Sustainability has grown from a grass roots movement to a recognised profession, with dedicated roles across every sector of the economy.

Sustainability Careers Resources

Over the last 20 years, sustainability has moved from a grass roots movement to organisations having a fiscal responsibility for it. This means there is a growing number of dedicated sustainability roles, as well as more students seeking out these roles. Learning institutes are increasingly integrating sustainability into academic pathways.

Find out about vacancies and internships at the Sustainable Business Network.

Check out the resource below to find out more about the role of the sustainability professional in New Zealand, including skills, training, competencies and more.


Insights on NZ Sustainability Professionals

Read the results of NZ’s first survey into the role of the sustainability professional, a collaboration between Sustainable Business Network, Oxygen Consulting, Sustainable Business Council & AUT University.

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