Environmental performance reporting

Sustainability Report 2005-2006

Department of the Environment and Water Resources, 2007

Economic Performance at a glance

Economic Performance at a glance
Economic template type Summary title GRI Goals met? 2005-06 Goals 2006-07

Revenues

Net sales (revenues) EC1
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Geographic breakdown of markets EC2
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Total sum of taxes of all types paid, broken down by country EC8
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None set

Expenditures

Gross expenditures by payment PA8
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Gross expenditures by classification PA9
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Capital expenditures by classification PA10
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None set
Sustainability criteria for expenditures and financial commitments PA12
  • Tick Assess the extent of environmental purchasing activity under Outcomes 1 and 2 and identify opportunities to improve purchasing performance
  • Cross Complete a cost-benefit analysis of opportunities to purchase greenhouse offsets for Outcomes 1 and 2 (from direct and indirect sources)
Assess the extent of environmental purchasing activity and identify opportunities to improve purchasing performance

Procurement

Procurement policy PA11
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Review and enhance procurement guidelines and instructions (including the Chief Executive Instructions and DEH Procurement Guidelines) to identify any areas for improvement by end of 2006-07
Public policy and procurement practices links PA13
  • Tick Complete top 100 suppliers environmental performance survey
  • Cross Continue to better the Australian Government’s goal of agencies allocating a minimum of 10% of their Sydney-Canberra air travel to smaller airlines
  • Tick Continue to better the Australian Government’s goal of agencies allocating a minimum of 10% of their domestic air travel to smaller airlines
Continue to better the Australian Government’s goal of agencies allocating a minimum of 10% of their domestic air travel to smaller airlines
Percentage of goods purchased covered by environmental or social labels or certifications PA14
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Continue to track the value of goods and services procured from suppliers responding to the supply chain environmental performance survey

Suppliers

Cost of all goods, materials and services purchased EC3
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None set
Percentage of contracts that were paid in accordance with agreed terms, excluding agreed penalty arrangements EC4
  • Tick Increase the portion of invoices paid within 30 days to more than 92%
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Supplier breakdown by organisation and country EC11
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None set
Total payroll benefits (including wages, pensions, other benefits and redundancy payments) EC5
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Indirect Economic Impacts The organisation’s indirect economic impacts EC13
  • Tick Complete regional economic contribution assessments for at least two more Outcome 1 and Outcome 2 sites by end June 2006
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Donations Donations to the community, civil society, and other groups, broken down in terms of cash and in-kind donations per type of group EC10
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