Mad Men NABERS competition: Investa’s story

Why is it so hard to get tenants to become more sustainable? We ask Investa’s Michael Cook, who attended our Mad Men for the Planet workshop in November, on his…

Carbon positive

Property sustainability conversation turns to carbon positive

The world must move to net zero emissions by 2050 to avoid the most extreme climate change scenarios, but the property sector is hoping to do more, and more quickly, particularly with notoriously hard to engage tenants.

NABERS Co-Assess tenants

NABERS’ new tool is looking at you tenants

NABERS ratings have been phenomenally successful for offices: they’ve penetrated 80 per cent of the office space market and saved a mountain in energy costs for landlords. Now there’s a…

Waste crusade wins First State Super top CitySwitch award

First State Super’s first-ever “war on waste” challenge to teach staff to curb office waste has won the not-for-profit superannuation fund the Signatory of the Year (over 2000 square metres) award at this year’s National CitySwitch Awards.

Co-working is influential and still growing strong

WeWork was the focus of discussion during part of the investor panel at Happy Healthy Offices this week, just as new research showed Australia is a hot spot for this office format, known for its ability to practice and influence a greater sense of community and bent towards sustainability.