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‘Clean technology’ ideas competition finalists announced

20 September, 2011

Entries for the Australian Clean Technologies Ideas Competition have included innovative solutions tackling pollution, energy efficiency, renewable energies, green buildings, smart electricity grids and new transportation systems.

Winners announced for water research and innovation prize

07 September, 2011

The winners of the Peter Cullen Eureka Prize for Water Research and Innovation have been announced.

Environmental Sustainability award winner

29 July, 2011

Veolia Environmental Services wins Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability for the second consecutive year.

Green Globe Awards in NSW highlight leadership and innovation

29 July, 2011

Investa Property Group has taken out the NSW Premiers Award for Sustainability Excellence at this year’s Green Globe Awards. The NSW Government’s annual environment awards were held on 26 July at NSW Parliament House, hosted by the Minister for the Environment and Heritage Robyn Parker.

Sustainability required to remain competitive

23 June, 2011

Organisations must embed environmental sustainability as a core strategy to remain competitive and survive the next 20 years, according to global accounting body ACCA.

Photographers called to enter savewater! competition

15 June, 2011

Recognising imagery as an important tool in raising awareness of the need for water conservation, the 2011 savewater! awards are calling for budding photographers to share their photographs.

Premier's Sustainability Awards recognise Victorian business initiatives

15 June, 2011

The Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2011 has recognised several Victorian businesses and organisations for their outstanding achievements in implementing sustainability initiatives.

International water management award for Nestlé

09 June, 2011

The Stockholm Industry Water Award has been presented to Nestlé for its leadership and performance to improve water management in its internal operations and throughout its supply chain.

World Environment Day awards announced

06 June, 2011

The United Nations Association of Australia has announced the winners of this year’s World Environment Day Awards at a presentation dinner at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.

GHD design achieves 5 Stars

02 June, 2011

A new office building in Mount Cambier, South Australia, for which GHD designed the engineering services, has been awarded a 5 Star Green Star - Office Design v2 Certified Rating.

Entries for 2011 Banksia Awards now open

24 May, 2011

Entries are now invited for the 2011 Banksia Awards from community groups, local government and businesses.

AWA recognises Fortescue Metals' water management

19 May, 2011

The Australian Water Association’s (AWA) national award for Infrastructure Project Innovation has been presented to Fortescue Metals Group for its managed aquifer recharge scheme at Cloudbreak mine, one of the largest mines of its type in the Pilbara region.

2011 savewater! award nominations now open

17 May, 2011

Nominations are now open for the 2011 savewater! awards which promote water efficiency.

Nominations open for Water Wise award

17 May, 2011

Nominations for the Prime Minister’s 2011 Water Wise Award are invited from commercial and industrial companies that have achieved substantial water savings.

Sustainable Energy Association 2011 Award for Excellence shared

15 April, 2011

BuildingIQ and Perth’s Western Power have received the annual Sustainable Energy Association 2011 Award for Excellence in Innovation for their work on Perth’s historic Council House.

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