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WEL Networks - Electric bucket truck hits the road

26 Sep 2019 | EV Talk

New Zealand’s first elevated work platform (EWP) electric truck has joined Waikato lines company WEL Networks’ fleet.

New Zealand’s first elevated work platform (EWP) electric truck has joined Waikato lines company WEL Networks’ fleet.

Eastland Group and Eastland Community Trust supporting school strike

26 Sep 2019 | Gisborne Herald

Tairawhiti businesses are right behind the climate change strike on Friday. Hikurangi Cannabis Company will send staff to support the cause, and the CEOs of Eastland Community Trust (ECT) and Eastland Group have also backed the protest. The School Strike 4 Climate is being held around New Zealand, a week on from the world protest last Friday

Tairawhiti businesses are right behind the climate change strike on Friday. Hikurangi Cannabis Company will send staff to support the cause, and the CEOs of Eastland Community Trust (ECT) and Eastland Group have also backed the protest. The School Strike 4 Climate is being held around New Zealand, a week on from the world protest last Friday

Contact Energy becomes first energy company in NZ to set a verified Science Based Target

26 Sep 2019 | Contact Energy

Contact Energy has stepped up its commitment to help tackle climate change, by setting new ambitious emissions reduction targets. The new targets cement it among the first power companies in the world to have their targets verified to the highest level of ambition for the energy industry by the leading authority, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Contact Energy has stepped up its commitment to help tackle climate change, by setting new ambitious emissions reduction targets. The new targets cement it among the first power companies in the world to have their targets verified to the highest level of ambition for the energy industry by the leading authority, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

thinkstep ANZ first NZ company to update its science-based target in line with keeping warming to 1.5°C

26 Sep 2019 | thinkstep

thinkstep ANZ is the first New Zealand company to update its science-based target in line with keeping warming to 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement. The new target has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) which helps companies identify how much and how quickly they need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to make their own contribution to limiting global warming.

thinkstep ANZ is the first New Zealand company to update its science-based target in line with keeping warming to 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement. The new target has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) which helps companies identify how much and how quickly they need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to make their own contribution to limiting global warming.

Air New Zealand details climate action in latest sustainability report

26 Sep 2019 | Air New Zealand

The report tackles key themes including climate change and carbon reduction, embracing diversity and inclusion, supporting sustainable tourism, working with suppliers and reducing waste and plastic. Air New Zealand Head of Sustainability Lisa Daniell says she is pleased at the airline's progress against its goals, but admits there is still much work to be done.

The report tackles key themes including climate change and carbon reduction, embracing diversity and inclusion, supporting sustainable tourism, working with suppliers and reducing waste and plastic. Air New Zealand Head of Sustainability Lisa Daniell says she is pleased at the airline's progress against its goals, but admits there is still much work to be done.

PM references CLC in opening remarks to UN Climate Action Summit

24 Sep 2019 | Beehive.govt.nz

I’m particularly proud that in New Zealand our private sector Climate Leaders’ Coalition collectively represents over 60% of our total emissions profile. Having a network of business leaders committed to science based targets in line with the Paris Agreement creates incredible leverage and the opportunity to apply international best practice to dramatically reduce their emissions.

I’m particularly proud that in New Zealand our private sector Climate Leaders’ Coalition collectively represents over 60% of our total emissions profile. Having a network of business leaders committed to science based targets in line with the Paris Agreement creates incredible leverage and the opportunity to apply international best practice to dramatically reduce their emissions.

Builders release ambitious zero carbon roadmap

24 Sep 2019 | Newsroom

The Green Building Council has put out an ambitious roadmap that illustrates how to make all of New Zealand's buildings and homes zero carbon.

The Green Building Council has put out an ambitious roadmap that illustrates how to make all of New Zealand's buildings and homes zero carbon.

Synlait - electric boiler to cut emissions

23 Sep 2019 | NZ Farmers Weekly

Synlait Milk’s emissions savings after 10 years of its electrode boiler at the Dunsandel plant will be equivalent of emissions from 9600 houses. The change is part of the company’s ambitious target to reduce greenhouse gas inventory, both in its own activity and the on-farm emissions of its farmers. Off-farm it wants to reduce total greenhouse gas per kilo of product by 50% by 2028 from the 2017-18 base measurement of 1.13kg carbon dioxide equivalent.

Synlait Milk’s emissions savings after 10 years of its electrode boiler at the Dunsandel plant will be equivalent of emissions from 9600 houses. The change is part of the company’s ambitious target to reduce greenhouse gas inventory, both in its own activity and the on-farm emissions of its farmers. Off-farm it wants to reduce total greenhouse gas per kilo of product by 50% by 2028 from the 2017-18 base measurement of 1.13kg carbon dioxide equivalent.

Gen Less campaign hopes to inspire action on climate change

23 Sep 2019 | Stuff

For years, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority has been one of the more soft-spoken and conservative government agencies. Best known for its Energywise series of TV commercials, EECA was the friendly face that gently suggested people switch to LED bulbs or check their underfloor heating.

For years, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority has been one of the more soft-spoken and conservative government agencies. Best known for its Energywise series of TV commercials, EECA was the friendly face that gently suggested people switch to LED bulbs or check their underfloor heating.

Collaboration is key to cutting carbon - Port Nelson

20 Sep 2019 | Stuff.co.nz

Port Nelson recently joined New Zealand's Climate Leaders Coalition, the 109th organisation to do so. It is the first business in Te Tauihu (Nelson, Marlborough, Tasman) to join. Membership is seen as a key step towards cutting the company's climate impacts, in a high-emissions industry. It's a journey best done with others, for support and inspiration.

Port Nelson recently joined New Zealand's Climate Leaders Coalition, the 109th organisation to do so. It is the first business in Te Tauihu (Nelson, Marlborough, Tasman) to join. Membership is seen as a key step towards cutting the company's climate impacts, in a high-emissions industry. It's a journey best done with others, for support and inspiration.