Innovating Infrastructure in NZ: A Recap

Last week, Auckland hosted an enlightening event titled “Innovating Infrastructure: From Data-Driven Decisions to Climate-Resilient Development in New Zealand.” This pivotal gathering brought together industry leaders and innovators for an evening dedicated to the future of urban and transport infrastructure in the face of climate change and technological evolution.

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Join Our Working Group: Approaches for the holistic assessment of climate event impacts’

Introduction

In a world increasingly shaped by the unpredictable forces of climate change, the need for sustainable and resilient asset management has never been more critical. The Sustainability and Resilience in Asset Management (SRiAM) Special Interest Group is at the forefront of this challenge, and we are excited to announce an opportunity for Asset Management Council members to contribute to this vital field. We are calling for expressions of interest to join a new Working Group focused on “Approaches for the Holistic Assessment of Climate Event Impacts.” This initiative is not just a call to action; it’s an invitation to be part of a groundbreaking journey.

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SRiAM Launches first of a series of Discussion Papers

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.

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Join Our Working Group: Asset Management Decision-Making Through A Sustainability Lens

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.

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Pathway to Green Construction Procurement – Best Practice Guidelines  

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.

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