Monthly Archives: August 2013

Assistantship Opportunity – Steel Stewardship Forum

Steel Stewardship Forum
Want to participate in creating a world-first sustainability stewardship program?

Responsible Steel Stewardship – the industry’s first mechanism for recognizing responsible business practices in a sustainability context needs your help!

  • Are you interested in workshop facilitation, sustainability, marketing and communications, governance, stewardship  or environmental auditing systems?
  • Do you want experience across a major industrial sector?

This is an opportunity to experience the above and build insights that can be taken back into your own business or studies. If you can spare a few hours, a couple of days or a week to volunteer between now and March 2014 we would love to hear from you.

Send your contact details, a brief summary of your area(s) of interest and background to

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National and international landscapers, gardeners, chefs, designers and architects will share their expertise and knowledge at the Seeds of Wisdom lecture series held at the inaugural Australian Garden Show Sydney from 5 8 September in Centennial Park.

For a full timetable of the Seeds of Wisdom lecture series and event information visit:

Tickets available through Ticketek including their Westfield shopping centre outlets.

High resolution images available here

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August 21, 2013 · 3:08 pm

Internship opportunity in Corporate Social Responsibility

Anyone interested in an internship to explore corporate social responsibility performance of a construction company in Sydney???

Please email Deo on to express your interest. For SUSD students it could be a primer to the Graduate Project.

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David Gottfried talk at CRC for Low Carbon Living


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Judges announced for 2013 BPN Sustainability Awards

BPN Magazine has announced the panel of esteemed judges for the 2013 BPN Sustainability Awards. The judges include Richard Francis-Jones, design director of Australian architecture practice FJMT; Dick Clarke, director of sustainable building consultancy Envirotecture; and Malay Dave, a sessional academic at FBE and a doctoral research student at the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Low Carbon Living, UNSW.

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August 13, 2013 · 5:38 pm


“Modernising Building Energy Codes to Secure our Global Energy future”

With the substantial pressure the buildings sector is adding every year to global energy supply, energy security and the environment, there is an urgent need for global policy action to reduce the energy demand of the built environment.
The IEA and the UNDPpartnered to analyse current practices in the design and the implementation of building energy codes. Step by step guidance for effective and successful implementation of building energy codes are provided in the publication. Illustrative examples from IEA and non IEA countries are included.
Register now to hear more about effective approaches to address energy challenges of the built environment.
The Webinar is hosted by the Clean Energy Solutions Center. It will take place on August 20th, from 2:30PM to 4:00PM CEST (Paris time). Space is limited.

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August 9, 2013 · 6:07 pm

Employment Opportunity – Case Manager – Green Star at GBCA


The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) is currently looking for additional case managers for its Green Star building rating scheme, which may be of interest to some of you. Further details are available at

If you are interested, you should also contact Jeff Oatman (also a Sust. Dev. graduate)

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