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Why the Olympics are a big deal for business
Articles · Environment · Management

Why the Olympics are a big deal for business

As the world eagerly anticipates the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a new chapter unfolds in the global push for sustainability, led by a groundbreaking initiative from the Queensland Government, 2Q32. In this blog we explore why the Olympics is a big deal for business in Brisbane. Beyond the thrill of athletic competition, 2Q32 is set to redefine the way local businesses approach sustainability, waste management, and operational efficiency. This transformative endeavour positions the Games as a catalyst for change, establishing a ‘new normal’ that resonates not only throughout Queensland but across the global business landscape.

Stay Competitive within the European Market
Articles · Environment · Management

Stay Competitive within the European Market

Crunch time is approaching for global industries as governments worldwide intensify their efforts to combat climate change. One of the latest developments in this arena is the European Union’s announcement of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). Set to begin from October 2023, the CBAM will impose a carbon tax on imported goods, signifying a significant shift in global trade dynamics. This blog focuses on the implications of the CBAM for Australian producers and emphasises the importance of reviewing and adjusting sustainability practices for any manufacturer targeting the EU market.

Award & certification powers Huds & Toke’s  global expansion
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Award & certification powers Huds & Toke’s global expansion

Emma was recently announced as the Queensland winner of the 2023 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award and will represent her state at the national awards later this year.

Huds and Toke have been a client with eQA for 5 years. eQA wrote and implemented a Food Safety and Quality Management system to enable them to become HACCP certified.

Lip service is NOT good enough
Articles · Management

Lip service is NOT good enough

Too many businesses are wanting a quick fix to achieve “net zero by 2035” (as an example).  This is a magnificent concept and a good place to start, but, the answer cannot just be a statement, you need prove it, or the customer will simply walk away.

Is 2023 the year you invest in an ISO Certification?
Articles · Management

Is 2023 the year you invest in an ISO Certification?

As we turn the page on 2022 and head into 2023, Australian businesses are facing a rapidly changing landscape. With technology advancing at an unprecedented rate and major shifts within the manufacturing and science sectors, it’s more important than ever for businesses to stay ahead of the curve. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the key business trends for 2023 and explore why these trends make QA and certification a necessary investment for Australian businesses.