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ACC's Climate Fund A Distraction From $210 Million Investments In The Fossil Fuel Industry

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 5:43 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is pleased to see that the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) is preparing to launch a $50 million climate fund, but is concerned this is a distraction from ACC’s investments in the fossil fuel industry. As of ... More >>

Government’s Increase To Decarbonisation Fund A Disappointment

Sunday, 16 May 2021, 5:13 pm | 350 Aotearoa

The Fossil Free State Sector Coalition , whose members represent tens of thousands of New Zealanders, is disappointed by the government’s announcement today of a limited increase in funding to the State Sector Decarbonisation Fund, which provides ... More >>

Changes To Default Kiwisaver Standards Reflect The Power Of People Demanding Climate Action

Friday, 14 May 2021, 11:35 am | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa welcomes the improvements to default Kiwisaver funds announced today by the government, which mean New Zealanders’ savings in default funds will no longer be invested in fossil fuels. This change will mean that ... More >>

Government Echoes Calls From Climate Movement For ACC To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Friday, 16 April 2021, 9:04 am | 350 Aotearoa

  Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is celebrating the direction from the government for the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to accelerate its moves to divest from investments in fossil fuels. The direction to ACC to divest ... More >>

Crown Financial Institutions’ Exposure To Climate Risk Back In The Spotlight Following Mandatory Disclosure Announcement

Friday, 12 March 2021, 4:05 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa welcomes today’s announcement by Climate Change Minister, Hon James Shaw, that all Crown Financial Institutions will be required to report on their exposure to climate risk. The announcement from Minister Shaw ... More >>

Financial Sector Reporting On Climate Risks Is A Vital Step

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 5:32 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Financial sector reporting on climate risks is a vital step to cut off the finance that enables fossil fuel companies to continue emitting Climate action organisation 350 Aotearoa applauds the government’s announcement today that makes Aotearoa the ... More >>

Kiwibank’s policy shows a commitment to climate action

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 10:58 am | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa applauds Kiwibank’s commitment to withhold banking services to companies involved with the extraction, production and manufacturing of coal, oil, and gas. More >>

350 Aotearoa Welcomes The Green Party’s Clean Energy Plan To Build A Fairer, Low-Carbon Future

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 4:25 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa welcomes the Greens' plan to transform Aotearoa’s energy system and set Aotearoa on course towards a fossil-fuel free future in which workers are supported into new jobs, and communities have the power ... More >>

Select Committee Report Fails To Address Climate Groups’ Substantial Concerns With Fast Track Bill

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 6:03 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is disappointed that the Environment Select Committee has failed to address substantial concerns with the Covid-19 Response (Fast Track Consenting) Bill in its report released today. The Bill currently removes the ... More >>

350 Aotearoa Calls For ACC To Go Further, And End Fossil Fuel Investments By 2021

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 10:29 am | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa welcomes ACC’s new climate change policy that lays out plans to decarbonise its investments but calls for ACC to commit to full divestment from coal, oil, and gas companies by 2021. 350 Aotearoa Co-Director ... More >>

Westpac Bank Needs To Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is On Climate Change

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 5:34 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa welcomes Westpac’s announcement to end its financing of thermal coal projects by 2030, and not establish new relationships with new thermal coal customers in the interim. However, the bank needs to extend its phase-out of fossil fuel finance ... More >>

Changes To Kiwisaver Standards A Win For The Climate Over Corporate Interests

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 11:57 am | 350 Aotearoa

“This commitment by the government to ensure that New Zealanders are not financing the climate crisis through our Kiwisaver funds will be welcomed by the thousands of New Zealanders that have come together to push for this change,” said Erica ... More >>

Climate organisations commend Crown Research Institute

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 5:14 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate action organisations 350 Aotearoa and Coal Action Network Aotearoa commend New Zealand’s Crown Research Institutes’ phase-out of coal burning in their operations, with the final two users, Plant and Food Research and Landcare Research decommissioning ... More >>

Leaked ANZ policy good news for climate action

Friday, 6 December 2019, 6:29 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Secret plans for ANZ to cut thermal coal mining exposure by 75% by March 2024 have been leaked by internal sources today. This information is at odds with its climate change statement that was released in February 2019, which made no reference to reductions ... More >>

Protestors give a red card to All Blacks’ partner AIG

Friday, 25 October 2019, 1:54 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Protestors give a red card to All Blacks’ partner AIG Insurance for underwriting mega coal mine More >>

NZ Rugby receives call to drop AIG sponsorship over coal

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 2:01 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate change campaigners met with New Zealand Rugby today to deliver a 35,000 strong petition, calling for the All Blacks to drop its major global partner, insurance giant AIG. AIG is an insurer of the controversial Adani Carmichael coal mine in Australia.The ... More >>

Petition calls for All Blacks to drop AIG sponsorship

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 4:50 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Tomorrow, Wednesday 9th October, climate activists from 350 Aotearoa will deliver a 35,000 strong petition to Rugby New Zealand calling for the All Blacks to drop its major global sponsor, insurance giant AIG. The petition, a collaboration between ... More >>

Another blow for ANZ, as greenwash exposed

Friday, 23 August 2019, 2:17 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate campaigners impersonating bank staff have taken to the streets this week to expose ANZ Bank’s sponsorship of the fossil fuel industry. In the series of satirical actions in Wellington, Dunedin, and Auckland, the ‘bank staff’ promoted ... More >>

ANZ Bank ‘proudly’ sponsors coal, oil, and gas industry

Friday, 23 August 2019, 9:04 am | 350 Aotearoa

This week 350 Aotearoa climate campaigners will impersonate ANZ Bank staff in several satirical actions outside of ANZ branches. The actions will expose ANZ Banks’s current social and financial support of the fossil fuel industry: through its sponsorship ... More >>

Exposed: ANZ sponsors of fossil fuel lobby group?

Monday, 19 August 2019, 8:37 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today posters have gone up outside ANZ branches across New Zealand to expose ANZ’s sponsorship of an exclusive oil industry group, ‘The Petroleum Club’. The satirical posters play on ANZ’s recent ad campaigns, replacing the banks’ tagline ‘healthy ... More >>





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