Case Study: Gadens Lawyers

Case Study: Gadens Lawyers

Melbourne's Gadens Lawyers in has tackled both carbon emissions and operating costs through simple no-cost initiatives. Monthly energy consumption has reduced by 20 per cent by engaging staff in switch off campaigns for lights and computers and changing work practices.

Case Study: Cameron Chisholm Nicol

Case Study: Cameron Chisholm Nicol

The Perth tenancy of architecture and interior design practice Cameron Chisholm Nicol is testimony to the organisation's energy efficiency and carbon neutral commitment. They have achieved energy cost savings of 30 per cent and a 4.5 star NABERS Energy rating.

Case Study: SA Dept for Families & Communities

Case Study: SA Dept for Families & Communities

A 'Staff Greening Program' helped SA's Department for Families & Communities meet ambitious sustainability targets and reduce operating costs by around $552,000. Other measures included lighting upgrades, zero waste to landfill and the purchase of electric hybrid vehicles. 

Case Study: 135 on King

Case Study: 135 on King

135 on King, a Knight Frank Management office in Sydney, has improved its NABERS Energy Rating from 3 to 5 stars. Energy savings were achieved through low cost technical upgrades, staff behaviour change programs and by aligning energy-consuming operations with staff hours. 

Case Study: Stockland

Case Study: Stockland

A move to a new Sydney office provided Stockland with a renewed focus on achieving 'best practice' operations. Their efforts paid off with a 5 star NABERS Energy rating achieved and the satisfaction of generating 49 per cent less CO₂ emissions than an average tenancy.

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Join us online to hear more about CitySwitch's new vision

Join us online to hear more about CitySwitch's new vision

Two online events will be held in September.

CitySwitch Annual Awards

The CitySwitch Annual Awards 2021 have been postponed to Thursday 28 April 2022.

The CitySwitch National Awards is postponed due to Covid-19 health and safety concerns. The 2021 survey responses indicated networking face to face is important to signatories and as such we’re planning to go ahead later in the year. In-person events will be held in Sydney and Melbourne and the ceremony broadcast online.

Please save the date in your calendars and look out for formal invitations at the beginning of April. 

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a global movement and an annual event that provides resources and ideas to help you (and millions of others around the world) reduce single-use plastic waste everyday. 

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