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Solar scientist honoured at UN University

31 July, 2012

An engineer from UNSW has been honoured at the United Nations University in Tokyo for her research into trapping and harvesting sunlight in thin-film silicon solar cells.

Science bursary assists aspiring students

25 July, 2012

The Condamine Alliance has established a new bursary with the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in 2012 to assist aspiring students to reach their full potential in a career in resource management.

McDonald’s rewarded with stars for going green

25 July, 2012

Kilsyth South McDonald’s is the first Australian restaurant to be recognised with Green Star certification. The establishment has been awarded a 4 Star Green Star - Custom Design rating for developing a new benchmark for the design of environmentally sustainable restaurants.

Last chance to enter 2012 savewater! awards

13 July, 2012

Only seven days remain for businesses, individuals and organisations to be nationally recognised for their water-efficient projects and efforts. Entries for the national 2012 savewater! awards close on Friday 20 July.

Entries open for 2012 Concrete³ Sustainability Awards

04 July, 2012

The Cement and Concrete Association of New Zealand’s (CCANZ) 2012 Concrete³ Sustainability Awards are now open for entry, offering those in the construction industry the chance to be recognised for their sustainable achievements.

International competition to help Latrobe Valley

04 July, 2012

An international design competition will be launched on 11 September to attract plans to help transition the Latrobe Valley into a low-carbon future.

Awards recognise Australia’s climate leaders

03 July, 2012

A NSW cattle breeder, a national grocery distribution company, a community project restoring tropical rainforest and a government program helping farmers adapt to changing weather patterns have been named the 2012 NCCARF Australian Climate Adaptation Champions.

Award for technological solutions to tackle basic supply challenges

27 June, 2012

The Siemens Stiftung (foundation) has launched a worldwide competition aimed at identifying and granting better access to appropriate technological solutions as one of the key levers for sustainable development. The ‘empowering people. Award’ was announced at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20.

Award to commemorate Bob Hawke’s Landcare action

26 June, 2012

A new agricultural accolade will be named in honour of former Prime Minister and Landcare advocate Bob Hawke.

Christchurch Civic Building wins top Green Building awards

15 June, 2012

At Property Council New Zealand’s annual industry awards, the Christchurch Civic Building ‘Te Hononga’ took out the best of the best in the Resene Green Building category, taking the newly established title of ‘Best in Category’. It also won excellence awards in the Hawkins Construction Heritage and Adaptive Reuses category and the Hays Commercial Office category.

ENVIRO Innovation in Sustainability Awards finalists announced

07 June, 2012

The organisers of this year’s ENVIRO Conference and Exhibition have announced the finalists for a national competition to find Australia’s most cutting-edge sustainable innovation. The winner will be announced at the ENVIRO event, which is taking place on 24-26 July in Adelaide.

Australian recycling start-up wins global award

04 June, 2012

A new Australian recycling company, Relivit, has won a major international business award, further boosting its credentials and propelling it into a new phase of growth in the local market.

Australia’s greenest data centre scoops national award

01 June, 2012

The iseek Communications Data Centre, located at Brisbane Airport, has been chosen from a host of high-profile projects to win the WSP Award for Best Sustainable Development - New Buildings at the Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovations and Excellence Awards 2012.

2012 Banksia Awards: searching for Australia’s leading environmental sustainability initiatives

18 May, 2012

There is a whole range of organisations, through to individual Australians, who are determined to make Australia a more environmentally sustainable country. The Banksia Awards encourage these people to step up and make themselves known to the rest of the country.

Leading Australian experts recognised at National Water Awards

16 May, 2012

Leaders in the Australian water industry were recognised at the National Water Awards, hosted by the Australian Water Association during Ozwater, Australia’s leading water conference and exhibition.

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