When It's Cold And Rainy, Read The EPF June 2018 WOM!

Next Event: Food Waste, Waste Not

Save the date: 8 August for our first event on food waste

Join us in our exploration of food waste. Hear from our event sponsor Accor and how they are tackling this challenge. 

We look forward to welcoming you to this special event! More details to come next month. 

Location: Pullman Quay Grand Hotel!
Date: 8 August 2018
Time: 6pm for a 6:30pm start 

Thank you to our event sponsor:

Recap: Rise of the Circular Economy

In case you missed our exciting event on circular economy and responsible investment, here are some resources mentioned at the event. Thank you to our inspiring speakers, our delightful panel moderator Georgia Sheil and to all of you who came participated, asked questions and attended this event. 

From James McWhinney:
Business case for sustainability / circular economy - Ray Anderson 
Ray Andersen TED talk
Interface – Networks
Paul Hawken's book: Project Drawdown, the top 100 solutions to reverse global warming.

From Pablo Berrutti:
William McDonough's book: Cradle to Cradle

From Nicolette Boele:
The RIAA website: to check if your investment (and super!) is accredited as being responsible capital. 

Here's what attendees had to say: 

- I wish I'd found out about EPF events earlier!

- Love you guys, don't stop.

If you still have feedback for us on this event, please complete our short survey here.

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Professional Development

Erosion and Sediment Control Workshops: Brisbane
31 July - 3 August 2018

Enrol here.

Other Upcoming events

The inaugural Women in Environment & Sustainability Leadership Summit brings together a variety of established leaders to share their inspirational journeys, practical advice and insights into leading in this space. The event showcases the Environment & Sustainability Sector's diversity of thought, experience, and gender. Discover strategies to manage complexity, drive change, and redefine the future of our planet.

Sydney, 28 - 31 August 2018

The 2018 Australian Clean Energy Summit will take place from 31 July - 1 August at ICC Sydney. 

The agenda included two days of sessions where heads of industry, government and finance shared the models, trends and technology innovations that they’re leveraging to drive renewable energy adoption, and overcome barriers in its deployment.
Visit here for more details.

Environmental Behaviour Change: Harnessing the Power of Volunteers and Grass-Roots Campaigners
27 June 2018 
6.00 - 7.30pm

Conferences and Expos

The Energy Efficiency Council is excited to announce that the National Energy Efficiency Conference 2018 will take place on Monday 19 - Tuesday 20 November at Sofitel Wentworth, Sydney.

All Energy Conference 3 - 4 October 2018, Melbourne

AWRE 2018 delivers new connections, solutions and strategies for a more stable, sustainable and profitable economy. 29 - 30 August 2018, ICC Sydney.

Contribute to Word of Mouth

Do you have positions, events or points of interest you’d like to share with the EPF network via Word of Mouth? Please send them to the volunteer EPF Committee. Please note that we require approx 12 days lead time. We welcome your contributions.

For last minute or immediate posting of events/positions please use our LinkedIn group.

Your 2018 EPF Committee
Margaret Harvie, Jonathon Heys, Lisa Tracy (nee Tarry), Lee Stewart, Simone Awramenko and Scott Shade.