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Oxygen Consulting, in partnership with Auckland University of Technology (AUT), the Sustainable Business Council (SBC), and the Sustainable Business Network (SBN), have launched their fifth annual survey on the sustainability profession in Aotearoa New Zealand and are inviting eligible participants to take part.Read more
Sustainability-minded companies are deliberately hiding their climate progress to avoid public scrutiny, according to a new report. This marks a significant shift from just a few years ago, when businesses were trumpeting their green credentials. And it’s not good news for the sustainability movement.
Aotearoa New Zealand's largest carbon certification organisation Toitū Envirocare says it will stop using carbon credits from locally certified schemes because they no longer meet new global standards coming into play in 2024.
Looking for a New Year’s resolution that avoids gut-busting exercise and a punishing diet? Here are some easy steps for your business to cut down on the carbs and lose a few kilos (aka reducing your carbon emissions and waste).
Effective communication plays a fundamental role in progressing sustainability. It’s essential to enhancing understanding and motivating people to act. Here are what I consider to be the best pieces of sustainability communication over the past 60+ years.
Mindful Money is a consumer-facing charity that aims to make money a force for good. A starting point is transparency. Every year, Mindful Money surveys the New Zealand public to understand people’s knowledge, and perception of, ethical investment, as well as the issues New Zealanders would like to avoid in their investments.
As more companies embrace sustainability and consumers seek out ethical brands, there’s been a rapid growth of firms trumpeting their green credentials. However, this has been accompanied by a proliferation of claims of ‘greenwashing’. For businesses wanting to let their customers know about their good work, it can be confusing to know how to communicate it.