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This document is Briefing Report Assessor. It is part of the supporting assessment resources for Assessment Task 2 of BSBSUS501.Grow Management Consultants Sustainability policy and procedures briefing reportIntroductionState the purpose of the report, including current organisational sustainability practices. Responses should broadly cover:The purpose of this report istto outline the benefits of implementing sustainability for Grow Management Consultants and to provide a recommendation for the content and format of the new sustainability policy and procedure. Currently,Grow Management Consultancy does not have a sustainability policy and procedure action plan or a process to incorporate into business planning. However, the company is committed to sustainability as identified in its Strategic Plan (albeit that there are no specific actions), as well asto reap the benefits that sustainability brings to an organiszation and to ensure that sustainability is embedded into business processes.Sustainability facts and figuresInclude information on sustainability facts and figures, as well as the benefits to businesses. Responses should broadly cover:Introduction to sustainability. For example, Sustainability is used to refer to a range of different concepts and practices. But it usually makes us think about carbon footprints, greenhouse gases and ecosystems. This is the environmental aspect of sustainability. Economic and social factors are now recognised as equally important aspects of sustainability.Economic factors are critical to any business. And many businesses now see the financial impact from environmental and social issues. Businesses are being strategic in finding the right balance of investment and benefits across the 'people, planet and profit' aspects of sustainability.Possible facts and figures could include:There are both environmental and economic benefits to businesses of introducing sustainability such as:Reducing PC monitor brightness from 100% to 70% can save up to 20% of the energy the used by a computer monitor. Turning photocopiers and printers from standby to off overnight can save enough energy to power both your LCD TV and refrigerator.Air conditioned buildings use roughly twice as much energy as naturally ventilated ones.Native grasses save water as they require less watering than lawns.An extra 1Celsius difference between outside and inside temperatures can add around 10 per cent to heating and cooling costs. Money and energy can be saved by setting the thermostat to between 18 and 20 degrees in winter and between 25 and 27 in summer.