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EECA - low emissions process heat technology profiled

6 Nov 2019 | Hon James Shaw

A new suite of research on innovative process heat technology that doesn’t use fossil fuels has been released by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

A new suite of research on innovative process heat technology that doesn’t use fossil fuels has been released by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Sustainable finance - Carbon is the new tobacco - Vector

1 Nov 2019 | NZ Herald

Technology is playing a key role in changing the whole energy sector and enabling sustainability, says Vector chief. Meeting the needs of current generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs, is about striking the right balance between the environment, society and the economy.

Technology is playing a key role in changing the whole energy sector and enabling sustainability, says Vector chief. Meeting the needs of current generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs, is about striking the right balance between the environment, society and the economy.

Insuring a sustainable future - IAG

1 Nov 2019 | NZ Herald

New Zealand needs to create an environment in which it has the information, ability and incentive to take a longer-term, wider view rather than a short-term view — that's the view of Bryce Davies, Executive Manager Corporate Relations at insurer IAG.

New Zealand needs to create an environment in which it has the information, ability and incentive to take a longer-term, wider view rather than a short-term view — that's the view of Bryce Davies, Executive Manager Corporate Relations at insurer IAG.

Sustainable finance - Why banks have a big role to play

1 Nov 2019 | NZ Herald

New Zealand's sustainable finance model may have differences. New Zealand's big five banks will play a bigger role in financing green projects, needed to mitigate and adapt to climate change in New Zealand in the years ahead, than their counterparts might in other countries, says Karen Silk.

New Zealand's sustainable finance model may have differences. New Zealand's big five banks will play a bigger role in financing green projects, needed to mitigate and adapt to climate change in New Zealand in the years ahead, than their counterparts might in other countries, says Karen Silk.

Transpower hits fleet EV target

1 Nov 2019 | EV Talk

Switching 30% of its passenger vehicle fleet to electric has already been achieved by Transpower New Zealand, well within the expected time frame.

Switching 30% of its passenger vehicle fleet to electric has already been achieved by Transpower New Zealand, well within the expected time frame.

CarboNZero Sudima Hotel chain scoops the country's top tourism award

1 Nov 2019 | Stuff

Hotel industry leader Sudesh Jhunjhnuwala is proud of the Sudima hotel chain being the only one in New Zealand to be CarboNZero certified. The chain has just been awarded the country's most prestigious tourism award, Tourism Industry Aotearoa's Supreme Tourism Award. And it scooped the Employer of Choice Award and the Environment Award.

Hotel industry leader Sudesh Jhunjhnuwala is proud of the Sudima hotel chain being the only one in New Zealand to be CarboNZero certified. The chain has just been awarded the country's most prestigious tourism award, Tourism Industry Aotearoa's Supreme Tourism Award. And it scooped the Employer of Choice Award and the Environment Award.

Sustainability "just makes good business sense" - how two women are making a difference

29 Oct 2019 | Stuff

Three decades ago, Abbie Reynolds pioneered a paper recycling scheme at her secondary school. That was at a time when climate change wasn't yet a global concern, and environmentalists were often stereotyped as hippies living on the fringes of society.

Three decades ago, Abbie Reynolds pioneered a paper recycling scheme at her secondary school. That was at a time when climate change wasn't yet a global concern, and environmentalists were often stereotyped as hippies living on the fringes of society.

Cheat Sheet - The Workshop's How to Talk About Climate Change (funded by Meridian)

29 Oct 2019 | Meridian Energy

This cheat sheet is for people preparing or planning communications to promote meaningful climate action. It’s designed to be used together with our message guide to talking about climate change (below), where the key concepts we reference here are described in detail. Think of it as a quick memory aid to remind you of the key principles. Please refer back to the message guide whenever you need more details. This cheat sheet is based on research conducted by The Workshop on behalf of Oxfam New Zealand and was funded by Meridian Energy.

Sanford - Startling trial results for Greenshell mussel breeding

24 Oct 2019 | MPI

Nelson-based Greenshell mussel company SPATnz is publicly releasing the startling results of its multi-year breeding programme developed in partnership with Sanford, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the Cawthron Institute. The results show that selected hatchery mussels can grow up to twice as fast as those caught from the wild. The work is expected to be worth around $200 million a year to the wider New Zealand economy*.

Nelson-based Greenshell mussel company SPATnz is publicly releasing the startling results of its multi-year breeding programme developed in partnership with Sanford, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the Cawthron Institute. The results show that selected hatchery mussels can grow up to twice as fast as those caught from the wild. The work is expected to be worth around $200 million a year to the wider New Zealand economy*.

KPMG - E-bikes breakfast event discusses benefits

23 Oct 2019 | KPMG

A free ‘E-bikes and your workplace’ breakfast event attracted more than 25 people in Auckland on October 22. Hosted by Auckland Transport at its headquarters at 20 Viaduct Harbour Ave, e-bike uses and benefits were the hot topic as advice on introducing e-bikes to fleets and how to help staff buy them were discussed.

A free ‘E-bikes and your workplace’ breakfast event attracted more than 25 people in Auckland on October 22. Hosted by Auckland Transport at its headquarters at 20 Viaduct Harbour Ave, e-bike uses and benefits were the hot topic as advice on introducing e-bikes to fleets and how to help staff buy them were discussed.