News – ISCouncil

The State of ESG Reporting in Australia

We are pleased to share with our community a paper prepared by ISC member K&L Gates on  “The State of ESG Reporting in Australia”. To access the article click below

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Three new member coalitions to bring together the industry in our response to climate change challenges facing Infrastructure

The ISC has launched three new coalitions bringing together the best and brightest minds to address the important issues facing our industry at this time. Each coalition will work over a three-year period to define the issue, design practical and dynamic solutions, and deploy a toolkit for implementation. These coalitions will create a lasting legacy

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ISC & ISAP Newsletters

Did you miss on our latest news? Click below to read the latest newsletter and ISAP bulletin. November Newsletter – Click here to access December Newsletter – Click here to access January 2023 Newsletter – Click here to access     November Monthly Bulletin – Click here to access December Monthly Bulletin – Click here to access

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10 Stories to Celebrate 10 Years

On Wednesday 29 February 2012, then federal Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese stood before a packed crowd at Parliament House in Canberra to unveil Australia’s first national rating scheme for sustainable infrastructure.  Wishing the Infrastructure Sustainability Rating Scheme, or IS for short, a “busy life”, Mr Albanese noted that project teams working on everything from roads

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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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