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New Zealand ready to stand up on climate change Jacinda Ardern says

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has told former US Vice President Al Gore that New Zealand has a history of standing up on big issues, and climate change is the one...

Making the move to a low emissions economy

Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Council, Abbie Reynolds, says climate change could be the greatest economic disruption in our lifetimes and the largest driver of innovation since World War...

US climate stance galvanises the world on climate change

If the Paris accord was the spark igniting the global fight against climate change, then the latest round of talks, held in Bonn, served to fan the flames.

Our rating of NZ’s climate target? Not good enough. The heat is now on James Shaw

The Climate Action Tracker reveals the NZ ambition is not ‘fine’ as claimed, writes Bill Hare, a physicist and climate scientist and a former lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel...

Climate Policy Tracker for Business

The We Mean Business coalition and BSR introduce The Climate Policy Tracker - a freely available online platform designed to help businesses determine which climate policies are relevant across key...

Net Zero Emissions Target Not Just 'The Right Thing To Do'

Vector CEO Simon Mackenzie says technology can provide the win-win scenario needed to get most New Zealanders onto a low carbon lifestyle. Today's Ministry for the Environment report 'Our Atmosphere...

It Pays To Be Sustainable In The Power Business - Executives Say

  • 18 Oct 2017

The CEOs of SBC members Contact, Mercury and Meridian agree on the importance of long term sustainable business practise and the future of renewable energy

Westpac discuss what it will take to finance the transition, and the opportunities of a Net Zero NZ

In the first in a series of profiles of New Zealand business leaders utilising technological solutions for a zero emission future, Pure Advantage and Westpac highlight business leaders taking that...

Toyota’s FY2017-18 sustainability targets

  • 10 Oct 2017
  • SOURCE: Autofile
  • Media Release

“Climate change is arguably the single biggest issue facing society today.” This message from Toyota New Zealand’s CEO, is outlined in his foreword to the company’s 2017 sustainability report. The...

Abbie Reynolds talks climate change policy on Breakfast TVNZ

Sustainable Business Council Executive Director Abbie Reynold’s talks to TVNZ Breakfast’s Jack Tame about climate change policy and action, ahead of the General Election. The Council had just released its...

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