Archive

  • Perth event: Energy cut & business networking session

    1 Apr, 2015

    City of Perth is hosting this free networking and support event for businesses and signatories to find out more about the economic benefits of energy efficiency with guest speaker Jon Dee.





    Read more
  • Earth Hour

    28 Mar, 2015

    Get your business involved with these six tips for businesses to engage with Earth Hour in 2015.





    Read more
  • Sydney workshop: Go e-waste free

    25 Mar, 2015

    This free workshop for business and government will help identify your e-waste issues and how to solve them as well as how to setup user-friendly reuse and recycling within your workplace.





    Read more
  • Perth: Walking Rooftop Tour

    19 Mar, 2015

    Join the FMA on the first of its series of walking roof top tours of the Perth CBD, going behind the scenes in some of the city’s most interesting and innovative CBD facilities.





    Read more
  • Perth seminar: Embedded energy through cogeneration and trigeneration

    18 Mar, 2015

    This free seminar hosted by City of Perth will help explain the options that are available to meet the energy supply challenges of today and into the future, with presentations from ATCO Gas, Simons Green Energy and Energetics.





    Read more
  • CitySwitch Perth Café Series: Organisational resilience and agility

    13 Mar, 2015

    Join this networking and presentation event with guest speaker Radan Kocourek from IBM to find out more about to maximise return on investment and harness innovation.





    Read more
  • CitySwitch Sydney: Sharing the love - Tenant and Landlord Guide to...

    25 Feb, 2015

    How to get the lease that makes sustainability happen.

    Join this free Café Series event to find about more about green or best practices leases, how to get one and an industry case study from both a tenant and landlord perspective.





    Read more
  • Perth: Launch - CEC Guide to improving electricity use in your...

    24 Feb, 2015

    Small to medium businesses are invited to attend the Clean Energy Council's launch of a new guide to improving electricity use in business. The guide looks at solutions to better manage electricity demand and costs. 





    Read more
  • CitySwitch Perth: Sustainable procurement fundamentals with ECO-Buy

    17 Feb, 2015

    Free interactive training workshop exclusively for CitySwitch signatories, facilitated by experienced trainers from ECO-Buy. This is an ideal opportunity for a procurement manager or office manager tasked with procurement.





    Read more
12345678

Latest news

Save money and energy with accelerated depreciation

May 23, 2018
The Federal Government accelerated depreciation for small businesses initiative ends on the 30th June 2018 - so...

Read more

CitySwitch Signatory of the Year and New Signatory Awards - category judging criteria

  • Delivering outcomes as demonstrated by an improved or maintained current NABERS Energy rating and achieved energy savings* (up to 28 points)
  • Implementing one or more energy saving initiatives (up to 10 points)
  • Demonstrating leadership by undertaking innovative, creative or progressive office energy efficiency activities (up to 10 points)
  • Engagement of staff/ customers/suppliers and/or stakeholders to educate and create market transformation (up to 10 points)
  • Participation in CitySwitch local program activities (up to 10 points).
Note, new Signatories submitting for New Signatory of the Year Award need only complete an indicative rating – all other submissions must be accredited.

CitySwitch Partnership of the Year Award - category judging criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Submitted projects should:

  • Involve more than one registered company 
  • Demonstrate that they are  innovative and over and above “business as usual”
  • Demonstrate that they catalyse “market transformation” and or “address a market barrier”
  • Deliver a reduction in energy consumption and carbon emissions within the built environment 

Judging Criteria

  • Delivering outcomes as demonstrated by an improved or maintained current NABERS Energy rating and achieved energy savings* (up to 14 points)
  • Implementing one or more energy saving initiatives (up to 10 points)
  • Demonstrating leadership by undertaking innovative, creative or progressive office energy efficiency activities (up to 17 points)
  • Engagement of staff/ customers/suppliers and/or stakeholders to educate and create market transformation (up to 17 points)
  • Participation in CitySwitch local program activities (up to 10 points)
  • The submitting entity MUST be a CitySwitch Signatory
Note, Signatories submitting for the Partnership of the Year Award may submit an accredited NABERS tenancy, whole building or base building rating.

It’s easy and free to join the program. Your good-will commitment to the program is an acknowledgement of the business sector’s role in
contributing to environmental sustainability and your intention to reduce your own energy consumption and associated carbon emissions.

As part of this, Signatories to the program commit to achieve an accredited NABERS Energy tenancy rating (between 4 and 6 stars) and
work with CitySwitch to improve their tenancy’s environmental performance.

Find out more about how obtaining a NABERS Energy rating ensures you can benchmark your performance, better manage your progress
over time and promote your star rating achievement.