Sustainability

Hive Aid launched for drought-affected beekeepers

14 January, 2020

Hive + Wellness, Rural Aid and The Australian Honey Bee Industry Council have joined forces to launch Hive Aid, a drought and bushfire relief campaign aimed at struggling beekeepers.


What does a healthy and sustainable future really look like?

13 January, 2020 by Rodrigo Lima*

With horrifying fires devastating much of Australia acting as a harbinger of even greater climate crises to come, what can industry do to ensure a healthy future?


What would a national Climate Change Act mean for Australia?

13 January, 2020 by Kiera Peacock, MARQUE Lawyers

Following Australia's catastrophic bushfires, could it be possible to introduce a Climate Change Bill to the parliament?


Finding the right solution for PFAS remediation

13 January, 2020 by Jason Lagowski, Director – Remediation Technologies, Arcadis Australia Pacific | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

What to consider when face to face with a PFAS problem


Your future workplace will be as smart as you are

13 January, 2020 by Schneider Electric Australia | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Synchromesh Wireless — a wireless IP 'backbone' — connects all building services into a central control system.


MOFs capture smokestack CO2

20 December, 2019

An international team of researchers has uncovered an effective method for scrubbing carbon dioxide from smokestack emissions.


Young families most concerned about climate inaction

10 December, 2019

More than three-quarters (80%) of young families surveyed in a new study agree Australia could do more to reach Paris Climate Agreement goals.


Arcadis to advise on Central Precinct Renewal Program

09 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

Transport for NSW has appointed Arcadis as Engineering Services Technical Advisor to provide engineering design solutions in relation to the Central Precinct Renewal Program.


Leather alternative made of fungi

28 November, 2019

Researchers are using fungal mycelium to produce a skin-like material that could serve as an alternative to leather and be suitable for industrial production.


Heat mitigation trial proves successful for Adelaide Airport

26 November, 2019

The smart use of water to maintain soil moisture and cultivate green space can reduce average ambient temperatures at Adelaide Airport by more than 3°C.


Tracking the banks' commitments to net zero

13 November, 2019

The nation's 20 largest banks are taking steps to reduce emissions from their operations and investments, but activity is ad hoc and not fully aligned with the Paris Agreement.


CSIRO land degradation mapping awarded

11 November, 2019

The award-winning work has been adopted by the United Nations and more than 140 countries to track and compare progress in addressing land degradation.


Unlocking the power of reporting: businesses and the SDGs

07 November, 2019 by Peter Paul van de Wijs*

How reporting and partnerships can drive corporate change towards accomplishing the SDGs and lead to ideas for new collaborations.


APCO guideline launch will guide sustainable food packaging

04 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation

The guidelines will provide organisations with a framework for reviewing and implementing more sustainable food service packaging options.


$165 billion opportunity for sustainable infrastructure

31 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

A project database of $165 billion represents an opportunity for sustainable infrastructure to enhance productivity and quality of life while reducing environmental impact.


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