Media Release - ISCouncil

Journey to Net Zero

New report to drive action on transport’s journey to net-zero.  Three infrastructure peak bodies have issued a new report today to call for industry transformation to accelerate the transport sector’s journey to net-zero and support Australia’s sustainable future.  The Journey to Net Zero – Inspiring Climate Action in the Australian Transport Sector was delivered as

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Awards showcase sustainability in infrastructure projects

The infrastructure industry continues to set new benchmarks in sustainability, shown by the exceptional achievements recognised at the Infrastructure Sustainability Council Gala Awards 2022. Held last night in Sydney, the awards celebrated sustainability best practices across Australia and New Zealand. Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC) is the peak body for infrastructure sustainability, advocating for the delivery

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New Approach needed for infrastructure to lift its weight in the race to reach net-zero

Despite the best of intentions, current approaches to achieving net-zero in the infrastructure sector will only get us so far. A new approach is required if we want to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. These are the findings that have come out of the Place-based approach to net-zero report released Thursday by Infrastructure Sustainability

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ISC report calls for industry shake up to deliver infrastructure for people, by people

Industry fragmentation, subjective decision-making, risk aversion and sectoral capacity are all key barriers to realising world-class infrastructure performance in a report joint launched by the Infrastructure Sustainability council and Urbis on Wednesday. Advance our nations, fair – world-class infrastructure for thriving nations explores the relationship between world-class infrastructure and thriving nations, with new opportunities identified

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Industry set to step up to the challenge of decarbonisation of transport in Australia

 A month after the COP26, three key transport peak bodies, the Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC), Roads Australia (RA) and the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) have reconfirmed their commitment to work in partnership to help industry lead decarbonisation of the transport sector.  The commitment will be supported by a research report to be released early next

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ANZ infrastructure industry well-positioned to meet 2030 benchmarks and achieve net zero by 2050

In a first-time collaboration Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK), Australian Constructors Association, Consult Australia and the Infrastructure Sustainability Council have released a joint report to support industry in accelerating a net zero future through the design and construction of the infrastructure pipeline. The report, A net-zero future delivered through our infrastructure pipeline, signals that a whole-of-business, systems-based

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Transdev John Holland Joint Venture Sets Pathway to Greener Connections in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs

Commuters in Sydney’s CBD and Eastern Suburbs can look forward to a greener, more reliable commute from next year. A new fleet of 136 zero emission buses will service the region as part of a new contract awarded by the NSW Government to Transdev John Holland Buses (NSW) to operate Greater Sydney Bus Contract 9

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New chair for Infrastructure Sustainability Council

The Board of Directors of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council has announced the appointment of Deborah Spring as the Chair Elect. Ms Spring will succeed Alison Rowe who has held the position since November 2018, after serving two terms. Deeply familiar with driving systemic industry change, Ms Spring is an independent director and the Chief Executive

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Infrastructure accelerates towards net zero

Projects certified by the Infrastructure Sustainability Council last financial year cut energy-related emissions by 43% and materials-related emissions by 56%, says the Infrastructure Sustainability Council. The Infrastructure Sustainability Council’s 2021 Annual Impact Report, released today, confirms the sector has “crossed the chasm’’ towards net zero emissions and a future with more sustainable, resilient, inclusive infrastructure,

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JOINT MEDIA RELEASE | Industry first partnership to lead the way to achieve net-zero transport in Australia

An industry-first partnership between Roads Australia (RA), the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and the Infrastructure Sustainability Council has been announced today, with the three bodies united in their efforts to help reduce the climate change impact of new and existing transport infrastructure. The focus of the project will be to showcase best-in-class initiatives and make

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Infrastructure Australia Plan points to sustainability and resilience as the nation’s biggest opportunities

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council has welcomed Infrastructure Australia’s 2021 Infrastructure Plan and its emphasis on sustainability and resilience. The 2021 Infrastructure Australia Plan is a 15-year roadmap for infrastructure reform that responds to the challenges and opportunities identified in the 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit. The Plan sets out detailed recommendations to deliver better infrastructure for

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New SA Water Plant Sets Australian Sustainability Record

SA Water’s new Murray Bridge Wastewater Treatment plant has been awarded the highest design rating to date for a water or wastewater project in Australia, from the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA).

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