Sustainability

Enable wins Premier's Sustainability Award

11 October, 2019

Enable Social Enterprises has taken out the Premier's Recognition Award at the Premier's Sustainability Awards for its work employing disadvantaged people in a successful e-waste business.


Nothing fishy about Commonwealth-managed fisheries

09 October, 2019

For the sixth consecutive year, Australia's Commonwealth-managed fisheries have been deemed to be in good shape and fished sustainably.


Partners collaborate on large-scale native tree project

09 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Greening Australia

Woodside and Greening Australia are collaborating to undertake large-scale, native tree planting projects that will generate quality carbon offsets.


Australians want private-sector service from local governments

08 October, 2019

A recent study reveals that local governments should employ digital-driven insights and cloud-enabled services to meet community expectations relating to data security, communication and environmental sustainability.


Vic counts down to plastic bag ban

08 October, 2019

Sustainability Victoria has launched the Better Bag Habits campaign to prepare Victorians for the state-wide lightweight plastic bag ban taking effect on 1 November.


Property sector aligning with Paris Agreement

08 October, 2019

A report reveals that almost half of Australia's largest listed property companies have committed to greenhouse gas emissions reductions in close alignment with the Paris Climate Agreement.


PGT-Reclaimed wins gold at Green World Awards

04 October, 2019

The Green Organisation has announced sustainable furniture maker PGT-Reclaimed as the international gold winner of Sustainability at this year's Green World Awards.


The Star shines in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

03 October, 2019

The Star Entertainment Group has been listed as sustainability leader for the casino and gaming industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.


The carbon conversion research inspired by leaves breathing

02 October, 2019

Drawing inspiration from plants, researchers are developing a carbon capture method that converts and recycles CO2 into raw materials that can be used to create fuels and chemicals.


Hope for renewable hydrogen ammonia plant

01 October, 2019

A feasibility study will investigate the construction and operation of a renewable ammonia plant at Queensland Nitrates' existing facility near Moura in Central Queensland.


Additions to WorldGBC Net Zero Carbon Commitment

30 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Green Building Council Australia

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Monash University, Multiplex and the City of Melbourne are the latest signatories to pledge themselves to the World Green Building Council's Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment.


National Smart Energy Summit announced

30 September, 2019

The Smart Energy Council has announced the inaugural National Smart Energy Summit, taking place on 10 December 2019 in Sydney.


7 roads to an electronics circular economy

27 September, 2019 by Savvas Aidonopoulos, Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) | Supplied by: TechCollect

To build a circular economy for electronics, consider the following building blocks as vital...


AEMC calls for urgent action on national grid

26 September, 2019

The AEMC has released a report investigating what needs to happen to get Australia's energy grid future ready.


City-cooling tech wins international award

24 September, 2019

UNSW Scientia Professor Matthaios Santamouris has won the WSSET Innovation Award in the Low Carbon Buildings and Future Cities category for his work on heat-mitigating materials and technology.


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