SRD Story

SRD has a good history of care, responsibility and positive action. SRD formed in 1989



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SRD shows that while Design makes Value, Responsible Design creates Sustainable Value.

2023 SRD International conference paper. Revise the SDGs to help create the ‘Responsible Living Economy’

Read the complementary 2021 ISDRS paper showing how “Responsible Design is the Apex Design Mode to create our sustainable future” for reference and comment. Looking for your considered support. /Give Now or join or volunteer to support this growth.

2021 Other recent projects included a global survey on sustainability across all design, Your input was welcomed.

2020 continuing quarterly newsletters, zoom webinars and meetings, developing web resources.

4.2020 SRD current activity summary PDF 4.2020

2019 SRD Pro Active Top 25% initiative shows great examples of #ResponsibleDesign 2016 onwards. As supporters.

2016 – 2018 foundation advisors, conference co-hosts and assistants with Young Australians’ and the Young Persons’ Plan for the planet program… (may be offline)

2004 – 2011 A legacy of eight consecutive years of ChangeX / SRD Change : graduate sustainable design exhibitions culminating in the SRD Change National event series…

2003 SRD + EDF merged and exhibited with related names including SRD, ChangeX and Change Design

1999 SRD were the principal designers for the original trendsetting EcoSpecifier, going strong for over 20 years but now in its new global incarnation (not Specifier Aust.) … and since merged with globalgreentag

1998 SRD was pleased to contribute as some of the earliest committee directors for the Bower repair & recycling centre, still growing in Sydney. 1995 SRD presented the first Aussie festival of Sustainable Living with M.A.D.E. accountable exhibition in Sydney (forerunner of similar later incarnations)

1991– 2003. Simultaneously, EDF (the EcoDesign Foundation) created many publications, tertiary level courses, exhibitions & projects still relevant today… (currently offline)

1989 SRD formed (the year the internet began in Australia) by designers, academics & practitioners. Featuring talks, exhibitions, seminars, publications and education for sustainability through design.

Effective Date: [ 08/10/2023 ]

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