More than 60 organisations supplying everything from road cones, paint and mobile phones to clothing, batteries and furniture have joined a nationwide campaign to reduce waste.
Foundation North’s Gulf Innovation Fund Together (GIFT) is providing a vital helping hand for work to restore the health of Tikapa Moana/Te Moana-nui-a-Toi.
The Sustainable Business Network welcomes the Climate Change Commission’s Draft Advice for Consultation. We acknowledge and appreciate the Commission’s mammoth effort and expertise in producing such a comprehensive report. It provides an affordable pathway for New Zealand to move towards a net zero carbon economy by 2050. However, we are calling for greater aspiration and more ambitious action to match the urgency of the issue.Read More
SBN has sent a letter of support for a proposed iwi-led rahui banning the take of paua, kūtai (mussels), kōura (crayfish)) and tīpa (scallop) around the entire coastline of Waiheke for at least two years. We think it’s a vital first step in giving the seas around Aotearoa a chance to regenerate, and for the precious sea life to recover.
Congratulations to Chris Morrison and Marion Wood, who have been recognised with New Year Honours! Both have been long-term supporters of the Sustainable Business Network since its inception in 2002, so we were thrilled to see this well-deserved recognition of their commitment to sustainable business.Read More
Get up to speed on emerging themes in the urgent issues of our time: climate, the circular economy and regenerative nature (including water). Our programme leads in each of these areas reveal what your business needs to know to help you get ahead.Read More
2020 was a wake-up call. For generations we have been overstepping the boundaries of nature. This is the first time many of us have felt her bite back. It’s clear now that for better or worse, we’re a long way from everywhere, but still connected. We must re-evaluate those connections to regenerate the natural world. I hope that will be a focal point of 2021 and beyond.
Covid-19 threw the world a real curve ball last year so who knows what’s in store for 2021? That’s the question we put to some our key sponsors as we welcomed in the New Year.
Oxygen Consulting in collaboration with the Sustainable Business Network (SBN), Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have kicked off their second annual survey on the sustainability profession and are inviting eligible participants to take part.Read More
A new business venture is pitching in to reduce the number of tents that end up in landfill after festivals and events around Aotearoa.
New Zealand’s paint industry is the latest to move forward with creating an industry-led product stewardship scheme, reports Trevor Tutt from 3R Group.