New Environment Minister to open Australian Sustainability Conference and Exhibition

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre


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In his first major address on the Abbott Government's environment agenda to the business community, the Hon. Greg Hunt will speak at the Australian Sustainability Conference and Exhibition. Mr Hunt will provide the opening address on 9 October and will speak on the theme of turning vision to action.

The Australian Sustainability Conference and Exhibition brings together leading practitioners and strategic thinkers from around the world in this growing industry to explore and share ideas to spearhead sound sustainable business strategy.

Australia’s largest sustainability event for business will be forming a strategic partnership with GECA, along with Sustainable Business Australia and the Banksia Foundation. Our CEO Rupert Posner is a member of the conference advisory board and will chair a number of sessions. It's a great opportunity to find out about the latest in the sustainability space. 

“I am delighted to be on the advisory board and chairing for this exciting new event,” says Posner. “I believe it will be an innovative and informative event that includes some exceptional exhibitors and speakers, and will be at the forefront of providing a more sustainable future for businesses.”

Key speakers will include Jochen Zeitz former Chairman and CEO of Puma, Amanda Keogh, Head of Sustainability - International Business Group, Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific & Australia, Phillip Kong Managing Consultant - HP Green Practice Global Lead, Hewlett Packard Australia, and Jason Robertson, Environment & Sustainability Manager - Retail Services, David Jones Limited.

Other speakers include representatives from IKEA, Qantas, DuPont, GE, BlueScope Steel, Sustainable Business Australia, Medibank, KPMG, Toyota, ANZ and Lend Lease.

GECA has negotiated a discount to the conference for its licensees, please email to get the discount code.

Visiting the Australian Sustainability Exhibition is free of charge and open to all company representatives seeking sustainable products and solutions for business.

Register here to attend.

For those interested in sponsorship and exhibiting contact Sales Manager Guy Freebody on 02 9422 2568 or via email.