Sustainability

Impact X Summit Sydney being held during COP26

01 November, 2021

Key international and Australian executives come together to accelerate pathways to net zero emissions.


Cool roofs, pavements to reduce heat island effects

28 October, 2021

UNSW Sydney and the University of Sydney are jointly developing building materials that reflect rather than absorb solar energy.


Government policy catching up to industry on net zero targets

25 October, 2021

The National Party of Australia has finally agreed to support, 'in principle', a net zero by 2050 policy, which has already been embraced by the agriculture and mining sectors.


Risky business: why sustainability is now central to mitigating risk

19 October, 2021 by Lany Harijanti* | Supplied by: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

The role of risk manager is no longer confined to traditional financial risks but progressively is contributing more into how to support a sustainable business model.


Where states and territories lead, national governments can follow

13 October, 2021 by Tim Ash Vie, Director of the Under2 Coalition Secretariat

Australian states, territories and businesses are trailblazers in shifting towards renewable energy and developing plans to reach net zero emissions.


All-Energy Australia 2021 launches virtual conference

12 October, 2021

All-Energy Australia will host a free-to-attend virtual conference from 19–28 October, with a virtual Energy Efficiency Expo and Waste Expo Australia running alongside it.


Driving sustainability with eco-friendly asphalt

12 October, 2021

Stockland's newest masterplanned community will utilise more than 19,000 tonnes of an environmentally friendly road surfacing material known as Reconophalt.


A concrete solution to reduce construction industry emissions

11 October, 2021

A concrete solution made from waste concrete and carbon dioxide from the air or industrial exhaust gases shows promise as a future construction material.


Beamex CENTRiCAL calibration test bench

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Beamex CENTRiCAL is designed to provide a better way to perform calibrations in a workshop.


Tree trial to cool one of Sydney's hottest suburbs

29 September, 2021

The south-west Sydney suburb of Rosemeadow has less than 6% existing canopy cover and is significantly impacted by the urban heat island effect.


How quickly can we decarbonise building & construction and localise supply chains?

28 September, 2021 by Monica Richter*, Senior Manager — Low Carbon Futures, WWF-Australia

WWF-Australia has been collaborating with a group of committed industry players across the building and construction supply chains to explore what can be done to help decarbonise our building and construction sectors.


Should we have an IPCC for food?

07 September, 2021

An intergovernmental body that sets Paris Agreement-style targets for global food system transformation may help both people and planet.


Advanced materials facility key to a sustainable future

03 September, 2021

The facility will enable scientists to develop the next generation of advanced materials to achieve a more sustainable future for society.


Closing the climate change ambition gap

02 September, 2021 by David Eastwood* | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

It’s time for business to take the lead where others hesitate by setting clear climate goals and ensuring they are met.


City trial solves tricky recycling woes

24 August, 2021

Sydneysiders are taking advantage of a City of Sydney pilot program to recycle tricky items and divert waste from landfill during lockdown.


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