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Carbon management at work
Climate change is an issue of critical importance to business. Many companies are seeking to manage their exposure to climate risks and exploit the growing opportunities through developing a strategic carbon management strategy. It is often difficult to decide how to prioritise actions and to assess which approaches provide the best environmental and financial outcomes.
EPA has developed carbon management principles (the principles) to provide a step-by-step framework that organisations can use...
Last updated on 24 Aug 2017
Environment and Resource Efficiency Plans (EREPs)
EPA’s Environment and Resource Efficiency Plans (EREPs) are a tool available to businesses to realise both the financial and environmental benefits of resource efficiency.
The EREP toolkit is a practical manual to assist businesses become more financially and environmentally sustainable through improved resource use.
Case studies, guidance and references in the five modules of the EREP toolkit were designed to support businesses in the EREP program, but...
Last updated on 24 Jul 2013
Hints and tips for improving resource efficiency
Victorian Centre for Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing
If your business produces waste, then there is a good chance you are wasting money!
EPA has assembled a range of hints and tips aimed at assisting you to improve the resource efficiency in your business.
These tips will help identify ways to improve business environmental performance while increasing productivity and reducing costs of production. Resource efficiency is often a cheap and fast way to solve problems as reducing was...
Last updated on 29 Jan 2014
Voluntary environmental improvement plans
The Compliance and Enforcement Review recognised the benefits of EIPs, particularly, in encouraging businesses to go beyond environmental performance standards required by EPA licences; improved accountability and transparency between businesses and communities.
Principles for the use of environmental improvement plans as a business and community engagement tool
An environment improvement plan (EIP) is an effective tool to guide a business’s environmental management through a process of...
Last updated on 27 Feb 2015
Fees and charges
Access information on fees and charges levied by EPA....
Last updated on 27 Nov 2012
Who we are
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA Victoria) is part of the environment portfolio (along with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning [DELWP] and Sustainability Victoria), charged with protecting the Victorian environment. EPA is an administrative office of DELWP and reports to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change.
EPA’s role is to regulate pollution and we have independent authority to make regulatory decisions under the Envir...
Last updated on 5 Sep 2017
Organisation structure – description
EPA Victoria reports to the Minister for Environment and Climate Change.
Chairman Cheryl Batagol and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nial Finegan report to the Minister and are supported by Executive Services.
EPA also has an Interim Board consisting of Dr John Stocker, Professor Rebekah Brown, Ross Pilling, Monique Conheady, Debra Russell, Robert Hogarth and Professor Arie Freiberg. The Interim Board was appointed in January 2017, following the Victorian Government’s response to...
Last updated on 3 Apr 2017
The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP
Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change
The Minister is supported by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning...
Last updated on 30 Mar 2017
Carbon management at EPA
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing society today. EPA believes it can also be one of the greatest opportunities. Managing our greenhouse gas emissions is a way we can mitigate the impacts of our own operations and adjust to the impacts of climate change.
In 2005, EPA went carbon neutral and developed a step-by-step continuous improvement framework to manage its own greenhouse gas emissions, known as our Carbon Management Principles.
This was at a time when many organi...
Last updated on 14 Apr 2014
EPA Victoria’s greenhouse gas inventory
In 2005, EPA achieved carbon neutrality and developed a step-by-step continuous improvement framework to manage its own greenhouse gas emissions, known as EPA’s Carbon Management Principles.
EPA has taken the following steps to manage its own carbon footprint and demonstrate best-practice carbon neutrality:
Measure EPA’s carbon footprint using the World Resources Institute/World Business Council for Sustainable Development Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol Corporate Accounting an...
Last updated on 24 Aug 2017