1.Identify and describe the three (3) dimensions of sustainability and provide examples from an organizational perspective.2.Identify the costs and benefits for an organization following the introduction of a sustainability policy and procedures?
3.You are the owner of a Coffee Shop and you are moving towards sustainable business practices. Identify the legislations, regulations, standards and Codes of Practice that cover each of the three dimensions of sustainability; Environment, Socio-Political and Economy. Identify two examples of activities in your business for each of the 3 dimensions that you will have to address when writing new policies.
4.Using the link provided research the Queensland Government Business and Industry portal identify six (6) articles that will assist you to meet the three (3) dimensions of sustainability for your Coffee Shop.
5.Discuss the responsibility of employees with regards to compliance with organizational sustainability policies and procedures. How can you ensure that they have the information and skills needed to comply?
6.Explain the process that needs to be followed to develop and implement a new or amended policy for your Coffee Shop business.
7.The new policy needs to be implemented; how do you do this? What are the elements of an implementation plan and who do you need to communicate with?
8.You have now implemented your new policy on a sustainable practice. How do you know it is working? The implementation plan contained goals. Name three (3) of possible goals and describe how you would measure the success of these goals.
9.One of your goals is to reduce the number of times the dishwasher is used each day. This reduction will save on power, water and dishwasher detergent. The policy states that the dishwasher is to be full before turning it on. After a period of six (6) months you have to work out whether this policy worked or not. What tools can you use to capture this information? Create some data and use one of the tools to display the results.
10.Describe the purpose of continuous improvement and the processes used to ensure it happens.
11.Describe ISO 14001 and how a business can use it
12.What are the signs that sustainability has been successfully embedded into the organization’s day to day operation?