Represented by James Weaver, ESD Consultant
How does your organisation address climate change?
Ark Resources has been at the forefront of environmentally sustainable design since being established in 1999. We have extensive experience in all building types and have provided advice for buildings and developments of every scale, ranging from individual houses to several of Melbourne’s most significant residential and commercial projects.
We provide sustainability input at all stages of the property development cycle from concept design, through planning application, design development, construction, commissioning and post-occupancy.
We have expertise in the development of ESD frameworks and policies and have developed several highly regarded sustainability rating tools for all levels of Government.
What is your organisation doing to create a better future?
We are actively working with our clients and partners in the construction/property sector and placing sustainability and climate resilience of building projects and working together as an industry towards achieving carbon neutrality.
To demonstrate our commitment to tackling the climate crisis head-on, we have become a Climate Active Certified Carbon Neutral Organisation, CitySwitch Green Office signatory, taken Victoria’s TAKE2 Climate Change Pledge and along with other engineers declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency. We are also in the process of becoming a certified B-Corp.
In addition, we are also Climate Active registered consultants and are keen to assist more organisations build understanding of their own impact and help them achieve their ongoing climate goals.
Ark Resources commits to:
- Undertake annual renewal of our Climate Active Carbon Neutral certification.
- Purchase 100% Green Power for our office.
- Purchase certified carbon neutral products where possible.
- Conduct meetings remotely wherever possible to reduce emissions from travel.
Read more about Ark Resource’s climate commitments here.