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Schneider Electric among the World's Most Ethical Companies

17 March, 2017

The Ethisphere Institute has published its list of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2017, honouring companies that have not only demonstrated ethical leadership in their industries, but used ethical conduct as a profit driver and a competitive differentiator.

TAFE NSW launches Environmental Management and Sustainability course

15 March, 2017

TAFE NSW has announced a brand new course: Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability.

New initiatives for the International WELL Building Institute

10 March, 2017

The CEO of the International WELL Building Institute has announced a raft of updates that will support Australian building owners looking to boost the sustainability of their assets while supporting the health of building occupants.

CEFC invests in AMP Capital property fund

09 March, 2017

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has made a $100 million investment in the AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund (AWOF), helping to accelerate the development of world-leading, energy-efficient commercial property portfolios in Australia.

CEO CookOff to fight hunger and homelessness

16 February, 2017

Australia's top CEOs and chefs will be joining forces next month as part of OzHarvest's CEO CookOff, to be held in Sydney on 6 March.

$1 million in Environmental Research grants now available

08 February, 2017

The NSW Office of Environment & Heritage has announced that its 2017 Environmental Research grants program is now open for expressions of interest (EOIs), with a total of $1 million in funding available for this year.

NABERS to review its governance structure

06 February, 2017

The NABERS program has launched a stakeholder consultation process to seek feedback on proposed changes to its governance framework.

Smart Cities Council backs govt program but calls for expansion

30 January, 2017

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) has given its full backing to the Australian Government's Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, but claimed that additional support programs will strengthen the program's ability to shape the marketplace.

University of Melbourne releases four-year Sustainability Plan

25 January, 2017

The University of Melbourne has released its first institution-wide Sustainability Plan — an ambitious four-year strategy that is intended to position Melbourne as a sector leader in sustainability.

Leave No Trace at the Kathmandu Coast to Coast race

23 January, 2017

Kathmandu Coast to Coast has partnered with Leave No Trace New Zealand, ensuring that the natural landscape of New Zealand's South Island is preserved for the duration of the 243 km race.

NZ's Green Property Summit to focus on sustainable future cities

23 January, 2017

Green Property Summit 2017 will bring together experts in sustainability and the built environment to discuss how New Zealand can combine building green with lucrative investment opportunities to create healthy cities of the future.

EPA Victoria to undergo a $45m transformation

18 January, 2017

The Victorian Government will boost the powers of the Environment Protection Authority with an immediate injection of over $45 million over two years, as part of its response to an independent inquiry into the EPA that was released last year.

Building on smart-city thinking

16 January, 2017

A sustainable built environment is dependent on smart technology — and that means the entire property industry must work together to open its systems, said serial disruptor Catherine Caruana-McManus.

ICC Sydney to host Total Facilities 2017

13 January, 2017

Darling Harbour's new International Convention Centre Sydney will transform into a facilities hub this March as the nation's FM minds converge at Total Facilities 2017.

Australian Beef Sustainability Framework released for public comment

12 January, 2017 by Lauren Davis

The first Australian Beef Sustainability Framework has been released, after 12 months in development.

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