Climate Leaders Coalition

Uniting businesses and accelerating our transition to a zero carbon future

National Adaptation Plan

The Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) is proud to partner with the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) to respond to the Government’s draft National Adaptation Plan and Managed Retreat proposals.

Statement of Ambition

Statement of Ambition

In June 2022 we launched our new Statement of Ambition which replaces our 2017 and 2019 Statements with a new single Statement to reflect signatories’ desire to be climate leaders as science and policy evolves.

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Third Anniversary Snapshot Report

Third Anniversary Snapshot Report

Each year the Coalition publishes an annual Snapshot Report to hold one another to account for delivering on the Statement of Ambition commitments. View the latest Snapshot Report.

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Annual Plan 2022/23

Annual Plan 2022/23

The Coalition’s Annual Plan outlines our focus areas for the 2022/23 year.

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Ngāi Tahu Farming – These two farms are side-by-side, but one could become the future of dairying

Ngāi Tahu Farming – These two farms are side-by-side, but one could become the future of dairying

A ground-breaking experiment aims to see a Canterbury dairy farm cut 20% of its greenhouse gas emissions and 20% of its nitrate leaching, and could one day change the way Kiwis farm.

Ngāi Tahu Farming, in partnership with Ngāi Tūāhuriri, has been given an $8 million grant through the Ministry for Primary Industries’ Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures fund for a seven-year research programme.

Fonterra replacing coal boiler with wood biomass for Waitoa factory

Fonterra replacing coal boiler with wood biomass for Waitoa factory

Fonterra is replacing a coal boiler at its Waitoa factory in the Waikato with a wood biomass boiler as part of its goal to achieve net zero emissions at its manufacturing sites by 2050.

The co-operative celebrated turning the first sod at Waitoa on Thursday with Te Tumuaki o Te Kīngitanga and local iwi Ngāti Hauā. Work will begin on the new boiler installation later this year, and it is expected to be up and running in November next year.

IAG welcomes release of National Adaptation Plan

IAG welcomes release of National Adaptation Plan

IAG welcomes the release of the National Adaptation Plan, but more needs to be done to keep New Zealanders safe.

Amanda Whiting, CEO IAG New Zealand says, “The NAP is a great start in our response to the impacts of climate change and includes a wide range of activity that will help grow our ability to adapt. But we need to be much more specific about the steps we will take to adapt and how they will be paid for.

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Walking the talk on climate change: Hosting a gold standard sustainable event in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Walking the talk on climate change: Hosting a gold standard sustainable event in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

The Climate Change and Business Conference (CCBC) is New Zealand’s leading and longest-running climate change and business event, with a rich history of living the ethos of the topics it addresses.
This year the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have joined forces with the Environmental Defence Society (EDS) to take the CCBC to a new level. It will provide a platform for business leaders to focus on the concrete actions being taken to accelerate our transition to a zero-emissions economy and climate-resilient future.

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