Sustainability

Aurecon appoints new lead for its climate transition advisory unit

13 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Aurecon Pty Ltd

Aurecon has appointed Dr Belinda Wade as Principal, Sustainability & Climate Change to lead the company's climate transition risk consulting across Australia and New Zealand.


APCO announces recycled materials pledge

13 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation

The pledge will see companies state the levels of recycled materials they will use in their packaging, which will give an understanding of its market demand.


UNSW to lead decarbonisation hub

10 May, 2022 | Supplied by: University of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales will play host to a hub where government, industry and science will converge to reduce NSW's carbon emissions.


Urban Utilities commits to net zero by 2032

09 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Urban Utilities

The water and wastewater services provider is aiming to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero in time for the Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games.


'Organic' rechargeable battery on the horizon

29 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Scientists are a step closer to developing more sustainable batteries that could help to reduce reliance on lithium and cobalt.


Total Facilities speaker program released

22 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Diversified Communications Australia

The list of speakers for the Total Facilities event has been released online and includes talks about sustainable building and carbon management.


2022 Young Global Leaders announced by WEF

21 April, 2022

Sophia Hamblin Wang is one of two from the Australasia and Oceania region to be selected to join the international program, which recognises young people who develop solutions for worldwide change.


Swedish–Australian sustainability committee launches

13 April, 2022

Fourteen companies have joined the committee to advocate an active approach to a net zero economy.


Banksia National Sustainability winners announced

12 April, 2022

Organisations, businesses and people boosting sustainability, circular economies and recycling have been recognised by the Banksia Foundation.


Achieving net zero with sustainable e-waste solutions

11 April, 2022 by Robert Vinokurov, General Manager, Client Solutions Group, Dell Technologies Australia & New Zealand | Supplied by: Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies has recovered more than 1.1 billion kg of used electronics since 2007 through its global Asset Recovery Services.


Latest IPCC report sees anxious responses

07 April, 2022

The release of the most recent IPCC climate change report has drawn responses from climate groups worldwide who say that more needs to be done, and urgently.


Global sustainability reporting standards drafts released

04 April, 2022

Two draft reporting standards relating to the disclosure of sustainability-related and climate-related financial information have been released by the ISSB.


University of Newcastle Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

04 April, 2022 | Supplied by: University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle's Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability is designed for those seeking to become an environmental sustainability specialist.


Call for funding to fast-track smart communities

04 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian Smart Communities Association

The Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) has released its 2022 Federal Election Platform aimed at fast-tracking Australia's smart community agenda. 


Why sustainable engineering is good business

01 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Aveva Software Australia Pty Ltd

Sustainable engineering is not just good for the environment, it also improves capital and operational efficiency, which brings financial gains.


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