We are proud to announce the release of the first of a series of SRiAM Discussion Papers: “Embedding Sustainability Principles in Asset Management – Key Considerations.” This initiative, led by the AMCouncil’s Sustainability & Resilience in Asset Management (SRiAM) Chair Mary Irwin-Davies and her dedicated team, Ankur Maheshwari, Hanane Fares, Aneurin Hughes, and Lachlan MacLean marks a pivotal moment in our journey towards sustainable asset management.(more…)
Introduction: Welcome to the Sustainability and Resilience in Asset Management (SRiAM) Special Interest Group! We’re excited to announce a unique opportunity for members of the Asset Management Council to contribute to a vital discussion on sustainability in asset management. We’re forming a new working group focused on ‘Asset Management Decision-Making through a Sustainability Lens,’ and we’re calling for your expressions of interest.(more…)
Engineers Australia is an accredited Observer of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This means EA can attend UN conferences like Conference of the Parties (COP), meetings and contribute to UN policy submissions, etc.(more…)
Procurement professionals in the government sector understand that intentional procurement can lead to improved environmental sustainability. They are on the lookout for directions on how to apply government eco-friendly policies when acquiring infrastructure and overseeing construction. The “Pathway to Green Construction Procurement” published in August 2023 by APCC emphasizes five main pillars of environmental sustainability: energy, water, circular economy, biodiversity, and carbon emissions but does not delve into the social or financial aspects of capital ventures.(more…)
At COP27, a groundbreaking initiative was unveiled, aimed at bridging the gap in our collective approach towards achieving a net zero world. For those who are ardently working towards curbing greenhouse gas emissions, be it for an enterprise, community, or nation, the journey can often seem muddled. With multiple interpretations and strategies centred around “Net Zero” clarity becomes a luxury.(more…)
This annual one-day New Zealand based technical symposium brings representatives from various industries together to share asset management experiences and challenges, and provides a forum for networking & information sharing.
This year’s theme is getting the balance right – incorporating resilience in asset management.