Blogs

COP27 – What can we expect?  

COP27 – What can we expect?  

SBC’s Head of Climate Kate Wilson Butler caught up with Climate Change Ambassador Kay Harrison to explore some of her key insights about the international climate response, COP27 and beyond – and reflects on the top 3 takeaways that came out of the discussion. 

Sustainability Leadership Programme: Thoughts from Megan Gallagher

Sustainability Leadership Programme: Thoughts from Megan Gallagher

Megan Gallagher, Sustainability Advisor at SBC, is one of a number of participants in this year’s Sustainability Leadership Programme (SLP) training programme by Catapult. SLP is a business sustainability course which provides hands on intensive experience to build connections, skills and confidence to drive sustainable impact. Now that this year’s programme is over halfway through, Megan shares her top five insights from the course to date.

Continuing to move beyond diversity: Gender equality and enabling female leadership in the workplace

Continuing to move beyond diversity: Gender equality and enabling female leadership in the workplace

Gender equality and enabling female leadership in the workplace were the focus of the agenda in the latest of SBC’s ‘Moving Beyond Diversity’ hui hosted by Watercare. Thank you to the teams from Spark and Watercare who shared details of their leadership journeys. Check out more details and recordings from the session, as well as information on how you can join this important korero, in this blog.

Continuing to move beyond diversity: Gender equality and enabling female leadership in the workplace

Adaptation and building resilience to climate change

With the Government due to release its draft National Adaptation Plan for consultation this month, SBC Principal Advisor Climate Action & CLC Manager Laurette Siemonek reflects on the criticality of adaptation, the work SBC and CLC are already doing in this space, as well as the upcoming engagement process for developing a joint SBC/CLC response to the draft plan.

Collaboration key to driving a new freight model

Collaboration key to driving a new freight model

Climate Manager Kate Ferguson reflects on the successful SBC collaboration behind the pathway to decarbonise the freight sector, and the steps underway to now develop a model to implement some of the opportunities the work identified.

Remembering Peter Neilson

Remembering Peter Neilson

Following the recent death of Peter Neilson, former Chief Executive of the New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development, SBC spoke to Sir Stephen Tindall and Nick Main to reflect on the contribution Peter made during his time as CEO.