What Business Can Learn from Nature
This dynamic workshop will take you into the Waitakere Ranges to explore how we can apply the lessons that nature has for us to our business problems. See here
for the full invite.
Accelerating Profit with Sustainable Practice
Come along to this thought leadership seminar where Simon Harvey, Chief Executive of the Natural Step, will provide insight on what are the possibilities for businesses in integrating sustainability throughout their operations.
Grow your business
ATEED have a wealth of resources to help you grow your business in Auckland and is the regional partner administering funding for NZTE vouchers for professional development. See here for more details
Get Cycling this Summer
With summer here, Auckland Transport have put together a huge range of amazing events to get us out and about. See here for the full guide of cycle related activites and events happening this summer.
Auckland Summer Cycle Carnival
Don’t miss the first ever Auckland Summer Cycle Carnival! Head to Queens Wharf on Auckland’s waterfront to experience all things cycling. You’ll find ramps and skills courses, BMX stunt riders, face painting, bike decorating, bike safety checks, puncture fixing tutorials, cycle information stands, music and entertainment, and lots more.
See here for more details and other cycle activites that are on this summer
EcoFest for North Shore
The Kaipatiki Project are hosting a month-long EcoFest for the North Shore in March 2013. Their calendar is jam-packed with activities so get along and support them. See here for more details.
Tribute to Roch Jauberty
The SBN are all mourning the loss of our brilliant young intern from Boston University Roch Jauberty, who was tragically killed in a van accident, along with two fellow students.
Welcome to our Three new RAB members
The SBN's Northern team would like to welcome our three newly elected board members: Damian Cloeter SGS; Taryn Pearce, Morphum Environmental and Bharti Raniga, Harrison Grierson.
Follow the SBN's sustainable office fit-out
The SBN has moved to Customs St East in the heart of the CBD, and so we are doing a full sustainable office fit-out.
Give Your Business a Head Start
If you're serious about improving and benchmarking your business' sustainable performance, then its time to take the Get Sustainable Challenge.
Congratulations to Westpac- Sustainable Business of the Year
Northern Regional Winners Westpac won the main prize at 2011s NZI National Sustainable Buisness Awards, taking out Sustainable Business of the Year, and Large & Corporate Business of the Year.
Sustainable City Showcase E-Book available to download
The E-book from the first Sustainable City Showcase was held in November 2011 at Shed 10 on Auckland's waterfront, is now available for free download.
NZI Set to Continue Support of Sustainable Business Network
New Zealand's longest-running insurance company, NZI, has recently signed on to continue its support of the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and its efforts to help businesses succeed through sustainability for a further three years.
Employment Agreements-A Must for Everyone
From 1 July 2011 all employers must keep a copy of their employees signed employment agreements or current terms and conditions of employment or they may face a penalty action for a breach of the law.