Business sustainability

Become a leader in business sustainability and enjoy the financial and reputational advantages of doing so.

Sustainable Business Yarra

Does your business have sustainability goals, or are you interested in learning how to reduce electricity costs, waste and emissions?

We are bringing all of our business sustainability resources together for easy access, and providing a platform for businesses to share their sustainability stories and knowledge. Our first step is a dedicated e-newsletter so that we can communicate with Yarra’s sustainability-minded businesses.

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Small Business Energy Saver Programs 

There are many actions that small businesses can take to reduce energy use, cut greenhouse emissions, create positive brand awareness, and save money. Yarra also has a Small Business Energy Efficiency Officer to help step though options and help make saving energy easy.

Find out more about how Yarra are helping small businesses 

Business Renewables Buying Group  

The Cities of Yarra, Darebin, Moreland, Melbourne along with the Northern Alliance for Greenhouse Action and Eastern Alliance for Greenhouse action are working together to assist businesses to purchase low-cost renewable energy and cut their emissions.

Find out more about Group Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)

  • Small business energy saver programs

    These programs can help cut greenhouse gas emissions and reduce running costs for your business.

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  • Business renewable buying group

    Find out how you can purchase low-cost renewable energy for your business and cut emissions.

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  • Energy efficiency

    Learn about energy assessments and finance for energy upgrades.

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  • Renewable energy

    Learn about on-site energy generation, wholesale and retail Power Purchase Agreements and GreenPower.

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  • Carbon neutral business

    Learn about going carbon neutral, climate active certification and carbon offsets.

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  • Waste and recycling

    Learn about recycling for businesses in Yarra, including electronic waste, plastics and coffee grounds, our zero waste map and more.

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