Sustainability

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.


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.


Schneider announces apps to drive industry and manufacturing innovation

17 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has announced five new EcoStruxure 'Advisor' apps and services integral to the digital transformation of Australian and New Zealand businesses.


Water awards for UQ research

16 September, 2019

UQ's Advanced Water Management Centre has won industry research awards for projects on antibiotic resistance and reducing chemicals in urban water systems.


Liquid courage: making beer more sustainable

12 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Ecolab Pty Ltd

Without compromising on hygiene, 4 Pines Brewing Company sought to make its beer more sustainable.


Research could save our sand

12 September, 2019

University of Queensland PhD candidate Danish Kazmi has developed a sustainable solution to help preserve sand — a natural resource that is facing global shortages due to over exploitation.


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