SFA Supports the AILA Declaration of a Climate and Biodiversity Loss Emergency

SFA Supports the AILA Declaration of a Climate and Biodiversity Loss Emergency.

Street Furniture Australia, as a corporate partner of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), supports the declaration of a Climate and Biodiversity Loss Emergency.

The company plans to set ambitious new targets, to be announced in 2020, alongside ongoing environmental efforts.

“Street Furniture Australia is wholeheartedly behind this visionary step from AILA, in taking a leadership role to accelerate action against climate change in our industry,” says Co-Founder and Director Bill Morrison.

“We are putting together a list of strong targets, informed by sustainability experts, to ensure immediate and effective action.

“We hope to collaborate with AILA, AILA members, our customers and suppliers, and other AILA corporate partners, to see where joint efforts can make large impacts.”

Street Furniture Australia will continue to:

  • Maintain an Integrated Management System including the ISO certification in Environmental Management ISO 14001:2015.
  • Use environmentally sustainable processes, such as LEAN manufacturing principles, to minimise waste.
  • Use 100% recyclable materials in our products and packaging.
  • Source eco-certified hardwood from local sustainably managed forests.
  • Thoughtfully design and make products that are built-to-last in the public realm.
  • Commit to stocking spare parts, readily available well into the future.

Street Furniture Australia’s action plan:
A list of targets will be developed and released by 2020.

The AILA declaration comes in response to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which stated humanity has just 12 years to restrict global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.


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