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Ngai Tahu targets a million native trees

Tuesday - Ngai Tahu is planting a million native trees and converting some of its farms to horticulture as part of its strategy to deal with climate change.

Banks face divestment pressure from councils

16 Jul 18 - Banks can expect pressure from the country’s largest urban authorities to get their money out of fossil-fuel investment.

All businesses in the firing line, says Orr

16 Jul 18 - Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr has expanded on his climate change disaster warning.

Big Business makes public climate promises

12 Jul 18 - Details of support for the Zero Carbon Bill by businesses responsible for half the country’s greenhouse gas emissions have emerged today.

Super fund joins in global pressure on companies

9 Jul 18 - New Zealand’s $39 billion public retirement fund is among major investors applying renewed pressure to carbon-intensive industries.

The war on waste could make you wealthy

22 Jun 18 - The latest eco-drive has taken hold in middle-class heartlands in a way that this time it might just mean widespread, permanent changes to the ways we live and consume.

Funds manager puts 84 global firms on notice

21 Jun 18 - London-based Legal & General, which has close to £1 trillion worth of assets under management, has released its latest assessment of how 84 global corporations are responding to the risks posed by climate change.

Samsung commits to 100% renewable energy

19 Jun 18 - Samsung has become the latest international company to take the step towards obtaining 100 per cent of its energy from clean sources.

Dow saves $120 million by investing in nature

15 Jun 18 - The Dow Chemical Company says it has saved $120 million over the past year from its ‘valuing nature’ project.

Sustainable Business Network looks for winners

11 Jun 18 - Entries are open in this year’s Sustainable Business Network awards.

Green economy closes in on fossil fuel sector

8 Jun 18 - The green economy now holds roughly the same market share as the fossil fuel sector, according to a leading market analyst.

Big businesses back zero emissions

Photo Credit: WWF

6 Jun 18 - More than 200 businesses, organisations and prominent New Zealanders say they support the Government’s drive to make New Zealand carbon-neutral by 2050.

Major businesses vow to get rid of plastics

5 Jun 18 - Twelve companies – including our largest supermarket chains – say their operations will be free of non-recyclable plastic by 2025.

Companies call on governments to act

5 Jun 18 - Companies with nearly $37 trillion under investment are calling on the world’s governments to step up action on climate change to meet the Paris Agreement targets.

How drones could boost economies by billions

1 Jun 18 - Drone technology has the potential to transform economies, says a new report.

Insurance industry goes slow on climate risk

30 May 18 - A new report has highlighted the global insurance industry’s continued failure to recognise the existential threats posed by climate change.

Green bonds help to protect waterways, forests

30 May 18 - The financial mechanism known as green bonds can help to overcome systemic failures in water infrastructure development that are increasing in frequency and severity as Earth’s climate shifts.

E-waste 'miner' wins Government funding support

28 May 18 - An Auckland company looking to “mine” base and precious metals from electronic waste is being given a Government boost.

Tesco cuts emissions by 13% in one year

15 May 18 - UK supermarket giant Tesco cut its 2017-18 carbon emissions by 13 per cent on the previous year, and a full 26 per cent on 2015.

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