NSW ACC In-House Counsel Day – Summary 2023
A compilation of the key messages we heard from some of the sessions at the NSW ACC In-House Counsel Day in Sydney.
The team at Dovetail: Andrew Murdoch, Charlie Smirl, Imogen Spouse and Maurizio Marmotta had the pleasure of sponsoring, attending and exhibiting at the NSW ACC In-House Counsel Day in Sydney on the 18th of May.
Below is a compilation of the key messages we heard from some of the sessions at the event.
James Castrission – Best Known as one of Australia’s Top Conference Speakers, the Author of 2 Best Selling Books and a Passionate Explorer.
James ‘Cas’ Castrission provided a gripping presentation to take us all along on his two Guinness World Record adventures:
With video footage from his expeditions, Cas put us right there next to him amongst a seemingly endless list of challenges and setbacks including an 84 hour storm while locked inside a sealed kayak a little larger than a coffin, multiple shark encounters, getting stuck doing circles in ocean eddies for weeks, backtracking and retracing hard earned kilometres, crossing seemingly bottomless crevasses in the ice, whiteout, endless snow storms and trying to get more out your body while running on exhausted rations. Quite the adventure holiday!
Key themes we can apply from Cas’ amazing adventures were the importance of:
Nick Willets – GC at IQRenew, Michael Guilday – GC at Sydney Fish Markets, and Ashleigh Burnham -Head of Sustainability Leadership & Transformation at EDGE Impact, delivered an interesting panel discussion covering a range of ESG issues, including:
– Greenwashing: false, misleading or unsupported statements concerning environmental credentials, often in marketing and promotional material.
– Bluewashing: asserting that a company adheres to global principles or standards, such as United Nations global compact, without actually doing anything to comply.
Ashleigh provided summary recommendations to help companies communicate their sustainability measures and credentials with confidence, including:
Michael brought in an example of the reusable crates deployed by the Sydney Fish Markets and Nick had samples from IQ Renew’s virtual quarry that produces recycled manufactured glass sand products made from recycled glass bottles: Coarse, Medium, Fine, Superfine and Moondust.
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