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Events

SD2014 & Banskia Sustainability Awards

SD2014The inaugural SD2014 & Banksia Sustainability Awards was held in Sydney on 11 November at the MCA. Following the Lord Mayor’s welcome attendees were engaged by TED style, rapid fire, sustainability narratives from more than 5o Banksia Award finalists, representing business, government and community organisations.


National Environmental Law Association National Conference 2014: Transformation or Train Wreck? Environmental and Climate Change Law at the Crossroads
Friday 21 November 2014, Intercontinental, Sydney

This year the NELA national conference, brings together speakers from the judiciary, legal profession, industry, consultants and academics to share their perspectives on current practices. The NSW Minister for the Environment, Rob Stokes, will give the opening address. More information, including the full program and registration...


Awards

2014 Banksia Sustainability Awards

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists in this year’s Banksia Awards. Great to see so many of SBA members as both finalists and winners in 2014. Special congratulations to LJ Hooker, The Liveability Real Estate Framework - Training and Tools for the Next Generation of Real Estate; LJ Hooker Corporate, winner of 2014 Education for Sustainability Award; and the City of Sydney and partners in Better Buildings Partnership NSW winner of Innovator of the year Award.


CEO Blog

SBA@The Climate Institute / Choice Launch of an important investigative study into the household cost of climate change.


Initiatives



The Our Green Home project is part of the LIEEP - Low Carbon Communities Program funded by the Australian Government. It is designed to help lower income households save money by reducing energy use. This project is being managed by Sustainable Business Australia and involves SBA members Object Consulting (who provide the smart energy technology), KPMG, Connection Research, Ecocreative and in strategic alliance with APEX Australia. Read more...


Member News

Climate Change Matters, newsletter

In this edition of Climate Change Matters, Energetics considers the implications for large energy and carbon intensive businesses. Read more...


Biodiversity and Business Symposium
8 October 2014

Valuing Natural Capital: building solutions to environmental challenges
Business, NGO’s, Local and State Government and Community Leaders joined an interactive 1/ day session to examine the current state of Australia’s biodiversity and opportunities for action due to the emerging eco-systems approaches, including Natural Capital valuation and business solutions that address environmental and economic challenges. The event was hosted by NAB and facilitated by ABBI, Sydney Environment Institute and University of Sydney. "Natural Capital at Risk", a collaboration between Fauna & Flora International, NAB, KPMG, and Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute was released at the symposium as a precursor to a sector based report to be released at the World Parks Congress in Sydney on 13 November 2014.


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Media

Victoria's prosperity – future government should raise the bar not drag the chain
SBA, AEI, TFEG
27 November 2014

US China Climate Announcement: An accelerator for business action
SBA
13 November 2014

New South Wales Leads Australia in Sustainability Innovation And Leadership
Banksia Foundation
11 November 2014

SBA welcomes Ferrero's Australian subsidiary
SBA
10 November 2014

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