Sustainability

Industry heavyweights join carbon-reduction initiative

28 July, 2020

Australian industry heavyweights are working together to explore pathways to emissions reduction, establishing the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative.


Man-made reefs boost fish numbers

23 July, 2020

UNSW researchers have found that man-made reefs — in conjunction with the restoration or protection of natural habitat — can increase fish abundance in estuaries.


Environmental impacts of health care revealed

21 July, 2020

Environmental change is harming health, but an Australian-led study reveals that current models of health care are harming the environment, too.


CSIRO proposes move to Western Sydney Aerotropolis

16 July, 2020

CSIRO is looking to relocate up to 450 of its employees and researchers into a bespoke state-of-the-art facility to be built in Western Sydney.


October: All-Energy Australia returns to Melbourne

15 July, 2020

All-Energy Australia is gearing up for its 2020 event this October to support the country's transition to a clean, reliable energy system of the future.


Pandemic records greatest drop in greenhouse gases in history of fossil fuel

15 July, 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is causing major disruptions to the trade, tourism, energy and finance sectors, environmental pressures are easing.


Waste expo supports industry transformation

15 July, 2020

Waste Expo Australia provides a platform for navigating opportunities and changes in the waste and recycling sector.


Business leaders on the path to sustainable communities

14 July, 2020

An expert panel has examined how businesses can take the lead in managing climate risk in the short and long term, supporting local communities to create a better future for all.


One Stop Warehouse first to join FIMER partner program

07 July, 2020

The program will enable FIMER to work more closely with its key partners to enable and drive growth.


$190m "bonza" boost to recycling industry

06 July, 2020

The Recycling Modernisation Fund is set to generate $600 million of recycling investment from federal, state and industry stakeholders.


Hitachi ABB Power Grids powers up

06 July, 2020

Hitachi Ltd and ABB Ltd have announced the completion of a new collaborative entity: Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.


Now open: Premier's Sustainability Awards 2020

02 July, 2020

The awards recognise outstanding achievements by Victorians who are leading the way in sustainable innovation and practices across the state.


Brand revamp for GBCA and Green Star 

01 July, 2020

A new brand has been revealed for the Green Building Council of Australia and Green Star.


Builders declare climate and biodiversity emergency

29 June, 2020

Australian builders are calling on construction industry professionals to take a stand on the climate change and biodiversity emergency.


Report says electric vehicles on the rise

23 June, 2020

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular in Australia, with a 149% increase in new car sales in 2019 compared with 2018.


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