Monthly Archives: October 2014

3 October 2014: Standards Australia has published three new Australian energy audit standards. The Australian Standards replace AS/NZS 3598:2000, Energy audits, and assist organisations to decide on the appropriate type of audit for their activities. Energy audits are an integral part of the energy management process. They determine how efficiently energy is being consumed, identify energy.
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17 October 2014: Community leaders have voiced support for ANU's right to divest. Escalating tensions have followed last week’s commitment by the Australian National University (ANU) to divest its sizable endowment from seven companies with questionable environmental credentials. A backlash emerged when companies blacklisted by ANU began to protest. These resource companies were not only.
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Did you miss the Chamber of Commerce & Industry Qld/ EcoBiz sustainable lighting webinar yesterday on lighting? No need to worry - access the recording here. It was coordinated by the Chamber of Commerce (funded by the Queensland Government), facilitated by the University of Southern Queensland (Mike Gerlach) and delivered by.
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6 October 2014: Walmart announced a new commitment and plan to create a more sustainable food system during its recent Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting. The world’s largest retailer said it will reach the goal by improving the affordability of food for both customers and the environment, increasing access to food, making healthier eating easier, and.
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July 2014: Key findings from McKinsey's most recent sustainable business survey, asked respondents about the actions their companies are taking to address environmental, social, or governance (ESG) issues, the practices they use to manage sustainability, and the value at stake. Executives at all levels see an important business role for sustainability. But when it comes.
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e3-logoA review is being undertaken of the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (GEMS) Legislative Scheme and E3 Program during the second half of 2014. The GEMS Act came into effect on 1 October 2012. The National GEMS legislation changed the way equipment energy efficiency is regulated.
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1 Oct, 2014: Sustainability is increasingly driving global hospital purchasing decisions, according to a new Harris Poll study of health care professionals from six countries. More than half (54 percent) say their hospitals currently incorporate sustainability into purchasing decisions, and 80 percent expect that to be the case within two years, according to the survey,.
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