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Responsible business: how insurers can operate sustainably

26 Aug 2019 | Insurance Business NZ

Suncorp Group recently published its first ever Responsible Business Report, which laid out its commitments to maintaining a sustainable business across a number of areas including conduct, transparency, climate change and responsible investment.

Suncorp Group recently published its first ever Responsible Business Report, which laid out its commitments to maintaining a sustainable business across a number of areas including conduct, transparency, climate change and responsible investment.

Kiwi Property - charge and shop coming to five shopping centres

26 Aug 2019 | EV Talk

Kiwi Property expects to have a mix of 42 type one and two chargers across Auckland’s Sylvia Park and LynnMall, Hamilton’s The Base and Centre Place and Palmerston North’s The Plaza shopping centres by March 2020. It has received $211,209 part funding from the Government’s low emission vehicles contestable fund toward the ‘Charge where you park’ project.

Kiwi Property expects to have a mix of 42 type one and two chargers across Auckland’s Sylvia Park and LynnMall, Hamilton’s The Base and Centre Place and Palmerston North’s The Plaza shopping centres by March 2020. It has received $211,209 part funding from the Government’s low emission vehicles contestable fund toward the ‘Charge where you park’ project.

Countdown rolls out fleet of electric delivery trucks

22 Aug 2019 | NZ Herald

The country's largest online retailer, Countdown, has rolled out its first of a fleet of electric trucks tasked with delivering online orders. The supermarket operator, owned by ASX-listed Woolworths, says it spent close to $700,000 to purchase five electric delivery trucks, which it estimates will eliminate 350,000 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year.

The country's largest online retailer, Countdown, has rolled out its first of a fleet of electric trucks tasked with delivering online orders. The supermarket operator, owned by ASX-listed Woolworths, says it spent close to $700,000 to purchase five electric delivery trucks, which it estimates will eliminate 350,000 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year.

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.

Constructing new buildings could pump out climate pollution equivalent to one million cars

19 Aug 2019 | NZGBC

Constructing and renovating New Zealand buildings between now and 2050 could pump out climate change pollution equivalent to one million cars on the road every year, a new report has revealed today.

Constructing and renovating New Zealand buildings between now and 2050 could pump out climate change pollution equivalent to one million cars on the road every year, a new report has revealed today.

Park and power up at Wellington Zoo

19 Aug 2019 | Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo is on the road to building a better future for wildlife and wild places, as a new electric vehicle charging station is installed outside the Zoo.

Wellington Zoo is on the road to building a better future for wildlife and wild places, as a new electric vehicle charging station is installed outside the Zoo.

Ngāi Tahu says big changes ahead for its businesses due to climate change bill

16 Aug 2019 | Stuff

Business arms of Ngāi Tahu will have to make "significant changes" to fall into line with the Zero Carbon Bill it supports, kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai has told a select committee meeting in Christchurch.

Business arms of Ngāi Tahu will have to make "significant changes" to fall into line with the Zero Carbon Bill it supports, kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai has told a select committee meeting in Christchurch.

Counties Manukau slashes energy costs at SuperClinic

15 Aug 2019 | EECA

Counties Manukau Health (CMH) has slashed nearly a third of the energy use at one of its biggest clinics, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars in operational costs per year.

Counties Manukau Health (CMH) has slashed nearly a third of the energy use at one of its biggest clinics, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars in operational costs per year.

Vector to help Waiheke Island become world's first fully electrified island

15 Aug 2019 | Vector

Vector is pleased to learn today that its submission for co-funding of a range of smart chargers on Waiheke Island has been approved by the Government's Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund (LEVCF), administered by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Vector is pleased to learn today that its submission for co-funding of a range of smart chargers on Waiheke Island has been approved by the Government's Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund (LEVCF), administered by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Enviro-Mark Solutions and Tourism Industry Association announce new partnership

13 Aug 2019 | Enviro-Mark Solutions

We're delighted to announce a new partnership between Enviro-Mark Solutions and Tourism Industry Aotearoa, which will help tourism operators measure, manage and reduce their climate and environmental impacts. Tourism is New Zealand's biggest export earner and contributes $16.2 billion to the economy (NZ's foreign exchange earnings in year ended March 2018). The industry is looking to a more sustainable future, and our new partnership means that tourism operators will have the tools to be able to action to minimise their impacts. The new partnership will see TIA members new to the Enviro-Mark®, CEMARS® or carboNZeroCertTM certification programmes benefit from a reduced fee.

We're delighted to announce a new partnership between Enviro-Mark Solutions and Tourism Industry Aotearoa, which will help tourism operators measure, manage and reduce their climate and environmental impacts. Tourism is New Zealand's biggest export earner and contributes $16.2 billion to the economy (NZ's foreign exchange earnings in year ended March 2018). The industry is looking to a more sustainable future, and our new partnership means that tourism operators will have the tools to be able to action to minimise their impacts. The new partnership will see TIA members new to the Enviro-Mark®, CEMARS® or carboNZeroCertTM certification programmes benefit from a reduced fee.