Case Studies

Taking action on climate change: Make faster progress on your commitments by learning from other Coalition signatories.

Asaleo Care case study: Chewing through your carbon emissions

2 Dec 2019 | Asaleo Care; Thinkstep; Westpac

How do you cut the carbon footprint of your products after they have left the factory? Asaleo Care discovered that consumer behaviour could make the biggest difference – with some assistance from a bucket of worms.

OCS (NZ) and Toitū Envirocare

2 Dec 2019 | OCS; Toitū Envirocare

OCS New Zealand is a major employer in the cleaning and facilities management industry, with significant partnerships in government, education and aviation. It has recently been awarded Carbonreduce certification by Toitū Envirocare – the first major company in its industry sector to gain the prestigious endorsement.

In Good Company - How New Zealanders assess the sustainability of brands

22 Nov 2019 | Porter Novelli; Sustainable Business Council; Perceptive

New Zealanders believe electricity retailers and supermarkets are doing the most to be more sustainable, however, they want brands in all industries to be more open and upfront about sustainability, and actively communicate it. The findings of the In Good Company report released today demonstrate that sustainability is not just something they care about when making a purchase, but it is contributing to how they choose what to buy.

Oji Fibre Solutions - Eliminating coal and reducing emissions - transforming the Tasman Mill

8 Nov 2019 | Oji Fibre Solutions

With backing from the Oji Group, Oji Fibre Solutions has invested more than $63 million to secure a sustainable future for the Tasman Mill.

ECCA research on reducing emissions from process heat

6 Nov 2019 | MBIE

A new suite of research on innovative process heat technology that doesn’t use fossil fuels has been released by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). Process heat, in the form of steam, hot water or gases, contributes approximately 9 percent of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions, with about 60 percent of the energy required provided by fossil fuels.

A new suite of research on innovative process heat technology that doesn’t use fossil fuels has been released by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). Process heat, in the form of steam, hot water or gases, contributes approximately 9 percent of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions, with about 60 percent of the energy required provided by fossil fuels.

Cheat Sheet - The Workshop's How to Talk About Climate Change (funded by Meridian)

29 Oct 2019 | Meridian Energy

This cheat sheet is for people preparing or planning communications to promote meaningful climate action. It’s designed to be used together with our message guide to talking about climate change (below), where the key concepts we reference here are described in detail. Think of it as a quick memory aid to remind you of the key principles. Please refer back to the message guide whenever you need more details. This cheat sheet is based on research conducted by The Workshop on behalf of Oxfam New Zealand and was funded by Meridian Energy.

NZ Post - EV charging quick guide

26 Sep 2019 | NZ Post

Quick guide for businesses considering installing EV charging infrastructure.

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.

Z Energy and Fonterra - biodiesel case study

15 Jul 2019 | Z Energy and Fonterra

This case study looks at Z Energy supplying Fonterra milk tankers with biodiesel.

Westpac NZ - EV case study

12 Jul 2019 | Westpac

This case study looks at Westpac's experience electrifying their light vehicle fleet and provides tips for other organisations looking to do the same.