8 ways you can benefit from SBN membership

3 February 2015

Are you featured on the Sustainable Business Directory, the most visited page on our website? It’s just one of many benefits of membership of the Sustainable Business Network. Read on to find out eight benefits for your organisation.

Almost 500 businesses and organisations around the country are already SBN members and enjoy a range of benefits including discounted access to events, learnings from projects, promotion of sustainability success, access to practical tools and lots more. Membership starts at just $350 per year, so why not join us too?

Eight ways you can benefit from SBN membership:

  1. Collaborate, network and learn at our regular events and workshops. As a member you gain discounted or free access to our ticketed events. In 2014 we held 47 SBN events in 10 towns and cities around New Zealand.
  2. Feature on our Sustainable Business Directory. The most visited page on our website, this is a one stop shop for people who want to find suppliers committed to being more sustainable, so make sure you don’t miss this business opportunity.
  3. Promote your business’ sustainability success by featuring your story in our weekly newsletter and social media. Last year we promoted 105 news stories celebrating our members’ sustainability success. It’s a great way of staying up to date with the latest sustainable business news from NZ and beyond.
  4. Learn about innovative solutions for your business that are emerging from member-led projectsto help transform sustainable business in NZ. We have nine current projects focusing on smart transport, social value, the circular economy, restorative food and waterway restoration.
  5. Take a leadership role in these projects by investing in the creation of commercially-viable solutions.
  6. Access our practical tools and resources to help you on your sustainability journey. They include our Pathway to Sustainability, reports and the largest business sustainability benchmarking tool in NZ. Many of these are only available to members.
  7. Get personal advice for your business via our Adviceline service.
  8. Display the SBN member logo on your website and other promotional material.

We want membership to be accessible to all businesses regardless of size, so pricing is tiered based on turnover. Annual membership fees start at $350.

Join SBN now.

If you have any queries about membership or want to find out more we’d love to talk further with you. Please call us on 09 826 0394 or email us: office@sustainable.org.nz