Sustainability Matters 15th September 2016

In this “super-sized” edition;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    National Strategy for Environmental Education for Sustainability
•    Government Seeking Views
•    Accounting Body CEO’s Call for Low Carbon Future
•    Ever Thought of Working for UNPRI?
•    Smart Water Networks Not a Pipe Dream
•    Bougainville – Owners Walk Away
•    Beating Weeds Saves Our Biodiversity
•    Finalists Announced for 2016 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards
•    Supporting Credibility and Trust in Emerging Forms of External Reporting: Ten Key Challenges for Assurance Engagements
•    Banks Pump Billions into Deforestation-linked Firms in Southeast Asia: Study
•    Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development Goals
•    River Conference Planning Underway
•    Reporting as a Strategic Initiative
•    Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Additions, Cuts Announced
•    New Integrated Human Governance Report
•    New Zealand Green Building Council Announces New Chief Executive
•    The Hysteresis Effect and what It Means to Politics
•    Exploring How and Why Trees ‘Talk’ to Each Other
•    Total Plastic Ban in Karnataka
•    Global Initiatives and UNDP Launch the Responsible Business SDG Centre
•    Sick Oceans, Disease for Humans, Animals that’s Global Warming
•    Named and Shamed: The Top Funds Blocking Climate Action
•    The Rodale Institute’s 30-Year Farming Systems Trial Report
•    167 Tiny Maps Tell Major Change Story
•    California Passes Toughest US Greenhouse Gas Laws
•    Soil & Health and BioGro Merge: New Era
•    A Preference for Permaculture
•    Revolutionising Reporting: Why Care?
•    Fossil Fuel Investments Out at Otago Uni

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Sustainability Matters 1st September 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Three Cities: Seeking Hope in the Anthropocene– Rod Oram
•    I Spend My Time Writing About the Economy, But the Climate Data Hits Me Right in the Gut
•    Britain’s Plastic Bag Use Drops 85% Since 5p Charge Introduced
•    The Emergence of Regenerative Capitalism
•    Opportunities to Consult in Japan!
•    When You Want to Make the Future Happen, How Do You Make Every Word Count?
•    Team Manager, Low Carbon Living
•    We’re Under Attack from Climate Change – and Our Only Hope is to Mobilise Like We Did in WWII
•    IFSWF Auckland 2016
•    Contact’s 2015-2016 Sustainability Report Audited
•    New Glue: A New Zealand Solution To a Sticky Problem
•    Is the Environment a Moral Issue?
•    World’s First Climate Refugees Scramble for New Home
•    Toxic Chemicals Found in Drinking Water of 33 States
•    How We React to Climate Change, Told Through the 5 Stages of Grief
•    Energy – ‘Solar Tax’ Debate Exposes NZ Energy Fault Lines
•    NZX Consults on Corporate Governance Best Practice Code
•    Quote of the Week
•    Taking Nature Into Account
•    National MPs Join Green Climate Group
•    Pressure Mounts to Reform Our Throwaway Clothing Culture
•    Divergent Views – Nuclear Plant Closure

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Sustainability Matters 18th August 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Thirty Million
•    Introduction to Permaculture
•    Energy Landscapes: An Aerial View of Europe’s Carbon Footprint
•    Just How Ethical are Socially Responsible Investments?
•    A Thank You to Donors to Sustainability Matters
•    Communicating in an Age of Authenticity: The Two Essentials for Business Success
•    Design Thinking 101
•    Restoration of an Urban River
•    Trends and Opportunities – 2016 and Beyond
•    Solar Thermal Collector
•    ‘Limits to Growth Revisited’ Report Published
•    How a Simple, Fun Smartphone Game Could Solve Some Serious Social Problems and Save Taxpayers Millions
•    Two People Achieve 2,000 tonne Rubbish Clean Up
•    The Littlest Big Problem You’ve Never Heard Of
•    A Transparency Report

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Sustainability Matters 4th August 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    It’s Time to Get Rid of All the Green Crap in Politics
•    Which Diet Makes Best Use of Farmland? You Might be Surprised
•    Best-practice Reporting Workshop
•    Do You Derive Benefits from Sustainability Matters?
•    Global Forced Displacement Hits Record High
•    The Bottom Billion: Can We End World Poverty? → Saturday 6th August
•    This Changes Everything Study Guide: Free Online
•    Sticker Shock: The Soaring Costs of Germany’s Nuclear Shutdown
•    Benefits from Reducing Water Consumption: A Case Study
•    Philippines ‘Rattles the Cage’ of Climate Change
•    The Natural Capital Protocol
•    A ‘Powerful’ Submission
•    Measuring Natural Capital in Business Just Got a Whole Lot Easier
•    The Trickle-down Effect in Green Buildings Hasn’t Worked; Time to Move On
•    Chernobyl Into a Massive Solar Farm
•    Sustainability Reporting Growing in Asean, But Quality Lags

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Sustainability Matters 24th July 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    How a Small Country School is Turning a Profit From the Land
•    The Crisis of Rising Sea Levels – Water’s Edge
•    Example of a UN Global Compact (UNGC) Report
•    Do You Derive Benefits from Sustainability Matters?
•    Michael Bloomberg Heading Global Taskforce on Climate Change
•    The Art of Making Social Impact Interesting…
•    A-CSEAR Conference 2016 – Call for Papers
•    M&S Publishes its 2016 Plan A, and connected Annual and Human Rights Reports
•    A Decent Life for Everyone On a Fabulous and Finite Planet – Prosperity Without Growth
•    Fair Tax Mark
•    Refugees, Migrants and Integration – What Level of Support Can they Expect?
•    Can TV Weather Presenters Influence Our Thinking About Climate Change?
•    Thought of the Week
•    What will Church Leadership on Climate Change Look Like?
•    Self-heating House – Auckland, NZ
•    Time for a Better Capitalism
•    Ten by Ten: Climate Change

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Sustainability Matters 7th July 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    ACCA and CA ANZ Agree Landmark Strategic Alliance
•    A ‘Magnificent’ Collection of Articles
•    Government Releases Foreign Trusts Inquiry and Steps to Strengthen International Tax Rules
•    Do You Derive Benefits from Sustainability Matters?
•    How Accountants Can Help Save the Planet …..
•    Cracks Appear in the Neo-liberal Consensus
•    Getting Your Strategy Sorted
•    The Master
•    Our Children’s Trust Initiative Growing
•    India’s ‘Plastic Man’ Turns Litter Into Paved Roads
•    Care Provision Fit for a Future Climate
•    G20 Nations Fail to Agree Phase Out of Fossil Fuel Subsidies
•    Bonuses Paid Coal Executives while Rank-and-File Gets Health Benefits Cut
•    Support: Growing Your Small Business
•    EU Muddling on Glyphosate Fuelled Brexit Populism
•    Don’t Demonise Those Who Help Avoid Tax Legally
•    Something to Think About

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Sustainability Matters 23rd June 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Organic Dairy: Confirmation of Superior Performance
•    Higher Living Standards
•    The Future of Smart Transport in NZ
•    Can we Have Affordable, Healthy and Resilient Homes?
•    Entries Open for SBN 2016 Awards
•    ‘Yes We Can’
•    9th International Urban Design Conference – Submit an Abstract
•    Ethical Investment Principals
•    The Perils of Acting Too Slowly on Global Warming
•    Sanford Takes Sustainability and Integrated Reporting Awards
•    Our Renewable Future: Tiptoeing Through the Renewable Energy Minefield
•    The Greening Education Conference
•    Almost 46 million Trapped in Slavery
•    Panama Papers

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