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Dow saves $120 million by investing in nature

Friday - 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.

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.

Fonterra turns to wood to help fire dairy plant

2 May 18 - Fonterra says it will replace some coal with wood at one of its factories, a move expected to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2400 tonnes a year.

New tool eases pathway to disclosure

2 May 18 - Businesses wanting to disclose their carbon exposure to investors have a new tool.

What if Tesla's time is running out?

23 Apr 18 - A massive cash burn and multiple factory snafus mean investors in Tesla are losing patience.

Directors face climate liability, says report

20 Apr 18 - New legal analysis shows that company directors in at least four Commonwealth countries must take action to address material climate risk or face legal and reputational risk.

Plight of the bees hits unaware businesses

17 Apr 18 - Declining numbers of bees, butterflies and midges could leave companies facing the prospect of reduced crop quality and a shortage of raw materials.

MEMO BUSINESS: Ignore carbon liability at our peril

10 Apr 18 - Businesses ignore carbon liability at the country’s peril, an international investment organisation is warning.

FOSSIL FAIL: Report points finger at Big Four banks

29 Mar 18 - All four of New Zealand’s largest banks have received fail marks in a new climate change report analysing bank lending to fossil-fuel investments.


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