Countdown and CHEP collaborating in the circular economy
In 2020, Countdown released its ambitious 2025 Sustainability Plan. The plan features 14 goals and more than 40 commitments across ‘People’, ‘Planet’, and ‘Product’.
Genesis – Carbon footprint reduction wins
In our latest look at businesses leading out on climate action, we put the spotlight on Genesis Energy and its work to reduce its carbon footprint. We showcase some of the company’s big wins so far, and the challenges ahead.
Christchurch Airport – Creating Space for Future Generations
In our latest look at businesses leading out on climate action we put the spotlight on Christchurch Airport’s leadership and forward thinking guiding their plans for the future.
Like many leadership teams, those at the helm of Christchurch International Airport (CIAL) understand acutely the urgency to reduce our emissions in order to give us a chance of keeping temperatures within 1.5 degrees, as increasingly unlikely as that may be.
EECA insights into NZers’ attitudes and behaviours towards climate change and energy use
Findings from more than three years of research into New Zealanders’ attitudes and behaviours towards climate change and energy use.
The research shines a light on the impact of age, gender, culture, income, and regionality on people’s beliefs, priorities, and actions.
Building the future airport now – Christchurch Airport’s green transition
Dr Piers Locke, a sustainability consultant and researcher, recently completed a deep dive into, and assessment of, Christchurch Airport’s sustainability claims and programmes.
Westpac NZ – sustainability-linked loan case study
In this case study Westpac NZ explores how their sustainability-linked loans are enabling wider climate action.
SBC and CLC response to Emissions Reduction Plan discussion document
Sustainable Business Council and Climate Leaders Coalition joint submission on the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan discussion document.
CLC 2020/2021 Snapshot Report
This Third Anniversary Snapshot is a record of CLC’s activities
and achievements from October 2020 to June 2021 with the
focus of our reporting around the three pillars of our new
strategy – CEO leadership, collective transparency, and climate
action. Information has been gathered from survey responses
from Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) signatories and analysed
by thinkstep-anz and the Sustainable Business Council (SBC)
CLC and SBC joint PR – Business calls for greater ambition and engagement in response to Emissions Reduction Plan
The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome the release of the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) discussion document and call for greater engagement with the business community to close the emissions gap identified.
Submission to Ministry of Transport on pathways to net zero by 2050
Joint submission with the Sustainable Business Council to the Ministry of Transport on pathways to net zero by 2050.
Submission to Climate Change Commission on 2021 draft advice for consultation
Sustainable Business Council and Climate Leaders Coalition joint submission to the Climate Change Commission on its 2021 draft advice for consultation.
Briefing to Incoming Government on climate action priorities
Briefing to incoming government on behalf of the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) on practical actions that can be taken over the next three years to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand.