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Suncorp New Zealand on its way to meet net-zero emissions by 2050

27 Aug 2019 | Suncorp

This month Suncorp released its Responsible Business Report, which includes an update on our progress against our corporate responsibility commitments. Over the past 12 months Suncorp New Zealand has made great strides in our corporate responsibility journey, from enhancing our customer service processes for customers experiencing vulnerability to strengthening conduct and increasing transparency.

This month Suncorp released its Responsible Business Report, which includes an update on our progress against our corporate responsibility commitments. Over the past 12 months Suncorp New Zealand has made great strides in our corporate responsibility journey, from enhancing our customer service processes for customers experiencing vulnerability to strengthening conduct and increasing transparency.

The Kiwi food businesses blazing a carbon-zero trail

26 Aug 2019 | Stuff

Consumers and businesses are increasingly wrestling with the amount of carbon emissions the nation and the planet produces. While emissions have dropped across some sectors, the food and beverage industry has seen a startling rise over the past two decades, and some businesses are taking the initiative to lead the charge to carbon zero. Amy Ridout reports.

Consumers and businesses are increasingly wrestling with the amount of carbon emissions the nation and the planet produces. While emissions have dropped across some sectors, the food and beverage industry has seen a startling rise over the past two decades, and some businesses are taking the initiative to lead the charge to carbon zero. Amy Ridout reports.

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.