Posts tagged with ‘Health’

  • Promoting active travel among children

    By Dan Gaffney on July 24, 2015
    The New South Wales Government wants to promote better health by encouraging more active travel by NSW children. Active travel means walking, cycling, scootering, skateboarding or any similar transport where human energy is spent to travel. Research from around the world reveals that children’s local active travel provides significant benefits. In addition to the health benefits of physical activity, walking and bicycle riding […]
  • NSW Healthy Children Initiative Equity Toolkit

    By Dan Gaffney on March 28, 2015
    The New South Wales Healthy Children Initiative delivers programs for children from birth up to the age of 18 years. The resource booklet we wrote and designed for the NSW Office of Preventive Health is for professionals who can make a positive difference to children’s health. It initiative aims to increase levels of physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption by children in early childhood […]
  • Extinction crisis looms in Oceania: landmark study

    By Dan Gaffney on March 5, 2014
    Governments must act urgently to halt loss of habitats and invading species that are posing major threats to biodiversity and causing species extinctions across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, according to a landmark new study. Published in the international journal Conservation Biology, the report is the first comprehensive review of more than 24,000 scientific publications related to conservation in […]
  • Ramsay Healthcare: financial grade sustainability reporting

    By Dan Gaffney on November 22, 2013
    Reputation, risk and compliance reporting were key drivers for Ramsay Health to adopt technology that gives the company real time visibility of its energy and environmental footprint. The ASX-listed healthcare provider caters to broad health care needs, including complex surgery, psychiatric care and rehabilitation. The company operates 9,000 beds, employs 30,000 staff on three continents, admitting more than one million […]
  • Homecoming – men speak about the New Warrior Training Adventure

    By Dan Gaffney on October 15, 2013
    ‘Homecoming’ is a two-minute film about an educational rite of passage for men. It was shot a day after a group of men returned from the New Warrior Training Adventure and shows men speaking candidly about their experience, and what it means to be a man. Chances are you’ve never heard of the New Warrior Training Adventure but this  experiential […]