Useful events

Opportunities for companies to learn, find solutions or hear how others are tackling the challenges of measuring and reducing emissions.

Let us know if you hear of any other useful events.

Date Event Where More information
29th Feb 2020 Nelson Tasman Climate Forum TBC

An opportunity to become a founding member of the Nelson Tasman Climate Forum and collaboratively create pathways for effective action.

This is a community-led project (although its establishment is financially supported by Nelson City Council). The working group has invited hundreds of community members and organisations.

The launch will feature:

  • Climate Change Minister, James Shaw
  • School Strike 4 Climate leader, Raven Maeder
  • Nelson City Council’s new Climate Champion, Chris Cameron
  • Interactive workshops on all aspects of preventing and adapting to climate change, to feed into a regional climate change strategy.
  • An opportunity to become a founding member of the Nelson Tasman Climate Forum by joining in a ceremonial signing of the Forum’s Charter.

More information on the event and the Forum's charter can be found here:

16th Mar 2020 EVs and Beyond: EVTalk's inaugural conference TBC

Energy providers like Vector, Meridian, Mercury and Ecotricity NZ will present their views on the future of power for EV charging and EECA's Chief Executive Andrew Caseley will be speaking about EV uptake in New Zealand at this year's inaugural EV conference.

Speakers from the Labour-led coalition government and National are expected to explain election year policies around EVs on the conference’s second day, and conference Platinum Sponsor YHI Energy representatives talk about EV charging developments and using EVs as power plants with bi-directional charging (V2X).

Find out more and register at:

23rd Mar 2020 SBC Event: Embed: emissions in the value chain TBC

Join us for an inspirational and informative session on how to work with your suppliers to tackle emissions in your value chain.

This event is suitable for those working in sustainability and procurement managers who are already working to reduce their scope 1 and 2 emissions. Using tangible examples form the SBC membership, this workshop will help you:
*Understand your scope 3 emissions and how to measure them
*Develop strategies to work with your suppliers to reduce them

About this workshop
Following on from the EMBARK conference this is the second of our Embed workshops which focus on tangible climate action.

This event will be livestreamed from Auckland with a viewing party in Wellington. If you would like to host a viewing party in your city please get in touch with us.

Who is this workshop is for
This workshop is exclusive to SBC and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) signatory organisations. CLC signatory organisations can purchase their tickets below.

3rd Apr 2020 Climathon Wellington Z Energy Corporate Office, 3 Queens Wharf, Wellington

Climathon is a fast-paced global 24 hour challenge, taking place simultaneously in over 100 cities around the world.

You will be part of a small and diversly talented group in Wellington taking an informed approach to building and testing solutions to Wellingtons biggest climate resilience challenges, and making the most of the opportunity that the green growth economy (valued at NZ$6 trillion in 2009) presents.

Find out more here.