Industry collaboration to grow sustainability in New Zealand

Oxygen Consulting, in conjunction with the Sustainable Business Network, the Sustainable Business Council and Auckland University of Technology, has launched a ground-breaking piece of research investigating the role of the sustainability professional in New Zealand.Read More

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Closing the loop to save the planet

Global resource consumption has passed 100 billion tonnes a year for the first time in history. While the massive size of that record is impossible to imagine, most of us can clearly see it is not sustainable. Quite simply, we’re living beyond our means.

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SBN member survey 2020


2020 member survey – key findings

A huge thanks to all of you who took time to let us know what you think about SBN and sustainability issues in our 2020 member survey. We’ve listened to what you had to say and will be taking your feedback on board. Here are some of the key findings:

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Sustainability in our classrooms

New Zealand’s education system is grappling with climate change. Last year thousands of Kiwi pupils joined the international School Strike 4 Climate movement making it clear their generation wants governments and businesses to walk the talk when it comes to taking meaningful and urgent climate action.Read More

Clean up the Hauraki Gulf


Together we can clean up the Gulf

The Sustainable Business Network is looking to the waters around Auckland. They are both a focus for our activities in the region and a barometer of our success.

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Five things you need to know about food waste

Last month, the Sustainable Business Network in partnership with Wellington City Council hosted an event to get Wellingtonians transforming their food waste into delicious recipes and beautiful compost – with help from the experts.

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New Zealand’s 2019 sustainability heroes!

Last Thursday the biggest night on New Zealand’s sustainability calendar took place, when 700 people gathered at Shed 10 on Auckland’s waterfront to find out who would be crowned the most sustainable of them all.

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