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Woolworths green bond gets $30m injection

01 May, 2019

The Woolworths Group green bond has received an injection of $30 million courtesy of Clean Energy Finance Corp. The $400 million green bond will help fund the Woolworths 2020 sustainability strategy.

Going green to achieve lean

17 April, 2019 by Brad Jeavons

Lean and Green techniques can be combined to achieve dramatic improvement both economically and environmentally for manufacturers in the circular economy.

Green innovators summoned to business ideas competition

08 April, 2019

The 2019 edition of green business ideas competition ClimateLaunchpad has opened to Australian applicants in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

New focus for Renewable Cities Australia 2019

04 April, 2019

Renewable Cities Australia has announced 'renewable' as the focus for this year's event, revealing exciting key changes to its program.

City of Sydney to host women's climate summit in 2020

05 February, 2019

The City of Sydney has been selected to host the C40 Women4Climate Conference 2020, Lord Mayor Clover Moore has announced.

Where do our cities rank globally for sustainability?

01 February, 2019

The latest Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index, which ranked 100 of the world's leading cities on three pillars of sustainability, found that Australian cities are behind several others across the world.

The business case for smart city transformation

28 November, 2018

Smart city investments trigger a cycle of economic growth — just as long as governments go about transforming their cities the right way.

Indigenous rooftop farm coming to Sydney

27 November, 2018

Property group Mirvac has joined forces with cultural start-up Yerrabingin to bring to life an Indigenous rooftop farm concept in central Sydney.

Code for Smart Communities released by Smart Cities Council

31 October, 2018

The Code for Smart Communities is a benchmark for urban development practices across greenfield communities, urban regeneration precincts and diverse institutional campuses.

SUEZ provides $165,000 to 16 community projects

23 October, 2018

Community groups, schools and organisations secured the funds as part of the 2018 SUEZ Community Grants Program, which provides individual grants of up to $15,000.

Resource efficiency category added to the IS rating scheme

23 October, 2018

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) has teamed with Ramboll to develop a tool to rate the resource efficiency of projects in Australia.

Sustainable food and land use project launched

19 October, 2018

A new initiative aimed at developing a roadmap for a sustainable food and land use system for Australia has been launched by economist Professor Jeffrey Sachs.

Minister for Cities joins Smart Cities Week

19 October, 2018

Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge will share his vision for smart, connected cities at the opening plenary at Smart Cities Week.

Australia unprepared for AVs — research report

15 October, 2018

Australian property and infrastructure owners are not prepared for autonomous vehicles (AVs) and risk significantly devaluing their assets, Arcadis report reveals.

Industry comes together for IoT Impact conference

09 October, 2018

One month after the launch of IoT Impact, Australia's largest IoT (Internet of Things) conference and exhibition, the inaugural event has been hailed a big success.

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