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Sustainable development in communities — new ISO standard tested

02 November, 2016

The Chinese city of Hangzhou has become one of the first to test ISO 37101:2016, 'Sustainable development in communities'.

BuildingIQ Automated Measurement & Verification service

02 November, 2016

BuildingIQ has announced a measurement and verification service that allows building owner/operators to automatically measure and verify the effectiveness and impact of energy-saving measures in order to qualify for utility or organisational savings incentives and mandates.

Urban resilience is the key to stronger communities

25 October, 2016

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council has released a set of fact sheets on urban resilience: the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses and systems within a city to survive, adapt and grow no matter what kind of stresses and shocks they may experience.

World Bank calls for investment in urban resilience

14 October, 2016

By 2030, natural disasters may cost cities worldwide $314 billion each year. This is according to a new report by the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), which calls for significant investment into making cities more resilient.

Mixed results for Australia in the 2016 Sustainable Cities Index

14 September, 2016

The 2016 Sustainable Cities Index has found that Australian cities have a way to go to become sustainable leaders.

JMW awarded for work with Yarra Valley Water

26 August, 2016

JMW has received its third international AMCF Spotlight Award from the Association of Management Consulting Firms — and its second for supporting an Australian water utility.

KMH Environmental joins pitt&sherry

09 August, 2016

pitt&sherry and KMH Environmental are merging operations, in a deal which is anticipated to deliver greater consistency and certainty in outcomes for clients.

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand launches

19 July, 2016

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand has been launched in order to make cities in the region more liveable, workable and sustainable.

Audit enables effective energy management

23 June, 2016

Aware of rising energy costs and its impact on the environment, Reid Industrial decided to engage Assurance Consulting to undertake an energy audit of its Brisbane-based site.

Sustainable Brands comes to Sydney

02 June, 2016

Sustainable Brands, a global learning, collaboration and commerce community, will be convening in Australia this month for the first time.

LG Chem LG ESS Partner Portal

31 May, 2016

LG Chem has launched the LG ESS Partner Portal, a website dedicated to providing installers and distributors with helpful information about the company's products.

Westpac has priced its first climate bond

27 May, 2016

Westpac Group has priced its first climate bond, raising $500 million to fund renewable energy and low-carbon commercial property in Australia.

Stantec acquires MWH Global

25 May, 2016

Stantec has announced the acquisition of MWH Global, an engineering, consulting and construction management firm focused on water and natural resources for built infrastructure and the environment.

Verdia working with Westpac on energy efficiency financing

24 May, 2016

Energy services company Verdia has been appointed the manager of Westpac's Energy Efficient Financing Program. The agreement combines Verdia expertise in energy efficiency and solar projects and network of energy equipment partners with financial expertise from one of the world's most sustainable banks.

Learn how to successfully innovate your brand for sustainability

03 May, 2016

Sustainable Brands 2016 Sydney is all about knowledge sharing, which is said to be crucial in building a greater sustainable business community and implementing successful sustainable business practices.

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