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First Peoples and scientists gather to tackle changing climate

06 April, 2021

Traditional Owners and scientists across Australia are meeting to empower and enhance a First People's-led response to climate change.


Australia is seizing the opportunities of green policies — state by state

18 January, 2021 by Tim Ash Vie, Director of the Under2 Coalition

While Australia may not have been on the cast list at December's Climate Ambition Summit, there is an increasingly positive sense of climate action taking place here.


Thought Leaders 2021: Lina Goodman

16 December, 2020

Technology will come to the fore in 2021, stimulating innovation to advance circular economy principles, according to Tyre Stewardship Australia CEO Lina Goodman.


Circular threads: product stewardship for textile industry

27 November, 2020

The Australasian Circular Textile Association unveils plans for a circular economy led by product stewardship in the textile industry.


The future of transportation post-COVID-19

01 October, 2020 by Jason Grandin, Regional Data Analytics and Consulting Lead at Arcadis

The COVID-19 outbreak has had an impact on transportation but is this change temporary, or does it hint at a deeper, more long-term shift?


Data-driven path to water security

21 September, 2020 by Simon Zander, Water and Wastewater Segment Manager, Schneider Electric

With the recent pandemic, water networks are under even higher pressure to meet increased and variable demand. A data-driven sustainable shift may be the answer.


Pandemic pause of our war on waste

18 September, 2020 by Preston Geeting*

2020 was set to be the year that the 'war on plastic' would make great advances; then along came coronavirus...


Lockdowns deliver respite for our overshooting planet

21 August, 2020 by Pip Russell*

Overshoot Day, the date when humanity will have used earth's renewable ecological budget for the entire year, has moved back to 22 August thanks to lockdowns.


Humes provides carbon-neutral culverts for Inland Rail

15 June, 2020

Humes, in partnership with Inland Rail, has achieved an industry-leading sustainability milestone by providing 22,625 tonnes of carbon-neutral precast concrete culverts.


Could our streets be greener in the post-pandemic world?

14 May, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has drawn attention to problems in the way that streets and public spaces are designed.


Australian tea brand T2 earns B Corp status

17 April, 2020

The Global CEO of T2, Nicole Sparshott, explains how she has used leadership to leverage profit, not just for growth but as a brewing force for good.


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.


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