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5 tips for planning your CSR/sustainability strategy

04 October, 2018

The report 'Planning Your CSR Strategy and Making it Work for Your Business' pinpoints the challenges businesses face in implementing CSR/sustainability programs.

A national vision for Australia's cities

20 September, 2018

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities has tabled its report on the development of cities, calling for a national plan of settlement.

Exploring disruptive technologies to solve global problems

13 September, 2018

The Greenhouse event series is designed to explore creative solutions to the challenges faced by cities around the world as they move to a more sustainable approach.

Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme to deliver 928 MW

11 September, 2018

The Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme will see six renewable energy projects deliver 928 MW of energy — almost 45% more power than originally anticipated.

NCH Australia supporting farmers with Buy a Bale

07 September, 2018

NCH Australia has committed to donating 1% of its sales revenue to Buy a Bale — a charity that is providing aid to farming and rural communities in the form of bales of hay.

Origin to develop Victoria's largest virtual power plant

05 September, 2018

The $20 million Origin Energy Virtual Power Plant is expected to distribute power from up to 650 customers with solar PV and batteries during peak periods.

Companies appear selective in their sustainability reporting

27 August, 2018

Companies may be cherrypicking sustainability measures that make them look good, while variation in what's reported makes comparisons across firms impossible.

IoT experts set to assemble in Sydney

23 August, 2018

Australian and international Internet of Things (IoT) experts will gather at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) next month at IoT Impact 2018.

ABB and Xylem make Fortune magazine's Change the World list

23 August, 2018

ABB and Xylem made the top 10 companies on Fortune magazine's 2018 Change the World list due to their positive impact on the environment.

Smart Cities Week is just two months away

22 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Smart Cities Week will be held at the Hilton Sydney from 29–31 October 2018, where it will seek to showcase the world's most dynamic smart cities market.

Industry and education join forces to prepare workforce of the future

10 August, 2018

A new partnership with Siemens and Swinburne University is set to encourage innovation and prepare the workforce for the digital transformation of industry.

7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference program released

20 July, 2018

The 7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference will be held from 19–21 September at Rydges Parramatta.

City of Sydney addresses energy efficiency, problem polystyrene

17 July, 2018

Buildings across Sydney are set to undergo sustainability performance ratings and assessments, while UTS will look at recycling and re-using polystyrene.

National Energy Efficiency Conference: registrations, award nominations open

02 July, 2018

The National Energy Efficiency Conference will take place from 19–20 November at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.

Partnership to promote sustainable Olympic Games

28 June, 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and C40 Cities have committed to partner on climate transition by working towards a sustainable Olympic Games.

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