Sustainability and Environment

Topics: Sustainability, Recycling, United States Environmental Protection Agency Pages: 7 (1966 words) Published: December 6, 2012
bilityNANDO’S AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

Sustainability policy case
BSBSUS501A
Anh HOANG

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2 Business Operation ................................................................................................................................................................. 3 The methods used to gather data and information ................................................................................................... 3 Overview Sustainability Policies in the Industry or Similar Organisations..................................................... 3 Starbucks................................................................................................................................................................................ 3 Mcdonald’s............................................................................................................................................................................. 4 Where are the documents stored? .................................................................................................................................... 5 The policy – Recycle Packaging & Reduce Waste ....................................................................................................... 5 The scope ............................................................................................................................................................................... 5 The creation .......................................................................................................................................................................... 6 The policy owner and the responsible department ............................................................................................. 6 The reflection to sustainability commitment.......................................................................................................... 6 Implementation ................................................................................................................................................................... 6 Individual role/task ........................................................................................................................................................... 7 Reference..................................................................................................................................................................................... 8

INTRODUCTION
According to the United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA), sustainability is the ability to maintain a certain status or process in existing systems. In the most frequent case “it creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generation.”( http://www.epa.gov). Due to all of the key sustainability issues such as: climate change, pollution, global food crisis, biodiversity loss, extremely poverty and ecological disasters; it is necessary for every country to act for our environment. In November 2009, in Australia, the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities created the National Waste Policy ( http://www.environment.gov.au). Part of this policy is the Australian Packaging Covent (APC) to which Nando’s Australia Pty Ltd is a signatory. More detailed information about related sustainability policies will be delivered through this report and mainly focus on the APC

BUSINESS OPERATION
Nando’s is an international company founded in 1987 and has operated in Australia since 1990. Until now Nando’s has 261 restaurants across all mainland states and territories in Australia. Most of Nando’s restaurants...
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