28 November 2017
This partnership will greatly assist RISE to streamline implementation and move through to effective policy dialogue with a wide network of international institutions and organisations.
23 November 2017
The largest opportunity to reduce gas demand exists in industry, through improved energy efficiency as a result of reusing waste heat and upgrading boilers.
20 November 2017
Children participate in RISE community consultation by designing their ideal neighbourhood
17 November 2017
To contribute to the global 16 Days of Activism campaign against Gender-based Violence, a launching event of a research project on “Transforming Harmful Social Norms in the Solomon Islands” was held on November 14th, 2017 at the Queen Victoria Women’s Trust Centre in Melbourne.
8 November 2017
As the planet’s resources continue to diminish, we must look to research, innovation and collaboration to deliver a sustainable world for future generations. Monash researchers and industry experts offer insights into the known solutions that will create a sustainable future.
2 November 2017
The Climate Alliance Business Leadership Awards recognise Australian business executives and organisations that have demonstrated leadership by addressing the opportunities or risks presented by climate change.
31 October 2017
Revitalising Informal Settlements and their Environments (RISE) is supporting the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.
20 October 2017
Twenty-one students representing nine teams have been shortlisted for the final stage of the inaugural Leave No One Behind social business competition.
19 October 2017
Four Monash academics – including Monash Sustainable Development Institute Director Rebekah Brown – have been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. The honour is in recognition of their distinguished contributions to their disciplines and to society.
13 October 2017
Professor Dave Griggs speaks with the Australian Conservation Foundation
10 October 2017
Monash University President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner AO, said the Net Zero initiative was the most ambitious project of its kind undertaken by an Australian university.
6 October 2017
The award recognises the SDSN Youth's peacemaking efforts worldwide.
5 October 2017
The Monash-led publication Getting Started with the SDGs in Universities: A guide for universities, education institutions and the academic sector, made its international debut in New York last month.
1 October 2017
Tahmina Yasmin from the Water and Sustainability in Asia GRIP, was awarded "Best Presentation" at the 19th International Conference on Adaptive and integrative Water Management.
29 September 2017
ClimateWorks Australia's Meg Argiryou speaks with Devex
26 September 2017
Sam Loni and Professor John Thwaites discuss how Australia lags behind many European countries, as well as Japan, Canada and New Zealand.
22 September 2017
Monash Sustainable Development Institute’s Professor Rob Skinner has been named Lead Chair of the Andrews Government’s new Metropolitan and Regional Water Forums. The forums are part of the Government’s plans to put communities at the heart of storm and recycled water management for Victoria.
14 September 2017
Work has officially commenced on Monash’s multimillion dollar Revitalising Informal Settlements and their Environments program (RISE).
24 August 2017
The Food-Energy-Water Nexus project for Monash University was recently presented to a global audience of policy makers, media and academics in Stockholm.
23 August 2017
Kim Borg of BehaviourWorks Australia speaks with Morgan Burnley from Radio Adelaide about big issue documentaries and behaviour change.
22 August 2017
Monash University was a major contributor to an important new publication, Getting started with the SDGs in universities: A guide for universities, higher education institutions, and the academic sector.
21 August 2017
BehaviourWorks Australia’s Sarah Kneebone took part in the panel discussion during National Science Week.
15 August 2017
While “big issue” documentaries do a great job raising awareness and developing attitudes on important issues, they often don’t go far enough in inspiring long term change.
14 August 2017
Four passionate and talented Monash students are heading to New York City in mid-September to participate in the International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) and other events happening around the city as part the UN General Assembly and New York Climate Week.
7 August 2017
More than 130 students attended Monash University’s ‘Leave No One Behind’ kickstart event held at the Australian Synchrotron.
4 August 2017
ClimateWorks Australia's Scott Ferraro speaks with ABC RN Breakfast
4 August 2017
Pilot project will see high performing students help small to medium businesses contribute to greater social and environmental outcomes.
4 August 2017
Staff and graduate research students who would like to be part of the Monash delegation to the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn are invited to submit an expression of interest for consideration.
3 August 2017
BehaviourWorks Australia's research into digital inclusion was presented at the official launch of the Australian Digital Inclusion Alliance (ADIA).
2 August 2017
Green Steps will be running its flagship university program at Monash this September for students who want the skills and knowledge to drive sustainability in their careers and beyond.
29 July 2017
Take One Step, developed by Monash Sustainable Development Institute, and run as a pilot with the Monash Business School in 2016 has been announced as a finalist in the Student Engagement category of the Green Gown Awards, Australasia.
17 July 2017
In July 2017 Melbourne hosted the ECOCITY World Summit. Held every two years since 1990, this year's World Summit's theme was on Changing Cities: Resilience and Transformations.
29 June 2017
If humankind is to live sustainably, future economic growth in developing nations must minimize environmental harm.
27 June 2017
Lateline - ABC TV
14 June 2017
The State of Electric Vehicles in Australia report provides an up-to-date assessment of Australia’s electric vehicle industry.
12 June 2017
We can encourage people to make healthy adjustments to their diets with simple behaviour techniques.
11 June 2017
Ms Cheryl Batagol Chair of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and Chair of the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Monash University, in recognition of her outstanding leadership and lifetime contribution to sustainability, environmental protection, water, and waste and resource management.
8 June 2017
New $1.5 million Research and Innovation Program to improve patient safety in public healthcare.
30 May 2017
Monash and MSDI host Australian-Indonesian leadership delegation for dialogue on future cities.
25 May 2017
The forecast for future blackouts in Australia doesn’t look good if there’s no change in our energy demand and supply.
15 May 2017
MSDI's Professor Dave Griggs co-develops blueprint to help countries implement and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
5 May 2017
With Prof Jeffrey Sachs and SDSN Youth Global Coordinator Sam Loni
4 May 2017
Major research focus on planetary health
13 April 2017
New student initiative to address social disadvantage
11 April 2017
BehaviourWorks Australia has contributed to the Victorian Government's new campaign to reduce the number of non-emergency calls made to 000.
6 April 2017
ClimateWorks Australia and its co-founding philanthropic partner, The Myer Foundation, won the Best Large Grant award at the 2017 Australian Philanthropy Awards.
Interview: Perspective-taking makes people more willing to help others in distant parts of the world
29 March 2017
PsyPost speaks with Dr Nick Faulkner from BehaviourWorks Australia about testing empathy
27 March 2017
ClimateWorks Australia's Scott Ferraro informs us how vehicle emission standards can save motorists money and reduce pollution.
Emissions standards on cars will save Australians billions of dollars, and help meet our climate targets
16 March 2017
The cheapest way for Australia to cut greenhouse gas emissions is to put a cap on car emissions. It would be so cheap, in fact, that it will save drivers money.
16 March 2017
ClimateWorks Australia has called on the Federal Government to implement the most stringent light vehicle emissions standard arguing an even higher standard was achievable.
14 March 2017
Lecture by MSDI's Professor Dave Griggs at Victoria University of Wellington, NZ.
13 March 2017
Associate Professor Peter Bragge of BehaviourWorks Australia takes a look at why this occurs and how we can best address it through behavioural techniques
09 March 2017
Monash Business School and MSDI are nurturing the next generation of business leaders.
08 March 2017
Monash University has received international recognition for becoming the first university in the world to raise funds by issuing a climate bond.
06 March 2017
Monash in Focus takes a look at MSDI's global slum revitalisation project.
20 February 2017
Professor Dave Griggs says businesses need to act now or be left behind as the world transitions to a high-tech, low-carbon future.
11 February 2017
Associate Professor Liam Smith, Director of BehaviourWorks Australia, discusses adaptive management strategies on Radio National's Best Practice program.
09 February 2017
Professor Rob Skinner shares his advice on how to manage our water to create liveable and resilient cities on "The Sustainable Hour" radio show.
31 January 2017
SDSN Youth launches the first edition of the Youth Solutions Report to provide solutions to address global problems.
24 January 2017
Monash University’s Sustainable Development Institute aims to ensure water access for urban poor.
24 January 2017
An innovative water-sensitive project aims to dramatically improve the health of slums and their environment together.