News – ISCouncil

Sustainability: A construction career: Ann Azzopardi

Setting the scene The golden thread that runs through Ann Azzopardi’s career story is one of women supporting women. At instrumental stages of Ann’s career, she has been “lifted up” by inspiring women – and now Ann is elevating the next generation of rising sustainability stars. This series, developed by the Infrastructure Sustainability Council with

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Sowing the seeds of change: Reflections from outgoing IS Council CEO Ainsley Simpson

When I started to prepare this last message to members of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council, I kept being drawn to my African roots. So, I took inspiration and guidance from many simple but profound African sayings to reflect on the last eight years and the lessons I will take with me. If you want to

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Retiring IS v1.2 Design & As Built Rating Tools – 31 December 2023

On 31 December 2023, the Infrastructure Sustainability Council is retiring the IS v1.2 Design and As Built Rating tools, and will no longer be accepting Rating Registrations of Interest. In order to deploy IS v1.2 Design & As Built, the following conditions are applicable: The project has an executed Rating Agreement and is underway; or

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ISC Connect 2023 – Recap

“Our decade of action for people, the planet and the economy…” Reflections on “ISC Connect”, your Infrastructure Sustainability Council’s yearly conference, held on Naarm country (Melbourne), from 5-7 September, 2023.  If the strength of our relationships and the ways our actions have impact are the litmus tests of success; and if history tells us we

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Waterfield’s RapidConsensus Workshop

Join the latest RapidConsensus workshop held on November 23rd and 24th. The sustainable success of an organisation relies on how well its teams perform day to day. If the people within an organisation are not working together effectively, with unclear actions and running on multiple agendas there is no capacity for growth.  This can be

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Award Winners – 2023 Annual Gala Awards

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council Awards 2023 revealed exciting industry trends, as judges highlighted themes of stakeholder collaboration and local business empowerment. Hosted on 7 September at The TimberYard Port Melbourne, this event showcased the pivotal actions advancing sustainability in the infrastructure sector of Australia and New Zealand. The Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC) is the peak

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2023 Annual Award Finalists

It is with great excitement that today we announce our finalists for our upcoming Gala Awards sponsored by Ventia. We extend our congratulations to all those who have been nominated as a finalist in their respective categories and we look forward to celebrating with industry on our awards night on the 7th of September at The

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Through the lens of Leadership – Emma Dade, Jacobs

Through Lens of Leadership “Leadership means empowering and enabling those around you through your actions, behaviors and attitudes so they can thrive and create meaningful outcomes.” Emma Dade – Jacobs   Leadership in Infrastructure Sustainability Emma is passionate about the role of infrastructure in delivering positive ESG outcomes and has been supporting several industry working

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Beyond Climate Positive

Leveraging the Olympics and Paralympics as a catalyst for change Sports have the power to unite; so too does sustainability. The Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032 is a powerful catalyst for cumulative change – before, during and long after the event itself. Now is the time to come together for a positive infrastructure

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InfraBuild pioneering ecolabelled steel

The IS Council is delighted to recognise InfraBuild for successfully gaining GECA Certification for its reinforcing bar and reinforcing mesh products, made by InfraBuild to AS/NZS 4671. InfraBuild is the first business to achieve GECA Certification to their Steel Standard. Steel is a vital material not only for the built environment but also for vehicles,

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Through the lens of Leadership – Patrick Ilott, Perspektiv

Through Lens of Leadership “Creating the conditions that allow people to thrive, make good decisions, and achieve positive outcomes for one another really gets me going. Perspektiv provides me the perfect vehicle to do this for our team and our clients”. Patrick IIott – Perspektiv   Leadership in Infrastructure Sustainability Patrick has demonstrated leadership in

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Social value in the Australian built environment

Infrastructure supporting a better future for all In the lead up to the 2023-24 Australian Federal Budget, why unlocking the social value of the nation’s infrastructure investment is key to creating a better future for all WSP and ISC acknowledge that every project we work on takes place on First Peoples lands. We recognise Aboriginal

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