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Unlocking the power of reporting: businesses and the SDGs

07 November, 2019 by Peter Paul van de Wijs*

How reporting and partnerships can drive corporate change towards accomplishing the SDGs and lead to ideas for new collaborations.

Sustainability at The House

29 October, 2019

The Sydney Opera House has announced its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Fremantle Biennale sheds light on climate change issues

29 October, 2019

A light installation at the second edition of the Fremantle Biennale art program, Undercurrent 19, calls attention to rising water levels and climate change.

Mirvac and INCO launch sustainability-focused accelerator program

23 August, 2019

Mirvac Group has partnered with INCO to launch The Impact Accelerator, an initiative that will fast-track innovative start-ups focused on solving environmental and social challenges.

Net zero by 2029, says La Trobe

20 August, 2019

Victoria's La Trobe University has set an ambitious target of net zero emissions by 2029, launching a $75 million initiative involving 20 projects.

Japan recovers metal to make Tokyo 2020 medals

06 August, 2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic champions will be awarded medals made from the precious metals recovered from unwanted electrical devices.

GRI launches podcast on waste

06 August, 2019

GRI has launched a podcast on the work it is doing to help businesses and governments realise their impact on critical sustainability issues.

Central Coast event set on circular economy

02 August, 2019

NSW Circular and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre are hosting an event on 7 August to help Central Coast and Hunter businesses develop more sustainable operations.

ISO appoints committee to propel global circular economy

15 July, 2019 by Jane Allman

A newly appointed ISO technical committee aims to make the global circular economy a reality by steering projects relating to the circular economy towards a sustainable agreed global standard.

Sydney Demoday to feature food and agtech start-ups

08 July, 2019

SParkLabs Cultiv8 is hosting its annual Demoday in Sydney, featuring leading food and agtech start-ups to share insights and the latest global tech trends. 

Success in wastewater sustainability

26 June, 2019

A Sydney Water infrastructure project has received an excellent design rating from the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia.

NSW EPA boosts circular economy with $7 million in grants

17 June, 2019

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has pledged over $7 million in grants to boost NSW recycling rates and encourage innovation in the waste industry.

New green building CEO prioritises zero carbon

13 June, 2019

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has a new CEO — Davina Rooney — whose top priority is decarbonisation.

Energy, emissions and Clover Moore at Renewable Cities 2019

11 June, 2019

Renewable Cities Australia 2019 will showcase strategies to help organisations cost-effectively move towards net-zero energy, as well as explore developments in zero-emission transport.

On a mission for green space

27 May, 2019

202020 Vision is touring Australia to foster collaboration between councils and communities in a bid to achieve more green spaces in our cities.

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