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Business Survey: Only A Third Of Small Kiwi Businesses Prioritising Climate Action

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 9:24 am | Sustainable Business Network

Even though small businesses know there are benefits to taking climate action, only 36% are making it a priority. That’s the main finding in a survey of small and medium companies in Aotearoa New Zealand, conducted by the Sustainable Business Network ... More >>

Business Survey: NZ Corporates Committed To Sustainability

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 11:17 am | Sustainable Business Network

Businesses are optimistic about the future and remain committed to sustainability. That’s the main finding in a survey of New Zealand corporates, conducted by the Sustainable Business Network (SBN). SBN’s report, Sustainability in Aotearoa New ... More >>

Sustainable Business Award Winners Achieve Business Goals And A Sustainable Future

Monday, 27 November 2023, 2:45 pm | Sustainable Business Network

The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) has announced the winners of the 21st Sustainable Business Awards at an annual ceremony in Auckland this evening. The awards recognise a raft of values-led, determined Kiwis working towards a sustainable future innovating ... More >>

No Time To Waste: SBN Calls On The Incoming Government To Step Up

Monday, 16 October 2023, 1:54 pm | Sustainable Business Network

The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) calls on the incoming Government to keep up action on sustainability. “Now is not the time to let up the pace,” says CEO Rachel Brown ONZM. “Issues such as climate change and the declining state of nature ... More >>

Latest Business Survey Shows Businesses See The Need And The Reward From Investing In Nature Projects

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 6:34 am | Sustainable Business Network

Regenerate Nature Programme launched in response to latest nature report 82% of businesses in Aotearoa, New Zealand say they want to ‘do the right thing’ for nature. They just need investment-ready projects able to prove their worth. A new ... More >>

New Business Toolbox For A More Sustainable Supply Chain

Tuesday, 21 February 2023, 6:32 am | Sustainable Business Network

A free online toolbox that makes it easy for businesses to assess the sustainability of their organisation and their supply chain launches today. Docket has been created by a public-private partnership, led by the Sustainable Business Network (SBN). It ... More >>

Te Radar Sues The Sea – Fails Miserably

Tuesday, 22 November 2022, 3:24 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Kiwi comedian and TV personality Te Radar has taken drastic action to reverse the effects of climate change in the Pacific by attempting to # Sue the Sea . Unfortunately his surprising approach has had completely unsurprising results – failing to get ... More >>

Nature-based Careers For Young South Aucklanders

Monday, 29 August 2022, 9:20 am | Sustainable Business Network

More young people in South Auckland are set to embark on nature-based careers to help revitalise their communities. This is the focus of a new partnership between the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and the Milford Foundation. The two organisations ... More >>

New Tool Helps Businesses Calculate Carbon Footprint And Take Action

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 10:38 am | Sustainable Business Network

A new free calculator to help small businesses measure their carbon footprint has been launched in Aotearoa New Zealand today. The Carbon Emissions Calculator is the newest feature of Climate Action Toolbox, developed by the Sustainable Business Network ... More >>

New Business Guides On How To Engage With Nature

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 9:21 am | Sustainable Business Network

  The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) website now has free ‘shovel ready’ guides for nature regeneration. They’re perfect for businesses, farmers, growers, and rural landowners ready to do their bit. The climate crisis and continuing ... More >>

Business Backing For Nature Careers Will Help Rejuvenate South Auckland

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 12:32 pm | Sustainable Business Network

A mana whenua-led collaboration to revitalise communities around the Puhinui stream is set to gain additional support and investment via the Sustainable Business Network. The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) has secured $1 million from the government’s ... More >>

A New Business Directory Launches To Connect Circular Economy Solutions

Monday, 11 April 2022, 12:04 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Organisations will be able to find innovative products and services with a new online business-to-business Circular Economy Directory, launching online at 12.30 pm, Tuesday, 12 April 2022. A first of its kind, the Circular Economy Directory will assist businesses ... More >>

Another $2.5 Million, More Jobs For Nature

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 2:40 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Dozens more jobs in nature restoration will be created in the next 12 months, after the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) won a further funding extension. The new money doubles the overall investment in SBN initiatives by the Government’s Jobs for ... More >>

Emissions Reduction Consultation Important Opportunity For Business

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 12:51 pm | Sustainable Business Network

The Sustainable Business Network welcomes the emissions reduction plan discussion document released by the government today. It provides a valuable opportunity for the business community to contribute ideas and lead action. ‘Transitioning to a ... More >>

New Zealand Missing Out On Economic Gains By Not Shifting Much Faster To A Circular Economy

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 6:07 am | Sustainable Business Network

Despite signs of change, Aotearoa New Zealand is transitioning too slowly to a low carbon circular economy. That’s the main finding in a ‘state of the nation’ report released today by the Sustainable Business Network (SBN). The slow transition ... More >>

75 Finalists Announced For Sustainable Business Awards

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 10:20 am | Sustainable Business Network

Finalists for this year’s Sustainable Business Awards span sectors from food and beverage to fashion, beauty, construction and travel. The Sustainable Business Awards recognise and celebrate success in sustainability. They have been running for 19 ... More >>

The 2021 Sustainable Business Awards Are Now Open For Entry!

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 6:21 am | Sustainable Business Network

Ready to be recognised for your awesome mahi? Entries are now open for the 2021 Sustainable Business Awards . This is your chance to celebrate your sustainability achievements! Entries are super easy, and don’t take too much time. The Awards ... More >>

New Toolbox To Help Small Businesses Take Climate Action

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 6:06 am | Sustainable Business Network

Small businesses in New Zealand now have an easy-to-use, free tool to help them reduce their carbon emissions. The tool, called the Climate Action Toolbox , has been created through a major collaboration between the public and private sector ... More >>

Getting Rid Of Problematic Plastic Packaging – New Guidelines For Business

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 6:48 am | Sustainable Business Network

The plastic waste landscape is rapidly changing. Businesses are finding it difficult to navigate and are looking for the right advice on packaging. New plastic packaging guidance is released today that outlines the pathway ahead for businesses. Major ... More >>

Kiwi Businesses Get Behind Campaign To Reduce NZ’s Growing Waste Problem

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 9:59 am | Sustainable Business Network

More than 60 organisations supplying everything from road cones, paint and mobile phones to clothing, batteries and furniture have joined a nationwide campaign to reduce waste. Every year New Zealanders send around 2.5 million tonnes of waste to ... More >>





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