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Survey provides invaluable insights for Vision 2050 Project

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 4:36 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

A ShapeNZ survey for NZBCSD’s Vision 2050 Project has provided invaluable insights about New Zealanders’ hopes and expectations for life in the year 2050 – insights which will guide the Project’s ongoing work to map future economic, environmental ... More >>

Most Kiwis say pure image gives NZ global trade advantage

Wednesday, 24 August 2011, 4:09 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Nearly 90 per cent (86%) of New Zealanders think sustainability – and use of the 100% Pure brand – provides the country with an important competitive advantage when trading in global markets. More >>

Fast lane fees could significantly cut congestion

Saturday, 30 April 2011, 1:28 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

New research conducted in the past 10 days shows the introduction of fees to use some roads at peak hours could see 11% of commuters opt to car pool and cause a big switch to public transport. More >>

Three out of top five sustainable brands Business Cl Members

Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 10:11 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Business Council members Ecostore, Toyota and Meridian are three of the top five New Zealand sustainable brands according to the recent Colmar Brunton Survey. More >>

Environment the most important role for migrants

Friday, 1 October 2010, 2:31 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

More migrants to New Zealand are being attracted to the place they are now living by the environment. More >>

Aucklanders most want a second harbour crossing

Friday, 24 September 2010, 10:36 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Aucklanders most want a second harbour crossing when asked to set priorities for four major projects being discussed by candidates for the new super city council. More >>

Businesses put forward plan to accelerate Auckland

Thursday, 23 September 2010, 5:31 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Senior business leaders today deliver top officials and Mayoral candidates a report outlining policies which they say will turn New Zealand’s first mega city into a greater economic power house. More >>

Kiwis concerned over funding of infrastructure

Wednesday, 22 September 2010, 10:16 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

New Zealanders want their local councils to use Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) – provided they own the assets once they are paid for - to fund faster infrastructure development. More >>

Crime, inefficiency most negatively affects lives

Monday, 20 September 2010, 11:40 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

New Zealanders say that crime and inefficiencies in local government are the main issues having a negative impact on where they live. More >>

Aucklanders Have Low Expectations Of New Super Ci

Sunday, 19 September 2010, 7:24 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Incoming leaders of New Zealand’s first super city may be relieved that Aucklanders have low expectations of their new council’s performance. Only 27% of Aucklanders think their new city will make faster progress as a result of the reform. More >>

More businesses backing quake recovery

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 4:15 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Evidence continues to mount of businesses helping the community, staff and each other to cope with the major Canterbury earthquake. More >>

Push for Cutting Poverty, Not Palm Oil

Saturday, 4 September 2010, 10:08 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

“Protestors greeting Adelaide Zoo visitors with attacks on palm oil should be focusing on cutting poverty in the developing world to stop deforestation, not individual crops”, Director of the Intellectual Property and Free Trade Unit at the Institute ... More >>

Eco labels, right information have mass appeal

Wednesday, 25 August 2010, 1:26 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Sellers using eco-labels backed with the right information could make as many as 85% of New Zealanders more likely to buy a product. More >>

New Zealanders favouring second electoral system

Monday, 9 August 2010, 9:14 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

New Zealanders are likely to vote for an opportunity to change the way the country elects its Members of Parliament. More >>

Maori welcome tax cuts but disapprove of Budget

Thursday, 27 May 2010, 2:37 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Maori support income tax cuts in the Budget, but disapprove of the Budget overall. More >>

Landlords like Budget, but expect to raise rents

Tuesday, 25 May 2010, 4:17 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

More landlords approve than disapprove of the 2010 budget overall, but 47% say they’ll put up their rents as a result of it denying depreciation on their properties. More >>

Poll: support for Budget capital investment plans

Monday, 24 May 2010, 11:47 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

The Government has solid support for its plans for major new capital investment plans, specially for ultra-fast broadband and KiwiRail. More >>

Twice as many approve of Budget than disapprove

Monday, 24 May 2010, 11:45 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Nearly twice as many New Zealanders approve of the 2010 Budget overall than disapprove. More >>

NZers want higher mining royalties, tax

Monday, 24 May 2010, 11:44 am | Business Council for Sustainable Development

New Zealanders want mining firms to pay higher royalties and new super tax on profits. Sixty per cent of New Zealanders believe royalties paid by mining companies are inadequate. More >>

Big shift in office paper choices

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 1:52 pm | Business Council for Sustainable Development

Business and Government get together in Wellington this evening to launch a new edition of an influential guide to buying sustainable office papers. More >>

 

 

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