Mirvac Group has partnered with INCO to launch The Impact Accelerator, an initiative that will fast-track innovative start-ups focused on solving environmental and social challenges.
The World Health Organization has called for further research into the impact of ingesting microplastics on human health.
Victoria's La Trobe University has set an ambitious target of net zero emissions by 2029, launching a $75 million initiative involving 20 projects.
Materials scientists from Deakin University are working on several projects to repurpose materials and achieve a circular economy.
Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast are studying a type of seaweed that stops cows from expelling methane.
Researchers from Deakin's Institute for Frontier Materials are hoping to develop a new type of battery material that will reduce the cost and environmental impact of high-performance batteries.
CSIRO is undertaking projects to kick-start an Australian insect industry that will tackle food waste and create a sustainable source of protein for human consumption.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has invested $30 million in a green bond to reduce shopping centre GHG emissions by more than 35%.
UN climate change report: land clearing and farming contribute a third of the world's greenhouse gases09 August, 2019 by Mark Howden*
A report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has found there is no way to keep global warming under 2℃ without significant reductions in land sector emissions.
The future of waste management and resource recovery is high on the government agenda as Waste Expo Australia launches registrations for its 2019 conference and exhibition.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic champions will be awarded medals made from the precious metals recovered from unwanted electrical devices.
GRI has launched a podcast on the work it is doing to help businesses and governments realise their impact on critical sustainability issues.
A team of researchers has used a series of catalytic reactions to reduce CO2 to methane.
NSW Circular and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre are hosting an event on 7 August to help Central Coast and Hunter businesses develop more sustainable operations.