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NZ launches electric car share program

16 February, 2018

Yoogo Share is claimed to be the Southern Hemisphere's biggest deployment of pure battery electric cars and largest pure EV car sharing model.

Rethinking future cities

13 February, 2018 by Adam Fennessy, EY Oceania Leader – Future Cities

To create better cities, we must improve our understanding of their complex and dynamic nature. Adam Fennessy, EY Oceania Leader – Future Cities explains.

Ethics-first builds for smart cities

07 February, 2018 by Associate Professor Nick Falkner, Director, Australian Smart Cities Consortium

A smart city is one where we use the best in technology in conjunction with the resources we already have to improve quality of living and drive economic development, according to Associate Professor Nick Falkner, Director, Australian Smart Cities Consortium.

Westpac office receives highest Green Star rating in Australia

24 January, 2018

Westpac Group's fit-out in Tower Two of Barangaroo's International Towers Sydney has received the highest number of Green Star points achieved by any office fit-out in Australia.

Tracking smart cities' performance

15 January, 2018

The National Cities Performance Framework has been published by the Australian Government to track the progress and performance of our largest cities.

Australian cities ranked 'middle of the road' for sustainable transport

21 December, 2017

Brisbane leads Australia for sustainable and effective transport according to the 2017 Sustainable Cities Mobility Index from design consultancy Arcadis. Hong Kong topped the index and seven out of the top 10 spots went to European cities.

Registrations now open for Total Facilities 2018

18 December, 2017

Future tech, next-generation BIoT and AI, emerging digital trends, automated efficiencies, the latest energy-saving initiatives in the built environment and state-of-the-art ergonomics will be on show at Total Facilities 2018.

Award-winning warehouse reduces energy use by over 50%

14 December, 2017

Toll Group has been recognised at the National Energy Efficiency Awards 2017, taking out the award for Best Industrial Energy Efficiency Project for its recently upgraded Toll–Nike facility.

ICC in the spotlight at ARBS 2018

06 December, 2017

The future of the built environment will be on show at ARBS 2018, Australia's international air-conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition.

Dairy Tomorrow — NZ dairy sector launches new strategic vision

27 November, 2017

New Zealand's dairy sector has launched its 'Dairy Tomorrow' strategy, which is intended to lead to a longer term conversation about what New Zealand's future farm and food systems could look like.

First round of Smart Cities and Suburbs grants allocated

17 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling and Lauren Davis

Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor has announced the recipients of the first grants under the federal Smart Cities and Suburbs program, awarding $28.5 million to 52 projects across Australia.

Circular economy conference kicks off this week

15 November, 2017

A conference focused on the circular economy is being held in Adelaide's Tonsley Innovation District, bringing together business, government and academia to collectively work towards a more sustainable and circular economy for South Australia and the country more broadly.

Consulting firms report progress addressing gender equality issues

01 November, 2017

Flexible work arrangements, sexual harassment policies and non-gendered parental leave are amongst the key policies identified in a progress report published by a group of executives from some of Australia's largest consulting firms seeking to address systemic gender equality issues.

2020 sustainablity goals on target at Brambles

18 October, 2017

As a result of its circular business model and supply chain expertise, Brambles has reported it is progressing closer to its 2020 sustainability goals.

Melbourne welcomes All-Energy Australia and Waste Expo Australia

13 October, 2017

The All-Energy Australia and Waste Expo Australia conferences ran concurrently at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 11–12 October 2017.

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