Sustainability

New Market Leader – Water for GHD in Australia

18 September, 2018 | Supplied by: GHD Pty Ltd

Professional services company GHD has announced the appointment of Rod Naylor as its new Market Leader – Water in Australia, commencing in November.


Climate action in Victoria could save billions

17 September, 2018

City of Melbourne calls on the community to have their say about taking collective action on climate change.


Nine in 10 Australians concerned about sustainability: survey

14 September, 2018

While over 90% of Australians are concerned about environmental sustainability, only half believe they are doing their fair share to protect the planet.


Exploring disruptive technologies to solve global problems

13 September, 2018

The Greenhouse event series is designed to explore creative solutions to the challenges faced by cities around the world as they move to a more sustainable approach.


National Waste Policy discussion paper released

12 September, 2018

Feedback on the discussion paper will inform updates to the 2009 National Waste Policy for consideration by environment ministers later this year.


Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme to deliver 928 MW

11 September, 2018

The Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme will see six renewable energy projects deliver 928 MW of energy — almost 45% more power than originally anticipated.


Barangaroo South wins WorldGBC green building award

10 September, 2018

Barangaroo South is among four green building projects, one business and an industry leader announced as winners of the WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards.


Sustainable LEGO elements made from plant-based plastic

07 September, 2018

The LEGO Group has launched a new range of botanical elements — such as leaves, bushes and trees — made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane.


NCH Australia supporting farmers with Buy a Bale

07 September, 2018 | Supplied by: NCH Australia

NCH Australia has committed to donating 1% of its sales revenue to Buy a Bale — a charity that is providing aid to farming and rural communities in the form of bales of hay.


Unlocking the potential of digitalisation

06 September, 2018 by Carolyn Jackson

The Siemens Digitalize 2018 event in August featured many industry examples that demonstrate what could be achieved by unlocking the potential of digitalisation.


Origin to develop Victoria's largest virtual power plant

05 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Origin Energy

The $20 million Origin Energy Virtual Power Plant is expected to distribute power from up to 650 customers with solar PV and batteries during peak periods.


Five Australian cities vie for smart cities leadership award

05 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Smart Cities Council ANZ

Brisbane, Adelaide, Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast and Canterbury-Bankstown have been shortlisted for the top prize at the inaugural Australian Smart Cities Awards.


Sustainable packaging celebrated at 2018 APCO Awards

03 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation

Some of Australia's most recognisable brands were recognised at the APCO Awards for their ongoing commitment to sustainable packaging.


Plantic Technologies awarded for sustainable meat packaging

28 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Coles Group & Myer Corporate Services

Packaging manufacturer Plantic Technologies has triumphed at the Coles Supplier Awards by taking home the trophy for Sustainable and Ethical Excellence.


Companies appear selective in their sustainability reporting

27 August, 2018 | Supplied by: The University of Auckland

Companies may be cherrypicking sustainability measures that make them look good, while variation in what's reported makes comparisons across firms impossible.


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