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Academics for Refugees call for National Policy Summit in 2017

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

Over 2,000 Academics have signed an Open Letter to the Australian government in support of a policy paper calling for a just and humane approach for refugees and a "national conversation about Australia’s responses to people seeking asylum"  More »

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Australian Universities at the 2016 Disruptive Innovation Festival

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

The Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) is an online, open access event that invites thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, businesses, makers and learners to explore the question “The economy is changing - what do I need to know, experience and do?”. This year UQ an UTS will host events at the DIF and invite you to participate...   More »

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Herding the Green Chicken

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

There's a new blog exploring approaches and considerations for high quality teaching, linking to national and international research and reflecting on teaching practice...  More »

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Energy efficiency project wins international award

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

An energy efficiency training program involving a team of UTS Business academics working with the NSW Government has won a Best Practice Award from the Energy Smart Communities Initiative of the Asia Pacific Economic Forum. The training program materials are available on the Learning & Teaching Sustainability site  More »

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Catch up on the Disruptive Innovation Festival

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

Did you miss the DIF, a three­-week online event that brings together entrepreneurs, designers, industry, makers, learners and doers to explore and respond to the changing economy?   More »

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New video material: Endless Prosperity

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

How can we live within our planet's limits? Featuring John Hewson and Prof Paul Ehrlich, this lecture considers where science and business must work together to manage the fallout of a range of global issues that if left unchecked will become ever-more costly to address.  More »

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CLEAN ENERGY REGIONAL RESPONSES CONFERENCE 2014

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

Regional responses to clean energy opportunities will define the future for Australia. This 30 speaker conference is about just that....the future, your future, your company’s future, your community’s future. This is your chance to learn about real examples of real communities who are making real differences and achieving real economic and social development.   More »

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Food Waste Avoidance Event

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

The Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), in partnership with Sydney TAFE will be holding a fun, interactive and ‘sustainable/green’ food event. It will be held in the Sydney TAFE Ultimo College courtyard from 12pm-2pm on October 28 this year.  More »

ESD London Conference

Melissa Edwards

Sustainability is a core theme in higher education today and will remain so tomorrow  More »

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Latest News

Melissa Edwards

Sustainability.edu.au latest newsletter now out  More »

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CR3+ Conference 2014: Presentations now downloadable

Rosemary Sainty

The Conference drew over 70 delegates representing more than 30 organisations from 10 countries, with the following presentations and keynote speeches made available to the Learning & Teaching Sustainability website by conference delegates.  More »

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Sustainability Research News

Melissa Edwards

The Fifth Estate recently published a listing and summary of top sustainability university research  More »

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CR3+ CONFERENCE 2014: CSR EXPANDING HORIZONS

Rosemary Sainty

Wednesday 26 - Friday 28 March, 2014 La Trobe Business School, Melbourne, Australia The CR3+ conference is a collaborative effort between the La Trobe Business School (Australia), Audencia Nantes School of Management (France), Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki (Finland) and ISAE/FGV in Curitiba (Brazil).   More »

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Efs Forum Call for Registrations

Melissa Edwards

Australian EfS Community invites you to register for a free forum about sustainability in tertiary education to be held at three campuses on the 20th Feb  More »

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INVITATION TO WEBINAR ON WORKFORCE TRAINING FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

You are invited to attend an upcoming webinar that will discuss workforce training programs in energy assessment and management for the industrial and commercial buildings sectors. In this webinar, an international panel of experts will describe workforce training programs in their countries that facilitate greater energy management proficiency in industry and commercial buildings.   More »

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Register your interest for the Forum on EfS

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

On Thursday 20th February 2014 La Trobe, CSU and UTS are collaborating to host a forum titled ‘Education for Sustainability in the Tertiary Sector: What have we learnt, Where to next, What resources are available?’   More »

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Global Business Leaders Launch the B Team

Rosemary Sainty

The B Team is a not-for-profit initiative that has been formed by a group of global business leaders to create a future where the purpose of business is to be a driving force for social, environmental and economic benefit.  More »

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PhD scholarship in Business Models for Future Value Chains

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

The Institute for Sustainable Futures at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is offering a PhD scholarship for a project focused on understanding the industrial development potential of increased recycling activities within Australia, specifically characterising the emergent business models that will enable production systems with higher levels of resource efficiency   More »

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Energy efficiency leaders program a Green Globe finalist

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

An energy efficiency education program in the UTS Business School is a finalist in the NSW Green Globe Awards. The program was developed after an extensive consultation with business and aims to make energy efficiency part of accountants’ and managers’ daily practice  More »

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Energy Efficiency thesis wins 3MT

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

Rather than focusing just on cost savings, successful businesses are also linking energy efficiency to priorities such as safety and productivity, says UTS Business School researcher, and winner of the school's Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition, Patrick Crittenden.   More »

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oikos Case Writing Competition 2014

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

oikos, the international student organisation for sustainable economics and management, is calling for cases in corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship for the 2014 case writing competition  More »

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Premier's Sustainability Awards 2013

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

Entries are now open until July 15. The Education Award is for development and delivery of educational programs and institutional practices that address and contribute to a more sustainable Victoria for current and future generations.  More »

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Energy literacy given a boost

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

Australia's National Framework for Energy Efficiency (NFEE) and Swinburne University of Technology have jointly produced the Energy Handbook and Energy Efficiency Supplement. The handbook aims to engage individuals in developing an understanding of energy to solve a variety of challenges and develop opportunities related to energy conservation and efficiency at home and in the workplace.  More »

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News from EfS Conference

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

Presentations from the 'Transforming Vocational Education and Training (VET) through EFS' conference are now available at the TAFE NSW Sustainability Hub site.   More »

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Website redesign presented at AAEE

Tamsin Angus-Leppan

Presentations from the 2012 AAEE conference are now available online, including a presentation about this site's redesign  More »