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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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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”.

Oxygen Consulting – New Zealand’s Emissions Reduction Plan – take outs for business

Oxygen Consulting – New Zealand’s Emissions Reduction Plan – take outs for business

On Monday 16 May, the government announced Aotearoa New Zealand’s very first Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP). This plan outlines the strategies, policies, and actions the government is taking to reach its first emissions budget and uphold its global commitments to limit warming to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels. The ERP marks a significant milestone in Aotearoa New Zealand’s climate change response and has wide reaching impacts on every aspect of our society.