Sustainability Matters 8th November 2018

In this edition you can read about;

      •   Sustainability Working Group – NZICA AGM votes in favour of Group’s remit
      •   Living Planet Report: Aiming Higher
      •   Want to Build a Stronger Climate Movement? Integrate
      •   A Reader’s Feedback and Insights
      •   How to Shift Public Attitudes and Win the Global Climate Battle
      •   Donation Opportunity!
      •   Carbon Fund IPO – NZX Listing
      •   Towards Transparency 2018 – Corporate Reporting on Sustainability is Now Mainstream
      •   $2 trillion Investors Challenge 55 Companies on Climate Lobbying
      •   Impact-led Businesses Leap Forward with New Online Platform
      •   Making Australian Corporate History – A Huge Week for ACCR
      •   NZ Native Plant Nurseries in Trouble
      •   Climate Change and Green Finance
      •   Another Pacific Island Gone
      •   Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture – A New Earth
      •   Oil, Power, and War: A Dark History
      •   Use Compressed Air to Store Energy
      •   Diamond Battery Made from Nuclear Waste

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  • Sustainability Matters 25th October 2018

    In this edition you can read a very tiny fragment of what’s going on in the ‘sustainability’ world;

          •   Sustainability Working Group – Insights to 9th October 2001 action

          •   Integrated Reporting Forum with Richard Howitt
          •   Project Drawdown
          •   Peri Drysdale Awarded for Two Decades of Exceptional Services
          •   Bees and Neonicotinoids – EPA Call for Information
          •   Norway Bans Products Derived from Deforestation
          •   SASB and GRI Step Up Project to Align Reporting Standards
          •   A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life
          •   The Aotearoa Circle
          •   Dutch Appeals Court Upholds Landmark Climate Change Ruling
          •   New Life for Unwanted Construction Materials
          •   New Zealand/Japan Hydrogen Agreement
          •   Dirt to Soil: One Family’s Journey into Regenerative Agriculture
          •   How Wildfires are Polluting Rivers and Threatening Water Supplies
          •   Soil: An Agro-ecological Primer
          •   The Great Shift -The Ecological/ Generational Shift in Agriculture
          •   In the Heart of the Corn Belt, an Uphill Battle for Clean Water
          •   Patagonia Endorses Two Senate Candidates
          •   Transitioning To a Low Carbon and More Sustainable Economy
          •   Australian Super Funds – ESG Policies
          •   New Good Governance Guide
          •   Help Shape the Future of EER Assurance
          •   Where in the World Do You Read Sustainability Matters? [Pt2]

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  • Sustainability Matters 11th October 2018

    In this edition you can read a very tiny fragment of what’s going on in the ‘sustainability’ world;

          •   Sustainability Working Group – Insights to 9th October 2001 action
          •   ‘Most Important Years in history’: Major UN Report Sounds
              Last-Minute Climate Alarm
          •   Global Warming 1.5°C
          •   37 Things You Need to Know about 1.5C Global Warming
          •   ‘We’re Moving to Higher Ground’: America’s Era of Climate Mass
               Migration is Here
          •   We Must Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Net Zero or Face
               More Floods
          •   While Economic Growth Continues We’ll Never Kick Our Fossil
              Fuels Habit
          •   Un Intended Consequences: Impact Assessment for Sustainable
              Regional Futures

          •   Introducing Shareable
          •   Humans Are Not Just the Problem; They Are the Solution to Climate
              Change
          •   Students Build a Car which Runs on Air
          •   Kiwi Ingenuity Shines at Energy Efficiency Awards
          •   How to Make Air Conditioning More Sustainable
          •   Social Metrics Commission Launches a New Measure of UK Poverty
          •   Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 in Edinburgh
          •   How to Fix Our Air Conditioning Problem
          •   Where in the World Do You Read Sustainability Matters?

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  • Sustainability Matters 27th September 2018

    In this edition you can read about;

          •   Sustainability Working Group – Insights to 11th September 2001 action
          •   Survey: The Integration of Sustainability in the Education Journey
              of the Professional Accountant
          •   Tax Working Group Releases Interim Report
          •   Government for the Public Good: The Surprising Science of Large-Scale
              Collective Action

          •   Gasoline Made of Carbon Sucked From the Air
          •   Carbon Legislation for Infrastructure: Workshop
          •   Obama Foundation Fellowships
          •   Aotearoa Social Enterprise Forum
          •   2018 World Indigenous Business Forum
          •   Recycling the Unrecyclable
          •   Air Pollution Particles Found in Mothers’ Placentas
          •   (Un) Changing Behaviour: (New Zealand’s delay & dysfunction in utilising)
              Economic Instruments in the Management of Waste?
          •   Animated Map: 2,400 Years of European History
          •   United Airlines Plans 50% Emissions Reduction by 2050
          •   HomeGrown – Inspiring Local Stories of Sustainability Success
          •   Low-carbon Economy ‘Growth Story of the Century’: Stern
          •   Pay More for Your Clothes, Bangladesh Workers Tell Global Fashion Brands
          •   The Human Element Movie NZ Premiere

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  • Sustainability Matters 13th September 2018

    In this ‘supa-sized’ 6 page edition you can read about;

          •   Sustainability Working Group – Insights to 11th September 2001 action
          •    We Won’t Save the Earth With a Better Kind of Disposable Coffee Cup
          •    Global Soft Drink Firms Back Plan to Eliminate Packaging Waste
          •    Global Warming Visualisations
          •    How the World Measures Wellbeing
          •    Europe to Ban Halogen Lightbulbs
          •    World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opens in Irish Sea
          •    Technology Key for Energy Resilience
          •    Strengthening Communities
          •    Why the Topic of Modern Slavery is Coming to the Fore
          •    Two Job Vacancies
          •    Unlocking the Inclusive Growth Story of the 21st Century:
               Accelerating Climate Action in Urgent Times
          •    An Environmental Ethic
          •    A Blueprint for Solving NZ’s Waste Problem
          •    People Fighting to Save the Planet
          •    Earth Photo 2018 Shortlist – In Pictures
          •    Act Now to Achieve Low-emissions Future
          •    Record Numbers as Finalists Announced for 2018 Sustainable Business
               Network Awards
          •    Scotland’s Floating Turbine Smash Tidal Renewable Energy Records
          •    Sustainable Footwear Brand, Allbirds
          •    New Guidance Reporting Impact on the Sustainable Development Goals
          •    A New Blueprint for Business
          •    Practice of Destroying Finished Luxury Products to End
          •    India’s Largest City: Ban on Plastics Faces Big Obstacles
          •    How to Solve Our Paradox of Poverty and Plenty
          •    World Green Building Week 2018
          •    Court Quashes Trudeau’s Approval of Trans Mountain Pipeline
          •    Wide-Ranging Outcomes of Impact Investing
          •    Fighting Fire with Fire: California Turns to Prescribed Burning
          •    New Reporting Standard Offers a Holistic Approach to Water Stewardship
               Across the Value Chain
          •    Seeing a Future in Improved Land.

          •   Sustainability Working Group – Insights to 14th August 2001 video-linked event
          •   A Powerhouse in Responsible Investment – Tessa Tennant Obituary
          •   Bottle Deposits – Coming Soon After Plastic Bag Ban?
          •   True to Label
          •   France to Set Penalties on Goods Packaged with Non-recycled Plastic in 2019
          •   Ensuring a Fit for Purpose Charities Act
          •   Changes to NZ’s Rubbish Strategy
          •   The World Is In a Plastic Pollution Crisis
          •   Think Resilience Guided Course
          •   Living the Change – Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future
          •   Sustainable Home Renovations
          •   New Act, New Approach, New Business
          •   Trust: A Cornerstone of Wellbeing – The Building Blocks for a Flourishing Society
          •   Plant-Based Butter Made from Chickpeas
          •   Half-price Solar for Victorians
          •   Should Rivers Have Rights? A Growing Movement Says It’s About Time.

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  • Sustainability Matters 30th August 2018

    In this edition you can read about;

          •   Sustainability Working Group – Insights to 14th August 2001 video-linked event
          •   A Powerhouse in Responsible Investment – Tessa Tennant Obituary
          •   Bottle Deposits – Coming Soon After Plastic Bag Ban?
          •   True to Label
          •   France to Set Penalties on Goods Packaged with Non-recycled Plastic in 2019
          •   Ensuring a Fit for Purpose Charities Act
          •   Changes to NZ’s Rubbish Strategy
          •   The World Is In a Plastic Pollution Crisis
          •   Think Resilience Guided Course
          •   Living the Change – Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future
          •   Sustainable Home Renovations
          •   New Act, New Approach, New Business
          •   Trust: A Cornerstone of Wellbeing – The Building Blocks for a Flourishing Society
          •   Plant-Based Butter Made from Chickpeas
          •   Half-price Solar for Victorians
          •   Should Rivers Have Rights? A Growing Movement Says It’s About Time.

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  • Sustainability Matters 16th August 2018

    In this edition you can read about;

          •   Sustainability Working Group – Insights to 14th August 2001 video-linked event
          •    New Zealand to Ban Single-use Plastic Bags
          •    The Reporting Exchange
          •    A Healthy Economy Should be Designed to Thrive, Not Grow
          •    Resilience and Future Wellbeing: Discussion paper
          •    Timber Mill Uses Wood Waste to Flip $1m Loss into $500,000 Profit
          •    Leading Businesses Back Study on NZ’s Plastic Packaging System
          •    The Big Questions – What is New Zealand’s Future?
          •    Sustainability Knowledge
          •    SBN Leadership in Sustainable Business Course
          •    Fossil Free Acceleration Tour
          •    Regenerative Qualities of WholeTrees©
          •    New Guidance for Companies to Report Their Impact on the SDGs
          •    Modern Slavery Act 2018 – Australia
          •    Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation Is Affecting Global Water Cycles
          •    Supply Chain Sustainability School Australia
          •    What if Economic Growth Isn’t as Positive as You Think?
          •    Captured Plastic Recycled into Floating Parks
          •    Meet the Growing Source of GHG Emissions

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