Manaaki whenua, manaaki tāngata haere whakamua
Care for the land, care for the people, move forward
Join our Sustainability Bootcamp. We’re on a mission to get you moving on your sustainability journey. If you’re a small to medium business, we’re offering a six-session bootcamp to equip you with all the tools you need to Go Zero.
Places are limited, so save your seat!
SESSION 1: Sustainable Wellington City future for businesses
Wednesday 5th October, 9am-10:30am (online)
Get to know the future of climate action in Wellington City and why it’s important to act now. We’ll look at how individual workplaces, like yours, can contribute to Te Whanganui a Tara's carbon reduction goals and make a positive impact.
SESSION 2: Climate and carbon basics with Ekos
Thursday 6th October, 9am-11am (in person)
Understand the severity of the climate emergency and the role your organisation can play in responding to it. Learn what carbon emissions are and how these can be reduced through reduction and offsetting.
SESSION 3: Implementing change with the Sustainability Trust
Wednesday 12th October, 9am-10:30am (online)
Discover how taking a systems approach can encourage sustainable behaviour. Get key tips to create a business case for effective buy-in with your senior managers and be able to identify the best ways to facilitate change.
SESSION 4: Bicultural understanding of sustainability with Whetu Rangihaeata
Thursday 13th October, 9am-12pm (in person)
Understand and demonstrate what retention and sustainability of our taonga and natural resources looks like from a Te Ao Māori perspective. Learn the relevance of relationship and connections with our environment through Pepeha (Identity). Gain the ability and confidence to demonstrate the essence and ethos of Mana, as well as embody Māori Core Values and Principles.
SESSION 5: Circular solutions with the Sustainable Business Network
Monday 17th October, 9am-10:30am (online)
Learn how to take action to reduce emissions from your business using the Climate Action Toolbox. Understand the basics of the circular economy model and use the Circular Economy Directory to shift your business within this model.
SESSION 6: Carbon reduction solutions with Ekos
Thursday 20th October, 9am-12pm (in person)
Get started with your carbon emission reduction plan as you work collaboratively with other business owners during the final session. By understanding your biggest emitters you’ll be able to move forward, make a plan and Go Zero.