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Innovative projects awarded at Asian Utility Week 2017

19 June, 2017

The Asian Utility Innovators Awards have been presented to the most innovative projects and solutions across integrated systems, including smart meters, communications networks and data management systems.

Hassett Park takes home 202020 Vision Green Design Award

13 June, 2017

A new urban park in the ACT, Hassett Park, was awarded the 202020 Vision Green Design Award at the Good Design Awards.

Transport innovation awarded at Smart Cities Hackathon

15 May, 2017

Team MySpot took away the winning prize at Schneider Electric's Smart Cities Hackathon with a solution that harnesses artificial intelligence to help rail users identify carriage occupancy in real time and improve the travel experience.

MCI Australia awarded for sustainability and CSR

10 May, 2017

MCI Australia has been presented with Meetings & Events Australia's (MEA) Corporate Social Responsibility Award for taking responsibility for the impact of its activities on clients, suppliers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders, as well as the environment.

Nominations now open for 2017 Green Globe Awards

10 May, 2017

Nominations are now open for the NSW Government's 2017 Green Globe Awards — an annual awards program that celebrates exceptional environmental achievements and outstanding sustainability projects throughout the state.

Save Food Packaging Award winners at Interpack 2017

27 April, 2017

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is heading to Interpack 2017, to be held from 4–10 May, where it will showcase the Save Food Packaging Award winners for Australia and New Zealand.

Share your success to win a Victorian Premier's Sustainability Award

12 April, 2017

Victoria's sustainability leaders are being urged to enter this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards and to share their insights with people, organisations and companies across the state.

Sydney Water awarded for keeping wipes out of pipes

11 April, 2017

At the Mumbrella CommsCon Awards, Sydney Water received trophies for the Best Government Sponsored PR Campaign of the Year and the Best Corporate Social Responsibility PR Campaign of the Year for the 'Keep wipes out of pipes' campaign.

Solar-powered street lamp wins sustainability challenge

23 March, 2017

Engineering student Zheng Sibo has won Unitec Institute of Technology's latest sustainability challenge thanks to his design for a solar-powered street lamp.

Efficient pallet wrapper wins PIDA award

21 March, 2017

The award-winning Omni Pallet Wrapping Solution has the ability to reduce the amount of film used to wrap a pallet by over 50%.

Deadline extended for Water Abundance XPRIZE

16 March, 2017

Tata Group, Australian Aid and XPRIZE are encouraging Australian innovators to enter the Water Abundance XPRIZE — a US$1.75 million global competition to harvest fresh water from the atmosphere.

2017 Go Green in the City challenge launched

03 March, 2017

Schneider Electric has launched the seventh edition of Go Green in the City, its annual challenge for business and engineering students all over the world.

Award-winning filtration system removes arsenic from groundwater

28 February, 2017

A low-cost project to remove arsenic and deliver safe and clean drinking water has won a $500,000 Technology Against Poverty prize.

Veena Sahajwalla awarded India's Jubilee Chair

23 February, 2017

Waste innovator Veena Sahajwalla has become the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Jubilee Professorship by the Indian Academy of Sciences.

Global challenge to extract water out of thin air

30 January, 2017

The Australian Government is partnering with XPRIZE and Tata Group to run the Water Abundance XPRIZE — an open challenge to use technology to improve affordable access to clean water in high-humidity areas where water is currently unavailable or inaccessible.

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