Byron Shire Council
BSC is one of the team of three founding partners to Zero Emissions Byron. The Mayor, Councillor Simon Richardson, is ex officio on the Board of Directors of ZEB Pty Ltd.
Centre for Social Change
The Director of the Centre for Social Change, Amanda Cahill, is one of the three founding partners to Zero Emissions Byron. Currently, she is also on the ZEB Advisory panel.
Beyond Zero Emissions
In May 2015, the Director of Melbourne Think Tank BZE met the Mayor of Byron Shire Council and came up with the grand plan to establish Byron Shire as a demo site to show how one community could reduce its emissions to zero in 10 years.
Colleagues and Friends
We collaborate on projects of mutual interest with our friends at this community-owned renewable energy retailer.
Widely read and respected around Australia since its launch in 2012, RenewEconomy is Australia’s best informed and most read website focussing on clean energy news and analysis and climate policy.
Bank Australia exists to create mutual prosperity in the form of
positive economic, social, environmental and cultural impact.
In their own words, they say:
“We’re here to benefit our customers, their communities and the planet.
We believe that a truly responsible bank can make society better,
and that where people and organisations put their money has a big impact on the world.
That’s why we’re the bank with clean money.”
The aim of Community Owned Renewable Energy Mullumbimby is to run the Byron Shire on Renewable Energy.
At ZEB, we share that vision and collaborate on projects of mutual interest such as Repower Byron Shire.
This fantastic Landcare group describes itself as the “voice of the forest”. It’s mission?
To restore and care for our critically endangered rainforest. Founded in 1992, it’s one of the largest and most successful Landcare groups in the country.
Repower Byron Shire
Repower Byron Shire is a community movement led by COREM and Enova Community assisted by Zero Emissions Byron to support and inspire us all to transition to a renewable energy future. It’s about switching on people power by decreasing the cost of electricity, increasing local power generation and reducing carbon emissions.
The mission of our friends at Small Giants is to lead our community towards Empathy and a New Economy.
Small Giants aims to create, support, nurture and empower businesses and entrepreneurs
that are shifting us to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable world.