Category: Initiatives

actsmart Canberra and region sustainability initiative


actsmart is an ACT Government initiative that is helping to create a more sustainable Canberra and region.

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Sustainable Mobility Project 2.0

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Mobility Project 2.0 aims to accelerate progress towards delivering universal access to safe and low-impact mobility for both goods and people. The project is developing a process and tools to be used with demonstrator-cities to support the development

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Cumberland Land Conservancy (Sydney)

Cumberland Land Conservancy (CLC)

The Cumberland Land Conservancy (CLC) is a volunteer operated not-for-profit organisation established to protect and restore the natural environment of western Sydney. Its core purpose is to acquire and conserve land locally for conservation purposes.

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World Urban Campaign – Better City, Better Life

World Urban Campaign - Better City, Better Life

The World Urban Campaign is the advocacy and partnership platform for cities in the twenty first century. Its goal is to place the urban agenda at the highest level in development policies. It is coordinated by UN-Habitat.

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Let’s make Parramatta River swimmable again

Let's make Parramatta River swimmable again

The upper and mid reaches of Sydney’s iconic Parramatta River, which feeds Sydney Harbour, have become too polluted for swimming and other activities to continue. A new initiative aims to make the whole river swimmable again by 2025.

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Canberra Nature Map

The Canberra Nature Map project allows the community to report rare and endangered plant sightings and any of the many treasures in and around the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), and view the results.

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Wild Melbourne

Wild Melbourne is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection of Melbourne’s environment and to teaching people the importance and majesty of native species and landscapes, from Port Phillip Bay to the high country.

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What’s your nature? in Brisbane

Coordinated by SEQ Catchments, What’s your nature? aims to connect – both physically and mentally – the Brisbane community to their urban waterways through a range of projects to restore local creeks and green spaces.

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Global City Teams Challenge

Cyber-physical systems (CPS), sometimes referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT), involves connecting smart devices and systems in diverse sectors such as transportation, energy, manufacturing, and healthcare in fundamentally new ways. Cities and communities around the world are increasingly

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Green Cooling Initiative

Refrigeration and air conditioning are responsible for a significant share of global greenhouse gas emissions. The Green Cooling Initiative aims to provide useful information, give access to knowledge and bring people together working on the same goal: Promoting green cooling worldwide.

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