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
20th May 2022 Budget 2022 - enough of an impact? Online

Join KPMG thought leaders Charles Ehrhart, Kaapua Smith and Rachel Scott, and keynote speaker Hon James Shaw the morning after Government's Budget announcement, as we share our views and insights on the 2022 Budget and its potential impact for New Zealand and New Zealand businesses.

Register here.

23rd May 2022 Carbon Basics with BusinessNZ Network and Toitū Envirocare Online

Toitū will help New Zealand businesses develop awareness of their carbon footprint, why it is important to measure their emissions, what carbon credits are/how they work and how to set meaningful reductions targets.

Presented by Shannon Gormley, Toitū Envirocare, Technical Account Manager and Alix McKenzie, Toitū Envirocare, Technical Account Manager.

Register here. If you haven't joined the Activate Tāmaki Makaurau community, sign up here and go to the “Events” section of the community.

26th May 2022 Climate Leaders Coalition Masterclass series: What the Government's Emissions Reduction Plan means for business Online

With the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) due out in May, join us for a session with the Minister of Climate Change Hon. James Shaw for what the plan means for business.

The ERP and associated Emissions Budgets will set the direction for climate action through to 2035 in a range of areas including energy, transport, waste, agriculture, construction, and financial services.

Businesses have a critical role to play in delivering the ERP and this is your opportunity to hear directly from the Minister and ask questions.

This event is open to CLC signatories and SBC members only.

Register here.

5th Jun 2022 World Environment Day Worldwide

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7th Jun 2022 How to tackle scope 3 emissions Online, BST time
This online climate conference will focus entirely on the practical action business can take to tackle Scope 3 emissions. We’ll highlight leading company practices and assess how business transformation, supply chain innovation and low-carbon solutions can deliver results on the ground.
Over three days, our climate conference will bring together a global audience of cross-industry experts to ensure a platform for genuine debate, discussion and progress. The focus throughout will remain on the practical steps business can take to engage key actors, decarbonise supply chains and achieve net zero.  More information.
8th Jun 2022 Climate Governance Workshop Series Auckland

Boards are now accountable, by law, for ensuring that climate risk is adequately managed. Our board-level climate risk programme is designed to help non-Executive Directors understand their role and responsibility on climate change risk management to empower and enable them to take action in their influential roles.

This is the first of a 4 part workshop series delivered by Deloitte in partnership with Toitū Tahua: Centre for Sustainable Finance and the Sustainable Business Council.

Register interest by emailing or by completing this form.

15th Jun 2022 Climate Change Commission International Speaker Series: Integrating emissions pricing with other climate policies Auckland

Next in the Commission’s international speaker series is Professor Frank Jotzo – who will explore why using emissions pricing alongside other climate policies is an important part of the journey to net zero emissions by 2050.

Professor Jotzo will be joined by Commissioners Catherine Leining and Andy Reisinger.

Register here

19th Sep 2022 Climate Change and Business Conference Auckland

The two-day conference, delivered by SBC, CLC and EDS, will focus on the concrete action business is taking to accelerate the pathway to net zero by 2050. Registration and more information.