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Cars of the future come to Tauranga

Wednesday, 8 March 2006, 3:13 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

The very latest in Hybrid Vehicle technology will be on display in Tauranga's Red Square on Thursday 9th March from 11am to 2pm. Members of the public will be able to find out first hand what makes these vehicles achieve fuel efficiency as good ... More >>

Sustainable business challenge popularity grows

Monday, 20 February 2006, 9:39 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

The fourth Environment Bay of Plenty Sustainable Business Challenge is set to become the biggest business awards event in the Bay. Forty nine businesses took part in 2005 and that number looks certain to grow as businesses tackle pressing sustainability ... More >>

A Guide to More Sustainable Living

Tuesday, 13 December 2005, 8:51 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

The problems of the world; climate change, the ozone hole, biodiversity loss, labour exploitation, increasing waste volumes, polluted waterways, human rights abuses - and there are many more - distress many but leave most of us feeling helpless. The ... More >>

Transport project to plant 20,000 trees

Wednesday, 30 November 2005, 11:56 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

The Sustainable Business Network has embarked on a four-year sustainable transport project to make Bay businesses more transport-efficient and plant 20,000 trees in Tauranga, offsetting business vehicle emissions. More >>

Communication key to businesses beating bird flu

Friday, 28 October 2005, 8:26 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

Businesses attending an emergency management forum in Tauranga today identified communication as the critical factor in maintaining business continuity during a possible bird flu outbreak. More >>

Less than 10% of businesses prepared for epidemic

Tuesday, 25 October 2005, 3:58 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

A survey of businesses attending an emergency management event in Tauranga has revealed that less than 10% have any form of plan for operating during a possible bird flu outbreak. More >>

Businesses to assess flood response

Monday, 17 October 2005, 6:28 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

Western Bay businesses will assess their response to the May 18 flood when they meet at a unique event in Tauranga on October 27th. More >>

Business conference to remove fear factor

Monday, 3 October 2005, 2:38 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) is challenging businesses to let go of their fears and accept that being environmentally friendly is good for the country and good for business. More >>

Peak Oil: Be prepared

Monday, 29 August 2005, 4:06 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

We are not running out of oil yet – but we are running out of cheap oil. The Peak Oil scenario describes the point where half of any given oil supply has been used. Production rates fall rapidly after the peak –the date of which only becomes apparent ... More >>

Sustainable Building Cluster Launched

Monday, 11 July 2005, 9:13 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

Let the collaboration begin! The 80 something guests from property developers, top architect firms, product suppliers, building experts, local and regional government were welcomed in style to the Matisse showrooms in Parnell by the Minister for Building ... More >>

Sustainable business network backs Mt Reef project

Tuesday, 14 June 2005, 2:29 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

The Bay of Plenty Sustainable Business Network (SBN) has thrown its support behind the Mount Reef project, which guarantees to provide a host of sustainable business opportunities according to SBN Regional Manager Calum Revfem. More >>

100% Sust!

Thursday, 12 May 2005, 9:28 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

How often have you thought you’d like to make your business or home more eco-friendly, but where to start? This Tuesday 17th you’ll have the chance to find out and in the most unlikely place too. Wellington’s YHA is lifting its skirts to reveal its green ... More >>

Young business responds to Sustainable Challenge

Friday, 8 April 2005, 8:25 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

The challenge of entering the newly designed Sustainable Business Challenge has been both beneficial and rewarding for local business LFC Flooring – New Zealand. The 18month old company are in the process of developing their unique business and were ... More >>

Gov. unwilling to back energy efficient initiative

Thursday, 23 December 2004, 4:43 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

A class room building project at an Opotiki school is struggling to attract additional government funding even though it provides unparalleled community and environmental benefits and generates annual energy savings between $6,000 - $10,000. More >>

BOP businesses shine in national Business Awards

Thursday, 14 October 2004, 10:37 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

Bay businesses featured strongly in the national Sustainable Business Awards held in Auckland last night. Ohiwa Holiday Park were judged the most sustainable small business in the country, while Bay tourism businesses Waimangu Volcanic Valley and ... More >>

Insuring a Greener Fleet

Wednesday, 6 October 2004, 9:16 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

Staff of New Zealand’s largest insurer IAG New Zealand, whose brands include State and NZI, will be teaming up this weekend with children and parents from Blockhouse Bay Intermediate to plant more than 300 native trees on the school’s property. More >>

Appeal for stricter control on packaging

Monday, 9 August 2004, 12:52 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

New Zealand must take bold stricter steps to reduce the amount of packaging waste in burgeoning landfills, a leading sustainable business expert said today. More >>

GreenFleet gets businesses moving

Thursday, 13 May 2004, 9:24 am | Sustainable Busniess Network

With the heat of climate change issues, an unsettled global political arena and Kyoto obligations as a context, there is an urgent need for New Zealand to find practical ways of managing energy use and reducing emissions. New Zealand businesses are likely ... More >>

Sustainability makes sense, say leading businesses

Thursday, 18 March 2004, 6:14 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

That’s the message from leading Bay of Plenty businesses entering this year’s Environment Bay of Plenty Sustainable Business Awards. More >>

Sustainable Business Awards good for business

Friday, 13 February 2004, 4:11 pm | Sustainable Busniess Network

CAPTION: Tauranga’s Design Mobel staff celebrate winning the supreme award in last year’s Sustainable Business Awards. More >>





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