PERTH AND ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA — Two of AECOM’s Australia offices (Perth and Adelaide) have been awarded the prestigious 5 Star Green Star–Office Interiors V1.1 rating by the Green Building Council of Australia which recognizes excellence in environmentally sustainable design and construction.
To coincide with the launch of its Sustainability Report for Australia and New Zealand, entitled “Connected Collaborative Committed,” AECOM also is targeting 5 Star Green Star accreditation for its Brisbane and Sydney offices and 5 Star Green Star accreditation with the New Zealand Green Building Council for its new Auckland office.
AECOM also has partnered with clients to help achieve Green Star status for its projects, including one40william Street in Perth, Western Australia, which is the largest 5 Star Green Star office design building in the state, and the Blackmores’ building in Sydney, which is targeting 5 Star Green Star–Office Design v2.
Head of ANZ Office of Sustainability at AECOM, Richard Morwood, said the company continues to make significant progress in its approaches to sustainability in both its project work and business operations.
AECOM’s Sustainability Report is its third report for Australia and New Zealand and features innovative sustainability projects and tools which the company has delivered to clients. AECOM also is embracing sustainability in its own business by closely tracking its carbon footprint. The company is on track to achieve its target of reducing greenhouse emissions by 30 percent per employee by 2014.
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