Typically 80% of a city’s emissions come from its buildings. Half are generated by the use of base building services, the other half by tenant activity.
Esther Bailey, CitySwitch National Coordinator
The good news is that so many businesses are seeking the challenge and opportunity to become front runners in the shift to a low carbon economy.
Ross Gittins AM, SMH Economics Editor
Improving building energy efficiency by committing to targets and networking with other CitySwitch tenants and peers is the most effective and immediate way to achieve meaningful progress.
Norton Rose Australia, CitySwitch Signatory of the Year (NSW) 2011
The connections that we have made through our involvement in CitySwitch and the resources we have been able to utilise have made it possible to achieve what we have in sustainability.
Laim Henderson, Baptcare - CitySwitch Award winner in Victoria 2013
It has been an interesting, educational and commercial experience to be part of CitySwitch and we thank them for their dedication and constant support.
Baenziger Coles, CitySwitch Signatory, Victoria
CitySwitch Green Office is a tremendous sustainable energy initiative.
Peter Wyton, Managing Director AECOM NSW + ACT
Having a central contact point helps me keep up-to-date with the various local initiatives taking place around the country, so that I can follow up with our local people or attend events.
Dale O'Toole , National Sustainability Manager, Savills Australia
We are now building business opportunities using CitySwitch as a catalyst.
Amanda Steele, National Sustainability Manager CBRE
With the tools given to us by CitySwitch we were able to calculate the cost saving to our company by powering down and utilised this in our messages.
Priya Pathmanathan, Manager, Environmental, Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd