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Ngai Tahu targets a million native trees

17 Jul 18 - 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...

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

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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.

BP profits leap 71% as oil prices rebound

3 May 18 - BP’s profits jumped 71 per cent during the first three months of the year, in the latest sign that the British oil company is back on the path to growth.

2 May 18  Fonterra turns to wood to help fire dairy plant

2 May 18  New tool eases pathway to disclosure

23 Apr 18  What if Tesla's time is running out?

20 Apr 18  Directors face climate liability, says report

17 Apr 18  Plight of the bees hits unaware businesses

10 Apr 18  MEMO BUSINESS: Ignore carbon liability at our peril

29 Mar 18  FOSSIL FAIL: Report points finger at Big Four banks

27 Mar 18  Bloomberg praises EU drive for green finance

20 Mar 18  Adidas has sold a million shoes made of plastic from the ocean

12 Mar 18  How stock market could help fight climate change

19 Feb 18  Business seeks closer access to climate talks

13 Feb 18  Why now's the time for businesses to cost carbon

8 Feb 18  Big companies back circular economy moves

7 Feb 18  Ikea buys 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry

26 Jan 18  Musk could pocket $95b if Tesla's dreams come true

26 Jan 18  Corporates winning race to become 100% renewable

26 Jan 18  Coca-Cola launches ‘World Without Waste’ campaign

23 Jan 18  Lloyd's of London latest to divest from coal

15 Dec 17  Here's to a happy (and low-carbon) Christmas

14 Dec 17  Insurance giant dumps investments in tar sands

13 Dec 17  Big investors put pressure on carbon emitters

11 Dec 17  Business chiefs call for carbon transparency

5 Dec 17  The eco-friendly guide to online Christmas shopping

1 Dec 17  NZ Post takes out sustainability award

30 Nov 17  WASTE SIZE: Stella McCartney makes fashion industry stand

30 Oct 17  Big businesss targets unambitious, say analysts

17 Oct 17  Big brands promise 100% sustainable cotton by 2025

13 Oct 17  You can put a price on a tree (even though it's priceless)

11 Oct 17  EY finds smart investors dodging carbon exposure

11 Oct 17  Big banks slow to track emissions portfolios

9 Oct 17  Climatecoin lines up the carbon markets

9 Oct 17  My company's carbon footprint is the size of a small country

25 Sep 17  Evian launches carbon-neutral bottling plant

22 Sep 17  Better 'use by' labels, less food waste

21 Sep 17  GREEN IS GO: Investors seek good businesses

21 Sep 17  Big Business makes commitment to electric vehicles

21 Sep 17  San Miguel pulls plug on bottled water business

14 Sep 17  Climate-change baddies doing business in NZ

12 Sep 17  Business group pushes for social impacts action

12 Sep 17  Blame these 90 companies for climate crisis, says report

7 Sep 17  Refrigerant Recovery earns praise

31 Aug 17  Business body names sustainability award finalists

24 Aug 17  Climate-savvy customers making presence felt

16 Aug 17  Super fund goes 40% low-carbon

15 Aug 17  FREE CREDITS: And the winner is NZ Steel

15 Aug 17  Company gets $55,000 to fill rubbish bins

2 Aug 17  More investors will spurn fossil fuels

19 Jul 17  Climate-related damage bill climbs to $174 million

14 Jul 17  Green groups slam Coke's recycled plastic scheme

14 Jul 17  Shoppers can pick their own kai at the supermarket farm

12 Jul 17  How a different climate will change business and work

11 Jul 17  Who checks corporate claims of climate leadership?

10 Jul 17  It's not just cars ... ports are going electric, too

3 Jul 17  Corporates stepping up to save the planet

30 Jun 17  Disclosure must for all businesses, says Bloomberg

16 Jun 17  Apple issues second $1 billion green bond

15 Jun 17  Business interest in CSR is growing

15 Jun 17  Trump made us do it, says carbon-cutter Carlsberg

14 Jun 17  Investors push for more green reporting

12 Jun 17  What is this thing called mitigation banking?

9 Jun 17  English still quiet on cost of climate damage

9 Jun 17  Port Nelson gets wine trucks off the road

9 Jun 17  Ladies, here’s a responsible investing platform just for you

8 Jun 17  British industry eyes green powerhouse status

7 Jun 17  Enviroment award winners make their mark

6 Jun 17  Search begins for best sustainable businesses

2 Jun 17  Companies should take charge of potential toxins

31 May 17  Finalists line up for Green Ribbon Awards

11 May 17  Don't waste this $50,000 opportunity ...

9 May 17  Investors urge G7 leaders to back Paris pact

2 May 17  COLD ON COAL: Westpac backs low-carbon lending

27 Apr 17  More investors recognise risk of climate change

13 Apr 17  Investors get carbon exposure advice

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