As we recover from destruction, Binna Burra will continue to make global goals it’s local business

Written by Binna Burra

October 3, 2019

After the devastation from severe bushfires in September 2019, an iconic Australian ecolodge, will continue with the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. 

 ‘It’s about business being a force for good’ said Steve Noakes, Chair of the Board of Directors of Binna Burra Lodge Lmt. 

‘Since the founding of Binna Burra in 1933, our company’s value system and our principles-based approach to doing business has reflected modern day concepts of corporate sustainability expressed in the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact. It is a call to companies around the world to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals.’

Binna Burra Lodge, was accepted as the first Australian tourism accommodation provider into the United Nations Global Compact on 24 July 2019. The Compact is a non-binding United Nations pact to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation. 

‘Given our location within a World Heritage Listed nature-based destination, we are uniquely positioned to think global and act local. We will continue with core value and principals as expressed in the UN Global Compact as we revision and rebuild the ecolodge core of the new Binna Burra ‘ he said.

Contact: Steve Noakes [email protected]

About the UN Global Compact:

A global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders supporting companies to: • Do business responsibly by aligning their strategies and operations with Ten Principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption; and • Take strategic actions to advance broader societal goals, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with an emphasis on collaboration and innovation.

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