Top 10 sustainability stories for 2020

By Phil Crawford

Covid-19 may have dominated the headlines last year but it wasn’t the only story. Based on readership, here are the top 10 stories from our website in 2020.

  1. Covid-19 lockdown offers glimpse of a low carbon future

We assess the drop in carbon emissions while most of New Zealand stayed home.

  1. Predictions for sustainable business in 2020

Twelve predictions from across our network before the pandemic reached our shores.

  1. Is your wardrobe killing the planet?

A look at how product stewardship is starting to reduce the environmental impacts of the fashion industry.

  1. Festival tent hire service outstanding in its field

A new initiative to reduce the number of single-use tents ending up in landfill.

  1. Sustainability in our classrooms

Sustainability is part of the curriculum from pre-school to university

  1. An introduction to calculating and lowering your company’s carbon emissions

Five initial steps to tackling your carbon footprint.

  1. Five ways you can support regenerative farming

A new trend in farming and how you can be part of it.

  1. Farmers turning plastic waste into new crop

A look at how thousands of tonnes of plastic waste from farming is being recycled.

  1. Reusable face masks help protect health and the planet

SBN investors pivot to meet the huge demand for face masks.

  1. SBN collaboration will help businesses take urgent climate action

We look for partners to support our innovative Climate Action 20/25 programme.