This policy provides an outline of how Mirus Australia is operating sustainably and managing its impact on the environment. Mirus Australia strives to be a good corporate citizen and lead by example in operating sustainably.

The policy

Guiding principles:

  • To comply with, and exceed where practicable, all applicable legislation, regulations and codes of practice;
  • To integrate sustainability considerations into all our business decisions;
  • To ensure that all staff are fully aware of our Sustainability Policy and are committed to implementing and improving it;
  • To minimize the environmental impact and increase the sustainability of all office and transportation activities;
  • To make clients and suppliers aware of our Sustainability Policy and encourage them to adopt sound sustainable management practices;
  • Give preference to suppliers taking into consideration their sustainability practices; and
  • To review, report on, and to continually strive to improve our sustainability performance.

The process

Travel and meetings:

  • Where alternatives are available and practical, minimise travelling to meetings or gatherings e.g. using online resources
  • Time meetings efficiently to avoid multiple trips;
  • Walk, cycle and/or use public transport to attend meetings, site visits and gatherings, whenever possible and practical;
  • Facilitate regular client contact by providing virtual training and webinars to clients.

Purchase of equipment and consumption of resources:

  • Minimize our use of paper and other office consumables e.g. by double-siding all paper used, and identifying opportunities to reduce waste;
  • Arrange for the reuse or recycling of office waste where possible e.g. paper, computer supplies, and redundant equipment;
  • Reduce battery use by replacing with rechargeable batteries in all practical situations; disposing of used batteries in recycling collection points;
  • Reduce the energy consumption of office equipment by purchasing energy efficient equipment and practicing good housekeeping;
  • Seek to purchase electricity from a supplier committed to renewable energy;
  • Seek to maximize the proportion of renewable energy sources, and investment in new renewable energy schemes;
  • Whenever organising giveaways to clients, potential clients, or employees, consider sustainable and reusable options;
  • Make donations seeking to offset carbon emissions from our activities;
  • Pay special attention to consumables most highly used in Mirus offices e.g. toilet paper, coffee, copy paper, printer toners, and paper towels;
  • Opt for the most suitable sustainable option and recycle waste;
  • Ensure that consumables, whenever available, are from sustainable and/or fair-trade origins.

Working practices and advice to stakeholders

  • Undertake voluntary work with the local community and/or environmental organisations;
  • Ensure that any associates that we employ take account of sustainability issues in their advice to clients;
  • Ensure all clients, future clients, and suppliers are aware of our sustainability policy


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