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SBA News

FIONA WAIN ORATION 2015
Amanda McKenzie, CEO Climate Council
"The great energy transition: what does it mean for the sunny country"

26 May 2015

Now in its second year, the Fiona Wain Oration was delivered by a leading Australian, Climate Council's CEO Amanda McKenzie, who shared her thoughts on the Sustainability Agenda and the Future of our Country. Read here...


SBA welcomes leading carpet and sports pitches company DESSO
13 May 2015

Centre for Sustainability Leadership Newsletter
1 May 2015

City of Sydney receives international recognition for Sydney Park
9 April 2015

Why put all our energy eggs in one fossil fuel basket?
27 March 2015

Their Future is also Ours, so what will it take for us to be Ambitious?
20 March 2015

SBAForum Unwrapped
13 March 2015

Let's Get Practical!
05 Mar 2015

Australia’s Road to Paris
27 Feb 2015


Our Work



600 householders take charge of energy bills

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. There are now over 600 households across Australia taking part in this innovative trial of technology driven behavioural change. The project is due to report at the end of December 2015. 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...


Spotlight

Craig Barker, Ferrero Australia, MD Commercial Division talks Sustainability with SBA CEO, Andrew Petersen

We caught up with Craig Barker at the SBA Forum to discuss the organisations values and objectives and the release of Ferrero Group’s 5th Corporate Social Responsibility Report. We took the opportunity to explore how Ferrero’s global targets and standards translate in the Australian environment and in particular examine Ferrero Australia’s local innovation in critical areas including sustainable sourcing and industrial ecology. Read more...


Member News

City of Sydney: working with business and green finance, improving energy efficiency

The City of Sydney has signed a $1.2 million Environmental Upgrade Agreement to transform the energy efficiency of a landmark commercial office building in Surry Hills.
The agreement will fund a complete upgrade including lighting and air conditioning systems for the Readers Digest Building in Surry Hills and is expected to slash base building energy use by around 60 per cent.
The EUA is signed by The City of Sydney, Eureka Environmental Upgrade Finance and the building owner, Intrasia Oxley (RDB) Pty Ltd. It was made possible by changes to the Local Government Act to encourage building upgrades. More...


Climate Market and Investment Association

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Good Environmental News July 2015

Latest newsletter available on-line now. Read now...



Australian Ethical takes out two Environment Oscars

SBA Congratulates Australian Ethical, on receiving two United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) World Environment Day Awards for its ‘Excellence in Overall Environmental Management’ and ‘Sustainability Leadership’. Dubbed as the environmental ‘Oscars’, the UNAA World Environment Day awards recognise innovative and outstanding environmental programs and initiatives from across Australia, which play an important role in raising awareness about key environmental issues and challenges, highlighting how organisations can take measurable steps towards sustainability excellence. Read more...


CEFC and NAB in $120 million investment program to incentivise businesses to cut energy costs

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Ethical Sourcing Program

David Jones sets ambitious target for every product to be ethically sourced. Chief executive Ian Nairn has launched David Jones' ethical sourcing program and supplier code of conduct, saying he wants to see all 1600 brands eventually become sustainable, environmentally friendly, and child and slave-labour free. Click here to read more...


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CEO Blog

Could California's drought bookend a new sustainable growth story?
Does California have enough water to grow economically? Does the Golden State have enough water to sustain life? Is California's worst and most severe drought in its history a 1st world problem or a generational bookend on unbridled, unsustainable growth? And what are the global lessons for policymakers, business and civil society? Read more...


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