Why should my business TAKE2?

  • Businesses that invest wisely in low carbon technology get their return on investment within a few years, thanks to the lower operating costs. Your business will probably save money.
  • By participating in TAKE2, you can promote your climate change efforts and get the recognition you deserve.
  • Improve your business’ reputation by being environmentally responsible.
  • Lead your competitors by being at the forefront of Victoria’s move to a low carbon economy.
  • Unchecked, the environmental impact of climate change will affect all areas of life, including business and industry.
  • It’s the right thing to do.

How can my business TAKE2?

Initially you’ll need to take the TAKE2 pledge.

Then decide what action your business will take to reduce its emissions. There are dozens of different actions businesses can take listed on the website. Take as many or as few as you like. Some examples include -

  • Do an energy assessment to understand how your business uses energy.
  • Buy renewable energy for your business.
  • Reuse the heat from industrial equipment for space or water heating.
  • Install LED lighting to save electricity.
  • Develop a sustainable procurement policy.
  • Buy low emissions vehicles.
  • Plant trees or other vegetation on your property to absorb carbon emissions.
  • Train staff to reduce emissions at work and/or home.

View the  full list of actions for business

Once you’ve committed to actions, get started. You can share your pledge through your TAKE2 website profile as well as through your own business website and social media channels so your staff, suppliers and networks know your business is acting on climate change.

Whats next?

Once you’ve made your pledge you’ll receive regular updates and tips. You can continue to update your climate change actions and hear how others are playing their part. Continue to visit the TAKE2 website to see some of the initiatives other businesses are taking.

Victoria can help keep the temperature rise under two degrees, as long as we all act, together.

Download the TAKE2 Business Fact Sheet