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SBN report: Plastic packaging re-think needed

Monday, 3 December 2018, 9:37 am | Sustainable Business Network

The first-ever study on NZ’s entire plastic packaging system highlights how even radically improved recycling will not solve all its problems. New Zealanders need to rethink the way we make, use and dispose of plastic packaging. More >>

Another step towards a waste-free circular economy

Friday, 10 August 2018, 4:13 pm | Sustainable Business Network

The Sustainable Business Network welcomes the Government’s announcement today that single-use plastic bags will be phased out. It's another positive step towards a circular economy for New Zealand. More >>

Leading businesses back study on NZ's plastic packaging

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 9:35 am | Sustainable Business Network

Ten leading businesses are backing a new diagnostic study of New Zealand’s entire plastic packaging system. The work will identify key challenges and interventions for the adoption of a circular economy approach to plastics. (embargoed til 0900 ... More >>

Entries open for NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 2:22 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Entries open for NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards 2018 Entries are now open for New Zealand’s longest-running and pre-eminent sustainability awards. The Awards are now in their 16th year. They recognise businesses, local government, social enterprises ... More >>

Widespread support for Council decision

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 6:27 pm | Sustainable Business Network

A range of local agencies and cycle groups have applauded Tauranga City Council’s decision to build a network of physically separated cycle paths. More >>

Big investment in New Zealand’s circular economy

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 8:22 am | Sustainable Business Network

SBN’s work on New Zealand’s transition to a circular economy has received a vital boost. Fuji Xerox, 3R Group and Auckland Council have become Foundation Partners of the newly launched Circular Economy Accelerator. More >>

Wellington businesses get record sustainability recognition

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 2:10 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Wellington-based New Zealand Post took out the Supreme Award: NZI Greatest Contribution to a Sustainable New Zealand. Five other winners hail from Wellington and a record 20 finalists were also locals. More >>

NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards 2017

Friday, 1 December 2017, 2:17 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Record year of award entries sees NZ Post take top sustainability award NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards 2017 is a year of record award entries with one of New Zealand’s oldest state-owned companies taking out the top award. Rachel Brown, CEO Sustainable ... More >>

Election Hopefuls Must Meet Urgent Need for Sustainability

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 3:31 pm | Sustainable Business Network

New Zealand’s largest network on sustainable business demands politicians commit to tackling the country’s pressing environmental issues. More >>

Entries open for NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 5:18 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Entries are now open for New Zealand’s longest-running and pre-eminent sustainability awards. More >>

FOUND - NZ's best new food businesses

Friday, 10 February 2017, 1:43 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Home-grown oyster sauce. Artisan ginger beer. Fermented fruit flour. Meat from a regenerative farm. Could they be a taste of things to come in New Zealand food? More >>

Wellington businesses dominate the list of awards finalists

Monday, 5 September 2016, 12:19 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Fourteen Wellington businesses feature in the list of finalists for the 2016 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards. They include: More >>

Finalists for 2016 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 3:54 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Judges for the 2016 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards have announced the line-up of finalists. More >>

Communicating in an Age of Authenticity

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:58 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Businesses looking for tips on how to succeed in today’s age of authenticity can learn from brand leaders at a one day conference in Auckland on 31 August. More >>

Government electric vehicle boost is welcome change of gear

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 3:11 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Years of work by Kiwi businesses on electric vehicle uptake are finally getting the government boost they deserve. More >>

Up your veggie intake - switch bread for more veggies!

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 5:19 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Those of us looking for a healthy lunch option should check out Real Eating Awesome Living , a Coromandel business that has just won the backing of some of the country’s top foodies. More >>

Top foodies promote vegan burger trailer

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 5:10 pm | Sustainable Business Network

A vegan burger van hitting the streets of Auckland and beyond is set to have some of the country’s most successful niche food marketers as back seat drivers. More >>

Young Wellington businesswoman gets top foodie backing

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 5:01 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Vicky Ha could take the fast food market by storm after some of the country’s top experts swung in behind her business. More >>

Northland Farmer gets top foodies on side

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 5:00 pm | Sustainable Business Network

A local specialist pork and beef producer has won a nationwide competition to have some of the country’s top experts help promote the business. More >>

Bike 2050's Get Active month is upon us!

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 4:13 pm | Sustainable Business Network

February is here, which means New Zealand's biggest cycling month has officially arrived. Are you up to speed with what's happening? Throughout the month there will be a number of hosted events, competitions (with some seriously cool prizes ) and ... More >>

 

 

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