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.
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.
A low-cost project to remove arsenic and deliver safe and clean drinking water has won a $500,000 Technology Against Poverty prize.
Waste innovator Veena Sahajwalla has become the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Jubilee Professorship by the Indian Academy of Sciences.
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.
Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander has been honoured with an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) medal in recognition of her distinguished service to tertiary education, professional educational organisations and the community.
South East Water's Peninsula ECO project has received a top industry award in recognition of its approach to customer engagement.
Melbourne's Federation Square took home the Sustainability & Environmental Impact Award at the 2016 FM (Facilities Management) Industry Awards for Excellence.
Australia's increasing appetite for sustainability was highlighted at the 2016 Banksia Sustainability Awards, won by John West Australia.
A project to upgrade the City of Logan's largest wastewater pump station has been recognised at the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards.
The Banksia Foundation has announced the 62 finalists that will be taking part in the 2016 Banksia Sustainability Awards, said to be the longest running sustainability awards in Australia.
The 2016 Sustainability in Infrastructure Awards were presented by the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) last week in Sydney.
A company that aims to reduce waste to landfill, upcycle goods and help to provide affordable goods to disadvantaged communities has won the NSW Premier's Award for Environmental Excellence at the 2016 Green Globe Awards.
The winners of the 2016 Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards were announced at an event earlier this month, recognising sustainability efforts across business, government, health, education and the community.
The Australian Geographic Society (AGS) last night held its annual awards ceremony — an event which acknowledged 2016's most remarkable Australians in the fields of adventure and conservation.