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Apple issues second $1 billion green bond

16 Jun 17 - Technology conglomerate Apple has issued its second green bond valued at $US1 billion, making it the biggest issuer of green bonds pegged to the American dollar.

Business interest in CSR is growing

15 Jun 17 - Almost half New Zealand businesses say sustainability reporting should be mandatory, a new survey suggests.

Trump made us do it, says carbon-cutter Carlsberg

15 Jun 17 - Carlsberg has unveiled plans to reduce its brewery carbon emissions to zero, singling out Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the US from the Paris climate agreement as a motivating factor.

Investors push for more green reporting

14 Jun 17 - Investors are pushing companies for more meaningful environmental and social disclosure.

What is this thing called mitigation banking?

12 Jun 17 - Ask 12 people what mitigation banking is, and you’ll probably get 12 different answers – few if any of which would identify it as a key segment of the $25 billion ecological restoration economy.

English still quiet on cost of climate damage

Bill English

9 Jun 17 - Prime Minister Bill English says he has received no advice on the impact climate change could have on the economy.

Port Nelson gets wine trucks off the road

9 Jun 17 - A project to improve the efficiency of freight in the Marlborough wine industry has seen the Port of Nelson cut greenhouse gas emissions by 1600 tonnes – and earned it a gong.


Ladies, here’s a responsible investing platform just for you

9 Jun 17 - A new investment platform wants to tap into women’s growing financial clout and guide them towards more responsible investment.

British industry eyes green powerhouse status

8 Jun 17 - The UK could be a green business powerhouse in the next three decades, but only if given proper support by government, a group representing more than 30 low-carbon companies has said.

Enviroment award winners make their mark

7 Jun 17 - The winners in last night’s Enviro-Mark awards between them prevented more than 10,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide being discharged over the past year – the equivalent of 20,000 cars driving from Bluff...

Search begins for best sustainable businesses

6 Jun 17 - Entries for this year’s Sustainable Business Network Awards are now open.

Companies should take charge of potential toxins

2 Jun 17 - Every year thousands of new contaminants enter the market in common consumer products and are washed down our drains without treatment

Finalists line up for Green Ribbon Awards

31 May 17 - Air New Zealand, the Nelson Mail newspaper and Countdown supermarkets are contenders for the business leadership award in this year’s Green Ribbon Awards.

Don't waste this $50,000 opportunity ...

11 May 17 - Got a great idea to cut the amount of waste generated in New Zealand?

Investors urge G7 leaders to back Paris pact

9 May 17 - Long-term institutional investors with nearly $22 trillion in assets are calling on G7 members to stand by the Paris Agreement.

COLD ON COAL: Westpac backs low-carbon lending

Emma Herd

2 May 17 - Westpac is putting the heat on coal and says it will increase financial backing for low-carbon projects.

More investors recognise risk of climate change

27 Apr 17 - For the first time, a majority of global investor heavyweights recognise the financial risks of climate change, according to the results of a major global index rating how investors manage such risks.

Investors get carbon exposure advice

13 Apr 17 - Institutional investors are being told what they should look for when it comes to carbon exposure.

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