedness of our supermarkets and pharmacies to meet the demand of anxious customers, and their obligation and responsibility to provide basic necessities to our communities. Particularly to our most vulnerable. A proportion of the community feels that they are falling short […]

The ‘Sustenance’ webinar series: lunch-time learning with Point Advisory

Over the coming weeks Point Advisory will be hosting a series of short, lunchtime webinars to share our insights and facilitate conversations on all things sustainability. If, like many of us, you’re working from home or otherwise isolated during the COVID-19 era, these webinars are an opportunity to stay connected and learn a bit along the […]

$35,000 worth of energy coaching up for grabs for NSW businesses

A new NSW Government initiative, developed with support from Point Advisory, is giving NSW businesses access to up to $35,000 in funding for ‘energy coaching’ services. An energy coach is an expert who gives you a personalised assessment of your energy usage and energy management systems. This analysis can help you identify and triage problems […]

Point Advisory CEO appointed as board member and director of VCC as well as chair of IEEEFP committee

Neil Salisbury, our CEO has been appointed as an inaugural board member and director of the Victorian Cleantech Cluster. The Victorian Cleantech Cluster (VCC) is a not-for-profit member driven organisation with a vision for Victoria to be the Southern Hemisphere capital for innovation, uptake and commercialisation of clean technology. The VCC provides support to Victoria’s […]

Jessica Boekhoff joins Point Advisory in Melbourne

Jessica is a manager at Point Advisory’s Melbourne office, with a focus on climate change and carbon management. Jessica has over five years’ experience as an environmental professional providing sustainability support for organisations, infrastructure projects, urban developments and government. Prior to joining Point Advisory, Jessica worked with AECOM in the UK as a sustainability consultant […]

Sarah Beattie-Smith joins our Melbourne office

Point Advisory is pleased to welcome Sarah to our growing team in Melbourne! She has recently joined as a Manager in our Climate Change and Energy team. Originally from Scotland, Sarah brings eight years’ experience in energy and climate policy and six years’ in social justice, community development and campaigning roles. Sarah is passionate about […]

Point Advisory welcomes Dean Thomson to our Melbourne team

Dean is a Senior Manager at the Point Advisory Melbourne office, with a focus on climate change and environment. Dean has over fifteen years’ experience working on environmental and climate change issues across government, private and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining Point Advisory, Dean worked at World Vision Australia, developing community-based climate change programs. His […]

Shelley Goldsmith joins our team in Melbourne

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, […]

Point Advisory welcomes Rachel Taylor to our Sydney team

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 […]