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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 >>

Public Voting Open For Pandemic-resilient Business Award

Friday, 30 October 2020, 12:28 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Judges for the Sustainable Business Awards have announced five finalists for the Resilience in Crisis Award. The winner will be chosen by public vote. The new Resilience in Crisis Award has been created to recognise business resilience in the face of ... More >>

Billions Of Dollars Of NZ Business’ Purchasing Power Aims For More Sustainability

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 5:22 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Major businesses, local authorities, three major New Zealand universities and representatives from national and local government are all working together on a new initiative to make business purchasing more sustainable. Fletcher Building, NZ Post, Westpac and ... More >>

New Temporary Nature Jobs Boost NZ’s Green Recovery

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 1:53 pm | Sustainable Business Network

The Sustainable Business Network is collaborating with seven community-based conservation organisations to create at least 36 new temporary nature-based roles, in partnership with the Department of Conservation. The Partnering to Plant initiative has been ... More >>

Public Vote Will Pick The Winner Of A New Pandemic Resilient Business Award

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 4:10 pm | Sustainable Business Network

Judges for the 2020 Sustainable Business Awards have announced this year’s 86 finalists across 11 categories, and are now calling for entries for a special additional award. The new Resilience in Crisis Award has been created to recognise business ... More >>

Entries Open For 2020 Sustainable Business Awards

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 3:42 pm | Sustainable Business Network

A special award for resilience during Covid-19 features among new categories this year. The Sustainable Business Awards are New Zealand’s longest-running and pre-eminent sustainability awards. Now in their 18th year, they recognise businesses, local government, ... More >>

Sustainability Leader Urges New Zealand To Think Differently This World Environment Day

Friday, 5 June 2020, 4:20 pm | Sustainable Business Network

This World Environment Day, Rachel Brown, ONZM, is urging Kiwis to become more sustainable. Chief Executive Officer of the Sustainable Business Network and judge for the James Dyson Award for 2020, says that Covid-19 has provided a unique opportunity for New More >>

Announcing Auckland’s Top Good Food Businesses

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 10:44 am | Sustainable Business Network

Alcohol-free spirits. Vegetable mince. Niuean honey. Glass bottle milk vending. These are the winners of the 2020 Auckland Good Food Boost competition. The Good Food Boost seeks out the top up and coming ‘good’ food businesses. The four winners ... More >>

Award winner reduces clothing industry’s harm

Friday, 29 November 2019, 8:13 am | Sustainable Business Network

Little Yellow Bird (LYB), a supplier of ethically-made corporate uniforms and business apparel, has achieved New Zealand’s highest sustainability accolade, winning the Supreme award at tonight’s NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards. Founded by ... More >>

Announcing Wellington’s best new good food businesses

Monday, 9 September 2019, 1:51 pm | Sustainable Business Network

The Sustainable Business Network and Wellington City Council are excited to announce the four winners of the 2019 Wellington Good Food Boost programme. More >>