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Eco eyeware ... fashion shades by KSKYE.

Designer dumps leather and heads for greener pastures

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 these companies widely acknowledge through what’s known as a “social licence to operate”.

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.

Big business signs up with sustainability driver

Rachel Brown ... tipping point.

22 Sep 14 - Some of New Zealand’s largest companies and organisations have signed up to a new international movement on sustainable business.

Why Kiwibank took its business to the kids

22 Sep 14 - When Kiwibank wanted to know how to move beyond the first stage of being a sustainable business, it asked a bunch of 10-year-olds.

Want to recycle? Just ask the Garbage Guru

22 Sep 14 - Sydney has launched an app it hopes will drive recycling.

Green start-ups eyeball Snowball crowd-funder

Shaun Edlin ... few options.

16 Sep 14 - Clean-tech start-ups are showing interest in a new crowd-funding platform for business.

Sustainability council pushes puchasing power

Penny Nelson ... leading from the front.

25 Aug 14 - Some of New Zealand’s biggest companies are working out how they can use their purchasing power to drive the new economy.

First rule of green business: Keep it simple

25 Aug 14 - How do you turn your company into a green company – the type of company capable of doing business with organisations demanding sustainable procurement?

Gases importers pay $1.5m carbon taxes

11 Aug 14 - Importers of synthetic greenhouse gases paid nearly $1.5 million in carbon taxes in the past financial year.

NZ gifts Rio Tinto $6m free carbon credits bonus

4 Aug 14 - The company that threatened to leave New Zealand if it introduced the Emissions Trading Scheme has had a $6 million windfall from taxpayers in the form of free carbon credits.

New marine reserves laws set mark, says industry

1 Aug 14 - A new marine reserve and management law for Marlborough passed by Parliament is a template for seafood and environment conservation measures throughout New Zealand, says Seafood New Zealand.


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You'll never run out of printer paper

25 Aug 14 - A printer which reuses the same paper over again has won Toshiba two awards

Canon offers environment prizes

18 Aug 14 - Canon New Zealand is calling for Kiwis to get creative and apply for its annual...

CRL Energy wins environment award

1 Aug 14 - CRL Energy is the winner of the 2014 Minerals West Coast Environment...

Evolution show home opens in the south

20 Jun 14 - Award-winning Rilean Construction this week unveiled its first energy-efficient...

Sustainability graduates make their mark

7 Mar 14 - Now in its fourth year, Otago Polytechnic’s Graduate Programmes in Sustainable...

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