Members of the sustainability industry are concerned that the current review of Australia's Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) program could result in its axing, following widespread efforts to undermine energy efficiency measures under the Coalition government.

The CBD program is a nationwide initiative that seeks to improve the energy efficiency of Australian office buildings by providing ratings information to the buyers and tenants of large commercial office space. The program has proven highly successful on the back of both growing focus on sustainability within the general population as well as the…