Good Environmental News
Some great stories in GECA's October newsletter - including more information on SDGA16 - don't miss it - 29 and 30 November 2016.
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Jacobs Joins 100 Resilient Cities Platform of Partners
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it has joined 100 Resilient Cities, pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), as a Platform Partner to give urban centers across the world access to tools to help them plan and implement citywide resilience strategies and establish measures for success.
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New Council has been officially declared
Our new Council has been officially declared (by world champion town crier Graham Keating no less!) and we began the work of this term of office with our first Committee meetings this week. I congratulate Kerryn Phelps on being elected Deputy Lord Mayor, and the Councillors who have been elected Deputy Chair of the following Committees
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Two Sydney urban design projects win big
13 October 2016 - Sydney’s biggest environmental project and one of Australia’s fastest-growing suburbs took out top honours at a prestigious national urban design awards last night. The City of Sydney’s Green Square town centre and Sydney Park water re-use project were both winners at the 2016 Australian Urban Design Awards.
Councils unite for a more resilient Sydney
Sydney’s ability to deal with potential shocks and stresses for the next 10 years and beyond is being evaluated as part of a united effort by metropolitan councils to make Greater Sydney more resilient.
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Jacobs’ announce the arrival of their 2016 Sustainability Report
As always, the annual Sustainability Report highlights the many ways we work to design and construct a safer and more sustainable environment for our clients, employees, and colleagues.
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ACCSR Stakeholder Engagement Short Course, Melbourne September 22
In this Stakeholder Engagement masterclass you will learn to simplify and unpack complex stakeholder engagement theories and develop a stakeholder engagement strategy to help you avoid risks and crisis, develop solutions to shared problems and build your reputation.
SDGs: Getting Beyond Alignment
Most businesses are a bit confounded about how to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Jackie Allender, senior consultant with the ACCSR, provides tips to achieve progress in an article SDGs: Getting Beyond Alignment
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Contaminated Land and Chain of Responsibility Law Seminar - 19th October - Brisbane
Brought to you by ASBG, Sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright
Supported by ACLCA Qld and Sustainable Business Australia
Find out more about the seminar and how to register