Sustainability

Farmers continue to embrace solar

22 March, 2019 by Dr Georgina Davis, Advisor Resources, Queensland Farmers' Federation

The agricultural sector is continuing to make significant investments in clean energy to decarbonise the economy.


Innovation celebration at Total Facilities 2019

19 March, 2019

PropTech, digital twins, 'emotional technology' trackers and the latest energy-saving initiatives in the built environment will be taking centre stage at this year's event.


Acrylic Technologies Australia C-Coat liquid thermal insulation

13 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Acrylic Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

C-COAT is a liquid waterproofing and thermal insulation coating made from microscopic, ceramic balls and air-filled silicon balls.


New Zealand an 'innovation lab' for climate change

11 March, 2019

New Zealand could be a climate change 'innovation lab' for the rest of the world according to international planning expert Sue Minter.


Acquisition expands EY's climate and sustainability services

06 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Ernst & Young

EY has expanded its assurance practice via the acquisition of the Australian arm of community investment solutions company Karrikins Group.


Government focuses on buildings to reduce emissions

05 March, 2019

The Australian Government will provide additional investment in energy efficiency, with a clear focus on improving the energy and emissions performance of buildings.


Drone technology facilitates precision agriculture

28 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Monash University

Engineers at Monash University have developed a soil moisture mapping system using autonomous drone technology to improve paddock irrigation practice.


Packaging industry sets sights on sustainability at AUSPACK

28 February, 2019

The packaging industry is poised to move to the sustainability forefront by implementing strategies to meet the 2025 National Packaging Waste Target.


TechPlas TechBoard PVC planks

25 February, 2019 | Supplied by: TechPlas Extrusions

TechBoard is a vinyl plank engineered to last longer and provide lower life-cycle costs than timber-based planks.


Researchers to test behaviour of stored CO2

15 February, 2019

Drilling, coring and wireline logging operations have commenced on a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.


In a carbon-neutral future, everybody wins

14 February, 2019 by Steve Nicholson, Director of Sustainability | Supplied by: Solaris Paper Pty Ltd

Governments and businesses must start acting now in order to reduce and offset the greenhouse gas output they create.


Energy efficiency slashes bills, creates jobs: report

08 February, 2019

Improving the energy efficiency of Australian homes and businesses would slash $7.7 billion a year off energy bills and create the equivalent of 120,000 full-time jobs.


Energy ministers support stronger building energy standards

07 February, 2019 by Lauren Davis

The COAG Energy Council has agreed to a national plan that sets a trajectory towards zero energy (and carbon) ready buildings for Australia.


How are companies managing their climate disclosures?

06 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Ernst & Young

EY has produced a report on global climate risk disclosures that looks across sectors at how businesses are performing in managing their climate-related risks.


The Commons coworking spaces now officially carbon neutral

06 February, 2019

All 11,000 m2 of office space owned by coworking operator The Commons is now powered by 100% renewable energy, and officially carbon neutral as a result.


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