Your Business. Australia’s Trees. Our Future.

Sustainability success for your business

Business sustainability & net zero – starting your journey

Are you climate-concerned and want to implement more sustainable practices but are also time-poor with bottom-line pressures?

Carbon Positive Australia has designed a short course so you can quickly increase your knowledge of climate and sustainability issues so your business can successfully impact these issues.

Business Sustainability Course
Course time: 2 hours
Certificate upon completion
Level: beginner
Short quizzes: 5 
What’s included?

5 Comprehensive modules

Gain unlimited life-time access to course materials.  Enhance your understanding of the carbon market and get started on your journey towards becoming carbon positive.

Carbon calculator tool

Utilise our Carbon Positive Australia Calculator to calculate and offset your business carbon footprint.

Valuable takeaway resources

Access a suite of additional resources to help you on your carbon journey, including a template for efficient carbon reduction planning.

Interactive short quizzes

Test your understanding throughout the course. Short quizzes are included at the end of each module.

Certification on completion

Be rewarded upon completion with a certificate to recognise your commitment to creating a climate positive future.

Low angled drone shot of trees in planting rows

Support native tree planting and restoration

100% of your investment goes towards our restoration projects across Australia. By signing up, not only are you taking steps to make an impact for your organisation, but you will also be making an immediate impact for planet Earth.

Meet your presenters

The Carbon Positive Australia team

Carbon Positive Australia team members presenting Business Sustainability Course

Why is sustainability important

This module provides an overview of global environmental issues, major global initiatives and the risk and opportunities inherent in your business with respect to climate and sustainability.

Why is sustainability important
The risks of climate change
Why is sustainability important course notes
Quiz – why is sustainability important
What is carbon positive
The CSIRO nature capital handbook
The Taskforce on Nature

Understanding net zero and carbon neutrality

This module covers what your organisation needs to know about becoming net zero or carbon neutral. It also covers how carbon offsetting works, so you can understand what pathway works best for your organisation.

Understanding net zero and carbon neutrality
How carbon offsetting works
Understanding net zero and carbon neutrality
Quiz – understanding net zero and carbon neutrality

The Australian carbon market

This module provides an overview of what is happening in Australia, so you can understand environmental action and climate risk in a national context.

The Australian carbon market
The Australian carbon market – transcript
Quiz – the Australian carbon market

Carbon measurement

This module covers measurement, which is essential for any organisation committed to making improvements. This module explains what contributes to and how we measure a carbon footprint.

Carbon measurement presentation
Carbon measurement – transcript
How to use our free and easy Carbon Footprint Calculator (hint: it’s not as hard as you think!)
Quiz – carbon measurement

Sustainability reporting

This module explores the sustainability reporting environment and discusses the current and upcoming reporting requirements both internationally and nationally. It is important to understand that ESG reporting will significantly change how you do business.

Sustainability reporting
Sustainability reporting – transcript
UN Global Compact Network Australia – solving the ESG disclosure puzzle
Quiz – sustainability reporting
Solving the ESG disclosure puzzle


Carbon positive reduction worksheet
Calculate your business footprint tips
Business sustainability & net zero

Business sustainability & net zero –
starting your journey