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The Climate Leaders Coalition turned five years old. Its signatories, which include some of NZ’s largest polluters, are a group of 88 companies that have committed to climate agenda and they’ve notched up some impressive achievements. Collectively they’ve reduced...
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Fonterra says the first year on the road for its electric tanker was a success, but there are challenges to overcome.
Air New Zealand and New Zealand Government to invest more than $2m in sustainable aviation fuel studies
Air New Zealand and the New Zealand Government have today announced a $2 million plus investment in next phase studies to consider the feasibility of producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Aotearoa.
Westpac NZ has launched two new sustainable loans for farming and corporate business customers, including New Zealand’s first ever whole of farm sustainable loan.
With the Auckland Anniversary weekend floods and landslides, as well as the terrible destruction of Cyclone Gabrielle, 2023 will be a year to remember for many – for all the wrong reasons.
It feels like there has been a noticeable shift in our natural world, and as we contemplate how we should rebuild, there’s a growing sense there needs to be a reset.
Rising interest rates and persistent inflation were defining economic themes in 2022. The economic impacts are universal and, worryingly, also have implications in the world of investment for climate change mitigation.
With the need for climate action becoming clearer, the reduction of carbon emissions and increased use of renewable electricity is a growing priority for the brands people shop with. And as one of New Zealand’s largest businesses, Countdown is leading the way, tackling climate change with the introduction of 5 Green Star rated supermarkets, a sharp focus on emissions reduction, and a commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2025.
Christchurch Airport signs up to buy the world’s first Rosenbauer Electric Fire Truck to operate at an airport
A newly signed contract means the airport and Austrian manufacturer Rosenbauer International AG will together bring the ‘green’ truck down under.
Genesis Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NZ Bio Forestry to investigate the technical and economic viability of bio-fuels and bio-pellets as alternative fuel options for Huntly Power Station.
OCS Australia and New Zealand’s (together, OCS ANZ) commitment to people, partnerships and carbon reduction has been highlighted in their 2022 Sustainability Report, released this week.
ASB offers discounted lending to support businesses’ social and environmental sustainability efforts
ASB is helping businesses on their sustainability journey with its new Business Sustainability Loan, aimed at supporting positive social and environmental change.
For many businesses wanting to become more climate-friendly, taking the first step towards cutting carbon emissions can seem daunting. But the reality is, embarking on a climate action journey doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, by beginning to both measure and reduce carbon emissions, businesses can strengthen their brand’s reputation and cut costs.
Contact Energy (Contact) has today announced it has negotiated an innovative renewable energy agreement with NZ Steel, in a move that will see the steel mill almost halve its carbon emissions – and secure the future of domestic steelmaking in New Zealand.