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New Zealand’s leading and longest running annual Climate Change and Business Conference is set to bring to life critical discussions in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland next week around what is needed to secure the country’s net zero future. Delivered in partnership between...
In this week's edition of Pānui, COP28 kicks off, SBC welcomes the new Government, we share the 'This Climate Business' episode about CLC turning 5, Westpac survey finds Kiwis are calling for more climate action, Robert Perry shares his takeaways from the recent...
SBC recently caught up with David Benattar, The Warehouse Group’s (TWG) Sustainability Lead and SBC Advisory Board member, about TWG’s recent exciting announcement of its historic solar deal with Lodestone Energy, which will see more than 260 sites across the country...
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In this week’s Pānui, congratulations to CLC for their new Statement of Ambition, new CLC Convenor Jolie Hodson talks to RNZ about the new commitments for signatories, SBN launches its new carbon calculator, Watercare and Microsoft collaborate on carbon measurement.
In this week’s Pānui, an update from Mike, Downer shares how it embraces its social purpose, HW Richardson begins the move to hydrogen, tyre recycling begins nationwide, welcome to our new member Mercury, and NZTE partners with RAD for sustainable device recycling.
In this week’s Pānui, Air NZ comes out on top in the latest Corporate Reputation Index (released by Kantar, in partnership with Wright Communications), Downer New Zealand’s Road Science opens a new electric bitumen tank at Lyttelton Port, we explore Watercare and Spark’s leadership journeys in our latest Moving Beyond Diversity hui, and hear from Nikki Wright who shares the trends her team have noticed in recent sustainability reporting.
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.
In this week’s Pānui, sustainability is no longer an “add-on” for business, Government launches a transport innovation fund, Silver Fern Farms and BNZ make a sustainability-linked finance deal, read our submission on the National Adaptation Plan, and He Waka Eke Not releases its report.
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.
In this week’s Pānui, an MOU between NZ and California on climate change, Maanaki Whenua and Microsoft collaborate on research, Nespresso supports kids food programme, Energy101 with BEC, and the WBCSD President shares his thoughts on the World Economic Forum.
In this week’s Pānui, the CCBC is an important opportunity for building a greener future, DB shares how they brew sustainability into everything they do, a new WEC report on green hydrogen gets energy leaders talking, top tips on conducting materiality assessments, and welcome to new SBC member HW Richardson.
Nikki Wright of Wright Communications shares her top tips on undertaking seamless materiality assessments and encouraging meaningful stakeholder engagement.
In this week’s Pānui, Mike Burrell reflects on the details and significance of Aotearoa’s first Emission’s Reduction Plan in his latest update, BNZ launches New Zealand’s first Agribusiness Sustainability Linked Loan, new research commissioned by Firstgas Group identifies potential underground hydrogen storage options in Taranaki, Mitre10 partners with Jolt to roll out an electric vehicle charging network, Transpower trials a new sustainable solution for surplus materials, we farewell Climate Manager Kate Ferguson, and welcome new SBC member Phoenix Metalman Recycling. All that and much much more!
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...
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.