Sustainability Matters 13th December 2018

In this the final edition for 2018 – you can read about;
      •   Sustainability Working Group – December 2001 NZICA to establish a sustainability Task Force
      •   A4S Essential Guide to Finance Culture
      •   Financing our Future
      •   Tracking Progress of the One Billion Trees Programme
      •   ‘Smart’ Shipping Box Can Be Used a Thousand Times – Major Savings
      •   Time Capsule
      •   In Nigeria, a Green Stove Addresses Health, the Environment and Employment
      •   ‘Our Leaders are Like Children,’ School Strike Founder Tells Climate Summit
      •   Did You Know?
      •   Sightlines: A Conversation with the Natural World
      •   The Democratic Party Wants to Make Climate Policy Exciting
      •   From High Above, A New Way of Seeing Our Urban Planet
      •   Analysis: Which Countries Have Sent the Most Delegates to COP24?
      •   SBN’s 2018 in Numbers
      •   New Tool Helps NZ Farmers Gauge Carbon Footprint
      •   NZ Rowing a Sustainability Award Finalist
      •   Ports of Auckland Plans Hydrogen Plant to Cut Carbon Emissions.

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  • Sustainability Matters 6th December 2018

    In this the second to last edition for 2018 – the next will be 13th December – you can read about;
          •   Sustainability Working Group – December 2001 NZICA to establish a sustainability Task Force
          •   Marilyn Waring – Visionary Leader Award
          •   Finance Minister Welcomes Release of Living Standards Framework Dashboard
          •   Donation Opportunity!
          •   Doing the Doughnut at the G20?
          •   Celebrating NZ’s Sustainability Heroes!
          •   Amsterdam’s ‘Insect Hotels’ Help Save City’s Bees
          •   Think Resilience Guided Online Course
          •   Remarks at the Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) Summit 2018
          •   Natural Capital Coalition – Australia
          •   Work Started 15 years ago Comes to Fruition
          •   Patagonia is Donating Company’s Entire $10M Trump Tax Cut to Fight Climate Change
          •   How Often Should Bath Towels be Washed?
          •   EECA Consults on Energy Levy-funded Activities
          •   SuperHome Movement
          •   The Healthiest Hospital is the One Which Doesn’t Exist, Because it’s Not Needed
          •   Can 35-ton Bricks Help Solve Renewable Energy’s Biggest Problem?
          •   Australia’s Most Polluted Postcodes

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  • Sustainability Matters 22nd November 2018

    In this edition you can read about;
          •   Sustainability Working Group – NZICA AGM votes in favour of Group’s remit
          •   Institutional Investors Called to Help Solve Social and Environmental Issues
          •   Updated GRI OH&S Standard Calls for More Comprehensive, Worker-centric Reporting
          •   Kōkako Sustainability Report 2018
          •   Donation Opportunity!
          •   Designing Impactful Engagement
          •   Leading Corporate Reporting Bodies Launch Two-Year Project for Better Alignment
          •   Smartphone App Identifies Plant Pests In the Field
          •   Major New Initiative to Improve New Zealand Homes Launched
          •   Time Capsule
          •   New Zealand’s Old Plastic Bags Will be Made Into Fence Posts for Farms
          •   Mining Bitcoin Uses Enough Energy to Warm Building
          •   Auckland Council Reaffirms Commitment to Tackling Climate Change
          •   Beyond Simple Payback: Calculating the True Value of Project Savings
          •   Redrawing the Map: How the World’s Climate Zones Are Shifting
          •   As Global Demand for Electricity Grows, Geothermal Energy Heats Up
          •   One Billion Signatures for Peace
          •   Why 536 was ‘The Worst Year To Be Alive’
          •   Wellington Building Takes Out International Green Award
          •   The Response

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  • 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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