Sustainability Matters 28th April 2016

Dear Reader,

In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

  • Sustainability Group Events
  • Project Litefoot: New Zealand’s Gamified Green-sports Movement
  • Polluted Inheritance
  • Ten Things NZ Should be Doing Now to Combat Climate Change
  • A-CSEAR Conference 2016
  • From Finance to Farmer – ‘Incredible’ Permaculture Farm Created in 3 Years!
  • It’s How You Pitch It
  • AMP Capital Opens up Responsible Investment from $2,000
  • The Someday Challenge
  • Reality Bites the Dairy Industry: De-intensify or Sell, Dairy Farmers’ Choice
  • Integrated Reporting Swells Britain’s Soft Power
  • World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund  Drops 11 Companies Over Deforestation
  • Auckland Sustainable Housing Summit 2016: Scaling up Sustainably
  • Australia and New Zealand’s Ethical Fashion Companies for 2016 Revealed
  • The Great Denmark to Become A 100% Organic Country
  • Wind Turbine of the Future
  • Workshop: Create Tangible Business Value through Life Cycle Assessments
  • Climate Hypocrisy: JP Morgan’s Empty Promises on Coal
  • Disobedience: Courage to Break Free

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Sustainability Matters 14th April 2016

Dear Reader,

In this ‘monster’ 6 page** edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

** = Currently there is such a large amount of ‘relevant’ sustainability related material it seems appropriate to convey more of it to you.

  • Sustainability Group Events
  • Policy Makers Raising the Bar on Sustainability Reporting Worldwide
  • How to Make a Nation: A Monocle Guide
  • Edelman Trust Barometer Published in NZ For the First Time
  • Why Would You Think About Becoming a TNS Professional?
  • What if Every Act of Design and Construction Made the World a Better Place?
  • The Farm which Grows Climate Change Solutions
  • Fit for the Future: Be More Effective, Get More Done, with Less Stress
  • Antarctic Loss Could Double Sea Rise by 2100
  • Do Good Jobs
  • British Columbia Businesses Call for a Stronger Carbon Tax
  • Ecolabel Index
  • Environment & Sustainability Consulting Commercial Manager – Local & International
  • These 21 Countries are Cutting Carbon While Growing GDP
  • One Million Climate Jobs: Tackling the Environmental and Economic Crises
  • ‘Up to 100 Years’ to Restore Waikato River
  • The True Cost – Who Pays the Price for Our Clothing?
  • John Elkington’s Required Reading
  • Dairy Downturn Chance to Change
  • The Role of Internal Audit in Non-financial and Integrated Reporting
  • Success in a Time of Economic Distress
  • ACCA Welcomes Launch of the EC Public consultation on Non-financial Reporting Guidelines
  • Ranui Sustainable Brings Kiwi Innovators to Northland
  • Sorry, Feds: Kids Can Sue Over Climate Negligence, Judge Says
  • Battle of Giants: GRI vs SASB vs IR

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Sustainability Matters 31st March 2016

  • Sustainability Group Events
  • A Need for Trained Carbon Accountants
  • Tertiary Education and Training – Is it Fit for Purpose?
  • Warren Buffet’s Annual Letter to Investors
  • Integrated Reporting Training
  • Freshwater Consultation
  • Scientists: Seas Rising Faster than in Past 2800 Years
  • Why Your Board Should Care About Sustainable Development
  • Victoria Appoints Senior Leader in Sustainability
  • Time to Act: The Accountancy Profession’s Contribution to the SDG’s
  • Organic Market Outperformance
  • Sustainable Development in the World’s Fastest Growing Reporting Region
  • A Guide to Understanding Liquid Fuels Challenges and Moving Towards Stronger More Resilient Communities
  • 2016 Green Ribbon Awards
  • ‘New Thinking on Sustainability’ Conference Publication

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Sustainability Matters 17th March 2016

• Sustainability Group Events
• State of Nation Report 2016
• Fonterra to Pay Organic Milk Farmers at Market Rates
Peak Milk: Why Dairying’s Big Dollar Days are Over
• How to Tell Your Sustainability Story
• Updated ISO 14004 Environmental Management Guidance Standard
• Aligning Agendas and Getting on With It
• Stern Warns Economic Models Underestimating Climate Risks
• Analytical Tools for Assessing Business Impacts and Dependencies Upon Ecosystem Services
• NEXT Foundation Invests in Large Conservation Project
• Builder Pre-wires Homes for Solar, EVs
• Maturity and Whole System Thinking
• Go Green Expo – Auckland
• Inaugural Meeting of Financial Stability Board’s Climate Disclosure Task Force
• Missing Element?
• Couple Protect Over 2 Million Acres and Donate Land to the Public
How Faith-based Organisations Can Evaluate Their Work

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Sustainability Matters 3rd March 2016

•   Sustainability Group Events
•   Integrated Reporting: Will It Make a Difference?
•   Integrated Reporting – Panel Discussion Seminar
•   6 Principles to Catalyse a New Generation of Collaboration for Sustainability
•   Quotes of the Week
•   Wise Response Strategy Workshop and Public Meeting: How does NZ Move Forward from COP21?
•   How Forest Loss Is Leading To a Rise in Human Disease
•   Methane Gas and what it Means to USA
•   The PM’s 2016 Summer Reading List
•   NZ Post Confirms Electric Vehicles as the Way of the Future
•   Revolutionising Resource Use – How Your Business Can Benefit from the Circular Economy
•   Record Inflow Takes Australian Ethical past $1.4 billion FUM
•   The Big Sustainability Shift
•   Social Enterprise Workshops
•   Talented and Influential Sustainability Experts Sought by Auckland Council
•   Soil Testing from the Sky
•   What DiCaprio Said at the Oscars
•   Case Study: Patagonia’s Circular Economy Strategy
•   The Elements of Power by David Abraham

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