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EVENTS – Talking Cradle to Cradle for the upcoming SBN Conference

15 Aug 2017

Lewis Perkins is President of the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Institute in the USA. He is speaking at The Inconvenient Conference on August 29 via video. Read his vision for sustainability, challenges he has faced, and his nuggets of wisdom. 

CAMPAIGNS – Survey finds most Kiwis want more climate change action

15 Aug 2017

The latest Pure Advantage report was authored by the chair of the Sustainable Business Network. It suggests a nation united on the need to reduce carbon emissions.

WATER: SBN staff and members getting their hands dirty to restore our waterways

15 Aug 2017

This month staff from SBN and NZI took a day out of the office to plant 300 native trees to help restore wetlands on Waiheke Island. The trees were crowdfunded by Million Metres Streams, which raised $43,000 for the wetland. Watch us at work!

Remembering Judith

11 Aug 2017

Last Sunday Judith Holtebrinck, a beautiful, courageous and inspirational friend of a whole community and the SBN passed away peacefully in her sleep at Mercy Hospice with her beloved husband David and dog Coco at her side.

AWARDS: Last chance to enter!

1 Aug 2017

If you’ve made progress on sustainability, there is no better way to get recognition than success at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards. Here are six reasons why you must enter before the deadline THIS FRIDAY.  

MILLENNIALS – Ready to party? The Now Crowd is launching!

1 Aug 2017

Two young SBN professionals are launching a new programme of collaborative action. It will help secure purposeful, meaningful and fulfilling work for the Millennial generation.

CAMPAIGNS – Fairtrade Fortnight

1 Aug 2017

Fairtrade Fortnight begins THIS FRIDAY. We highlight SBN members championing Fairtrade through their products and business practices.

Top chef Shepherd Elliott to mentor winners of Wellington food business competition

31 Jul 2017

Fledgling Wellington good food businesses have the chance to win free mentoring from experts including top local chef Shepherd Elliott.

STRATEGY – 3 things Rod Oram thinks you need to succeed

18 Jul 2017

Business journalist Rod Oram is a key speaker at SBN’s upcoming Inconvenient Conference. Here are his three requirements for businesses to survive and thrive in today’s world.

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE – Good business medicine from Sir Ray Avery

18 Jul 2017

The Social Enterprise World Forum comes to New Zealand in September. Sir Ray Avery gives a taste of the advice he will be sharing as one of the main speakers.

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