Sustainability Matters 9th July 2020

In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

      •    Rob Gray – Obituary
      •    UK Citizens’ Climate Assembly Backs Green Pandemic Recovery and Lifestyle Shift
      •    Sustainable Business Awards 2020
      •    A Near Horizon – Seizing the Opportunities and Managing the Risks in the Transition to Net Zero
      •    Local Authority Budgets and Strategic Direction – Climate Change
      •    Regenerative Future Series Extended
      •    Preparing Graduates for the Future
      •    All New Rooftops Must Be Covered in Plants or Solar Panels in France
      •    Towards a Robust, Resilient Wellbeing Economy for Scotland: Report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery
      •    CPA Australia Wins Reporting Award
      •    “We Need to Stop Sanitising Everything and Let Bacteria Back Into Our Lives”
      •    Iceland is Growing New Forests for the First Time in 1,000 Years
      •    CPA Australia – Integrated Reporting Awards for NZ Entities
      •    New Recycled Paper Wine Bottle Has Lower Carbon Footprint than Glass
      •    Using Sustainable Products in Green star and Homestar Projects
      •    Avaazers –This is Who We Are
      •    Be Responsible for What You Sell
      •    Solved! How Other Countries Have Cracked the World’s Biggest Problems and We Can Too

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  • Sustainability Matters 25th June 2020

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •    Disclosure of Climate-related Financial Risks Not Enough to Drive Action
          •    Climate Math: What a 1.5o Pathway Would Take
          •    Household GHG Emissions Grow 11.8%
          •    Sport’s Carbon Footprint is Global Bad News
          •    Accountancy Europe Leads the Non-financial Reporting Debate
          •    Hāpai Hapori Community Operations Update
          •    145 Energy Efficiency Case Studies
          •    New Zealand Green Investment Finance – 1st Deal
          •    Adani Green to Build 8GW Solar Projects in India at Cost of $6 billion
          •    Sustainable Business Council’s Review of Reports of 45 of its Members
          •    Cooling Tech Firms are Not Innovating or Promoting Energy-efficient Products
          •    Unequal Impact: The Deep Links Between Racism and Climate Change
          •    ‘Black Summer’ Bushfires Played Out Exactly as Scientists Predicted
          •    Supporting Healthy Business for Healthy Materials to Build a Healthy Future
          •    It Seems Elephants Can Dance
          •    Focus on Sustainability
          •    Liquefied Air to Power Power Generation

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  • Sustainability Matters 11th June 2020

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •    Climate Change is the Most Important Mission for Universities of the 21st Century
          •    New Zealand Not Alone in Looking for Sustainable post COVID-19 Rebuild
          •    Local Government and Wellbeing
          •    Indigenous View on Doughnut Economics
          •    How USA is Handling Covid-19
          •    How Vietnam Managed to Kept its Coronavirus Death Toll at Zero
          •    Going ‘Beyond Services’ and the Promise of Whanau-Led Approaches
          •    Climate Change Brings Trillions of Dollars in Risk to Businesses
          •    Vision Week – It’s About Our [NZ] Future
          •    A Collection of Anti-racism Resources
          •    What Comes After What Comes Next
          •    The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis
          •    Bell Canada’s Reporting
          •    Recovery of ‘Waste Heat’ from Sewage
          •    NABERS Essential
          •    Siberia Dries Out as Forests Burn and Climate Heats
          •    Black Environmentalists Talk about Climate and Anti-Racism
          •    Green Swans: The Coming Boom In Regenerative Capitalism
          •    Purpose from Passion in the UK
          •    Confronting Climate Risk
          •    No Need to Build New Frameworks for Post-covid-19 Recovery

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  • Sustainability Matters 28th May 2020

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •    The Economics of Ignoring Climate Change
          •    Insights on New Zealand Sustainability Professionals
          •    A Near Horizon: Seizing Opportunities and Managing Risks in the Transition to Net Zero
          •    Budget Too Weak on Climate – Commission
          •    Are Electric Cars Worse for the Environment? Myth Busted
          •    Car Powered by Salt Water: 760HP, Top Speed 186/Mph, 621 Miles/Tank
          •    Behavioural Change for Sustainability Success
          •    Future-Fit Business Benchmark
          •    Sustainability Professionals Must Shine Brighter than Their Peers – Here’s How
          •    Despite EU Guidelines 78% of Europe’s Largest Companies are Falling Short of Adequately Reporting Environmental and Climate-related Risks
          •    Two-pronged Approach Needed for Coronavirus Recovery
          •    The Big Dry: 18 Reasons Why an Auckland Drought Became a Water Crisis
          •    ‘We Need Radically Different Accountancy to Value Companies in a Post-Pandemic World’
          •    Investing in a Climate-Positive Future: Hanon Armstrong
          •    International Framework 2020 Revision
          •    The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes
          •    Coronavirus Could Disrupt Weather Forecasting
          •    S&P Launches ESG Scores Based on 20 Years of Corporate Sustainability Data
          •    The Economist’s Coverage of Climate Change.

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  • Sustainability Matters 14th May 2020

    In this 6 page edition of Sustainability Matters which has some longer than usual articles you can read about;
          •    University of Auckland Tops Global Sustainability Impact Second Year in a Row
          •    Tessa Meyer Named NZGBC Future Thinker of the Year
          •    Our Regenerative Future Launch
          •    John Houghton, Who Sounded Alarm on Climate Change, Dies at 88
          •    Research Opportunity into Finance Function
          •    Inequality and the Ecological Transition
          •    Climate Action 20/25: Accelerating Climate Action by New Zealand SME’s
          •    Improving Nature’s Visibility in Financial Accounting
          •    Covid-19 Has Nothing on What’s Coming
          •    A Satellite Lets Scientists See Antarctica’s Melting like Never Before
          •    Amsterdam to Embrace ‘Doughnut’ Model to Mend Post-coronavirus Economy
          •    Reviving the Economy
          •    Webinar: Small is Mighty! – SMEs, Science Based Targets and Systemic Carbon Shifts
          •    Unilever’s Alan Jope on Repairing Capitalism, Covid-19 and Sustainable Living Plans
          •    Is Asparagopsis Seaweed the Answer to NZ’s Methane Emissions?
          •    A ‘Feminist Economic Recovery Plan’
          •    General Mills Advance Regenerative Agriculture Practices on One Million Acres of Farmland by 2030
          •    Vietnam and the Indian State of Kerala Curbed Covid-19 on the Cheap
          •    Packaging: Rewriting the Narrative
          •    NZ Should Lead Move to Fossil-fuel Reduction Treaty
          •    How Noise Pollution Threatens Ocean Life
          •    The Sustainability Reporting and Communications Handbook 2020
          •    The Regenerative Farming Revolution
          •    ‘We Need a Radically Different Form of Leadership to Come Out the Other Side of Covid-19’
          •    How to Link the GRI Standards with the SDGs.

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  • Sustainability Matters 30th April 2020

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •    Our Future on Earth 2020: Uncovering the Linkages Among Global Risks
          •    Climate Change Commission Recruiting for Three Senior Positions
          •    Citizens’ Assemblies on Climate Change Seek to Shape the Post-covid Recovery
          •    A Roadmap for Addressing the Climate and Post COVID-19 Economic Crises
          •    The Story of Plastic
          •    What’s the Point of Fashion Magazines Now?
          •    Before the Next Pandemic, an Ambitious Push to Catalogue Viruses in Wildlife
          •    Free New Guides to Being More Sustainable
          •    Ideas Worth Teaching Awards
          •    Sustainability Starts with Community Resilience
          •    Ticking Time Bomb of Rising Demand for Cooling
          •    Hyundai Country Calendar Season 2020, Episode 7
          •    The Need to GROW
          •    Select Committee Reports Back on Resource Management Amendment Bill 2019
          •    Principles for a Just Recovery from Covid-19
          •    Our Freshwater 2020 Notes the Poor State of NZ’s Lakes and Rivers
          •    We Still Don’t Know the Full Impacts of the BP Oil Spill, 10 years Later
          •   Debating Disclosure: The Pros and Cons of Corporate Transparency
          •    Green Swans: The Coming Boom in Regenerative Capitalism

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  • Sustainability Matters 16th April 2020

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •    CFOs Take Lead on Climate Risk and Value Creation
          •    How Are We Helping the World Emerge From This Emergency?
          •    Another Splendid Selection of Timely Articles
          •    In the Face of a Pandemic, Climate Activists Re-evaluate Their Tactics
          •    What is Plastic Offsetting? And Can it Really Help to Fight the Plastic Crisis?
          •    A Movement Grows to Help Farmers Reduce Pollution and Turn a Profit
          •    Housing – Impacts of Governments Policies
          •    Research: Nearly US$640bn Coal Investments Undercut by Cheap Renewables
          •    Green COVID Response and Shovel Ready Projects – Tragedy and Opportunity for Change
          •    As Himalayas Warm, Nepal’s Climate Migrants Struggle to Survive
          •    Mike Hosking Sparks Surge in Sales of Eco – Apartments
          •    Just Grounded
          •    Coronavirus and Limits to Growth
          •    Think Resilience – Videos
          •    Experts Warned of a Pandemic Decades Ago. Why Weren’t we Ready?
          •    Environmental Justice Atlas
          •    Los Angeles Air ‘Cleanest in World’ Since COVID-19 Lockdown.

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