Carbon Neutral Adelaide Ambassadors
Uniting Communities is the first charity and SA organisation to go carbon neutral, reducing their carbon emissions, now located in U City, a six-star Green Star development in the heart of Adelaide. U City has been designed to use 45 per cent less energy and 30 per cent less water than a comparable new building. Read more.
Dsquared are the smallest business to become certified carbon neutral in Australia. As active members of the City Switch and Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partner programs, dsquared challenges the notion that only large, well-resourced companies can aspire to be carbon neutral. Read more.
Adelaide Festival became a fully certified carbon neutral event in 2020 and have embedded this approach into their strategic plan. The Festival undertook a deep dive into understanding the relative impact of venues, flights, transport and accommodation, to achieve their goal. Read more.
In 1999 Urban Ecology commenced construction of model ecocity development, Christie Walk. In 2021, the community's technology upgrades had reduced annual electricity imports by 80% on 2019, with 91% of the community’s energy needs are generated on site. They are continuously sharing their journey and educating others. Read more.