• October 17
  • In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •   Dr Rod Carr to Chair Climate Change Commission
          •   Leave ‘em Laughing Instead of Crying: Climate Humour Can Break Down Barriers and Find Common Ground
          •   Academic Director Sustainable Business (Professor/Associate Professor)
          •   The Fight for the World’s Largest Forest
          •   A Chat Leads to a Change of View on Climate
          •   Fashion is Costing the Earth
          •   Driving Alignment in Climate-related Reporting
          •   Swedish Newspaper Stops Taking Adverts from Fossil Fuel Firms
          •   The IMF and Ecuador – The People Prevail
          •   Webinar: TCFD Masterclass – Good Practice in Implementation
          •   Construction Procurement Guidelines – NZ
          •   Construction & Demolition Waste Services – New NZ Eco-label
          •   For Travellers, Sustainability is the Word – But there are Many Definitions of It
          •   Scotland Gets ‘Toughest Climate Change Laws in the World’ as Holyrood Vote Passed
          •   SBN Award Finalists
          •   State of Minnesota Launches Live State-Wide Sustainability Website
          •   A ‘How To’ for Responsible Businesses to Contribute to a Circular Economy
          •   BoE’s Carney Warns Companies Ignoring Climate Crisis Will Go Bankrupt

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  • Sustainability Matters 3rd October 2019

    In this ‘supa size’ 6 page edition of Sustainability Matters with no mention of climate marches and related events you can read about;
          •   Choices Made Now Are Critical for the Future of Our Ocean and Cryosphere
          •   What Love Looks Like
          •   The Climate Crisis: Justice, Emotion and Social Change
          •   Sustainability Matters
          •   Loophole Threatening Zero Carbon Bill
          •   Talking About Climate Change with Your Kids
          •   Five Ways UK Farmers are Tackling Climate Change
          •   Interim Climate Change Committee Calls for Evidence
          •   ESG Reporting Uptake in S&P/NZX 50 Index and Investor Perspective 2019
          •   Air Travel Emissions ‘Worse than Anyone Expected’, Vastly Outpace Predictions
          •   New Masters Degree Tackles Urgent Issue of Sustainability
          •   Radical Joy for Hard Times: Finding Meaning and Making Beauty in Earth’s Broken Places
          •   How to Lower Your Waste and Carbon Footprint
          •   The National Product Stewardship Roadshow
          •   TCFD Good Practice Handbook
          •   Air New Zealand 2019 Sustainability Report
          •   Legislation to Have Wellbeing ‘Enshrined in Law’ Introduced
          •   Bezos: Amazon Is ‘Done Being In the Middle of the Herd’ on Climate Issues
          •   Dreaming of Sustainability in a Material World
          •   Global Pumped Energy Storage
          •   Coalition of 10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call on Congress to Pass Green New Deal
          •   Commit To Applying Natural Capital Thinking To Improve Organisational Decision Making
          •   A Circular Solution to Plastic Waste
          •   New Tools to Reduce Climate Impact of Freight
          •   Holland Turns Hundreds of Bus Stops into Bee Stops As Gift To Honeybees
          •   Trees and Land Use in NZ
          •   Spaceship to Earth – NZ has a Problem
          •   Loan of NZ$50m Tied to Environment, Social and Governance Measures
          •   The Hard Truths of Climate Change – By the Numbers

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  • Sustainability Matters 19th September 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •   A New Beginning for Climate Reporting
          •   UN Climate Action Summit September 2019
          •   School Strike 4 Climate NZ
          •   Leadership NZ – 2020
          •   Sustainability Matters
          •   2040
          •   ‘You Protect What You Love’: Why Biodiversity Thrives on Indigenous-managed Lands
          •   Wooden Skyscrapers Sprout Over Concrete Concerns
          •   Can New Zealanders Keep Flying and Reduce Their Carbon Footprint?
          •   AgResearch Project to Determine Whether Dairy Cows Can be Potty Trained
          •   Farewell to Plastic: Key Take-outs From SBN’s Conference
          •   Think Globally, Act Locally?
          •   Measuring up Impact Self-assessment
          •   Ecobob.co.nz – Online Business for Sale
          •   Science in Environmental Decision-Making
          •   Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives
          •   Action for Healthy Waterways
          •   Universal Design – Make Homes Work Better
          •   The Economics of Biodiversity: UK Treasury’s Call for Evidence
          •   Old Indian Technology Gets an Inspirational Lift
          •   Irish Teenager May Have a Solution for a Plastic-free Ocean
          •   AIG the All Blacks and Adani

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  • Sustainability Matters 5th September 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •   The Eight Principles of a Regenerative Economy
          •   Changing the Narrative: Why Paying Tax Should Be a Badge of Pride for Companies
          •   Climate Change: 12 years to Save the Planet? Make that 18 months
          •   ZEALANDIA Named One of TIME Magazine’s Top 100 Greatest Places of 2019
          •   Sustainability Matters
          •   Business Must Place Purpose before Profits, Top CEOs Urge
          •   Concrete Solutions to Cut CO2 Emissions
          •   Energy Efficiency Key Action to Meet Renewable Energy Goals
          •   Colorado’s Organic Farmland is Growing – and Boosting Incomes Along the Way
          •   A Dedicated Watchdog for Water Quality
          •   Sustainability Leadership in a Changing World
          •   A-CSEAR 2019 Conference
          •   What’s your 2040?
          •   SBN Leadership in Sustainable Business Course 2019
          •   A Zero Carbon Christchurch
          •   In Ecuador, One Man’s Mission to Restore a Piece of the Rainforest
          •   Biodiversity Risks and Opportunities: Corporate Sector Approaches
          •   Toitū te Ao – Sustainability Week
          •   Investor Water Toolkit
          •   A Northwest Passage Journey Finds Little Ice and Big Changes

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  • Sustainability Matters 22nd August 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •   Environment Committee Confirms Upcoming ‘Zero Carbon’ Hearings
          •   It’s Farewell from TNS New Zealand
          •   Charity Severs Ties with Engineering Firm Over Adani Coal Mine
          •   Electric Scooters are Good for the Environment, Right? Here’s Why it’s Not So Simple
          •   Campaign to Increase ‘Product Take Back’
          •   Most Global Companies Have Modern Slavery in Their Supply Chains
          •   Making Manufacturers Responsible for Their Own Rubbish
          •   Who Will Pay for the Huge Costs of Holding Back Rising Seas?
          •   ‘Greta effect’ Leads to Boom in Children’s Environmental Books
          •   Michael Moore: ‘I Refuse to Let This Planet Die’
          •   Have Your Say on Auckland’s Climate Action
          •   Samsung Releases Pre-Installed App on Galaxy Note Series Touting SDGs
          •   Maybe the Next Great Human Achievement Will be Saving the World
          •   Businesses ‘Underestimating’ Speed of Low-Carbon Transition
          •   EDS Workshops – Reform of the RM System
          •   Nelson City Council – Climate Change Champion
          •   Social License to Operate: Lecture Series
          •   Climate Change & Business Conference 2019
          •   Under Construction: Hidden Emissions and Untapped Potential of Buildings for New Zealand’s 2050 Zero Carbon Goal

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  • Sustainability Matters 8th August 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •   Zero Carbon Bill Hearings
          •   A Week of Major UK Green Policy Announcements
          •   Airport Expansion Stalled on Climate Grounds
          •   More than 350 million Trees Planted in a Day in Ethiopia
          •   Give us Hope. Show us More Solutions – Less Doom and Gloom
          •   Biking with Butterflies
          •   Research to Action: The Science of Drawdown
          •   Refusing to Give Up on Protecting the Environment: Sam Judd
          •   Eco-packaging Trials Reduce Event Waste
          •   Humans Will Never Colonise Mars
          •   The Bizarre, Peaty Science of Arctic Wildfires
          •   Following Up on Forget Shorter Showers
          •   Mint Innovation is Making e-Waste Less Wasteful
          •   Shaping Our [NZ] Low Emissions Future
          •   UK Lawmakers to Count Environmental Cost of Mass Tourism
          •   Defusing Southeast Asia’s e-waste Timebomb
          •   This Zero-waste Restaurant Generates Literally No Trash
          •   First Step is All about Mindset Shift
          •   Meridian Energy Releases Climate Change Risk Report
          •   TCFD- 2019 Status Report
          •   Tough Line on Plastics Taken at Airport

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  • Sustainability Matters 25th July 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •   Interim Climate Change Committee – Two Reports Released
          •   Public Consultation: Earth Building Standards
          •   Senior Policy Advocate – Business reform
          •   Radical Action to Tackle a Radical Problem
          •   Fashion Produces More Emissions than All International Flights and Shipping Combined
          •   Training courses on The Natural Step and Future-Fit Business Benchmark
          •   Climate Emergency? Try Revolution
          •   Ensuring Wellbeing Falls Equitably Across New Zealand
          •   How Airplane Contrails Are Helping Make the Planet Warmer
          •   Superhome Tour Christchurch 2019
          •   UN Expert Warns World Faces ‘Climate Apartheid’ Risk
          •   Wave Energy, Bus Stops and Mattresses
          •   A Letter to the Future upon the Demise of a Glacier
          •   A Carbon Emission Reduction Toolkit for Cities
          •   How to Put Climate Change Financial Risks on the Books
          •   Adopting a Restorative Strategy
          •   Finance Culture Practical Examples
          •   Forget Shorter Showers
          •   Creating Our Living Future – Updates and Stories from Aotearoa and the World!

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