How exciting would it be to undertake a course where you snorkel, visit the beach to monitor sand dunes, squish through mud to examine the growth and diversity of seagrass beds on the Gold Coast, dive in local reefs, monitor mangrove forests, learn photography lessons on land and underwater?
Ensuring continuity in operations and becoming more and more aware about the triple bottom line of planet, people, and profit, businesses and organizations are now urged, if not required, to review and refine sustainability practices they have in place, especially now that the world is going through a global pandemic. In our previous posts, we have defined sustainability and provided 10 benefits of investing in sustainability practices for companies. In this article, we will explore the role of workplace health and safety in contributing to sustainability.
The word sustainability is derived from the Latin word sustinere (tenere, to hold; sus, up). According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary (Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 2015), “sustainable is something able to be used without being completely used up or destroyed.”