The EcoForum Conference & Exhibition in Sydney on 9-11 March will have some excellent keynote speakers. Here is a snapshot of some interesting talks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Australian Green Infrastructure Council has launched its Knowledge Hub - a free online resource focused on sustainability in Australia’s infrastructure sector.
National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced that it has fulfilled its commitment to become carbon neutral by September 2010.
An Australian environmental management consultancy is playing an integral role in a major overhaul of the Abu Dhabi tourism, construction and transport industries.
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.
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.
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.