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The 2014 Government Sustainability Conference papers have been made available online. govt sustainability conf 2014The conference again provided delegates from local, state and federal government and the wider public sector with comprehensive analysis and advice on how to address crucial environment issues and embed sustainability within.
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CitySwitch_national_award_winnersEnvironment-conscious companies earned national recognition on 25 November at the 2013 CitySwitch Green Office Awards for leading the way with energy-efficient buildings and cutting carbon emissions. The City of Sydney-led program represents over 12 per cent of all Australia’s CBD office space and helps companies significantly cut.
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The City of Melbourne has been recognised at the C40 and Siemens Climate Leadership Award in the category of Energy Efficient Built Environment. The award, which was given in London earlier this week, recognises Melbourne’s initiatives to create an energy efficient environment for retrofitting existing buildings and setting minimum standards for new buildings, leading to the.
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The City of Melbourne has been certified carbon neutral as part of its undertaking to become one of the world’s most sustainable cities. Environment Portfolio Chair Councillor Arron Wood said certification by Low Carbon Australia against the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS) was a solid demonstration of the City of Melbourne’s commitment to a more sustainable.
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