The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) is welcoming the Government’s move to partner with NZ Steel to reduce emissions through co-funding the installation of an Electric Arc Furnace at the Glenbrook steel factory.
Business leaders outline election priorities to drive climate action
The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have laid out their joint climate policy priorities for political parties to consider as they gear up for October’s General Election. The briefing paper sets out 10 key recommendations to...
Cost of living #1 concern for Kiwis – concern about climate remains stable but commitment to living sustainably drops
New research confirms the rising cost of living is putting increasing pressure on New Zealanders, with commitment to sustainable living taking a backseat. 72% of respondents to Kantar’s 2023 Better Futures report, released today in conjunction with the...
2023 Insights on New Zealand Sustainability Professionals survey launches
Oxygen Consulting, in partnership with Auckland University of Technology (AUT), the Sustainable Business Council (SBC), and the Sustainable Business Network (SBN), have launched their fourth annual survey on the sustainability profession in New Zealand and are inviting eligible participants to take part.
Directors get new tool for delivering on climate
Climate change presents a core business risk that, if navigated with careful governance, can unlock enormous opportunity. This insight lies at the heart of a new, free resource for non-executive directors of private and public sector organisations. The Directors’...
CFO Sustainability Snapshot Survey shows the need for collaboration to drive
Deloitte, the Sustainable Business Council and Toitū Tahua: Centre for Sustainable Finance have today released the findings of the 2022 CFO Sustainability Snapshot Survey, now in its second year.
New Zealand’s largest climate conference set to catalyse the shift from climate ambition to action
The critical role of business in transitioning Aotearoa New Zealand to a zero-carbon economy will be centre stage in Tāmaki Makaurau next week at the largest Climate Change and Business Conference yet. The event is focused on the concrete action business is taking to accelerate the pathway to net zero by 2050.
SBC welcomes six new business leaders to its Advisory Board
The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) has announced the election of six new prominent business leaders to its Advisory Board. “The SBC Advisory Board plays a critical role in providing guidance and input into the work we do. We are very pleased to be welcoming such a high calibre of business leaders, representing a cross-section of New Zealand sectors, to the Board.”
National Adaptation Plan critical framework for building New Zealand’s climate resilience
The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome the release of the Government’s first National Adaptation Plan (NAP) as the first step to develop an effective and enduring adaptation response for Aotearoa New Zealand. “The delivery...
Business outlines recommendations for effective and enduring adaptation response
The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have made a series of recommendations for accelerating adaptation in Aotearoa New Zealand in their joint submission to the Government’s Draft National Adaptation Plan and Managed Retreat Proposals.
ERP marks zero carbon milestone for NZ – Now we must deliver it together
ERP marks zero carbon milestone for NZ – Now we must deliver it together The release of New Zealand’s first Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) marks a significant milestone in our country’s transition to a zero-carbon future. The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the...
SBC and CLC welcome the new Centre for Climate Action on Agricultural Emissions
The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome the announcement today of a new Centre for Climate Action on Agricultural Emissions to oversee a transformational approach to tackling New Zealand’s agricultural emissions.