Australia's clean energy sector has taken an important step in its work with rural and regional communities to deliver jobs and investment, by releasing new wind Community Engagement Best Practice Guidelines and a community expectations guide on 30 May 2013.
Clean Energy Council (CEC) Chief Executive David Green said the guidelines were designed to encourage greater.
More accountable and transparent business practices are needed if Europe is to make a strong and sustainable economic recovery, European Commissioner Michel Barnier said today. Barnier, the European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, was speaking at the Global Reporting Initiative's 2013 Global Conference on Sustainability Reporting in Amsterdam, before an audience of 1,600 sustainability.
There are many operational and behavioural changes that can be made to reduce the carbon footprint of facilities at a minimal cost, according to Dan Hoffman, one of the international keynote speakers at the upcoming Total Facilities expo. He says one of the keys to implementing these changes is a good communication plan, and it.
One important reason facility managers use outsourcing providers is because those providers have core competencies in energy efficiency. A case in point is the Los Angeles Convention Center.
There, an easily fixed inefficiency was spotted by an engineer from an external provider that manages the facility.
Read the full story by David Lewellen, April 2013 at the.