Sustainability

Ethical report card for the fashion industry

11 April, 2019

From A+ to F, Baptist World Aid Australia's 2019 Ethical Fashion Report grades the fashion industry based on labour rights and environmental management.


Ecotech AQMesh air-quality monitor

08 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Ecotech Pty Ltd

The AQMesh air quality monitor uses small-sensor technology to measure a wide range of particulate matter and different gases in the air to parts per billion.


Tamworth marked for integrated smart city project

08 April, 2019

UNSW Sydney has partnered with Providence Asset Group and Tamworth Regional Council to trial what is claimed to be Australia's first test performance of a fully integrated smart city.


Budget delivers for WA environmental education centre

08 April, 2019

$25 million in federal funding will go towards establishing the Harry Butler Environmental Education Centre, a facility focusing on achieving sustainable environmental outcomes through economic development.


Green innovators summoned to business ideas competition

08 April, 2019

The 2019 edition of green business ideas competition ClimateLaunchpad has opened to Australian applicants in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.


New focus for Renewable Cities Australia 2019

04 April, 2019

Renewable Cities Australia has announced 'renewable' as the focus for this year's event, revealing exciting key changes to its program.


2020 Zayed Sustainability Prize expands focus

01 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Business Outlook Evaluation

The prize is now open to organisations and high schools that have innovative and inspiring projects or solutions that demonstrate sustainability in energy, water, food or health.


New national conference for cleantech sector

01 April, 2019

The National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition is a new event encompassing clean technology growth areas including energy, waste, water, the built environment and transport.


Climate bond opens solar and storage market to investors

27 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Clean Energy Finance Corporation

A climate bond, claimed to be an Australian first, is giving investors access to Australia's burgeoning rooftop solar and small-scale energy storage market.


Young researcher awarded to propel methane-reduction study

27 March, 2019

A young South Australian will investigate how to improve the operation of wastewater sludge-drying lagoons by reducing their methane emissions.


Farmers continue to embrace solar

22 March, 2019 by Dr Georgina Davis, Advisor Resources, Queensland Farmers' Federation

The agricultural sector is continuing to make significant investments in clean energy to decarbonise the economy.


Innovation celebration at Total Facilities 2019

19 March, 2019

PropTech, digital twins, 'emotional technology' trackers and the latest energy-saving initiatives in the built environment will be taking centre stage at this year's event.


Acrylic Technologies Australia C-Coat liquid thermal insulation

13 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Acrylic Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

C-COAT is a liquid waterproofing and thermal insulation coating made from microscopic, ceramic balls and air-filled silicon balls.


New Zealand an 'innovation lab' for climate change

11 March, 2019

New Zealand could be a climate change 'innovation lab' for the rest of the world according to international planning expert Sue Minter.


Acquisition expands EY's climate and sustainability services

06 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Ernst & Young

EY has expanded its assurance practice via the acquisition of the Australian arm of community investment solutions company Karrikins Group.


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