Auckland Council is excited to announce the Women4Climate Mentorship Programme, aimed at women making a difference on climate action initiatives. The programme combines mentorship, remote training, collaborative learning and networking opportunities for 10 to 20 women in Tāmaki Makaurau.
As the sole participating bank in the deal, the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has executed the first ESG-linked derivative in the market with Metlifecare, a retirement village and aged care provider.
Anchor has launched its plant-based bottle, which is recyclable, in the South Island. The availability of the bottle in the South Island demonstrates Fonterra’s commitment to have all packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Four potential development partners have been shortlisted to build the world’s first large-scale green hydrogen plant in Southland.
Southern Green Hydrogen project, a joint venture between Meridian Energy and Contact Energy, announced on Tuesday the shortlist comprised of Japanese consortium of Mitsui & Co, leading gases and engineering company BOC, Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), a subsidiary of Australian Fortescue Metals Group, and Woodside Energy Limited, Australia’s leading natural gas producer.
In December, Wellington witnessed a significant milestone towards the decarbonisation of transport with the launch of Ika Rere – the Southern Hemisphere’s first fully electric, high-performance passenger ferry. We speak to Alistair Crossling, Associate Modelling and Analytics at Aurecon, who’s leading the business case for the further development of electric passenger ferry services in Wellington.
Is your business feeling carbon-heavy? Are your waste bins bulging? Is your product a bit out-of-shape?
Then a sustainability tune-up’s in order! Here’s our four-step sustainability workout programme to help your business trim down, tone up, and stay in shape in 2022. (And if you already have a sustainability programme, early in the year is a great time to review it.)
Toyota New Zealand is expanding its business activities to explore and support the advancement of hydrogen technology and development here.
Transport firm Freightways has made a $2.7 million investment into New Zealand operated packaging waste upcycling company SaveBOARD.
The cash has enabled SaveBOARD to open a plant in Te Rapa which became fully operational at the end of last year.
It is now converting up to 4000 tonnes of waste per year into approximately 200,000 construction boards as an innovative solution to the building supplies industry.
EY Oceania has today announced the launch of its Net Zero Centre, designed to assist and accelerate the transition of Australian and New Zealand companies to net-zero by 2050.
A South Canterbury farming student has been confirmed as the 2022 recipient of the $5000 Ravensdown Hugh Williams Scholarship.
Tim Sheed’s interest in the agricultural sector was sparked by his upbringing as the third generation to lend a hand on his family’s sheep and beef farm in Beautiful Valley, inland from Temuka between Geraldine and Fairlie.
Auckland is to get 23 new electric commuter trains costing $330 million, to take its fleet to 95.
The city’s agency Auckland Transport (AT) said the first trains from this third order would begin arriving in late 2024, around the expected opening of the $4.5 billion City Rail Link project.
Eastland Group is employing a record number of interns over summer in roles ranging from an environmental intern at Eastland Port to a qualified commercial pilot working in operations at Gisborne Airport.