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First published in 2003, Eco Voice is your go-to publication for sustainability news in Australia. Eco Voice prides itself as an independent news platform with a clear focus on sustainability, with articles coming from a diverse range of contributors – all levels of government, corporations, not-for-profits, community groups, small to medium sized businesses, universities, research organisations, together with input from international sources. Eco Voice values community, conservation and commerce. Eco Voice is a media partner of the prestigious Australian Banksia Sustainability Awards – The Peak Sustainability Awards.

Climate action charity offers $5,000 Innovation Award

Some of the CORENA committee and allies celebrate CORENA’s 10th anniversary, on 22 April 2023. Highlights: National climate action charity CORENA is calling for nominations for their inaugural Innovation Award. The $5,000 award recognises the most innovative and pioneering emissions reduction project or initiative. CORENA has given $1.17 million in interest-free loans for 50 separate […]

WA Beach Clean-up

Join not-for-profit organisation, Tangaroa Blue for their largest and longest running clean-up event! Back for its 19th year this October, they are calling out to our WA community to help clean your favourite beach, river or waterway as part of the 2023 WA Beach Clean-up (WABCU23). You can either volunteer at an already planned clean-up […]

SCENTRE GROUP TO DOUBLE ONSITE SOLAR GENERATION CAPACITY

Westfield Hornsby. L-R Scentre Group’s Craig Parr, Max Roberts, Nick Opperman Westfield Fountain Gate and Westfield Knox recently completed rooftop solar installations; new onsite solar at Westfield Hornsby and Westfield Tuggerah on track for completion in Q4 2023 Scentre Group continues on its pathway to net zero with the recent completion of rooftop solar installations at […]

Sustainability-focused Father’s Day

The Native Shop Gift Card is the perfect gift for Father’s Day. Dad will love it and the process is so simple. Gift cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout. They are used in the same way as a discount code. Once you have selected and added the plants you […]

More shocking revelations of cruelty to Australian sheep in the Middle East

Core members of Australian Alliance for Animals Australian Alliance for Animals The Australian Alliance for Animals is again calling on the Federal Government to expedite its phase out of live sheep exports following further revelations of widespread rorting of Australia’s export rules in the Middle East. The latest breaches, aired on the ABC’s 7.30 program tonight following […]

NSW is logging one of the state’s last strongholds for greater gliders

A map shows where logging is currently occurring in greater glider habitat © WWF-Australia WWF calls on NSW agency responsible to cease destruction of critical glider habitat The World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia today expressed shock that the Forestry Corporation New South Wales is logging one of the last remaining strongholds for greater gliders, which […]

Russell Investments expands Sustainable Managed Portfolio suite

Russell Investments bolsters Sustainable Managed Portfolio range, adding Conservative, Diversified 50 and High Growth options Expanded range mirrors Russell Investments’ core Multi-Asset offering Broadens advisers’ ability to benefit from managed account efficiencies Leading global investment manager and solutions partner, Russell Investments today extends its range of Sustainable Managed Portfolios, meeting growing adviser demand for sustainable […]

Advanced radar tech deployed in pursuit to protect critically endangered Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat

Mapping underground to better understand the shy and skittish wombat Researchers have deployed the latest in ground penetrating radar (GPR) technology to map out burrows belonging to one of the world’s rarest and notoriously shy mammals, the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat. By exploring these large underground homes, researchers hope to better understand this critically endangered species. […]

Businesses increase focus on supply chains to accelerate decarbonisation efforts

35% increase in businesses claiming they are investing more in improving supply chain resilience 78% agree that companies can significantly address their carbon footprint through greater visibility of environmental outcomes across their supply chain 51% of businesses have engaged external decarbonisation support 13% of companies that have committed to decarbonisation cite value chain risks as […]

2023’s Australian Technologies Competition Finalists Announced

In its 13th year and now owned by technology investment and advisory company Scalare Partners, the ATC showcases the wide range of businesses that the firm is on the lookout for. From a net zero emission coal replacement to glasses that deliver a sense of vision to those who are blind to a next gen space suit, […]

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ASCOTT AND SG ENABLE SIGN PARTNERSHIP TO ELEVATE DISABILITY INCLUSION AND ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Carole at the wheelchair-accessible reception counter. Partnership will lead to Singapore’s industry-first comprehensive playbook with SG Enable to advance Ascott’s disability inclusion efforts across its global portfolio The Ascott Limited (Ascott), the lodging business unit wholly owned by CapitaLand Investment (CLI), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SG Enable, the focal agency for […]

NSW first trial uses insects to transform food waste

Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore AO and Goterra CEO Olympia Yarger. Credit: Nick Langley/City of Sydney City of Sydney In a first for New South Wales, maggots will consume food scraps collected from residents as the City of Sydney investigates more sustainable solutions to process waste. The trial with circular economy solutions company Goterra […]

SCG Introduces 3 Innovations Making Low-Carbon Society “Possible”

Media OutReach Newswire  – As the world is shifting from the global warming phenomenon to “global boiling” which aggravates the severity of the environmental problem, the effort to create “low-carbon society” has become an urgent priority. However, it is a challenging task to encourage business organizations, consumers and all sectors in the society to go […]

BioPak and Rainforest Rescue launch new leaf cup series ahead of World Rainforest Day

Two decades on, the Leaf BioCup, originally launched by BioPak in 2006, now has a new look with the launch of a new leaf cup Nature Series in partnership with Rainforest Rescue Global sustainable packaging enterprise, BioPak, has today unveiled an exciting new leaf Nature Series in partnership with Rainforest Rescue to celebrate some of Australia’s most unique and diverse […]

EVS SET TO HIT 2.5 MILLION GOAL BY 2030 – BUT IS AUSTRALIA READY?

As electric vehicles (EVs) surge in popularity worldwide, a critical challenge has emerged locally – the required infrastructure to support this growth needs to catch up to where it needs to be. According to a recent report, 71 per cent of Australians consider EV charging infrastructure inadequate in their local area, backed up by the […]

Global Green Earth Economy Foundation (GGEEF) Empowers Businesses for a Thriving Green Economy with P5 Sustainability Framework

Global Green Earth Economy Foundation (GGEEF), a leading advocate for sustainable business practices, today highlighted its commitment to empowering businesses and driving regional progress towards a thriving green economy. GGEEF champions sustainability through its innovative P5 Sustainability Framework of GPM Global (USA), which equips businesses with the tools and resources they need to achieve success […]

CplusC Architects + Builders transforms regenerative home builds with Autodesk

Holocene House in Manly demonstrates eco-friendly impact of digital design collaboration on residential property CplusC Architects + Builders (‘CplusC’) has transformed the design and delivery of unique and regenerative premium homes with the help of Autodesk. The Australian firm is using Autodesk’s Design & Make platform to optimise design practices with 3D modelling and enable […]

Toorak’s Maribel: from Colombia to the Ison Road Overpass

Women in Engineering Day - 23 June Maribel Gomez perfectly reflects the diversity of the talented team delivering the Ison Road Overpass. As woman in engineering with South American heritage, she typifies the vibrant mix of people and backgrounds working to help provide Wyndham West with a vital link...

Community-led disaster resilience model benefiting those that need it most

Monash University A new report from Monash University’s Fire to Flourish program has identified how a community-led approach to disaster resilience is delivering positive impacts for affected communities. As climate disasters become more frequent and severe, it is crucial now more than ever to support local communities and individuals in enhancing their preparedness, response and […]

Climate change accelerates emergence of insects in Alpine region

La Trobe University Researchers at La Trobe University’s Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems have exposed the hidden consequences of climate change on Alpine stream ecosystems, which could see an earlier emergence of insects. The study, led by Senior Lecturer in Environment and Genetics Dr Michael Shackleton, focused on streams around Falls Creek and projected significant alterations in water temperatures […]

Urban rewilding startup wins $50,000 Taronga Hatch Accelerator grant

The Groundswell Collective’s co-founders Anna Noon and Mark Colquhoun (middle) win the Taronga Hatch $50, 000 grant  Credit: Guy Dixon  The Groundswell Collective has been announced as this year’s winner of the $50,000 Hatch: Taronga Accelerator Program (Hatch) grant. On Wednesday 19 June, 13 founders of six start-ups went head-to-head for the chance to win […]

Football spectators giving free kick to racist bigots

Most football fans who have witnessed racism among fellow spectators at sporting matches in recent years have failed to report it, a new University of South Australia study has found. Australia's first large-scale study of its kind has examined the extent of racist behaviour and language among spectators of...