2011 Green Globe Award sponsors
Ecosave is the fastest growing energy and water conservation company in Australia. Established in 2002, it has developed its strongest capabilities in building controls, lighting and air conditioning energy conservation, as well as all aspects of water conservation for commercial and industrial buildings. It has helped customers throughout Australia by completing projects in every state, both within capital cities and country areas.
Through its offer of a free site assessment, Ecosave provides potential customers with a list of the energy and water conservation projects that meet the client’s financial criteria. Expected savings and costs for the recommended projects are provided in an obligation free proposal. Once a proposal is approved, Ecosave will manage all aspects of the installation process to provide the client with energy and/or water savings with no interruption to the client’s operations.
TRUenergy, the owner of EnergyAustralia, is one of Australia’s largest integrated energy companies with a goal to be Australia’s best customer-focused energy management group.
With the acquisition of EnergyAustralia, the Delta West gentrader rights and NSW generation development sites from the NSW Government in early 2011, TRUenergy has a portfolio of approximately $7 billion of generation and retail assets and employs around 1,600 employees and contractors through major operational partnerships across South East Australia. TRUenergy provides gas and electricity to approximately 2.75 million household and business accounts in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and the ACT.
As an investor, generator and retailer in Australian energy, TRUenergy recognises the importance of building a sustainable business.
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The Sydney Morning Herald offers independence, authority and integrity in its comprehensive news and current affairs coverage to an inquiring, committed readership. Its news pages, analysis and commentary combined with weekly and daily sections continue to satisfy the needs of a broad range of contemporary NSW audiences. Its modern sections deliver vibrant pages and world-class design, making The Sydney Morning Herald the number one newspaper read by Sydneysiders.
As part of its commitment to raising awareness of environmental issues, The Sydney Morning Herald was responsible for launching Earth Hour in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which has emerged as a global phenomenon involving hundreds of millions of people across more than 120 countries.
The Natural Resources Advisory Council of New South Wales (NRAC) was established by the NSW Government as a single forum for key stakeholder advice on high level natural resources management and land use issues. NRAC is an independent body that reports to the Minister. NRAC membership is broad, comprising Phyllis Miller OAM, the Convenor and representatives from 23 peak stakeholder organisations as well as the CEO’s of relevant State agencies.
Stakeholder interests represented on NRAC include: farmers, irrigators, fisheries management, mining, forestry, rural communities, Aboriginal peoples, conservation, planning, unions, the sciences, as well as Local Government Authorities, Catchment Management Authorities and Livestock Health & Pest Authorities. NRAC members are high level representatives and well informed about key natural resource management issues. This enables the Council to work constructively with Government on sensitive high level natural resource and related planning issues, as well as, signalling community concerns for timely consideration.
Landcom develops award-winning communities with people in mind.
At Landcom, we always start with people in mind. Through our projects, we aim for leadership and excellence in economic, social and environmental sustainability. We play an important role in delivering NSW Government objectives for Sydney’s urban growth and development. We achieve all this through our relationships with the private sector, local councils, government agencies and private landowners, creating places that provide the best possible foundation to build communities.
Rheem has operated in Australia since 1936 and is the largest manufacturer of water heaters in Australia. Its brands include Rheem, Solahart, Edwards, Vulcan, Aquamax, Raypak, Accent Air and Everhot. It employs over 1100 people in Australia in four manufacturing facilities in NSW, Victoria and Western Australia. It has additional subsidiary organisations in New Zealand, China and Europe. It is the worldwide market leader in Solar Thermal products.
CitySwitch Green Office is the only national energy efficiency program tailored to office tenants. Tenants can influence up to 50 per cent of the energy use in their buildings, so simple changes to improve energy efficiency can save money and help organisations play their part in addressing climate change. By signing up to CitySwitch, organisations join a growing national partnership between local government and corporate leaders, and can demonstrate and promote their commitment to environmental sustainability. CitySwitch is free to join, voluntary and a simple way to undertake energy efficiency.
Mirvac is a leading integrated real estate group, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) with activities across the investment and development spectrum. Established in 1972, Mirvac has more than 38 years of experience in the real estate industry and has an unmatched reputation for delivering quality products and services across all of its businesses.
Mirvac’s Investment division manages a diverse portfolio of assets across the office, retail and industrial sectors, leased to quality tenants including leading Australian and international companies.
Mirvac is one of the leading brands in the Australian development and construction industry and has a proven track record of delivering innovative and quality products that exceed customers’ expectations and lead the market.
Ecosave specialises in designing retrofit energy conservation solutions for existing buildings. Our engineering team has experience gained on over 2000 sites. The team undertakes the following activities to provide our clients with significant savings:
conducting energy and water savings opportunities assessments
full implementation and commissioning of projects
measuring, verifying and reporting actual savings
Ecosave’s processes and methodologies ensure more accurate savings are estimated and delivered to our clients. Additionally, our commitment to continual improvement ensures ongoing research generating new solutions and savings for our clients.
Performance measures demonstrate project capability. Ecosave’s overall contract performance has never fallen below 8 out of 10.
Savings for your business will be guaranteed, as are all our contracts. If we don’t meet the guaranteed savings, we undertake to either do additional work free of charge to generate more savings and meet the guaranteed payback, or refund enough of the project value to meet our guaranteed payback. In over 420 projects guaranteed in this way, only one has failed to meet our guaranteed energy savings, a reliability of over 99.75%. Our conservative and accurate estimation of energy and water savings allows us to provide certainty to our clients.
“The final outcome was that everything Ecosave promised was delivered on time and on budget, and their after sales service is second to none.” - Janaka Wimalaratne, Regional Energy Manager - Telstra sites, Transfield
Ecosave leads industry in sustainable business practices, among other things:
our premises are run by 100% green energy
our vehicles are in the Green-fleet program
waste removed from our installations is recycled and/or re-used whenever possible
we select the most environmentally friendly products available to include in our installations
all our stationery is printed on recycled paper and both sides of pages used
all our office paper waste is recycled
Not only has TRUenergy committed to reducing emissions by 60% by 2050 as part of its 2007 Climate Change Strategy, but it has also actively invested in new, cleaner energy projects in Australia. For example, the Tallawarra Power Station near Wollongong, which began operating in early 2009 and supplies electricity to over 200,000 homes and businesses across NSW, is one of Australia’s most efficient, large-scale gas-fired power stations with carbon emissions 50-70% lower than traditional coal fired generators. In addition, TRUenergy has a strong pipeline of over 4,500 MW of potential gas-fired generation developmentsTRUenergy is involved in the development of wind farms and other renewable energy sources. Its portfolio includes wind farms at Cathedral Rocks and Waterloo in South Australia and has a number of wind development options totalling around 1,150 MW. TRUenergy is leading a consortium which has had its 180MW Solar Mallee Park project near Mildura short-listed under the Federal Government’s solar flagships program. If you would like more information about TRUenergy, please visit the website at TRUenergy.com.au
TRUenergy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the CLP Group, which is publicly listed in Hong Kong. CLP is one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in the Asia Pacific region and operates in Hong Kong, Australia, India, China, Taiwan and Thailand. It is also a leading renewable energy developer with wind farms, hydro, biomass and solar accounting for more than 15% of CLP’s total generation portfolio.
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