Monthly Archives: May 2011

Green precinct rating tools

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Martin Williams
Energy & Sustainability Services, Australia
Telstra Account

Rating tools are continuing to evolving from their focus on offices and homes to other building uses and recently groupings of buildings.  This reflects a desire of owners and developers to be able to simply communicate the wider sustainability benefits of precinct or larger developments.  The tools below have been developed… Read More

Categories: Asia Pacific.

Apps – the new world of sustainability

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Lora Brill
EMEA Upstream Sustainability Services

Sustainability comes down to choices – choices of design, behaviour, and consumption. Our choices are influenced by the information about costs and benefits available to us at the time of decision. Information about sustainability costs and benefits has always been notoriously hard to obtain in these crucial moments. However, open data, mobile wireless networks,… Read More

Categories: EMEA.

Geographic influences on sustainability programs

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Michael Jordan
Strategic Consulting

Last week, I was happy to present as part of a CoreNet summit SNAP session under the “social dynamics” theme. 

Without any coordination whatsoever, the other presenters and I touched some of the same themes for how to address the social part of big change programs! And the room (which was packed full) seemed appreciative of the concepts, such as:

– Make… Read More

Categories: Sustainability.

Catching some rays pays

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Peter Belisle
Energy and Sustainability

In an earlier post, I discussed how companies are engaging in a wider range of sustainability strategies these days.  But there’s one great opportunity that most people I’ve spoken to don’t fully grasp: Solar energy.

A lot of people dismiss solar energy as far too expensive to consider. That used to be the… Read More

Categories: Sustainability.