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Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

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Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

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Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

Kyndryl and Microsoft Find 72% of Australian Businesses See Technology as A Critical Mechanism to Achieve Sustainability Goals

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AI’s predictive analytics offer significant business opportunity to assess Scope 3 risks, forecast future energy consumption and lower an organisation’s carbon footprint Kyndryl (NYSE: KD), the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider, in collaboration with Microsoft, today released the Australian findings of the Global Sustainability Barometer study. This report assesses the gap between sustainability commitments and organisational […]

‘More Leons needed’: meet our Citizen of Year

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A former elite athlete and natural bodybuilder turned mental health advocate has been named Citizen of the Year in the Sunshine Coast Biosphere Community Awards. Leon Stensholm received the honour for his dedication to helping, mentoring, and supporting young people on the Sunshine Coast through his youth centre, Lookout 07. His vision to create the centre emerged […]

“Cities have just 2,000 days left to achieve critical sustainability goals,” warns Arcadis in latest report

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Top 20 most sustainable cities in the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index 2024 Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Index 2024 reveals major disparities in sustainability progress, as cities race to meet 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  Amsterdam takes top spot as most Sustainable City, thanks to strong economic performance, social equity, and renewable energy investment. Maintaining trajectory critical as SDG deadline approaches, with opportunities […]

EG Funds and Enosi launch first-of-its-kind clean energy matching

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EG Funds Management (EG) has announced the launch of clean energy matching to five of its properties in Sydney, enabling the consumption of up to 85% in renewable energy.  The innovative approach utilises regional solar farm generated energy, which is then matched to the energy consumed at EG’s commercial assets in Sydney CBD. The arrangement […]

Invasive Species Council co-founder, Tim Low receives AM for contributions to environmental conservation

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The Invasive Species Council is thrilled that Tim Low, co-founder of the Invasive Species Council and esteemed author, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his extraordinary contributions to conservation and environmental education. Mr Low is renowned for his influential books on the importance of the environment and action on invasive species. […]

Endangered wallaby flown to south-west NSW in mission to diversify population

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A big leap for a little wallaby Ecologists with Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) travelled interstate on a delicate mission to fly the once believed-to-be extinct Bridled Nailtail Wallaby from eastern central Queensland to south west NSW. The translocation was part of a species management plan to improve the genetic diversity of the reintroduced population at Scotia Wildlife Sanctuary (Barkandji country). Under […]

Canon Oceania launches 2024 Grants Program to improve technological access in Australia

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Pictured clockwise (from top L) previous winners Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Hobart Rivulet Platypus and FoodLab Sydney. Canon Oceania is today opening submissions for its 2024 Grants program, with $40,000 available to recipients across Australia and New Zealand. The Grants will support community organisations across Education, Community, and Environment categories, as well as a dedicated First […]

Three exciting new ways Bendigo TAFE is delivering education outcomes and a greener future for regional Victoria

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RACV Solar installed 638 solar panels at Bendigo TAFE to deliver a 319kW system and 80kW electric vehicle charger at its Charleston Road Campus as part of its journey in supporting a cleaner energy future. Bendigo TAFE Bendigo TAFE continues to provide access to industry-leading education opportunities and greener futures with the implementation of three […]