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Resource efficiency category added to the IS rating scheme

23 October, 2018

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) has teamed with Ramboll to develop a tool to rate the resource efficiency of projects in Australia.

Minister for Cities joins Smart Cities Week

19 October, 2018

Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge will share his vision for smart, connected cities at the opening plenary at Smart Cities Week.

Sustainable food and land use project launched

19 October, 2018

A new initiative aimed at developing a roadmap for a sustainable food and land use system for Australia has been launched by economist Professor Jeffrey Sachs.

Australia unprepared for AVs — research report

15 October, 2018

Australian property and infrastructure owners are not prepared for autonomous vehicles (AVs) and risk significantly devaluing their assets, Arcadis report reveals.

Industry comes together for IoT Impact conference

09 October, 2018

One month after the launch of IoT Impact, Australia's largest IoT (Internet of Things) conference and exhibition, the inaugural event has been hailed a big success.

5 tips for planning your CSR/sustainability strategy

04 October, 2018

The report 'Planning Your CSR Strategy and Making it Work for Your Business' pinpoints the challenges businesses face in implementing CSR/sustainability programs.

A national vision for Australia's cities

20 September, 2018

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities has tabled its report on the development of cities, calling for a national plan of settlement.

Exploring disruptive technologies to solve global problems

13 September, 2018

The Greenhouse event series is designed to explore creative solutions to the challenges faced by cities around the world as they move to a more sustainable approach.

Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme to deliver 928 MW

11 September, 2018

The Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme will see six renewable energy projects deliver 928 MW of energy — almost 45% more power than originally anticipated.

NCH Australia supporting farmers with Buy a Bale

07 September, 2018

NCH Australia has committed to donating 1% of its sales revenue to Buy a Bale — a charity that is providing aid to farming and rural communities in the form of bales of hay.

Origin to develop Victoria's largest virtual power plant

05 September, 2018

The $20 million Origin Energy Virtual Power Plant is expected to distribute power from up to 650 customers with solar PV and batteries during peak periods.

Companies appear selective in their sustainability reporting

27 August, 2018

Companies may be cherrypicking sustainability measures that make them look good, while variation in what's reported makes comparisons across firms impossible.

ABB and Xylem make Fortune magazine's Change the World list

23 August, 2018

ABB and Xylem made the top 10 companies on Fortune magazine's 2018 Change the World list due to their positive impact on the environment.

IoT experts set to assemble in Sydney

23 August, 2018

Australian and international Internet of Things (IoT) experts will gather at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) next month at IoT Impact 2018.

Smart Cities Week is just two months away

22 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Smart Cities Week will be held at the Hilton Sydney from 29–31 October 2018, where it will seek to showcase the world's most dynamic smart cities market.

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