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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.
Pānui news – 23 March
In this week's edition of Pānui, the latest IPCC report is released, SBC Talks Tools with thinkstep-anz, Rob shares his thoughts on mental wellbeing at work, we share Mike's recent interview with Newsroom about business and politics in climate change, consultation...
Making sense of mental wellbeing at work – thoughts from Robert Perry
SBC recently hosted a Spotlight Series webinar which started a very important conversation around demystifying mental wellbeing at work and shared practical insights, tools and actions leaders can take to help build thriving workplaces. The conversation...
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Pānui news – 6 October
In this week's edition of Pānui, six SBC members join forces on a joint agriculture venture, the government begins phasing out problematic plastics, ASB gifts farmland to inner city school, Auckland...
Pānui news – 29 September
In this week's edition of Pānui, Suncorp brings forward its Scope 1-2 GHG emissions reduction targets 20 years, SBC introduces some key concepts in the nature space, Fonterra trials the world's...
Moving beyond diversity: Spotlight on youth employment
It was incredibly inspiring to hear from Downer and SkyCity in our recent Moving beyond Diversity hui (focussed on Youth Employment). Rob Perry (Manager – Thriving People) shares his insights from the hui around how businesses can provide sustainable employment pathways for our rangatahi.
The Business of Nature: Why Papatūānuku needs to be our CEO
Aotearoa New Zealand is known throughout the world for being home to some of the most unique ecosystems, flora and fauna. Unfortunately, biodiversity collapse is imminent, both here and around the globe. The role of business in relation to nature is highly topical and fast-moving in New Zealand and around the world, including amongst our membership.
Pānui news – 22 September
In this week's edition of Pānui, we reflect on the learnings from the Climate Change and Business Conference, celebrate Lion's 10% emissions reduction, share Genesis' new energy roaming service for...
Pānui news – 15 September
In this week's edition of Pānui, Mike discusses next week's Climate Change and Business Conference, Government launches the Sovereign Green Bonds programme, Mercury confirm a new wind farm, Air New...
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.
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.
Pānui news – 8 September
In this week’s Pānui, we hear the findings from the International State of the Climate Report, read about ANZ’s new Business Green Loan, learn that 4Sight Consulting has been acquired, hear from Z Energy about its Biodiversity Fund and more. Welcome to new SBC member Briscoe Group!
Pānui news – 1 September
In this edition of Pānui, SBC welcomes its new Advisory Board members and launches its 2022 Annual Snapshot, government puts an extra $4.8m towards the clean energy switch, Transpower signs an...
Get to know SBC’s six new Advisory Board members
The Sustainable Business Council is thrilled to announce six new members who have been elected to the Advisory Board following our recent elections.
Pānui news – 25 August
In this edition of Pānui, Ecotricity scores a Microsoft data centre contract, Unilever ANZ becomes a B-Corp, Ākina support McConnel Dowell in creating a social procurement strategy, Megan Gallagher...