News & Resources

Business calls for cross-party support on the emissions budgets

9 Jul 2021 | Sustainable Business Council & Climate Leaders Coalition

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome today’s release of the Climate Change Commission’s final advice to Government as a major milestone for New Zealand’s zero carbon future.

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome today’s release of the Climate Change Commission’s final advice to Government as a major milestone for New Zealand’s zero carbon future.

Budget sets high expectations for more to come on climate action

20 May 2021 | Sustainable Business Council & Climate Leaders Coalition

Business leaders from the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome the 2021 Budget announcement on climate action, noting that it sets high expectations for further commitments resulting from the imminent Emissions Reduction Plan, in next year’s budget.

Business leaders from the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) welcome the 2021 Budget announcement on climate action, noting that it sets high expectations for further commitments resulting from the imminent Emissions Reduction Plan, in next year’s budget.

How to meet the commitments

18 May 2021 | Climate Leaders Coalition

There are a range of options to help businesses at each stage of their journey to achieve the commitments in the Climate Change Leadership Statement. Read more

FAQ's

18 May 2021 | Climate Leaders Coalition

Some commonly asked questions Read more

Emissions Measurement & Reporting

17 May 2021 | Climate Leaders Coalition

We recommend signatories develop their inventories in line with the Ministry for Environment’s guidance for measuring, reporting and offsetting greenhouse gas emissions, ISO 14064-1, and/or the Greenhouse Gas Protocol standards and guidance. Read more

Climate Change Risks

17 May 2021 | Climate Leaders Coalition

We recommend signatories adapt their existing Risk Management systems to integrate Climate Change risks, both financial and physical, to ensure these are considered at the highest level and considered in strategy and planning. Read more

Emissions Reduction Target

17 May 2021 | Climate Leaders Coalition

We recommend signatories develop their reduction targets in line with the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) guidance and methodology, including sector guidance where relevant.For companies developing Net Zero targets, we recommend these are developed in line with the SBTi’s draft framework and criteria, until the final standard is available in late 2021. Read more

Working with suppliers

17 May 2021 | Climate Leaders Coalition

We recommend signatories use the outline below to guide their efforts, starting with the area that makes most sense for your emissions profile. This is not a precise order so much as a suggestion of the different activities that would support you and ideas for how you can keep progressing. Read more

Working with employees

17 May 2021 | Climate Leaders Coalition

There are no fixed rules for this, and the approach will vary between signatories, from direct engagement through to provision of information. Read more

Business leaders make collective response to climate consultation

29 Mar 2021 | Sustainable Business Council & Climate Leaders Coalition

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have partnered in their response to the independent Climate Change Commission’s first package of draft advice to Government. The submission represents the views of around 150 businesses that contribute more than a third of New Zealand’s GDP and are committed to the country’s zero carbon future.

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have partnered in their response to the independent Climate Change Commission’s first package of draft advice to Government. The submission represents the views of around 150 businesses that contribute more than a third of New Zealand’s GDP and are committed to the country’s zero carbon future.