SBN’s free guide to flexi-working

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.

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Plastics Masterclass 2020 – Apply now

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.

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Five alternatives to aluminium at Tiwai

The market failure imposed by the use of Tiwai Point as an aluminium smelter does not mean that there are no other good options. Five alternatives are explored by Associate Professor Nicola Gaston, co-director of the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and a Physicist at the University of Auckland.

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Sustainable Business Awards 2020


Enter our Awards now!

There’s just one week to go until entries close for the 2020 Sustainable Business Awards. More than ever we need to celebrate and recognise leaders in sustainability!

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Entries open for 2020 Sustainable Business Awards

A special award for resilience during Covid-19 features among new categories this year.

The Sustainable Business Awards are New Zealand’s longest-running and pre-eminent sustainability awards. Now in their 18th year, they recognise businesses, local government, social enterprises and individuals for success in sustainability.

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Beyond a plastic free July

The Sustainable Business Network is helping businesses meet their commitments to reduce plastic waste and pollution. Find out how you can get involved.

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