Every year Craft Victoria produces an annual report that is freely available for download.
Download the latest report here: 2015 Annual Report
Craft Victoria recognises the importance of environmental sustainability and is committed to the ongoing reduction of the organisation’s carbon footprint. There is a good fit between sustainability and the craft sector given the handmade focus of the industry and the environmental awareness amongst our Members.
Craft Victoria will endeavour to consider environmental repercussions as part of our planning processes.
Craft Victoria will seek to:
Minimise energy use
Use environmentally friendly transport
Reduce product miles by supporting Australian made goods
Purchase carbon credits annually to offset emissions in full
To ensure environmental practices are embedded into the organisational culture Craft Victoria will:
Sustain a staff Green Team to drive ongoing environmental improvement
Review monthly data from energy monitor and electricity bill, reporting monthly usage to all staff
Maintain an environmental procedures manual to be reviewed annually
Introduce new Craft Victoria staff to the environmental policy and procedures as part of the induction process
Promote sustainable practices to our members and customers
In 2011 Craft Victoria reduced our energy consumption by more than 5% compared to the year before. Our total consumption has been reduced by almost 23% compared to 2009 levels. Read about our energy saving achievement in this case study by CitySwitch.
Craft Victoria is a CitySwitch Green Office Signatory.