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.
The Sustainable Business Council is thrilled to announce six new members who have been elected to the Advisory Board following our recent elections.
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.
As part of a quest for sustainability in small businesses, SBC and BusinessNZ Network (BNZN) are partnering to extend sustainability know-how through BNZN’s SME network of over 14000 members to build capability, deliver shared value and drive collective action to enable resilient value chains.
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.
Nikki Wright of Wright Communications shares her top tips on undertaking seamless materiality assessments and encouraging meaningful stakeholder engagement.
Following SBC’s 2021 Thriving People ‘Moving Beyond Diversity’ series of Hui, SBC speaks to Watercare’s Larisa Kamysheva about how this important mahi is continuing to thrive within their organisation.
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.
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.
SBC’s Leadership Manager Jay Crangle and Head of Climate Kate Wilson Butler share their top takeaways following a pilot workshop on how sustainability leads can effectively engage Boards on climate.
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.
Leadership Manager Jay Crangle delves into some of the top emerging sustainability trends to keep your eye on in 2022.