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Plastic bottles recycler wins acclaim

Monday - A New Zealand company turning old plastic bottles into building insulation has won CarboNZero certification.

Can Americans save the environment and expand oil drilling?

9 Feb 15 - In a few months, we will mark the five-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

More green tourists asking environmental questions

2 Feb 15 - Tourists from across the world are increasingly demanding environmentally sustainable holidays.

Bank moves in on sustainability

2 Feb 15 - Environmental sustainability is one of the topics being added to the ANZ’s Privately Owned Business Barometer survey this year.

CarbonScape 'crowd' get shares

Tim Langley ... investment interest.

27 Jan 15 - Investors in New Zealand’s largest equity crowd-funding offer have received their shares.

Investiors back clean coke with close on $700,000

8 Dec 14 - New Zealand clean-tech pioneer CarbonScape raised nearly $700,000 through its crowd-sourcing campaign.

Paper mill sets new benchmarks for best practice

8 Dec 14 - Manufacturing benchmarks achieved by a rural South Australian factory are being shared and instituted across the world by global manufacturing giant Kimberly-Clark.


Fitzsimons putting her money where her heart is

Jeanette Fitzsimons ... wise investing.

1 Dec 14 - Due diligence in investments has a slightly different connotation for retired politician Jeanette Fitzsimons.

Yealands wins sustainability award

24 Nov 14 - Yealands Family Wines took the top prize in this year's Sustainable Business Network Awards.

Designer dumps leather and heads for greener pastures

Eco eyeware ... fashion shades by KSKYE.

17 Nov 14 - An eco-conscious Kiwi designer is saying goodbye to leather.

Social acceptance new key for today's miners

10 Nov 14 - A licence to dig is no longer enough for today’s mining and extractive companies. Stakeholder approval is progressively becoming a “must have” for mining companies around the globe — a requirement...

Business network names sustainability finalists

3 Nov 14 - Finalists for this year's Sustainable Business Network Awards have been named.

Supplies of rare earth materials are still far from secure

28 Oct 14 - Materials essential for technology products such as electric vehicles, wind turbines or hard disks, known as rare earth elements, aren’t becoming any less rare, or any less crucial.

Kiwi savers want investments to do clean work

20 Oct 14 - A survey of New Zealanders has revealed that Kiwis care deeply about how their KiwiSaver funds are being invested and that they want more sustainable KiwiSaver options.

BUSINESS POSER: Are you creating value, or destroying it?

Clean water ... easy to access, at the moment.

13 Oct 14 - New Zealand is leading the world on integrated reporting.

Wanganui firm has place among bio pioneers

13 Oct 14 - Calls for New Zealand firms to get into bio-manufacturing omit to mention the fact that we have already been there.

Sustainability network wins business award

Rachel Brown ... roles to play.

6 Oct 14 - The Sustainable Business Network has won the New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation - Not for Profit Award at the 2014 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards, announced at the Langham Hotel,...

Surfers fear climate will wipe out big waves

6 Oct 14 - Dedicated surfers, deeply involved with monitoring the natural coastal environment around the world, warn that climate change now poses a major threat to this booming leisure industry.

Off to the tip ... 33,000 polystyrene cups

29 Sep 14 - Waikato University every year sends 33,000 polystyrene cups to the landfill.


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