Manawa Bay, the new premium outlet shopping destination at Auckland Airport, will feature the country’s first totally electric foodcourt with no on-site natural or LPG gas available.
OCS – Communities need climate transition solutions
Opinion piece by CLC CEO Steering Group member and OCS CEO Gareth Marriott on a just climate transition.
EECA – The business good of decarbonisation
Businesses account for 40% of New Zealand’s energy-related emissions and must play their part. For large-energy-using industrial businesses the good news is much of the technology and processes we need to solve this challenge are now available. The collective impact of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) also matters, and there are plenty of ways for businesses of this size to reduce their emissions too.
IAG – May 2023 Weather Tracker shows summer of storms leads to 402% spike in insurance claims
New Zealand’s stormy summer resulted in five times more insurance claims than last year, AMI, State and NZI Insurance reveal in their May Wild Weather Tracker.
Auckland Airport – Replacing one of NZ’s biggest air conditioning systems
Natural gas is on the way out at the country’s largest airport as Auckland Airport begins to switch its air conditioning system to electricity.
Contact Energy – How to meet NZ’s carbon emission goals
This opinion piece from Mike Fuge, CEO of Contact, is the last in a series of eight looking at improving outcomes for Aotearoa. Today: Decarbonising our energy needs.
Z launches pay-as-you-go for EV charging
Z Energy (Z) now has pay-as-you-go available across its EV charging network, making it easier for customers to charge on their journey.
DB Breweries releases its 2022 sustainability report
DB Breweries 2022 sustainability report has revealed promising results ahead of the company’s 2030 sustainability goals, including a 49 percent reduction in scope one and two carbon emissions from its 2018 baseline without using carbon offsets, with a 98 percent diversion of waste to landfills.
Toyota NZ aims to help NZ’s hydrogen economy
Toyota New Zealand says it is focused on supporting New Zealand to establish a hydrogen economy beyond light transport and expand its business operation through bringing in technology innovations.
Fletcher Building opens first-of-its-kind Concrete Innovation Lab
Fletcher Building’s Concrete Division (consisting of Firth, Golden Bay, and Winstone Aggregates) has stepped up its commitment to developing innovative and increasingly sustainable concrete solutions, with the opening of New Zealand’s first commercial Concrete Innovation Lab, in Christchurch.
Ravensdown establishes new innovation entity – Agnition
Ravensdown today has confirmed the establishment of a new commercialisation entity – Agnition.
A subsidiary of Ravensdown, Agnition’s mission is to ignite the industry with the innovations that farmers and growers need. It will build, grow and invest in world-leading Ag-IP and innovations, like EcoPond and ClearTech, and turn them into valued products and solutions that can be practically used on-farm to combat climate change, and engender enhanced productivity.
Fonterra Hautapu coal boilers ditched for more carbon friendly option
Fonterra is continuing work to decarbonise its operations as the cooperative announces its Hautapu site will convert from coal-fired boilers to wood pellets as fuel.