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Pump industry awaits ARBS 2020

04 March, 2020

Targeting the HVAC&R and building services landscape, the event will host more than 300 exhibitors, a renowned industry awards program and comprehensive seminar program.

Qualitas launches build-to-rent fund

25 February, 2020

A fund has been announced by Qualitas to finance the construction and management of energy-efficient, low-emissions, build-to-rent residential buildings.

Smart Cities 2020

21 February, 2020

Smart Cities gathers Australia's city and place makers from all levels of government to connect the dots to create prosperous, livable cities.

Smart standards for smarter cities

10 February, 2020 by Daniel Chidgey*

In 2020, Standards Australia is ramping up its work alongside government, industry, academia and relevant stakeholders to help make smart cities a reality.

Australian cleantech industry tackles the climate crisis

31 January, 2020

Energy, water, waste, built environment, transport, agriculture and manufacturing will all be discussed at this year's cleantech event.

Port of Newcastle gains EcoPort status

23 January, 2020

Port of Newcastle has been certified as an EcoPort under the global environmental and sustainability standard for the ports sector.

Hive Aid launched for drought-affected beekeepers

14 January, 2020

Hive + Wellness, Rural Aid and The Australian Honey Bee Industry Council have joined forces to launch Hive Aid, a drought and bushfire relief campaign aimed at struggling beekeepers.

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.

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.

Sustainability at The House

29 October, 2019

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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