Sustainability > Services/consultants

Building supermarkets

28 July, 2009

The supermarket sector is embracing the green building movement and has progressed from bolt-on options to integrated design approaches that result in low-energy solutions that improve occupational amenity, and reduce capital expenditure and operating costs.

Parsons Brinckerhoff releases sustainability report

07 July, 2009

Infrastructure consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) has released its first sustainability report.

Councils seek help in preparing for climate change

18 May, 2009

The state government needs to provide more funding and guidance to councils to help them prepare for the impacts of climate change, according to the Local Government and Shires Associations of NSW.

Carbon footprint service

02 April, 2009 by

Greenice has launched a carbon footprinting service based on an innovative and scientifically robust carbon accounting model developed by the Centre for Integrated Sustainability Analysis at the University of Sydney. This approach uses Input-Output Analysis, a Nobel Prize-winning macro-economic theory. It is claimed to be more practical and cost-effective than traditional audit-based footprinting methods. The model uses readily available financial data on expenses and revenue (sales), and on-site fuel consumption, and processes it through a computer model to produce a comprehensive Scope 4 carbon footprint.

Consulting service for climate change issues

01 July, 2008

Hyder Consulting, Renoir Consulting and TFG International have formed an alliance to provide an integrated consulting service on greenhouse gas emissions accounting and analysis, climate change regulation and business improvement strategies for companies and government agencies.

Greenhouse-friendly certification awarded to carbon management consultancy

24 June, 2008

Carbon Planet, an Australian-based carbon management consultancy, has had its operations and services certified 'greenhouse friendly' by the Department of Climate Change.

REM/SKM merger announced

21 May, 2008

South Australian environmental consultancy REM has merged with Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) to form a groundwater assessment and management centre of excellence.

Waste management consulting service

24 September, 2007

Great Forest Australia is providing business and government organisations with waste management consultancy services that can reduce environmental impacts and operational costs.

Principal risk assessment consultant appointed

28 May, 2007

Dr Garry Smith, formerly director and professor of environmental management at the Institute of Environmental Studies UNSW, has been appointed as a principal risk assessment consultant at HLA-Envirosciences.

New environmental grants book for 2006 released

25 January, 2006

Environmental consultancy, Molino Stewart, has put together a resource for the community and industry that will help get more environmental projects off the ground.

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