COP26 — significant gains but a long way to go

16 November, 2021

The Australian Government has said its 2030 emissions target is fixed but it is committed to "meeting and beating it" as around 200 countries reached a new climate deal and agreed to keep the 1.5°C global warming goal alive.

Smart windows block up to 70% heat, without blocking views

11 November, 2021

New energy-saving material, developed by researchers from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), helps control heat transmission without blocking views.

Businesses are cashing in on sustainability, according to new survey

08 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

The research conducted by Schneider Electric shows that the majority (63%) of businesses believe that sustainable transformation provides a competitive edge.

Vic Premier's Sustainability Awards — finalists announced

02 November, 2021

Victorians leading the transition to a circular economy have been recognised in the 2021 Premier's Sustainability Awards.

Padstow Cheese quadruples output with help from Certa pump

01 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group

When a small cheese producer in Cornwall could no longer keep up with demand, the company turned to a MasoSine Certa pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG).

Impact X Summit Sydney being held during COP26

01 November, 2021

Key international and Australian executives come together to accelerate pathways to net zero emissions.

Cool roofs, pavements to reduce heat island effects

28 October, 2021

UNSW Sydney and the University of Sydney are jointly developing building materials that reflect rather than absorb solar energy.

Government policy catching up to industry on net zero targets

25 October, 2021

The National Party of Australia has finally agreed to support, 'in principle', a net zero by 2050 policy, which has already been embraced by the agriculture and mining sectors.

Risky business: why sustainability is now central to mitigating risk

19 October, 2021 by Lany Harijanti* | Supplied by: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

The role of risk manager is no longer confined to traditional financial risks but progressively is contributing more into how to support a sustainable business model.

Where states and territories lead, national governments can follow

13 October, 2021 by Tim Ash Vie, Director of the Under2 Coalition Secretariat

Australian states, territories and businesses are trailblazers in shifting towards renewable energy and developing plans to reach net zero emissions.

All-Energy Australia 2021 launches virtual conference

12 October, 2021

All-Energy Australia will host a free-to-attend virtual conference from 19–28 October, with a virtual Energy Efficiency Expo and Waste Expo Australia running alongside it.

Driving sustainability with eco-friendly asphalt

12 October, 2021

Stockland's newest masterplanned community will utilise more than 19,000 tonnes of an environmentally friendly road surfacing material known as Reconophalt.

A concrete solution to reduce construction industry emissions

11 October, 2021

A concrete solution made from waste concrete and carbon dioxide from the air or industrial exhaust gases shows promise as a future construction material.

Beamex CENTRiCAL calibration test bench

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Beamex CENTRiCAL is designed to provide a better way to perform calibrations in a workshop.

Tree trial to cool one of Sydney's hottest suburbs

29 September, 2021

The south-west Sydney suburb of Rosemeadow has less than 6% existing canopy cover and is significantly impacted by the urban heat island effect.

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