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Earth Hour 2013 – 23 March

Friday, 22 Mar 2013

The Department of Business & Innovation (DBI) is once again proud to support the global event, Earth Hour which will be on Saturday, 23 March, 2013 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.

During Earth Hour all non-emergency lights at DBI’s metropolitan offices will be switched off for an hour so remember to turn off monitors, other equipment and lighting with 'manual' switches as you leave the office on Friday 22 March.

Earth Hour began in Sydney as a simple idea in 2007 and quickly turned into a global phenomenon. Supported by the World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour now involves hundreds of millions of people across 152 countries.  During Earth Hour individuals and businesses switch off lights for one hour on the same night to demonstrate their commitment to a more sustainable planet... Read more.