We need to invest in Australia’s future, not cling to its past.

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Green Building Day – 1 week to go

#GreenBuildingDay delivers seriously interesting people talking about seriously interesting things - innovation successes, micro-building solutions, sustainability storytelling and the launch of some exciting new initiatives.

Targeting renewable energy

We are poised to take advantage of a low-carbon economy – but we need our political leaders to invest in Australia’s future, not cling to its past.

 
 

Price check on sustainability

Fitting sustainability into traditional investment models, can be like trying to fit a square peg in a round whole, explains WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Associate Director Sustainability, Richard Palmer.

Learning resilience

We aren’t simply born resilient.  We learn resilience. It is a critical characteristic of any 21st century city to manage a diverse set of challenges from bankruptcy to rising tides.

EY

“EY is driven by a purpose-led transformation to help deliver on our global goal to build a better working world. Being a proud member of GBCA enables us to more effectively move the sustainability agenda forward in the built environment.”

     

Working with Green Star and Government?

Access a range of resources including public building case studies, sustainability policies, Green Star tender documentation in our one-stop advocacy shop.

Human Spaces Global Report

Commissioned by Interface to investigate the connection between employee productivity and well-being, this report reveals some gloomy insights about Australian workplaces.

Green Star Technical Update

Wood & Grieve Engineers announced as the first Green Star Recognised Provider, draft 2015 As Built Guidelines released and updates to Green Star rating tools.

 
Meet the Stars: Communities

Meet Western Australia’s leading developers of sustainable precincts, who are committed to using Green Star – Communities to deliver great places for people. Featuring Curtin University and Lend Lease.
24 JUN 2015

Foundation Courses

Green Star – Design & As Built, is a universal rating tool to assess the design and construction of any building. Learn the foundations of this rating tool and take the first step to becoming a GSAP. Sponsored by Global GreenTag.  NSW, VIC, ACT, QLD MAY & JUN.

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Curtin University

Western Australia’s largest university was awarded Australia’s first 5 Star Green Star – Communities rating for its Master Plan, which will see its Bentley Campus developed into a ‘city of innovation’.

Science-based targets

Four of the world’s largest environmental organisations worldwide have joined to launch a global initiative to encourage companies to take action on climate change in the lead up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December.

 
 
 
 
 

 

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