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Lyttelton Port Company

20 Aug 2019 | Lyttelton Port Company

Lower carbon freight – find out how Lyttelton Port Company helped their customers, including The Warehouse Group, calculate how to reduce their carbon emissions from freight by up to 50% - with a little help from Aecom, KiwiRail and Enviro-Mark Solutions.

Park and power up at Wellington Zoo

19 Aug 2019 | Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo is on the road to building a better future for wildlife and wild places, as a new electric vehicle charging station is installed outside the Zoo.

Wellington Zoo is on the road to building a better future for wildlife and wild places, as a new electric vehicle charging station is installed outside the Zoo.

Constructing new buildings could pump out climate pollution equivalent to one million cars

19 Aug 2019 | NZGBC

Constructing and renovating New Zealand buildings between now and 2050 could pump out climate change pollution equivalent to one million cars on the road every year, a new report has revealed today.

Constructing and renovating New Zealand buildings between now and 2050 could pump out climate change pollution equivalent to one million cars on the road every year, a new report has revealed today.

Ngāi Tahu says big changes ahead for its businesses due to climate change bill

16 Aug 2019 | Stuff

Business arms of Ngāi Tahu will have to make "significant changes" to fall into line with the Zero Carbon Bill it supports, kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai has told a select committee meeting in Christchurch.

Business arms of Ngāi Tahu will have to make "significant changes" to fall into line with the Zero Carbon Bill it supports, kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai has told a select committee meeting in Christchurch.

Counties Manukau slashes energy costs at SuperClinic

15 Aug 2019 | EECA

Counties Manukau Health (CMH) has slashed nearly a third of the energy use at one of its biggest clinics, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars in operational costs per year.

Counties Manukau Health (CMH) has slashed nearly a third of the energy use at one of its biggest clinics, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars in operational costs per year.

Vector to help Waiheke Island become world's first fully electrified island

15 Aug 2019 | Vector

Vector is pleased to learn today that its submission for co-funding of a range of smart chargers on Waiheke Island has been approved by the Government's Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund (LEVCF), administered by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Vector is pleased to learn today that its submission for co-funding of a range of smart chargers on Waiheke Island has been approved by the Government's Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund (LEVCF), administered by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Enviro-Mark Solutions and Tourism Industry Association announce new partnership

13 Aug 2019 | Enviro-Mark Solutions

We're delighted to announce a new partnership between Enviro-Mark Solutions and Tourism Industry Aotearoa, which will help tourism operators measure, manage and reduce their climate and environmental impacts. Tourism is New Zealand's biggest export earner and contributes $16.2 billion to the economy (NZ's foreign exchange earnings in year ended March 2018). The industry is looking to a more sustainable future, and our new partnership means that tourism operators will have the tools to be able to action to minimise their impacts. The new partnership will see TIA members new to the Enviro-Mark®, CEMARS® or carboNZeroCertTM certification programmes benefit from a reduced fee.

We're delighted to announce a new partnership between Enviro-Mark Solutions and Tourism Industry Aotearoa, which will help tourism operators measure, manage and reduce their climate and environmental impacts. Tourism is New Zealand's biggest export earner and contributes $16.2 billion to the economy (NZ's foreign exchange earnings in year ended March 2018). The industry is looking to a more sustainable future, and our new partnership means that tourism operators will have the tools to be able to action to minimise their impacts. The new partnership will see TIA members new to the Enviro-Mark®, CEMARS® or carboNZeroCertTM certification programmes benefit from a reduced fee.

South Canterbury companies face alternative fuel challenge

12 Aug 2019 | Stuff

The lack of a consistent supply of alternative fuels is making the transition away from coal more difficult than expected for South Canterbury companies. Larger companies in the region say they are committed to the Government's zero emissions plan but sourcing replacements such as biomass and natural gas remains a huge challenge in the South Island.

The lack of a consistent supply of alternative fuels is making the transition away from coal more difficult than expected for South Canterbury companies. Larger companies in the region say they are committed to the Government's zero emissions plan but sourcing replacements such as biomass and natural gas remains a huge challenge in the South Island.

Media needs to walk the talk on environment

12 Aug 2019 | Stuff

ANALYSIS: No-one is better at pointing out environmental failings than the media. New Zealand's newspapers, TV and radio stations have highlighted some of the most shocking environmental scandals to hit our country, from dirty dairy farming and plastic water-bottling to polluting wine producers and illegal dumping.

ANALYSIS: No-one is better at pointing out environmental failings than the media. New Zealand's newspapers, TV and radio stations have highlighted some of the most shocking environmental scandals to hit our country, from dirty dairy farming and plastic water-bottling to polluting wine producers and illegal dumping.

Raglan Coconut Yoghurt: NZ’s First carboNZero Certified Yoghurt Company

12 Aug 2019 | Raglan Coconut Yoghurt

We believe in ‘lifting the vibe’ by doing the right thing, so we worked with Enviro-Mark Solutions, a government-owned environmental certifications company, over a 5 month period, gathering data about our operations and measuring our emissions in all areas of the business, including freight, fuel, and power usage. We were independently audited in July 2019 and received our carboNZero certification! The carboNZero programme is accredited by the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) and was the world’s first to be accredited under ISO 14065. Its certification mark is recognised in over 60 countries through the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).

We believe in ‘lifting the vibe’ by doing the right thing, so we worked with Enviro-Mark Solutions, a government-owned environmental certifications company, over a 5 month period, gathering data about our operations and measuring our emissions in all areas of the business, including freight, fuel, and power usage. We were independently audited in July 2019 and received our carboNZero certification! The carboNZero programme is accredited by the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) and was the world’s first to be accredited under ISO 14065. Its certification mark is recognised in over 60 countries through the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).