Events

CitySwitch hosts regular free information sessions, workshops and site tours across Australia for CitySwitch Signatories and their guests. Recent topics have ranged from funding sustainable office upgrades, lighting and data centre technology, through to the benefits of activity based working.

Seminar and building tour - Australian Nursing and Midwifery...

Seminar and building tour - Australian Nursing and Midwifery...

CitySwitch signatory, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Vic Branch), are hosting a seminar and building tour at their Melbourne head office.

Past events

CitySwitch Perth: Sustaining energy efficient behaviours & RAC site tour

8.45am–10.00am
Arrive 8.30am for 8.45am sharp start. Light refreshments will be served following the presentations
Tuesday 10 June 2014
RAC, 832 Wellington Street, West Perth

Join City of Perth at this second CitySwitch Green Office Café Series event for 2014.

Hear from RAC’s Dr Regina Flugge and Amanda Joseph on the successful behaviour change initiatives that helped them win the National Signatory of the Year Award in 2012 and 2013 and join a tour of their West Perth headquarters showcasing behaviour change in action. 

Fabian Le Gay Brereton from Greensense will share insights into how technology can support sustained behaviour change.

Deputy Lord Mayor Cr Rob Butler will also present Commitment Certificates to new signatories.

SPEAKERS

Dr Regina Flugge
Dr. Regina Flugge has been with the RAC for nearly three years as the Senior Manager Environmental Sustainability and is responsible for developing and implementing the Group’s strategy to reduce CO2 emissions from vehicles in WA.  Prior to this Regina worked in the resources industry in various sustainability, environment and business planning roles.  Regina also sits on a number of Boards and Committees and has Masters degrees in Science; Management; and Business Administration.  Last year Regina completed her Doctor of Business Administration.


Amanda Joseph
Amanda Joseph has been with the RAC for almost two years as the Environmental Sustainability Specialist.  Amanda is predominantly focused on assisting the organisation to improve its sustainability culture and performance to enhance our credibility as an advocate in sustainable mobility.  Amanda is currently completing a Master of Science in Sustainability Management.

Fabian Le Gay Brereton
Fabian co-founded Greensense and has a strong technical background in enterprise and consumer-Internet technology and has previously worked with Vodafone, Unisys and CSC.  Fabian has led the Greensense development team to the recent achievement of Greensense View® being named as the Best Product in the West Australian Information Technology and Telecommunication awards.

RSVP

RSVP is essential by Friday 6 June 2014. Please RSVP to Alexandra Scott by email  alexandra.scott@cityofperth.wa.gov.au or phone (08) 9461 3107.



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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.