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Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

6 Dec 17 - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities Awards in Chicago which recognises the world’s most inspiring and innovative cities tackling climate change.

Ravensdown appoints consenting planner

1 Dec 17 - Ravensdown has appointed Victoria Caseley as a principal planner to develop the consenting capability in its environmental consultancy.

Ethical retailer attracts $2m in investments

27 Nov 17 - In one of the biggest capital raises for a social enterprise in New Zealand’s history, the ethical retailer champion Conscious Consumers has attracted $2 million of investment for its upcoming launch into the United Kingdom.

AirNZ first airline to join EV100

13 Nov 17 - Reinforcing its leadership position in the shift to electric vehicles, Air New Zealand has been announced as the first airline to join The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative.

Auckland Council wins waste award

13 Nov 17 - Auckland Council has again been recognised for its commitment to delivering zero-waste, this time by the New Zealand waste management industry’s WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence.

Youth hostels reach sustainable milestone

24 Nov 16 - YHA New Zealand is the first accommodation network in the world be certified by CarboNZero.

Sharp's green efforts pay dividend

24 Nov 16 - Sharp Corporation’s efforts to responsibly manage the environmental effects of its products have been recognised with accreditation to the Product Stewardship Scheme, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.


Business network wins sustainability award

10 Oct 16 - The Sustainable Business Network has won the Sustainability Support category in AUT’s Excellence in Business Support Awards.

Children's sunscreen fails tests

22 Sep 16 - Makers of a children’s sunscreen marketed as “organic” have been warned by the Commerce Commission following a complaint from Consumer NZ.

Child labour not for us, says Karen Walker

Karen Walker

12 Aug 16 - Kiwi clothing designer Karen Walker has certified that none of its garments are made using child labour.

Farm trust honours regional winners

8 Jun 16 - Supreme winners from the 11 regions participating in the 2016 Ballance Farm Environment Awards will be honoured at New Zealand Farm Environment Trust’s National Sustainability Showcase this month.

Canon offers prizes to environmentalists

7 Jun 16 - Canon New Zealand’s 2016 Environmental Grants Programme is open.

School gets first Powerwall battery

16 May 16 - New Zealand’s first Tesla Energy Powerwall battery has been switched on at a South Auckland primary school.

Small meat producer wins help from the experts

28 Apr 16 - A specialist pork and beef producer has won a nationwide competition to have some of the country’s top experts help to promote the business.

Business incubator has high hopes for Northland

7 Apr 16 - Ranui Sustainable, a Whangarei-based business incubator with the mission to make Northland the most sustainable region in the Southern Hemisphere by 2025, is launching a Kiwi Innovators programme to...

Sunny days bring out new storage battery

1 Apr 16 - Wellington’s sunny weather has attracted a nationwide solar power company to launch the first installation in New Zealand of a new technology residential storage battery, charged by solar power at a...

Kaimira wins wines sustainability award

31 Mar 16 - The debut Organic Wine Awards Sustainable Vineyard of the Year title has been awarded to Kaimira Estate.

Eco tours operators win Marlborough accolade

31 Mar 16 - Will and Rose Parsons have long known that good environmental practice is good business practice, too.

Huhtamaki plans energy cuts

10 Mar 16 - Moulded-fibre manufacturer Huhtamaki plans to cut energy consumption by 5 per cent a year, reducing annual carbon emissions by 417 tonnes.


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