Fonterra supports the Government’s intention to lower New Zealand’s emissions says chief operating officer for NZMP, Kelvin Wickham. He told The Country Early Edition’s Rowena Duncum, Fonterra believed it can work with the targets and still maintain a profitable business model.
No business or government is big enough to tackle climate change alone. But when companies and regulators work together and commit to clear, ambitious goals, then real change takes shape – and the good news is that we’re seeing it happen.
This kind of collaboration is something we call an ambition loop, and at Unilever we believe it’s a vital way to accelerate progress towards a zero-carbon economy around the world.
Microsoft, The Collaborative Studio, Massey University,Scion, Kordia and The Factory have today announced an initiative to accelerate the adoption of digital technologies and enable more collaborative innovation across New Zealand’s regions and primary industries.
WSP Opus experts across Environment, Power, Property and Buildings and Agriculture share the opportunities that the Zero Carbon Bill will bring to New Zealand.
Synlait (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) applauds the government’s bold Zero Carbon Bill announcement today, including new methane targets.
These targets are aligned with Synlait’s commitment to sustainability announced in June 2018. Synlait has committed to achieve on-farm reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 35% per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) by 2028, including a reduction of methane by 30%.
Chief Executive Malcolm Johns says the airport company recognises the Paris agreement and supports establishing an independent Climate Change commission and targets enshrined in law.
Toyota New Zealand welcomed today’s introduction of the Zero Carbon Bill to Parliament as an urgently-needed piece of legislation to address climate change. As an original signatory to the Climate Leaders Coalition and long-time member of the Sustainable Business Council (SBC), Toyota NZ is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and sustainable business development.
KiwiRail has welcomed today’s Zero Carbon Bill announcement, and is ready to play its part in reducing New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions.
“As a company we are committed to helping New Zealand move to a low-emissions future and meet the reduction targets,” says Group Chief Executive Greg Miller.
New Zealand’s leading general insurer, IAG, has praised the introduction of the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill to Parliament today as a milestone, as the country grapples with the issue of adapting to the consequences of climate change.
Meridian Energy welcomes the introduction of the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill to Parliament as a milestone step in New Zealand’s climate change leadership. Chief Executive Neal Barclay says the Bill will give business and industry the certainty they need to plan for the transition to net zero carbon emissions in New Zealand
Air New Zealand is urging more passengers to join the war on climate change as its Fly Neutral voluntary carbon offset scheme passed the $NZ1 million milestone. The Kiwi carrier offsets staff travel and since late 2016 has allowed passengers to tick a box to offset the carbon emissions associated with their flight.
Increasing pressure on firms globally to reduce emissions throughout their supply chain is a genuine opportunity for New Zealand, Contact Energy says.
Chief generation and development officer James Kilty says there has always been a level of interest from firms overseas keen on seeing whether they could establish businesses here to take advantage of the country’s geothermal energy and its high – and growing – share of renewable electricity.