Tahi is the big winner at the 2020 Sustainable Business Awards, first winning the Restoring Nature category and then trumping three other finalists to win the supreme award, Transforming New Zealand.
Judges for the Sustainable Business Awards have announced five finalists for the Resilience in Crisis Award. The winner will be chosen by public vote.
Major businesses, local authorities, three major New Zealand universities and representatives from national and local government are all working together on a new initiative to make business purchasing more sustainable.
Your jeans may look innocent but they’ve been involved in numerous crimes of fashion long before you fell in love with them. And, they haven’t stopped. While your bootcuts may be guilty, along with just about every other piece of clothing you own, Phil Crawford finds redemption is possible.
Food banks are reporting record demand for their services this year. Due to the impacts of Covid-19 it is thought that up to one million Kiwis may be struggling to put enough food on the table. Last month SBN co-hosted a hui in Wellington focused on creating a food secure future for families living in the capital.
Have you ever wondered what happens to used polystyrene and plastic wrap? Phil Crawford talks to an Auckland organisation working seven days a week to keep packaging and other products out of landfill through recycling and reuse.
Flexi-working has become a household word in New Zealand this year. It’s a catch-all term for a wide variety of tools that empower employees to choose their own schedule, such as working remotely, working different hours or days, or working compressed weeks.
The Sustainable Business Network is collaborating with seven community-based conservation organisations to create at least 36 new temporary nature-based roles, in partnership with the Department of Conservation.
Judges for the 2020 Sustainable Business Awards have announced this year’s 86 finalists across 11 categories, and are now calling for entries for a special additional award.
There’s been unprecedented interest in the next phase of SBN’s Plastic Packaging Circular Innovation programme, in partnership with Foodstuffs and New Zealand King Salmon. The call is out now for existing participants and key influencers to continue our work.
Influential procurers in New Zealand are being invited to come together to help transform New Zealand business.
We have an exciting new partnership with Stuff! We’ve created exclusive and discounted purpose-driven media packages just for SBN Investors. The clever bit is this – your advertising investment will also directly support action on some of New Zealand’s key sustainability issues.
The sound of sewing machines hard at work can be heard around Aotearoa due to a boom in the production of reusable face masks.
Kiwis want businesses to take responsibility for reducing Aotearoa’s growing waste problem, according to survey results released by the Sustainable Business Network (SBN).