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Business leaders call for meaningful climate action

Business leaders call for meaningful climate action

The Climate Leaders' Coalition - whose signatories are responsible for almost 60 percent of the country's greenhouse gas emissions - will today officially launch a Statement of Ambition, which aims for meaningful climate action.

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Business leaders call for meaningful climate action

Making a move on emissions

Our Auckland - Auckland City Council: It’s a big ask: Auckland needs to reduce transport emissions by 64 per cent over the next eight years to support our goal of halving total emissions by 2030....

High water marks: Watercare raises the tide on sustainability

High water marks: Watercare raises the tide on sustainability

Utilities company Watercare, charged with delivering a clean and sustainable water supply to 1.7 million Auckland residents, has ambitious decarbonisation targets. Watercare Head of Sustainability Chris Thurston says: “We have massive commitments to reduce embodied carbon by 40% by 2024, with a multimillion-dollar programme of work under way to upgrade existing infrastructure and build new.”

Fonterra’s Mike Cronin on He Waka Eke Noa and a new season

Fonterra’s Mike Cronin on He Waka Eke Noa and a new season

Fonterra supports He Waka Eke Noa’s recommended approach as an alternative to pricing agricultural emissions through the Emissions Trading Scheme.

The partnership is recommending a farm level split-gas levy with built-in incentives to reduce emissions and sequester carbon, starting from 2025.

Ports of Auckland welcome world’s first e-tug

Ports of Auckland welcome world’s first e-tug

The world’s first full sized ship-handling electric tug, named Sparky, has arrived at the Ports of Auckland.

Sparky arrived in the Waitematā Harbour early Tuesday morning escorted by Ports of Auckland’s current tugs and pilot boats.

Ports of Auckland chief executive Roger Gray says welcoming Sparky is an exciting day for everyone.

NZ Post – Sustainability – the new business as normal

NZ Post – Sustainability – the new business as normal

New Zealand Post’s group sustainability manager Dawn Baggaley has been in her role since 2012 and says attitudes have “absolutely” changed in that time. “We all need to make this change,” she says. “It’s everyone’s responsibility and we’re not going to make the change alone.” Baggaley says sustainability is “critical for businesses”.