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CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

SBC and CLC welcome Friday’s announcement from Government around a bipartisan inquiry into an enduring climate adaptation framework for New Zealand, which is consistent with the recommendations we have made in our pre-election policy priorities paper. “Such a...

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CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

EVtalk checks out ‘AT Local’

An EV rideshare trial is about half way through its year’s “test and learn” on Auckland’s North Shore.

So EVtalk’s Sophia Wang tried Auckland Transport’s AT Local service in the lower Devonport peninsula which aims to reduce congestion for those travelling to and from the area’s three ferry terminals.

CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

Waste Management sets NZ sector benchmark for carbon reduction

Marking a first for the waste industry in New Zealand, Waste Management NZ has achieved independent certification for managing and reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Waste Management Managing Director, Tom Nickels, said today.

The company has worked over two years to complete CEMARS® (Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme) certification, measuring all greenhouse gas emissions and joining 53 companies from other sectors in New Zealand who have taken this step.

CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

Meridian – NZ’s car ‘mindset’ needs change

E-scooter system may provide a path to getting more electric vehicles on our roads.
Within 10 years many Kiwis could be car-sharing in much the same way they do now with electric scooters and bikes.

Nick Robilliard, property and procurement manager of Meridian Energy says he sees a shift coming in vehicle ownership, a model he believes will change significantly in the next 10 years.

CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

3R – Zero Carbon Bill welcome news for Hawke’s Bay

The release of the Zero Carbon Bill is welcome news, particularly in Hawke’s Bay where the effects of coastal erosion and weather events due to climate change are already being felt, says Hawke’s Bay sustainability expert and Chief Executive of 3R Group, Adele Rose.

CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

thinkstep has science-based target approved

At thinkstep it is in our DNA to enable organisations to succeed sustainably. This means that we cannot just advise other companies to do the right thing in sustainability; we strongly believe that we have to do our share. To ensure that our low-carbon transformation is aligned with climate science, we decided to do this with a target verified by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Our target was approved by SBTi in April 2019.

CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

Ngāi Tahu share climate change ideas with UN Secretary-General

Ngāi Tahu hosted United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his last meeting in Aotearoa before he heads to the Pacific Islands for further UN discussions. The iwi will put forward what they’re doing to combat climate change in the hope that ideas and initiatives may be taken up by the UN.

CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

Collaborative launched to boost regional innovation

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.

CLC and SBC welcome inquiry into bipartisan adaptation framework

Raising the bar on climate: how to create ambition loops

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.