Sydney Opera House And Honeywell Partner To Help Achieve The United Nations Global Goals
During the three-year partnership, the Opera House and Honeywell, a leader in building technologies, will collaborate on initiatives aligned with the Global Goals, including:
- Helping the Opera House become climate-positive by 2023.
- Collaborating on an event to discuss how engineers are contributing to positive social and environmental change.
- Launching a program to support First Nations tertiary graduates with their chosen profession.
"Honeywell technology has already helped the Opera House reduce its water consumption by 30% through improved monitoring and supported our goal of reducing energy use by 20%. This new partnership will enable an expanded range of significant projects, contributing to the huge collaborative effort required to achieve the Global Goals."
Honeywell Building Technologies President and CEO
NSW Minister for the Arts
In the lead-up to its 50th anniversary in 2023, the Opera House is seeking partners across
Honeywell recently committed to achieve carbon neutrality in its operations and facilities by 2035. This commitment builds on the company's track record of sharply reducing the greenhouse gas intensity of its operations and facilities as well as its decades-long history of innovation to help its customers meet their environmental and social goals. About half of Honeywell's new product introduction research and development investment is directed toward products that improve environmental and social outcomes for customers.
For more information about the Opera House's commitment to the Global Goals, see here.
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The Opera House is a masterpiece that belongs to all Australians. It is the nation's premier tourism destination, a world-class performing arts centre and celebrated community meeting place, welcoming 10.9 million visitors to the site in 2019, including more than 2.1 million performance and tours patrons. A global beacon for creativity, the Opera House is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and Deloitte has estimated its total social asset value to
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