Making a difference!
Recently Green Collect received a $10,000 inaugural grant to assist it implement the ReUse Program.
The Number 8 Group Ltd brings the for-profit and the not-for-profit worlds together in a unique way to generate financial support for charitable organisations such as Green Collect.
Established in July 2006, The Number 8 Group aims to change the way business is done, as well as the reason it is done. A not-for-profit company, The Number 8 Group owns Green Light Couriers, a for-profit company, which uses all its profits for charitable purposes. Green Light Couriers is also Melbourne 's first courier company committed to becoming environmentally, as well as socially, responsible. As a result, every time an individual, company or organisation uses Green Light Couriers, their money is making a direct impact for the good of society and the environment.
Green Light CouriersGreen Light Couriers' Vision:
Green Light Couriers will be a highly profitable and highly respected first representative of The Number 8 Group – we will grow, and sustain our growth, by delivering service of the highest quality, by valuing our staff and drivers, and by evolving into Australia's most environmentally friendly, most transparent, and most ethical courier company.
The goal of The Number 8 Group is to own a range of businesses that will offer top quality products and services. This combination of the for-profit and the not-for profit sectors is based on a unique business model, drawing together and integrating the best of business and the best of philanthropy. At its heart, this model rests on a simple idea, but it has potentially far-reaching consequences – to run profitable, ethical businesses, and to return 100% of their net profits to the community.
The Number 8 Group is committed to:
The Number 8 Group forms the basis of a system where good businesses will make good money for good purposes.