Reports - ISCouncil

Journey to Net Zero

A journey to net zero presents a compelling case for a great opportunity to change the way we approach out transport sector, and indeed our towns and communities. It is a ‘call to action’ for the industry to stop and rethink the way we approach transport in Australia. It presents an opportunity for the industry

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Thriving Nations Report

From the moment we wake to the moment we go to sleep, what we do and how we do it, is enabled by our infrastructure. It is crystal clear, this century is one of change – for our lifestyles, our communities, our economies and our environment. Whether it is climate change, addressing inequality or riding

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Place-based approach to net zero

A place based approach acknowledges that the implementation of net zero commitments and goals will be more successful if the solutions both relate to the unique context in which they are applied, and mobilise localised resources, action and engagement. Place based solutions to net zero provide multiple benefits such as: Mobilising enthusiastic local investment and

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A NET ZERO FUTURE: Delivered through our infrastructure pipeline

In Australia, collective action is needed to deliver low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure that meets community, Government, and investor requirements. Australian state and territory Governments have committed to net zero carbon by 2050 to address climate change risks identified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). All have set further intermediate 2030 benchmarks to drive action

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Return on Investment

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) has been supporting the infrastructure industry drive best practice through the Infrastructure Sustainability Rating Scheme (IS Rating Scheme) since 2012. In this time, the Scheme has actively contributed to capacity building and transparently measuring the social, environmental, governance and cultural outcomes delivered by more than $160 billion of

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Reshaping Infrastructure for a Net Zero Emissions Future

Infrastructure has a significant, lasting influence on Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions. Around 70% of Australia’s emissions are associated with infrastructure projects. Infrastructure assets built today will still be operating in 2050 when countries like Australia are expected to reach net zero emissions under the Paris Climate Agreement. Despite this, emissions reductions in line with a

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IS Rating Scheme Return on Investment – Cost benefit analysis of the Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) Rating Scheme

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC) has been supporting the infrastructure industry to drive best practice through the Infrastructure Sustainability Rating Scheme (IS Rating Scheme) since 2012. In this time, the scheme has actively contributed to capacity building and transparently measuring the social, environmental, governance and cultural outcomes delivered by more than $160 billion worth of

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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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2021 Impacts Report

During the webinar we showcase case studies of leading edge practice from our community of members that demonstrate how the sector is forging pathways deeper into sustainability. Read the 2021 Impact Report

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Pathway to Productive and Sustainable Infrastructure Report

ISCA has collaborated with over 30 representatives from the building sector, government and academia to produce the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council’s (ASBEC) Pathway to Productive and Sustainable Infrastructure workshop report (the report) calling for a clear pathway to sustainable and productive infrastructure.

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INFRASTRUCTURE CAN LAY THE FOUNDATIONS FOR AUSTRALIA’S NET ZERO EMISSIONS FUTURE

Infrastructure will play a critical role in supporting Australia’s transition to net zero emissions according to a new paper released today.  Infrastructure contributes around 70 per cent of Australia’s annual greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Issues Paper: Reshaping Infrastructure for a net zero emissions future. The paper is published in partnership by the Infrastructure Sustainability

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ISC Climate Action Position

As the peak infrastructure sustainability body across Australia and New Zealand, Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

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