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Business Leaders Outline Commitment To Ambitious Climate Action Targets

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 10:23 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have reinforced their joint commitment to ambitious climate action in responding to the Climate Change Commission’s consultation on three significant reports. SBC members ... More >>

SBC And CLC Welcome Bipartisan Climate Adaptation Inquiry

Friday, 10 May 2024, 11:33 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome today’s announcement from Government around a bipartisan inquiry into an enduring climate adaptation framework for New Zealand. More >>

Business Sustainability Efforts Still Falling Short Of Consumer Expectations, Says New Research

Friday, 22 March 2024, 10:17 am | Sustainable Business Council

New research from Kantar and the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) reveals Kiwi consumers believe business action is falling short of business responsibility, both in terms of climate change and environmental issues and community and social challenges. ... More >>

Fifth Anniversary Snapshot Shows Signatories Have Reduced Emissions By 3.6 Million Tonnes

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 9:48 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Climate Leaders Coalition has today launched its fifth anniversary Snapshot Report which reveals signatories have collectively reduced their emissions by 3.6 million tonnes since joining the Coalition. "The business movement for climate ... More >>

Climate Change & Business Conference Marks 15th Anniversary With Biggest Event Yet

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 10:59 am | Sustainable Business Council

New Zealand’s leading and longest running annual Climate Change and Business Conference is set to bring to life critical discussions in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland next week around what is needed to secure the country’s net zero future. Delivered in partnership ... More >>

SBC Partners With MoT To Deliver Feasibility Study Focused On Decarbonising Heavy Freight

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 9:30 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) has partnered with Te Manatū Waka Ministry of Transport (MoT) to deliver a feasibility study looking into developing a New Zealand-wide mechanism to assist in decarbonising the heavy transport sector. The study, released ... More >>

Lack Of Capability Training Remains A Significant Barrier For Sustainability Professionals

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 9:27 am | Sustainable Business Council

New research into New Zealand’s sustainability profession has found most sustainability professionals are reasonably confident in their current ability to do their role. However, only half of them believe their current capability development is enough ... More >>

SBC Welcomes Significant Announcement To Reduce Emissions

Sunday, 21 May 2023, 5:36 pm | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) is welcoming the Government’s move to partner with NZ Steel to reduce emissions through co-funding the installation of an Electric Arc Furnace at the Glenbrook steel factory. SBC Executive Director Mike Burrell says, ... More >>

Business Leaders Outline Election Priorities To Drive Climate Action

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 8:53 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have laid out their joint climate policy priorities for political parties to consider as they gear up for October’s General Election. The briefing paper sets out 10 ... More >>

Cost of living #1 concern for Kiwis - concern about climate remains stable but commitment to living sustainably drops

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 6:23 am | Sustainable Business Council

New research confirms the rising cost of living is putting increasing pressure on New Zealanders, with commitment to sustainable living taking a backseat. 72% of respondents to Kantar’s 2023 Better Futures report , released today in conjunction with the ... More >>

4th Snapshot Report Shows Business Focus & Investment Into Climate Action Proves Resilient In Face Of Tough Conditions

Thursday, 17 November 2022, 11:52 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Climate Leaders Coalition’s fourth annual Snapshot Report released today shows business focus and investment into climate action is proving resilient despite a challenging economic environment. "Despite the challenges of strong economic ... More >>

New Zealand’s Largest Climate Conference Set To Catalyse The Shift From Climate Ambition To Action

Tuesday, 13 September 2022, 10:09 am | Sustainable Business Council

The critical role of business in transitioning Aotearoa New Zealand to a zero-carbon economy will be centre stage in Tāmaki Makaurau next week at the largest Climate Change and Business Conference yet. 500 people will be attending the in-person event, ... More >>

SBC Welcomes Six New Business Leaders To Its Advisory Board

Friday, 26 August 2022, 10:53 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) has announced the election of six new prominent business leaders to its Advisory Board. The new members are: - Chris Aughton (CEO, EnviroNZ) - Angela Busby (Chief Strategy Officer, AIA) - Neeraj Lala (CEO, Toyota ... More >>

National Adaptation Plan Critical Framework For Building New Zealand’s Climate Resilience

Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 11:23 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome the release of the Government’s first National Adaptation Plan (NAP) as the first step to develop an effective and enduring adaptation response for Aotearoa New Zealand. ... More >>

Climate Leaders Coalition Launches New Statement Of Ambition, Appoints New CEO Convenor

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 9:49 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Climate Leaders Coalition is tonight officially launching a new Statement of Ambition to accelerate business action on climate change. "Just as domestic and international climate science and policy has advanced significantly since we ... More >>

Business Calls For Greater Ambition And Engagement In Response To Emissions Reduction Plan

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 10:45 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome the release of the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) discussion document and call for greater engagement with the business community to close the emissions ... More >>

SBC And CLC Join Forces With Leading Climate Event To Drive Action

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 10:03 am | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have joined forces with the Environmental Defence Society (EDS) to take the 2021 Climate Change and Business Conference - Now to Net Zero, to a new level. The focus of this ... More >>

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) Welcomes The Announcement Today Regarding The Emissions Reduction Plan

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 3:43 pm | Sustainable Business Council

Executive Director of SBC, Mike Burrell, says that the Emissions Reduction Plan is an important part of providing businesses with the long-term certainty they need to invest in low carbon solutions. "SBC and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) ... More >>

Business Calls For Cross-party Support On The Emissions Budgets

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 3:18 pm | Sustainable Business Council

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome today’s release of the Climate Change Commission’s final advice to Government as a major milestone for New Zealand’s zero carbon future. Executive Director of ... More >>

Industry Leaders Partner To Reduce Freight Emissions

Friday, 16 April 2021, 9:24 am | Sustainable Business Council

A report released today by the Sustainable Business Council’s (SBC) Freight Group sets out an ambitious but achievable 30-year pathway to progressively decarbonise New Zealand’s freight system. The Low Carbon Freight Pathway report was launched ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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