2 August 2012 – Manufacturing Skills Australia has released new sustainable operations qualifications, within the MS11 Sustainability Package, incorporating a unique pathway including Global Reporting and ethics in business.

The package enables businesses to be transparent in their operations and linking them to the United Nations’ 10 principles of conduct.

The courses are being run by Independent Inspections and FWR Group. The three qualifications are MSS40111 Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations, MSS50111 Diploma of Sustainable Operations and MSS70111 Vocational Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations. Engineering company Bunderberg Walkers are the first large company to undertake this program with National Workforce Development Funding.