Rittal, provide of IT infrastructure technologies, has launched a cold aisle containment system which enables data centre managers to increase energy efficiency by optimising the operating temperature of their IT equipment.
FTSE Group (FTSE), the global index provider, has expanded the FTSE Environmental Opportunities Index Series with the addition of nine new indices.
The idea of mimicking desert plants and animals from around the world and tapping into their secrets to develop a green economy was presented at the Desert Knowledge Symposium in Alice Springs this month.
ASTM International has announced the formation of ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability. This new standards development initiative results from the cooperative efforts of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and cross industry stakeholders who share mutual goals for global sustainable development.
Based on then ground-breaking modelling, the forecasts of global ecological and economic collapse by mid-century contained in the controversial 1972 book, The Limits to Growth, are still ‘on-track’ according to CSIRO research.
The International Standards Organisation (ISO) is set to release the latest version of the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standard, amid speculation it has been aligned with ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard.
CSIRO has awarded grants to teams of students in nine universities across three states, to educate and assist communities in making environmentally sustainable personal and business decisions.
Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, has launched the Australian government's $90 million Green Building Fund.
Superannuation fund VicSuper has announced that its members will receive a carbon emission measurement calculated on each of its share of investments in publicly listed companies.
Forty delegates from across Victoria participated in the inaugural Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand’s Sustainability Youth Forum.
Paraoa Bakehouse has been announced New Zealand’s Sustainable Business of the Year at the 2008 NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards.
Developers of the next generation of water management technologies are set to receive $6 million in funding from the federal government. The funds will accelerate the development of a new river management model.
Close to 2000 tonnes of greenhouse gases and a whopping $2.36 million have been saved in the last financial year by Riverina businesses participating in an environmental program aimed at addressing climate change.