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NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

Climate Leaders Coalition releases first anniversary snapshot on progress, unveils more ambitious pledge

The Climate Leaders Coalition is marking its first anniversary with the release of an anniversary snapshot report detailing its progress and the launch of a second higher ambition pledge.

“We created an anniversary snapshot because we recognise there’s interest in our achievements beyond the growth in the number of our signatories. Together our 109 signatories now represent 60% of New Zealand’s gross emissions,” Coalition convenor and CEO of Z Energy Mike Bennetts says.

NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

Enviro-Mark Solutions named the first New Zealand member of IETA and ICROA

Enviro-Mark Solutions is delighted to announce we have become the first New Zealand member of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and we have also been accredited by the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (ICROA) for providing our offsetting service in accordance with the ICROA Code of Best Practice. As New Zealand’s leading provider of carbon reduction and offsetting programmes, through our CEMARS and carboNZero programmes, we place high importance on meeting international best practice so our customers can have confidence in the credibility of the certification they have been awarded.

NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

Meridian Energy first to release climate change risk report

Meridian Energy has released New Zealand’s first corporate report disclosing risks to its business resulting from climate change.

Prepared in accordance with guidance from the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), the report lays out the physical risks Meridian faces from a rise in global temperature, as well as the impacts of transitioning to a low carbon future.

NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

Ravensdown takes big picture view on new carbon target

Declaring its first ever carbon target, Ravensdown is including the footprint of the products it supplies. The farm nutrient and environmental experts have calculated and committed to the 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target, to make a start on contributing to New Zealand’s Paris Agreement obligations.
“We’re committed to doing our part to mitigate climate change, support New Zealand emissions reduction targets and honour our Climate Leaders Coalition commitments,” said Greg Campbell, Ravensdown’s Chief Executive.

NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

3R Group – Taking on one of the biggest, invisible causes of climate change

A project has begun in New Zealand for the refrigerants industry to tackle one of the most potent, but least known causes of climate change.The gases used in refrigerants – perfluorocarbons (PFC) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) – are rated among the most effective at trapping heat in the earth’s atmosphere; thousands of times more potent than carbon dioxide with respect to their global warming potential, says sustainability expert Darren Patterson. This, combined with their widespread use, makes them a high priority target for tackling climate change worldwide, he says.

NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

DETA Consulting sets its carbon targets

DETA Consulting works closely with many of New Zealand’s largest energy users, and carbon emitters, to
improve their carbon footprint through improved efficiencies across their organisations. We are proud
of the impact that we have reducing New Zealand’s carbon footprint – to date our work has reduced
carbon emissions across New Zealand industry by more than 30,000 tonnes per year.

NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

Independent Advisory Board commences work with Waste Management

Leading independent experts are providing guidance and oversight to Waste Management’s sustainability strategy For Future Generations.

It is part of the drive by Waste Management, which is New Zealand’s leading resource recovery, recycling and waste management provider, to deliver on the commitments made in its sustainability strategy, launched last year.

NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

No new coal boilers for Fonterra

Fonterra is shaving eleven years off its coal target, as it announces a new commitment to reduce its reliance on coal.
This commitment is the latest in a series of targets the Co-operative has set as it looks to embed sustainability at the heart of everything it does.

NBR – Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

Waste Management welcomes calls for more electric vehicles

Waste Management NZ welcomes the Interim Climate Change Commission’s call today for more electrification of New Zealand’s road fleet in reducing carbon emissions.

Managing Director Tom Nickels said the report was a reminder of the environmental benefits of EVs, with the company having started its shift to EV waste collection trucks three years ago.