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EcoForum keynote speakers

02 March, 2011

The EcoForum Conference & Exhibition in Sydney on 9-11 March will have some excellent keynote speakers. Here is a snapshot of some interesting talks.

Global green building ratings committee appoints chair

02 March, 2011

The Chief Executive of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), Romilly Madew, has been appointed chair of a new committee tasked with overseeing consistent standards for global green building rating.

Nominations for Australia’s ‘greenest’ teacher now open

11 February, 2011

Sanyo has announced its sponsorship of Clean Up Australia’s 2011 Green Teacher Award - an award which recognises teachers who have positively influenced students by carrying out environmental projects within their school community.

First Gold Partner for NSW Sustainability Advantage program

08 February, 2011

Minister for Climate Change and the Environment Frank Sartor has congratulated business services provider Converga as the first organisation to be recognised as a Gold Partner of the NSW Government’s sustainability program for business.

Greenhouse 2011: the science of climate change

31 January, 2011

Some of the world’s leading climate scientists and government, community and industry representatives will be in Cairns from 4-8 April to attend Australia’s preeminent climate change science conference - Greenhouse 2011.


08 December, 2010

Origin and Australian Carbon to work together on energy efficiency

02 December, 2010

Australian Carbon Trust and Origin have signed an agreement to develop a strategic alliance for dedicated and more accessible financing, designed to accelerate the uptake of energy-efficiency technologies and practices by Australian businesses.

Leading industry council supports infrastructure report card

22 November, 2010

The Australian Green Infrastructure Council (AGIC) supports the findings of, and congratulates Engineers Australia on Wednesday’s release of its Infrastructure Report Card on Queensland.

Sustainable operations for manufacturing in Australia

11 November, 2010 by

Productivity, competitiveness and sustainability have been identified by the Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) as the most significant actions for manufacturers to adopt in Australia.

Green infrastructure online resource launched

26 October, 2010

The Australian Green Infrastructure Council has launched its Knowledge Hub - a free online resource focused on sustainability in Australia’s infrastructure sector.

NAB achieves carbon neutrality

06 October, 2010

National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced that it has fulfilled its commitment to become carbon neutral by September 2010.

Environmental training in Abu Dhabi

30 September, 2010 by

An Australian environmental management consultancy is playing an integral role in a major overhaul of the Abu Dhabi tourism, construction and transport industries.

Focus on Australia’s infrastructure at AGIC conference

28 September, 2010

The future sustainability of Australia’s infrastructure will be the focus at the Australian Green Infrastructure Council’s second annual national conference in Brisbane on 26 October.

Conservation International says world must adopt Japan's 'Decade of Biodiversity'

23 September, 2010

The Government of Japan has proposed to declare 2011-2020 the ‘UN Decade of Biodiversity’ in an attempt to increase global efforts to stop the current environmental crisis. The proposal came during the UN General Assembly’s first-ever day dedicated to discussing biodiversity.

Beverage and packaging technology on show

21 September, 2010

The Foodtech Packtech event, to be held at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds between 12 and 14 October, is said to showcase technology available to the food, beverage and packaging industries.

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