The Crawford Fund’s 2015 Annual Parliamentary Conference gathered agricultural researchers, private industry and government together at Parliament House in August to discuss the future of world security. In his speech Anthony Pratt noted there was growing demand for sustainable solutions and increased innovation in food production.
China is Australia’s largest agriculture and fisheries export market, worth $9 billion in 2013-14, up from $5 billion in 2010-11. ABARES predicts that China will account for 43% of global growth in agricultural demand by 2050.
Visy has reaffirmed its support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact with our first annual Communication on Progress now available.
YouthNow, based at the Visy Cares Hub, which aims to help teens and young adults, has been announced as a finalist in the prestigious Learn Local Awards.
‘50 Bridges’, Australia’s contribution to Singapore’s 50th Anniversary and Australia-Singapore diplomatic ties, was made possible through the support of Visy as one of the 5 key sponsors and other Australian companies.
A realignment of a section of road in the Shire of Junee in NSW has made the intersection of Byrnes Road and Harefield Road much safer thanks to a partnership between Visy, Junee Shire Council, the NSW government and Qube Logistics.
Visy were thrilled to once again support the Ausveg National Convention, PMA Fresh Connections and the Banana Industry Congress providing insights on issues and topics critical to the agriculture industry.
Visy showcased various craft beer packaging solutions at The Australian Craft Brewers conference in May including ranges of fibre packaging, beverage cans, one way Kegs and PakTech can and bottle carrier products.
Keep an eye out for Visy's new branded curtains on selected trucks with new artwork to better reflect our brand.
Perishable food rescue organisation OzHarvest has been awarded a $50,000 VISA Sustainability Grant by City of Gold Coast and The Pratt Foundation.
Once again the recently held Global Food Forum has delivered a full and insightful program on the current status and issues facing Australian agriculture.
Anthony Pratt teamed up with former Israeli President Simon Peres and a major Indian not-for-profit centre to back a three-way alliance between Australia, Israel and India to help transform food and water security on the subcontinent.
Visy has become a signatory to the UN Global Compact, a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles.
Visy welcome the $70m Gocup Rd upgrade announcement and the NSW Government’s ongoing support for jobs and investment, and the continuous improvement of road infrastructure into the future.
Visy was invited to attend a National Press Club function which was a rare opportunity to gain insights into the future of global food and agriculture, food safety, R&D and investment.
Visy, together with one of our largest customers, Schweppes, were co-awarded the Best Coles Brand Packaging award for the 100% recycled PET water bottle range.
Visy exhibited at the AusVeg National Convention Trade Show and Awards for Excellence showcasing our latest technologies and services.
Visy showcased various beer packaging solutions at the Australian Craft Brewers Conference.
Sydney Wanderers' partnership will see Michael Beauchamp in the role as the official ambassador for Visy Recycled Plastics.