Stepping up the war on waste

Stepping up the war on waste

When China stopped taking most of our recyclable plastics and paper in January, Australians were presented with a new inconvenient truth. We are not always in fact recycling our commecial waste. We are collecting it. But hidden in this mountain of waste is a massive opportunity. We have a number of new resources to help your organisation to address waste. 

Achieving carbon positive together

Achieving carbon positive together

Did you know that 90 per cent of the world’s largest companies now see climate risk as a threat to their business?  But it is also a significant opportunity. This is why leading Australian companies are moving quickly and decisively towards a carbon positive future. To accelerate your great work, we have launched the CitySwitch Pathways to Net Zero Carbon Emissions Tool.

How can building controls reduce costs and complaints?

How can building controls reduce costs and complaints?

Did you know that low-cost actions – like cleaning air-conditioning filters – can reduce your energy costs and boost your NABERS rating by half a star?

CommBank’s energy efficiency strategy delivers dividends

CommBank’s energy efficiency strategy delivers dividends

CommBank’s energy efficiency strategy delivers dividends

How do you halve your carbon footprint and save $11.5 million dollars a year? We talk to Sanjeet Singh, energy and sustainability manager at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, to find out more.

Have your say on Sydney’s Sustainable Office Buildings Plan

Have your say on Sydney’s Sustainable Office Buildings Plan

Find out how you can give your feedback on Sydney's Sustainable Office Buildings Plan.

Farewell to Jeff Elliott, CitySwitch National

Farewell to Jeff Elliott, CitySwitch National

It is with much sadness that we say goodbye to Jeff Elliott, who, after some time away volunteering, will not be returning to the role of Regional Program Manager for CitySwitch in Victoria.

How coworking can help make sustainability sexy for tenants

How coworking can help make sustainability sexy for tenants

"Forget the free beer and ping pong tables. The real value for tenants will be found in sustainability as a service" says Esther Bailey

Looking for a Grant? Take a look at these funding opportunities...

Looking for a Grant? Take a look at these funding opportunities...

There is government funding available to help you to improve energy efficiency of your organisation - take a look at what might be applicable to you. 

NABERSNZ rating program powers shift towards better, healthier,...

NABERSNZ rating program powers shift towards better, healthier,...

For building owners, a high NABERSNZ rating can mean lower operating costs, more satisfied tenants and better occupancy rates. For tenants, a good NABERSNZ rating means lower energy costs and assurance that you’re in a well-built and well-run building.

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Solar loan program shapes a better world

Solar loan program shapes a better world

Arup’s interest-only solar loans encourage employees to join the 100% renewable revolution and shape a better world, says the firm’s Regional Corporate Communications Manager, Lisa Gardner.

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How to up the ante on energy efficiency through NABERS Co-Assess

The Better Buildings Cup has helped the tenant community at 100 St Georges Terrace in Perth to up the ante on energy efficiency and achieve one of the first NABERS Co-Assess ratings.

CitySwitch awards celebrate sustainability superstars

CitySwitch awards celebrate sustainability superstars

Just one year ago, no one at comparison site Finder was responsible for driving the company’s sustainability agenda. A year later, Finder is the CitySwitch National New Signatory of the Year.

Collaboration drives collective impact

Collaboration drives collective impact

The change we need will to tackle our trickiest problems will be led and delivered by people.

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