When 5B was created a decade ago, it's aim was the same as it is today: to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy to help avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. 

The name 5B refers to the 5 billion years of sun left. It is both a call to action and a challenge to use this immense and powerful resource more wisely to create a clean energy future for the benefit of all. This is our North Star.

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Our 5B Maverick solar technology has prevented more than 140,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere. Our contribution to CO2 avoidance rises daily.

Environmental milestones:


5B is a signatory to the United Nations’ Race to Zero by 2050 but aims to achieve this much sooner as an organisation.


We're on track to achieve Cradle-to-Cradle certification by 2023 driven by a need to ensure that our products are safe, responsibly made and recirculated.


We've offset our emissions for 2021 and 2022 using Carbon Offsets Australia Pty Ltdwhich is a 100% Indigenous-owned and managed company.


We're working towards B Corporation Certification for our Australian operations by the end of 2023, followed by our global operations by 2027 to embed sustainability in all our teams and functions.


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