Energetics holds a variety of memberships with related industry organisations. Many of our employees are also members of boards and committees focused on professional excellence in carbon and energy management.
- The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS): Australia’s peak professional organisation for people involved in the use and development of Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs), ALCAS’ members are LCA practitioners and organisations that use or are interested in Life Cycle Assessment to better manage the environmental outcomes of their organisation, stakeholders or clients. Its function is to establish and promote the use of Life Cycle Assessment as a fundamental basis for environmental assessments in Australia.
- The Australian Institute of Energy (AIE): Bringing together individuals and companies with an interest and involvement in the energy sector, the AIE promotes understanding and awareness of energy issues and the development of responsible energy policies. Through a wide range of activities, the Institute encourages discussion and debate on energy issues, promotes research and disseminates information. These activities include conferences and seminars, symposia and technical meetings, attracting speakers of national and international standing. Their mission is to promote understanding and awareness of energy issues and the development of responsible energy policies in Australia.
- Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity (A2EP): An independent, not-for-profit coalition of business, government and environmental leaders, A2EP works to address research, awareness and policy issues relating to the reduction of wasteful and non-productive uses of energy across all sectors. The mission is to make energy efficiency central to public policy debate and to inspire real, measurable action amongst businesses and consumers. The A2EP seeks to inform, influence and advance the efficient use of energy in Australia.
- Sustainable Business Australia (SBA): A not-for-profit organisation with no political ties, SBA’s funding is derived from membership subscriptions, staged events and conferences. A large part of SBA’s work involves raising awareness about the scale and relevance of major environmental challenges and the commercial solutions that business and industry can provide. SBA’s membership is drawn from many sectors and includes investors, bankers, technology and infrastructure developers, consultancy and engineering companies involved in all areas of the economy. Energetics’ Dr Peter Holt sits on the Board of Directors.
- Carbon Markets Institute (CMI): As the peak body for carbon market participants, CMI has established an important role in the evolution of the carbon market in Australia. The Institute facilitates the networks, knowledge exchange and commercial interaction amongst key government policy makers and regulators, industry, financiers and investors, professional services companies and technology solution providers. CMI works with government to ensure effective implementation of policy. This role, as a conduit between industry and government, is critical as the market evolves and legislation changes.
- Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA): The peak industry body for advancing sustainability outcomes in infrastructure, ISCA specialises in the facilitation and development of industry led performance based integrated triple-bottom-line governance and reporting frameworks, decision tools and rating tools; generating communities of practise throughout the lifecycle from funding, planning, procurement, design and delivery to operations and maintenance.
- Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB): Energetics became a GRESB Real Estate Partner in 2017 as we provide considerable support to our property clients in the preparation of GRESB submissions and the implementation of strategies to enhance sustainability performance. GRESB is an investor-driven organisation that is transforming the way we assess the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets globally, including real estate portfolios and infrastructure assets.
- Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC): The IGCC represents institutional investors, with total funds under management of over $1 trillion, and others in the investment community interested in the impact of climate change on investments. The IGCC aims to encourage government policies and investment practices that address the risks and opportunities of climate change, for the ultimate benefit of superannuants and unit holders.
- Qantas Future Planet program: Qantas Future Planet is Qantas' flagship program for their sustainability, environmental and social initiatives. Made up of six key areas of focus, it covers areas as broad as aircraft and fuel efficiency, to sustainable products and inflight programs.