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Contact invests in Simply Energy

Contact invests in Simply Energy

Contact Energy has invested in an innovative energy solutions company to help commercial and industrial customers reduce their carbon footprint and accelerate our strategy to decarbonise New Zealand’s energy system.

Contact invests in Simply Energy

Toyota steps up EV plans

Toyota aims to accelerate its electrified vehicle plans by five years, now planning to have half its global sales comprising these by 2025 instead of 2030.

Contact invests in Simply Energy

Unilever open letter – responsible engagement in climate policy

An open letter from Unilever CEO Alan Jope to our trade associations and business groups

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges we face, as a society and as a business. If we are to avoid the catastrophic consequences of global heating, urgent action is required to shift our economies onto a zero carbon pathway.

Like many businesses, we are seeking to accelerate climate action within our own operations and within our wider value chain.

Contact invests in Simply Energy

Kiwirail – Collaborative approach to Regional Freight Hub

Collaboration is key to the successful development of a new Regional Freight Hub near Palmerston North, KiwiRail Deputy Chief Executive Todd Moyle says.

In November 2018, KiwiRail was awarded $40 million through the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund to design, designate and purchase land for the hub.

Contact invests in Simply Energy

Survey – how should Stuff cover climate change?

Stuff launched Quick! Save the Planet in November 2018, with the goal of making climate change feel tangible, urgent and unignorable. Since then, we’ve greatly increased the quality and quantity of our climate crisis journalism.

We’re committed to ongoing coverage, and we want to make sure it’s relevant and meaningful to New Zealanders.

So, we’re asking for your feedback on better climate change coverage. We’d be grateful if you’d answer a few questions in our survey to help guide our future coverage.

Contact invests in Simply Energy

Auckland Transport – Free public transport to celebrate 100 million passenger trips milestone

Aucklanders have made 100 million trips in the past year, making this the biggest year for public transport in the city since 1951.

Mayor Phil Goff says, “To mark the occasion, Auckland Transport has announced that on Sunday 23 June the public can travel free on buses, trains and most ferry services. It’s a gesture by AT to say thank you to Aucklanders and to encourage new commuters to try out public transport.”

The Mayor says the switch to public transport is happening faster than was estimated, with the 100 million target being achieved months ahead of time.

Contact invests in Simply Energy

Sistema Plastics committed to reducing its carbon footprint

Sistema Plastics Ltd has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by achieving Certified Emissions Measurement And Reduction Scheme (CEMARS®) certification.
CEMARS certification is a recognised greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measurement and reduction scheme administered by Enviro-Mark Solutions (a subsidiary of Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research). It is the first of a two-step process towards achieving carboNZeroCert™ certification in New Zealand.

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SKYCITY reveals first low carbon menu at the Sugar Club

SKYCITY’s The Sugar Club is combining fine dining and climate change action with New Zealand’s first ever low carbon menu developed with Enviro-Mark Solutions.Expertly created by Executive Chef, Josh Barlow, in partnership with Enviro-Mark Solutions and WWF-New Zealand, the three-course menu has been measured and assessed as low carbon using only locally sourced ingredients. The low carbon menu will be revealed tonight at an exclusive event, in celebration of World Environment Day.