Case study: ecoBiz

Climate science Darling Downs South West South East Queensland (West) South East Queensland (South) South East Queensland (North) Fraser Coast and Gympie Bundaberg–Burnett Central Queensland Mackay Isaac Whitsundays North Queensland North West Queensland Far North Queensland

ecoBiz is a free Queensland Government-funded program delivered by Business Chamber Queensland. It provides free personal coaching, site surveys, training and tools to small and medium sized businesses to help them improve resource efficiency and environmental sustainability and reduce operating costs.

ecoBiz has delivered a pilot project based on the climate change risk management tool for small businesses (PDF, 10.2MB). The project engaged 21 businesses across eight regions and 11 sectors, providing quantitative baseline data on climate risk understanding, business sentiment and risk profiles. It has identified 172 opportunities for participating businesses to respond to climate hazards.