Australia's tallest wooden building sold – Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

March 7, 2017 Illustration courtesy of The Urban Developer Impact Investment Group (IIG) has acquired Queensland’s first engineered timber office building, 5 King. This is IIG’s second commercial building acquisition in the $ 2.9 billion Brisbane Showgrounds redevelopment. At a height of almost 45 metres, 5 King will be the tallest engineered timber building in Australia […]

POWER RANGERS: Latest TV Spot Adds More Fuel To The Green … – Comic Book Movie (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

A new TV spot for the Power Rangers reboot has been released, featuring footage of Rita Repulsa confronting Trini which possibly adds a little fire to the popular Green Ranger theory. Come check it out! Ever since the first look photos of Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa were released, there’s been a pretty major theory […]

CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]

Key Topic at Leading Shanghai Forum: Environmentally … – satPR – Satellite PR News (press release)

Tongji University professor and leading management science expert You Jianxin talks about how the development of new mobility models that take the environment into account is the first step SHANGHAI, Dec. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — You Jianxin, professor at the School of Economics & Management, Tongji University, and one of China’s leading management science experts, […]

How Roofs Can Play A Key Role In Sustainable Architecture – Living Architecture Monitor magazine (press release) (blog)

December 22, 2016– As the green and sustainable building trend moves into the mainstream, we can begin to evaluate the impact and roles that different parts of the building’s envelope play on overall sustainability and contribute to reducing the carbon footprint. The result has been healthier, more productive buildings that last longer, consume far less […]

Kenya's sustainable architecture journey, 53 years later – The Standard (press release)

A skater holds on a motorcyclist at the decorated main roundabout where U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to drive past, during his three-day state visit in Kenya’s capital Nairobi July 24, 2015. Obama departed for Kenya on Thursday, his first trip to his father’s homeland as U.S. president, kicking off a swing through Africa […]

India Green Building Market Opportunity Outlook 2020 – PR Newswire (press release)

LONDON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — India has a great tradition of building environment friendly homes throughout its history. Various renewable and natural items like bamboo, agricultural residues, clay etc. have traditionally been used in vast areas of India, particularly in rural areas. But the concept of modern green building having minimum impact on environment […]

Rovio Entertainment: “Angry Birds, Happy Planet” climate action … – Business Wire (press release)

ESPOO, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures humbled to join esteemed honorees including U.S. President Barack Obama for championing solutions to the planet’s most urgent challenges The UN Foundation has recognized Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures with a Global Leadership Award for the “Angry Birds, Happy Planet” global marketing and outreach campaign to raise awareness […]

Join Education on the 'Real-World Learning' 2016 Green Strides Tour! – U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog)

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) and its Green Strides outreach initiative share promising practices and resources in the areas of safe, healthy, and sustainable school environments; nutrition and outdoor physical activity; and environmental and sustainability education. To bring additional attention to honorees’ practices, ED-GRS has conducted an annual Green Strides tour, allowing […]