WWF-Australia's position statement on carbon offsets

WWF-Australia's position statement on carbon offsets

This paper highlights that properly designed and implemented carbon offsets reduce carbon pollution.

Offset your carbon

Offset your carbon

Carbon offsetting is an immediate and measurable way for your business to cut emissions.

The Fifth Estate ebook: Renewable Energy

The Fifth Estate ebook: Renewable Energy

In collaboration with CitySwitch, The Fifth Estate has released a free ebook about renewable energy.

Explainer: Carbon offsets and carbon neutral

Carbon offsetting and carbon neutrality have become powerful and credible choices for organisations that are looking to make considerable reductions in their carbon footprint.

Ray Wilson, CEO of Carbon Neutral, one of our CitySwitch signatories, helps to explain these terms and how to get started on the journey to being carbon neutral.

Energy Smart Finance

This equipment leasing program by Low Carbon Australian allows businesses to invest energy efficient technology to future-proof against rising energy costs while reducing carbon emissions. It is operated through accredited vendors.

Reporting on energy savings

Reporting helps recognise the organisation’s achievements and identify the next areas of activity.

The National Carbon Offset Standard

The National Carbon Offset Standard exists to ensure the environmental integrity of the carbon offsets and carbon neutral products available in the Australian voluntary market. It helps consumers to make informed choices and interpret carbon neutral claims.

Low Carbon Grown Plan for Australia

The Low Carbon Growth Plan by Climate Works uses marginal abatement cost curve to estimate of the realistic volume and costs of opportunities to reduce GHG emissions. It shows how all energy efficiency measures are the lowest cost options for business and the economy.

Planning for energy savings

Planning for energy savings

An Energy Action Plan identifies options for operational efficiencies and outlines your priorities and investment needs for a tenancy. The Plan spells out what to do to get more out of office equipment and technology, staff behaviours and base building.

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CitySwitch Victoria unveils new round of NABERS rebates

CitySwitch in Victoria has announced continued financial support to help CitySwitch Green Office Signatories. The rebates, up to $9,000 per grant, reflect the cost of obtaining an accredited NABERS rating.

Yarra businesses win national energy efficiency program

City of Yarra businesses, Tract Consultants and GIW Environmental Solutions, are the collective winners of one out of only two National CitySwitch Green Office Awards, capturing the title of ‘2012 National New Signatory of the Year’.

2012 energy efficiency heroes announced

A marginal cost curve of abatement, interactive real-time visual display and innovative staff competition gave two Victorian and WA tenancies the winning edge at the 2012 National CitySwitch Awards.

Office energy efficiency leaders announced

Massive energy savings have been achieved by Victorian CitySwitch signatories, the Public Transport Ombudsman and Wise Employment, who were respectively named 2012 small and large Signatory of the Year. 

Environmental Upgrade Agreements - working for tenants

Today, Parramatta City Council celebrated the signing of the first Environmental Upgrade Agreement in NSW for the Australian Unity Investments-owned building at 10 Valentine Avenue, Parramatta.

SA Police & CBRE awarded for energy efficiency excellence

Three local Adelaide organisations, South Australia Police, CBRE, and architects Thomson Rossi, have demonstrated excellence in office energy efficiency and have been duly been recognised today at the CitySwitch Awards.

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CitySwitch YouTube Channel

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Resources

Positive Power posters

Positive Power posters

Download the Power Positive posters for your office and help to switch to GreenPower.



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