Z Energy is proud to be partnering with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to support its global programme of work to create the enabling conditions for a thriving blue carbon marketplace.
ANZ is the latest bank to offer discounted loans to businesses that want to fund green initiatives.
Ravensdown’s 2022 Integrated Report published today shows the fertiliser co-operative owned by primary producers is tracking well against its strategic objectives.
A 12 per cent reduction in carbon emissions from fertiliser against the previous year.
A net reduction of scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions of 2,206 tonnes of carbon dioxide (14%) since the base year of 2018.
Confirming plans to convert the company’s Dipton, Southland coal-fired combustor to biomass eliminating at least 1100 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year, almost 10 per cent of Ravensdown’s direct carbon footprint.
Fonterra and DSM are also collaborating to reduce on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, by exploring applications for DSM’s methane-inhibiting Bovaer® technology in the New Zealand pasture-based farming system.
This month’s sustainability tip: pick up your pen (physical or digital). Why? Because clear, engaging communication and reporting will make your manufacturing business more sustainable. Harnessing the power of words will help you define your sustainability strategy and share it with the people who matter to your business.
Aotearoa New Zealand’s future energy centre, Ara Ake, is working with major road freight and transport companies to help them better assess the options and costs for decarbonising their road fleet.
Ara Ake is partnering with H.W. Richardson Group (HWR) and Freightways to assess the total cost of ownership of different low emissions fleet options. This will be carried out by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) using the publicly available Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) tool developed by Ara Ake.
This month’s Commerce Commission report into building supplies was meant to help improve the quality of our housing stock. So why did it barely even mention green materials, wonders New Zealand Green Building Council head Andrew Eagles.
Scientists have discovered a group of bulls that release 15% less planet-heating methane than average – and more than 30% less than high-emitting animals.
The research, led by diary breeders LIC and CRV, will now breed daughters from the low-emitting group then compare the methane produced by these cows with emissions of the daughters of the highest-methane bulls.
Meat processor Silver Fern Farms (SFF) is moving closer towards a future without coal, as it begins work on a high-temperature heat pump at its Christchurch plant.
The country’s largest insurer says building in flood-prone areas has to stop. IAG has released a three-part plan to try speed up efforts to reduce flood risk from rivers.
Auckland Council has released a very encouraging, 80 page document: the Transport Emissions Reduction Pathway (TERP). The TERP describes what is required for Auckland to successfully reduce transport emissions in line with Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan.
In FY22 we worked to reduce our impact on the climate and the climate’s impact on New Zealand.