The work we do through our social enterprises is evidence that inclusive businesses can be financially successful, whilst simultaneously creating broader social outcomes for individuals and communities. 

Outlook is committed to dynamic and inclusive procurement options that deliver positive social, environmental and financial outcomes to the community and our partners.

Partnering with Outlook offers a commercially viable solution, with a socially focused approach.

To achieve our goals, we partner with business; local, state and Federal governments as well as other social enterprises. Our partnerships provide return on investment, without compromising on social impact.

Social and environmental outcomes include:

  • Creating meaningful employment and training opportunities for disadvantaged workers

  • Diverting waste from landfill through resource recovery

  • Providing low cost goods to the community at Outlook Market shops

  • Promoting the greening of our environment through the operation of our plant nurseries

We are also able to sub-contract elements of larger contracts to trusted third parties.

 

Our capabilities include

  • Waste and resource management, processing and recycling

  • Civil and environmental engineering

  • Contract plant nursery supply, landscaping and revegetation

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  • e-Commerce fulfilment, warehousing and pack and send solutions

  • Community education

Outlook has investment and management capability over and above our day to day operations. We are also open to discussing new ventures and developing new capabilities.

Our social impact commitments

 

Inclusive workforces

Our goal is to achieve a workforce where up to 25% of employees are people with disability or social disadvantage.

Award wages and market rates

Wages for our employees are based on Fair Work Australia awards and our professional staff are paid market rates.

Quality assured

Outlook operates an integrated Quality Management System, and is Quality Assured under ISO 9001, holds certification in Environmental, ISO14001 and OHS, AS4801, AS5377 E-Waste and is compliant to the State and Commonwealth Disability Standards, the Disability Act 2006 and Victorian Disability Standards.

Our Partnerships

 

Outlook's social procurement

15% of staff are asylum seekers or from a refugee background

The Recycled Goods Stores divert over 200 tonnes of waste from landfill every month

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Outlook (VIC) Inc.

ABN  84 168 589 417
24 Toomuc Valley Road
Pakenham VIC 3810

P  03 5941 1535
F  03 5940 1063

E  outlook@outlookvic.org.au

outlookvic.org.au