Sustainability Matters 22nd June 2017

In this edition;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Our Climate Declaration
•    Sustainable Development for All – Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals
•    Agribusiness Agenda 2017: The Recipe for Action
•    Do You Derive Benefits from Sustainability Matters?
•    GRI and Australian Government to Accelerate Investment in the Indo-Pacific
•   16th Australasian CSEAR Conference – CALL FOR PAPERS
•    Yoga Pants, Fleece Jackets and the Microplastics Dilemma
•    Cambodia. November. Build With Me
•    How to Craft a Winning Sustainability Report
•    TRANSPORT – Grand Coalition to Electrify New Zealand’s Company Car Fleets
•    Can Corporate Reporting Help End Poverty?
•    OECD (Again) Tells Us to Clean Up Our Climate Act
•    Why Companies in the Chemicals Industry Are Mixing
•    No More Business-as-Usual: Where to Now for International Trade?
•    Stop Insuring Climate Disaster
•    Enviro-Mark Solutions Awards Celebrate Massive Carbon Reductions
•    e-Calc™ – ‘Know the Payback’
•    World’s Largest Tidal Power Project Approved for Construction in Indonesia

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  • Sustainability Matters 8th June 2017

    In this edition;

    •    Sustainability Group Events
    •    A Stunning Victory at Exxon Mobil
    •    End of Childhood?
    •    What Next?
    •    Climate Case: The Student vs the Minister
    •    PCE Report on Birds – 5 Things You Need to Know
    •    Why Don’t Green Buildings Live Up to Hype on Energy Efficiency?
    •    Entries Open for NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards 2017
    •    Interview with Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam International Executive Director
    •    Why Business & Finance Must Understand their Impacts & Dependencies on Nature
    •    Decision of USA’s Leadership to ‘Go It Alone’
    •    Tiny Electric Motorbike with 40 Mile Range
    •    An Effective NZ ETS: Clear Price Signals to Guide Low-Emission Investment
    •    The Finance Sector Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol Framework
    •    Extended External Reporting in New Zealand
    •    New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990–2015 – NZ 7th-worst on Emissions of 41 Nations
    •    Using Natural Capital Accounting to Understand the Trade-Off Between Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Local Air Pollution
    •    Are New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Falling?

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  • Sustainability Matters 25th May 2017

    In this edition;

    •    Sustainability Group Events
    •    Peter Goldsbury: 15th June 1945 – 13th May 2017
    •    Webinar: The Business Case for Reliable Data –What Do Investors Really Do with the Data You Report?
    •    Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
    •    A Father Writes: It is Difficult to Answer My Daughter When She Asks What We’re Doing to Ensure She Has a Future
    •    STRATEGY – Improve Your Office With the Smart Office Guide
    •    Smart People Have Done Really Stupid Things
    •    Bad Oil and the Animals
    •    Company Reports: The Surprising Reason Why Firms Must Account for the Six Capitals: PART 2
    •    Cluster Development Handbook; 2nd Edition
    •    East Africa – 25 Million People Are in Crisis
    •    Hydrofluorocarbon Phase Down Should Happen Sooner, Campaigners Say
    •    Consultation on New Zealand’s Phase Down of Hydrofluorocarbons – Montreal Protocol
    •    Riyadh Makes Progress on Massive Public Transit System
    •    Football Club Goes Vegan
    •    First Global Standard for Sustainable Procurement Hits the Market
    •    Domino Effect: The Myriad Impacts of Warming on an East Coast USA Estuary
    •    Very Sad News
    •    Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
    •    Toilet Receives First Ever 6-star WELS Rating
    •    In Napa Valley, Vineyards and Conservationists Battle for the Hills.

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  • Sustainability Matters 11th May 2017

    In this edition;

    •    Sustainability Group Events
    •    Annual Review of the State of CSR in Australia and New Zealand 2017
    •    Vivid Economics and GLOBE-NZ
    •    Four Future Scenarios for New Zealand: Work in Progress Edition 2
    •   Company Reports: The Surprising Reason Why Firms Must Account for the Six Capitals: PART 1
    •    The Devastation of Food Waste
    •    NZX Publishes Updated NZX Corporate Governance Code
    •    Introduction to Integrated Reporting
    •    NZX Joins UN Sustainable Stock Exchange initiative
    •    Consent for New Gas-fired Power Station
    •    See Inside Some of Christchurch’s Superhomes
    •    Big Polluters’ Lobbyists Inside the UNFCCC
    •    Keep it Topless, Clean and Loose
    •    Valuing Sustainability Webinar and Workshop
    •    London to Introduce Vehicle Pollution Tax
    •    GE-free Foods Sought by 70% of Chinese
    •    Consistently Warmer Weather Means the Harvest Season Comes Early
    •    Why Your Finance Director Should Care About Soil
    •    How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the ‘1 Percent’
    •    Squawk Squad – Saving NZ’s Native Birds.

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  • Sustainability Matters 27th April 2017

    In this edition;

    •    Sustainability Group Events
    •    Call to Arms: Put the Love Back Into Politics
    •    Zero Carbon Act Summary
    •    Are You EDS’s New Resource Management Policy Advisor?
    •    Free Workshop – Measuring the Financial ROI of Environment & Sustainability Training
    •    Delivering Procurement with Impact
    •    Stories Create Empathy and Empathy Helps Drive Change
    •    World Bank Ignores Land Grabbing – Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas
    •    Stories Create Empathy and Empathy Helps Drive Change
    •    Growing the Future: Urban Biodynamics Conference
    •    Coal Museum Switches to Solar to Save Money
    •    IIRC Welcomes Significant Endorsement of Integrated Reporting by IFAC
    •    Role of Professional Accountants in Enhancing Integrated Reporting
    •    Empowering NZ
    •    UK Move to Cut Plastic Waste with Innovative Water Balls
    •    The Hidden Life of Trees
    •    Scientists: Global Warming Causes Canadian River to Vanish in Four Days
    •    Finally, a Breakthrough Alternative to Growth Economics – The Doughnut
    •    Master of Social Innovation – AUT
    •    Here, Cutting Down Millions of Trees is Actually a Good Thing
    •    City of Sydney Adopts Net Zero Emissions Plan
    •    Hot Apartments: ‘If We Need Air Conditioning, We’ve Designed it Wrong’.

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  • Sustainability Matters 13th April 2017

    In this edition;

    •    Sustainability Group Events
    •    World’s Largest Fund Manager Demands Cuts to Executive Pay and Bonuses
    •    New Zealand’s Fresh Waters: Values, State, Trends and Human Impacts
    •    Public Finance (Sustainable Development Indicators) Amendment Bill
    •    THINK RESILIENCE Online Course
    •    The Vanishing Nile: A Great River Faces a Multitude of Threats
    •    Green Ribbon Awards 2017 Nominations Open
    •    Energy Management Journey
    •    Nordic Stock Exchanges Recommend GRI
    •    CSR Deconstructed: Biomimicry
    •    2016 Nestlé in Society Creating Shared Value
    •    Access to Nature Reduces Depression and Obesity, Finds European Study
    •    Net Zero New Zealand
    •    How Change Happens
    •    STRATEGY – Do we Need Hacking Insurance?
    •    Healthy Soil – Real Key to Feeding the World
    •    Managing Risk by Taking a Lead and Managing the Future
    •    The Sustainable Food Film
    •    An Opportunity for PhD Funding
    •    Sustainable Business Outlook 2017: Get Ready For the New World, Right Here, Right Now
    •    Update: creating Living Buildings – Professional Short Course
    •    An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power with Al Gore
    •    What Are We Without Our Special Things?
    •    Trust in Crisis
    •    The Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment
    •    Environmental Film Festival – Palmerston North.

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  • Sustainability Matters 30th March 2017

    In this edition;

    •    Sustainability Group Events
    •    ‘Budget Responsibility Rules’ Labour/Greens
    •    Leadership in Sustainability Summit – Positioning Sustainability as the Ultimate Innovation Driver
    •    Western Australia is the Climate Emergency ‘Canary in the Coalmine’
    •    Government MPs Vote Down Sustainability Bill
    •    Sustainability is Not Enough; We Need Regenerative Cultures
    •    Levi’s Dreams Big to Lead Change in the Fashion Industry
    •    School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE)
    •    Companies Save $14 for Every $1 Invested in Reducing Food Waste
    •    Communicating the Natural Capital Benefits of Built Asset Design
    •    Environmental Pressures Rising in New Zealand
    •    New Cafe and Retail Space Opens at Middlemore Hospital
    •    OECD Takes NZ to Task for Approaching Environmental Limits in Limitless Growth Quest
    •    Audit & Assurance – The Icing On the Sustainability Cake
    •    1st Annual Regenerative Future Summit
    •    Passive Progressive
    •    Creating Living Buildings – Professional Short Course
    •    Measuring the Earth: Classical Calculations About World’s Size and Shape
    •    Science Teach-In Toolkit

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