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SkyCity to put climate change guide in hotel rooms alongside Gideons' Bibles

26 Jul 2019 | Stuff.co.nz

SkyCity is putting a copy of the world's most celebrated guide to reversing climate change in each of its hotel rooms. Chief executive Graeme Stephens referred to the book as the "new Gideons' Bible" while speaking at the first anniversary of the Climate Leaders Coalition, which is a group of more than 100 large companies aiming to make their businesses climate-friendly.

SkyCity is putting a copy of the world's most celebrated guide to reversing climate change in each of its hotel rooms. Chief executive Graeme Stephens referred to the book as the "new Gideons' Bible" while speaking at the first anniversary of the Climate Leaders Coalition, which is a group of more than 100 large companies aiming to make their businesses climate-friendly.

Hastings company tackles climate-changing whiteware - one fridge at a time

25 Jul 2019 | 3R

A Hastings-based company is spearheading a project to tackle one of the most potent but least known causes of climate change in New Zealand. The gases PFC and HFC used in refrigerants are 9000 times more potent than carbon dioxide contributing more to climate change than any other gas.

A Hastings-based company is spearheading a project to tackle one of the most potent but least known causes of climate change in New Zealand. The gases PFC and HFC used in refrigerants are 9000 times more potent than carbon dioxide contributing more to climate change than any other gas.

IAG/IPSOS Poll - Kiwi concern grows about climate change

25 Jul 2019 | IAG

IAG New Zealand has released the results of its second annual survey of how New Zealanders view climate change. The poll found that the number of Kiwis who feel the issue of climate change is important to them personally has grown to 79 per cent, from 72 per cent last year. Sixty-nine per cent said that they have become more concerned about climate change over the past few years - up from 60 per cent.

IAG New Zealand has released the results of its second annual survey of how New Zealanders view climate change. The poll found that the number of Kiwis who feel the issue of climate change is important to them personally has grown to 79 per cent, from 72 per cent last year. Sixty-nine per cent said that they have become more concerned about climate change over the past few years - up from 60 per cent.

NBR - Climate Leaders Coalition makes second pledge

24 Jul 2019 | NBR

NBR subscriber story on the Coalition's second pledge and first year achievements

NBR subscriber story on the Coalition's second pledge and first year achievements

Port Nelson joins the Climate Leaders Coalition

24 Jul 2019 | Port Nelson

Port Nelson have joined 107 other signatories to the Climate Leaders Coalition. A collective of signatories who together they make up 60% of New Zealand’s gross emissions, nearly a third of private sector GDP, and employ more than 170,000 New Zealanders.

Port Nelson have joined 107 other signatories to the Climate Leaders Coalition. A collective of signatories who together they make up 60% of New Zealand’s gross emissions, nearly a third of private sector GDP, and employ more than 170,000 New Zealanders.

Climate Leaders Coalition releases first anniversary snapshot on progress, unveils more ambitious pledge

24 Jul 2019 |

The Climate Leaders Coalition is marking its first anniversary with the release of an anniversary snapshot report detailing its progress and the launch of a second higher ambition pledge. "We created an anniversary snapshot because we recognise there’s interest in our achievements beyond the growth in the number of our signatories. Together our 109 signatories now represent 60% of New Zealand’s gross emissions," Coalition convenor and CEO of Z Energy Mike Bennetts says. Read more

Porter Novelli and Oxygen Consulting -Collaboration to help businesses address climate change challenges

24 Jul 2019 | Scoop

Leading consultancies join forces for good A new partnership between Porter Novelli New Zealand’s Sustainability Practice and Oxygen Consulting will provide organisations with a full spectrum of sustainability services, from measurement and reporting to strategy, communications and engagement.

Leading consultancies join forces for good A new partnership between Porter Novelli New Zealand’s Sustainability Practice and Oxygen Consulting will provide organisations with a full spectrum of sustainability services, from measurement and reporting to strategy, communications and engagement.

RadioNZ Nine-Noon interview - CLC turns one, what's been achieved?

24 Jul 2019 | RadioNZ

Coalition convenor Mike Bennetts sits down with Kathryn Ryan to talk about the Climate Leaders Coalition's progress over its first year.

Coalition convenor Mike Bennetts sits down with Kathryn Ryan to talk about the Climate Leaders Coalition's progress over its first year.

Climate Change Minister welcomes ambitious new pledge from Climate Leaders Coalition

24 Jul 2019 | Beehive.govt.nz

The Minister for Climate Change has welcomed a new and stronger pledge from the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with what’s needed to limit warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius.

The Minister for Climate Change has welcomed a new and stronger pledge from the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with what’s needed to limit warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Business heavyweights up their climate change pledge

24 Jul 2019 | NZ Herald

A coalition of companies making up nearly two thirds of New Zealand's gross emissions has upped its pledge to combat climate change, as it reports taking an equivalent 264,000 cars off the road since it launched one year ago. The Climate Leaders Coalition – including major business players like Fonterra, Sanford, Air New Zealand, Spark, Kiwirail, The Warehouse Group and Westpac – marked its one-year anniversary today by releasing a snapshot of its progress.

A coalition of companies making up nearly two thirds of New Zealand's gross emissions has upped its pledge to combat climate change, as it reports taking an equivalent 264,000 cars off the road since it launched one year ago. The Climate Leaders Coalition – including major business players like Fonterra, Sanford, Air New Zealand, Spark, Kiwirail, The Warehouse Group and Westpac – marked its one-year anniversary today by releasing a snapshot of its progress.