AUSTRALIA

Sydney NYE celebrations now to go green

Sydney NYE celebrations now to go green

Sydney's New Year's Eve party is known worldwide for its excess and its impressive displays of fireworks and pyrotechnics, but all that could change this year as a new plan to tackle climate change is implemented and the budget being reallocated for new...

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Sydney Water conducting research on food waste to energy

Sydney Water conducting research on food waste to energy

Sydney Water, in collaboration with the University of Wollongong, is conducting an innovative research project where food waste is being added to sewage through a co-digestion process for the generation of additional green energy.

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Oxfam attacks Australia's "climate policy paralysis" and calls for no new coalmines

Oxfam attacks Australia's "climate policy paralysis" and calls for no new coalmines

The Australian government's support for new coalmines - such as Adani's proposed $22.7 million Carmichael coal and infrastructure project in Queensland - could drive 122 million more people into extreme poverty by 2030, according to Oxfam's latest report....

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Artesian raises $26M for the Australian Clean Energy Seed Fund

Artesian raises $26M for the Australian Clean Energy Seed Fund

Artesian recently announced the completion of a $26 million capital raise for the Clean Energy Seed Fund, including $10 million commitments from cornerstone investor the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Australian Ethical Investment, and further...

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Designing cities of the future: press reset  not replay

Designing cities of the future: press reset not replay

Cities are the engine rooms for economic advantage on the chessboard of global competition.

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Visy's Anthony Pratt tops rich list

Visy's Anthony Pratt tops rich list

Cardboard box manufacturing and recycling mogul Anthony Pratt has once again made it to the top of this year's Financial Review Rich List, with record personal wealth of $12.6 billion.

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New support initiative to develop impact investment market launched

New support initiative to develop impact investment market launched

A new initiative - the Impact Investment Forum - has been launched by Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) to support the development of the growing impact investment market in Australia and New Zealand.

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Kingspan launch wastewater solutions in Australia

Kingspan launch wastewater solutions in Australia

Kingspan is commited to delivering fully compliant ways to effectively treat, pump and separate wastewater and has this week introduced its world leading BioDisc sewage treatment plant range to the Australian market.

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GDT joins organisation working towards setting standard for carbon

GDT joins organisation working towards setting standard for carbon

Australian tyre recycler GDT has joined ASTM International, the organisation that sets international standards for materials.

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Explainer: why we should be turning waste to fuel

Explainer: why we should be turning waste to fuel

The federal government recently announced that it is giving recycling company ResourceCo a loan of $30 million to build two waste-to-fuel plants producing "solid waste fuel".

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