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How green is green? ISO standards can help

22 February, 2013

A new ISO brochure will help both manufacturers and consumer representatives understand how a simple set of rules and guidelines provided by ISO standards can ensure that environmental claims made on products or labels can be trusted.

Steering Australia to sustainability: 2050 and beyond

21 February, 2013

Governor-General Quentin Bryce AC CVO today launched a new book from the Australian Academy of Science, designed to guide Australia’s approaches to long-term economic, social and environmental sustainability.

CDM Smith acquires NTEC Environmental Technology

20 February, 2013

CDM Smith has acquired NTEC Environmental Technology (NTEC), a boutique consulting firm in Western Australia specialising in the simulation of hydrological processes and environmental impact assessment (EIA).

ASBEC releases roadmap to net zero carbon housing

20 February, 2013

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has challenged industry to consider how the residential sector can be made climate friendly, with lower emissions and improved resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Environment and sustainability roles at risk, employment survey shows

14 February, 2013

A report by specialist recruitment firm envirosearch reveals that the landscape which has seen many professionals enter the environment and sustainability sector over the past decade may now be at a crossroads due to a cautious approach from the corporate sector.

Mark Bruzzone appointed Australia regional director of MWH Global

06 February, 2013

Global engineering and consulting firm MWH Global has announced the appointment of Mark Bruzzone as Australia regional director of government and infrastructure.

Central Highlands Water selects MWH Global for engineering support services

10 January, 2013

Central Highlands Water has awarded its engineering support services contract to MWH Global from January 2013 for an initial period of three years.

Review of renewable energy target released

21 December, 2012

The federal Climate Change Authority’s (CCA’s) final review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) has been released after almost six months of detailed analysis and extensive stakeholder engagement.

Merger to create big waves in sustainability for Australian organisations

17 December, 2012

Eco-Buy and Net Balance have merged, combining their sustainable supply chain and sustainable procurement advisory services to create Australia’s largest sustainable supply chain consulting group.

Data analysis for the National Sustainability Council

10 December, 2012

At its second meeting in Melbourne last week, the National Sustainability Council discussed its preliminary analysis of data against the Australian Government’s sustainability indicators and agreed on priority areas of focus for its first report.

Establishment of the Product Stewardship Advisory Group

10 December, 2012

The Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water has announced the establishment of the Product Stewardship Advisory Group.

WEC, WBCSD and GSEP combine strengths to advance energy access and climate goals

06 December, 2012

Three of the world’s largest energy and sustainability networks have joined forces within the Global Electricity Initiative (GEI) to support electrical utilities’ efforts to tackle climate change and improve energy access.

Workers give the green light to sustainable offices

05 December, 2012 by Lauren Davis

How do you feel about sustainability in your workplace? How do your co-workers feel? How does your boss feel? The Sustainability in the Workplace 2012 report, recently released by Sustainability at Work, reveals the attitudes of Australians workers towards sustainability, thus helping organisations understand what to consider when implementing their own sustainability strategies.

EnergyAdvice one of the first to secure carbon trading licence

29 November, 2012

Energy consultancy EnergyAdvice, in conjunction with Grosvenor Pirie, has secured one of the first licences from ASIC allowing it to trade in carbon units.

New Chair for Green Building Council of Australia

22 November, 2012

The Green Building Council of Australia’s (GBCA’s) Board of Directors has elected a new Chair, Daniel Grollo.

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