The 2016 edition of the annual Australian Smart Lighting Summit convenes in Melbourne next week from 6–7 September. This year's event will discuss smart lighting, smart cities and the Internet of Things.
The federal and state governments have announced funding for a new rating tool for apartment buildings that will drive sustainability upgrades, resulting in greenhouse gas reductions and bill savings.
The City of Sydney is inviting 20 high-rise apartment buildings to join Smart Green Apartments — a free program that is intended to reduce emissions and slash utility bills.
Liberal councillor Christine Forster, who is running against Clover Moore as mayor of the City of Sydney, has announced a suite of policies to help residents better contribute to a sustainable city.
Australian Utility Week 2016 is a large-scale expo dedicated to the theme 'Building digital futures'.
Greg Hunt has demanded that CSIRO restore its focus on climate science, less than six months after the organisation announced a number of job cuts in the area.
Unilever's 'Mobilising Collective Action' panel event brought together leading experts to discuss practical ideas and actions that will enable Australia to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Monash University's Faculty of Engineering has announced its new Resources Engineering program, designed with the needs of the resources industry in mind.
The report 'New Perspectives on Climate Finance for Cities' provides insights on potential financing options for climate change programs and projects in cities, the lead times and steps required to access different types of climate finance and the lessons learned from cities around the globe.
The importance of the food industry to Australia's economic future is being recognised in the grant space, with a number of grant opportunities at both the federal and state level on offer.
The IS rating scheme articulates the themes, categories, credits and benchmarks that the infrastructure industry has embraced as the vernacular of sustainability over the last four years.
The Responsible Construction Leadership Group and the Australian Constructors Association's Sustainability Working Group recently brought key construction players, site shed manufacturers and the NSW Government together to discuss adopting industry-wide sustainability standards for temporary site accommodation.
Veolia Water Technologies this week held its Think Tank Asia 2 seminar at ESSEC Business School's Asia–Pacific campus in Singapore.
Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg has announced a series of measures intended to save Australian households and businesses energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and lowering energy bills by increasing building and appliance energy efficiency.
On the first day (27 June 2016) of the inaugural Sustainable Brands conference, local and international thought leaders discussed how Australia can be part of a sustainable world, creating business models that deliver both purpose and profit.