What is the circular economy?

The Sustainable Business Network has just launched its Go Circular 2025 Programme. Andy Kenworthy explains how and why we must make a rapid shift to a circular economy.

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Time to think

Our re-entry to lockdown may feel anxious and unreal. But the peace that comes with it is soothing, and very real indeed.

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SBN Impact Report


The path to tracking our impact

For almost 20 years SBN has been focused on working with business to transform business. Last year we re-evaluated what role we could and should be playing.

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Sustainability through leadership

Tackling today’s challenges requires a new kind of leadership. It must be in tune with natural reality and the people around us. Andy Kenworthy reports on working with Kiwi businesses to support that change.

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Ban on single-use plastics a step towards a circular economy

Plastic is one of our greatest environmental challenges. It regularly ends up as waste in our landfills, our moana and whenua. That’s why the Sustainable Business Network welcomes the Government announcement to phase out some hard-to-recycle and single-use plastics.

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Saving nature starts in the city

Our civilisation will only be sustainable in harmony with nature, writes Rachel Brown. We must dispel the myth that the environment starts beyond the streetlights.

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Entries open for 2021 Sustainable Business Awards

The Sustainable Business Awards are New Zealand’s longest-running and pre-eminent sustainability awards. Now in their 19th year, they recognise businesses, local government, social enterprises and individuals for success in sustainability.

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