Sustainability

2018 Energy Hack winners announced

23 October, 2018

Energy Hack brings together students and professionals from all walks of life to look into the future and drive innovation towards stable, abundant and affordable energy for Australians.


SUEZ provides $165,000 to 16 community projects

23 October, 2018

Community groups, schools and organisations secured the funds as part of the 2018 SUEZ Community Grants Program, which provides individual grants of up to $15,000.


Resource efficiency category added to the IS rating scheme

23 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Ramboll Australia

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) has teamed with Ramboll to develop a tool to rate the resource efficiency of projects in Australia.


Sustainable food and land use project launched

19 October, 2018

A new initiative aimed at developing a roadmap for a sustainable food and land use system for Australia has been launched by economist Professor Jeffrey Sachs.


Qld Premier among inaugural bioenergy award winners

19 October, 2018

Four innovative bioenergy projects and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk have received top honours at the inaugural Bioenergy Innovation Awards.


Minister for Cities joins Smart Cities Week

19 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Smart Cities Council ANZ

Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge will share his vision for smart, connected cities at the opening plenary at Smart Cities Week.


Are property and infrastructure owners ready for the autonomous future?

15 October, 2018 by Stephen Taylor | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

From driverless vehicle trials and utopian visions of on-demand transport to dire news about predicted job losses, automated vehicles (AVs) are making news.


Australia unprepared for AVs — research report

15 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

Australian property and infrastructure owners are not prepared for autonomous vehicles (AVs) and risk significantly devaluing their assets, Arcadis report reveals.


Record-breaking attendance at All-Energy Australia 2018

10 October, 2018

More than 8500 visitors attended this year's All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference, exploring the latest in government policies, renewables and clean energy technology.


Industry comes together for IoT Impact conference

09 October, 2018 | Supplied by: IoT Alliance Australia Ltd

One month after the launch of IoT Impact, Australia's largest IoT (Internet of Things) conference and exhibition, the inaugural event has been hailed a big success.


Artwork made of ocean plastic on display at Customs House

09 October, 2018

An art installation comprising 2255 orange spheres made from 120 kg of ocean debris has been suspended from the ceiling of Sydney's Customs House.


'Father of photovoltaics' accepts Global Energy Prize

08 October, 2018

UNSW's Professor Martin Green has received the Global Energy Prize, in recognition of his research, development and educational activities in the field of photovoltaics.


WMAA addresses committee on Qld waste levy

04 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Aust

WMAA CEO Gayle Sloan represented industry in a public hearing on Queensland's Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill.


5 tips for planning your CSR/sustainability strategy

04 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Landcare Australia

The report 'Planning Your CSR Strategy and Making it Work for Your Business' pinpoints the challenges businesses face in implementing CSR/sustainability programs.


Industry initiative to harness the power of consumer energy

03 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

The Distributed Energy Integration Program will see the whole of the energy industry working together to harness the potential of consumer-owned energy.


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