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ISC announces Water Advisory Group

Water is life. A sustainable water future is closely tied to climate change and healthy communities. The water sector is improving infrastructure performance, establishing benchmarks and leading practices to transition to a circular economy to support the communities of the future, all the while making more prominent cultural values of water.   To advance this agenda,

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Use of Recycled Material in Plastic Pipes

Australia’s plastic pipeline infrastructure is vital to the way we live today, delivering essential services and utilities to our homes and communities. Plastic pipe systems distribute drinking water, gas, and electricity. They protect the network of wires and cables that provide electricity, internet, and telephone services. They are widely used in irrigation systems for food

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Christmas message from the ISC team

Seasons Greetings and Meri Kirihimete from everyone at the Infrastructure Sustainability Council. Thanks for all your support throughout the year. May your holiday be blessed with the love and warmth of family and friends.    

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Joint announcement of NELP’s adoption of v2.1

In an industry first, North East Link has adopted version 2.1 of the Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) Rating Tool to ensure the project continues to achieve excellent environmental, social and economic outcomes as it moves into delivery. With the Spark Consortium recently announced as the delivery partner for the North East Link Tunnels, the tunnelling package

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LIFTING CONSTRUCTION THROUGH WORKPLACE CULTURE

At the Infrastructure Sustainability Council, we help our members drive sustainability outcomes during the planning, design, delivery and operation of infrastructure that can positively impact the planet, people and their prosperity and progress a world class industry. A strong construction industry is essential to the delivery of sustainable, impactful infrastructure. We welcome the draft Culture Standard for the Construction Industry and encourage all stakeholders to provide feedback into the consultation process.  The Culture Standard is being developed by Culture in Construction, an

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Welcome & Introduction for New Members

To watch a full recording of our ISC Welcome & Introduction event for new members, click below.

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Future Focus Forum – Policy

With wide-scale policy reform on the agenda, we look at the progressive steps being taken to help advance sustainability best practice. During this webinar we were  joined by David Tucker, Chief of Infrastructure Assessment with Infrastructure Australia; Gillian Blythe, CEO of Water NZ; and Luke Belfield, Acting Chief Engineer with the Office of Projects Victoria,

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ISAP Quarterly Update Forum – September 2021

Watch a recording of our ISAP Quarlety Update Forum and hear from the ISC team about the latest news and updates on IS Version 2.1, the ISC Connect Conference, BAU guidelines and Verifier Principles.

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Industry Briefing – Modern Slavery & Infrastructure

The construction and performance of our infrastructure shapes the world that we live in and the future that we will leave to the next generations. As part of our commitment to delivering sustainable infrastructure, we are working with our members to tackle modern slavery risks in our sector through the Modern Slavery Coalition. This Coalition

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Levers for change series – Sustainable Finance and Climate-Related Disclosures

We live in a time of adaptation whether it is to the risks and opportunities resulting from climate change, changing regulatory and reporting requirements, or stakeholder and staff expectations. In this bite sized Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC) thought-leadership series we examine the levers for change, what and who is helping us get into gear and build momentum

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Infrastructure Sustainability Council is proud to be working alongside Downer

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council is proud to be working alongside Downer in their pursuit of achieving greater sustainability performance across infrastructure projects and assets. Marcus Stephens, General Manager – Tasmania of Downer  quotes “Our journey has evolved throughout the process of working with the IS Council. What began as a point of differentiation has evolved

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Evolving in the season of change

Seasons change and so do we. The transition to the Infrastructure Sustainability Council acknowledges our vision and is deeply aligned with our purpose. The impact we enable was central to shaping our new identity.

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