CitySwitch National Award winners announced

CitySwitch National Award winners announced

CBRE was awarded National Signatory of the Year and New Signatory of the Year was awarded to Echo Entertainment Group. A collaboration between City of Greater Geelong - Future Proofing Geelong,  Ryrie Centre Property and the 12 companies occupying 235 & 237 Ryrie Street, Geelong was awarded CitySwitch Partnership of the Year in recognition of their development of the first two CitySwitch vertical communities in regional Victoria.

CitySwitch NSW & ACT Award winners announced

CitySwitch NSW & ACT Award winners announced

Congratulations to all the NSW & ACT state award winners announced at the awards night at the Mint in Sydney.

CitySwitch Green Office awards now open

CitySwitch Green Office awards now open

Businesses are being encouraged to enter the CitySwitch Green Office national awards, which recognise sustainability leadership and carbon pollution savings.

The Awards are open to existing CitySwitch signatories in the Signatory and Partnership of the Year categories and new signatories signing up to the program before the cut-off date on 15 October will be in the running for the New Signatory of the Year award.

Celebrating 2013 successes

Celebrating 2013 successes

CitySwitch Signatories have reported on over 650 energy efficiency projects last year with an estimated $8.2 million worth of savings combined and approximately 33,000 tonnes of carbon emissions.

The newly released CitySwitch National Progress Report 2013 showcases the initiatives undertaken and celebrates these collective program achievements.

500th tenancy joins CitySwitch

500th tenancy joins CitySwitch

CitySwitch has signed its 500th office tenant up to the program, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD), reaching a major milestone for the national network of business leaders. 

The DEECD is the most recent signing, committing over 21,000 square meters of office space across four of its East Melbourne offices.

CitySwitch green business leaders garner national plaudits

CitySwitch green business leaders garner national plaudits

Environment-conscious companies earned national recognition last night at the 2013 CitySwitch Green Office Awards for leading the way with energy-efficient buildings and cutting carbon emissions.

The Royal Automobile Club (RAC) of Western Australia took out the top accolade for National Signatory of the Year, reducing its carbon emissions by 242 tonnes a year and electricity consumption by 10 per cent under the national CitySwitch program.

Western Australia green office winners set national benchmark

Western Australia green office winners set national benchmark

The RAC, Western Australia Police and Savills Australia were announced 2013 WA Award winners at yesterday’s annual CitySwitch Progress Report and Awards Ceremony at Council House, recognising outstanding achievements in office energy efficiency.

Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi said these signatories have excelled in their commitment to the 'green office' through CitySwitch...

Melbourne business makes a switch to more sustainable habits

Melbourne business makes a switch to more sustainable habits

This year’s CitySwitch Awards were announced to more than 100 leaders from Melbourne’s business community at a ceremony last night, with winners crossing the spectrum, from a major law firm to a community organisation.

Legal firm Norton Rose Fulbright, community organisation Baptcare and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation took out the top accolades as announced by Environment Portfolio Chair Councillor Arron Wood.

Energy milestone of 2 million sqm for switched-on companies

Energy milestone of 2 million sqm for switched-on companies

In a major milestone for switched-on Australian companies, commercial floor space covered by the CitySwitch Green Office program has now topped two million square metres.

The office energy-efficiency program now represents about 12 per cent of all Australia’s CBD office space with the addition of two new Brisbane tenancies for long-standing program member, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

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