Sustainability Matters 2nd May 2019

In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
      •   Attenborough Warns Financial Leaders to Not Waste Nature’s ‘Capital’
      •   The Planet Is in Peril, But is Not Dying
      •   Degrowth: A Call for Radical Abundance
      •   Message from Mike
      •   Report Signals Nine Top Environmental Issues Facing New Zealand
      •   Preparing for Tomorrow – Embedding Strategic Foresight into Sustainability
      •   Climate Change Food Calculator: What’s Your Diet’s Carbon Footprint?
      •   Fashion Transparency Index 2019
      •   Tools to Calculate the True Cost of Water
      •   The Love Child of Porsche Designers and Croatia’s Rimac
      •   Structuring for Impact: Evolving Legal Structures for Business in New Zealand
      •   Enviro-Mark Solutions’ Chief Executive Dr Ann Smith First NZ Fellow of IEMA
      •   Entries Invited for e360 Video Contest
      •   thinkstep Picks Up B Corp Certification
      •   Climate Challenge Conference.

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  • Sustainability Matters 18th April 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •   IASB Chair on What Sustainability Reporting Can and Cannot Achieve
          •   Reporting
          •   Energy Equity: Bringing Solar Power to Low-Income Communities
          •   EDS Conference, Through New Eyes
          •    Reporting – A 5-part Introduction
          •   Degrowth: A Call for Radical Abundance
          •   Sustainable Finance Forum Takes Shape
          •   As Mass Timber Takes Off, How Green is This New Building Material?
          •   Pacific Central Bankers Prioritise Capital Flows and Climate Change
          •   EMBARK: Achieving Low Emissions Together
          •   Sustainable Business Network Awards
          •   CDP Environmental Disclosure Workshop
          •   Kiwis Incentivised to Build Healthy Homes
          •   Message from Mike
          •   “Life versus the Machine”
          •   How a Small Community in India Became the Country’s First Green Village
          •   Is Palm Oil in Your Hot Cross Bun?
          •   Australian Regulators Call for a Shift in Treatment of Climate-related Risks
          •   Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand – NgāTūtohu Aotearoa

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  • Sustainability Matters 4th April 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •   Literally the Worst Bank in the World is …..
          •   Mike Joy – Biophysical Limits to Growth
          •   Follow the Money: Sustainability Goes Mainstream
          •   Climate Change Adaptation Event
          •   Key Competencies for Sustainability Degree Programs
          •   Become a Climate Reality Leader
          •   ROI of Climate Action – Workshops
          •   New Zealand – the World’s Innovative Lab for Climate Change
          •   Discover Your Impact on the Planet
          •   State of the Climate in 2018 Shows Accelerating Climate Change Impacts
          •   Eco Toothbrushes
          •   Are You Well? Are We Safe?: Maori – Non-Maori inequalities as a Moral Challenge for all New Zealanders
          •   A New Narrative for the Regenerative Hub
          •   How to Report on the SDGs
          •   Forget Tesla, It’s China’s e-Buses which are Denting Oil Demand
          •   Welcome to Crazy Town: A New Podcast from Post Carbon Institute
          •   New Report: Number of Christians Facing Persecution Grows

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  • Sustainability Matters 21st March 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •   The Way Between and The Lost Heir
          •   In Focus: Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures
          •   Reading List: The Tipping Point in Sustainable Finance
          •   As High-Tide Flooding Worsens, More Pollution Is Washing to the Sea
          •   Wide Interest in Waikato River Authority’s $100m Investment Plan
          •   Mindset Coaching Programme for Professional and Personal Growth
          •   Carbon Calculators – A Selection
          •   Historic Supreme Court Win: World Bank Group Is Not Above the Law
          •   The Political Economy of Sustainability
          •   Index Shows Money Does Not Equal Wellness
          •   When the Circular Economy Meets Aviation
          •   Rabbits More Destructive to Dunes than Climate Change
          •   Towards Zero Waste – Construction & Demolition Workshop
          •   Have a Million Dollar Electrifying Idea for Liveable Cities?
          •   Just Transition Summit to Spark Vital Conversation
          •   Green Expo and Better Food Fair
          •   Green Property Summit 2019
          •   ‘Divestment Isn’t a Badge of Honour – It’s a Failure of Engagement’
          •   Renewable Energy Won’t Make Bitcoin ‘Green,’ but Tweaking its Mining Mechanism Might
          •   Art with Impact.

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  • Sustainability Matters 6th March 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •   Change the Conversation – Redefining How Companies Engage Investors on Sustainability
          •   How Much More Evidence Needed for Action?
          •   Melting Glaciers and Ice Sheets Threaten Extreme Weather
          •   Ministry for Environment Survey – Environment Aotearoa
          •   Update of Non-Binding Guidelines on Non-Financial Reporting
          •   Is this Law Firms Apparent Approach Ethical?
          •   Bernie’s Impact
          •   Law Change Could Support Organic Dairying and Revitalised Waterways
          •   Ecofest North
          •   The 0.01% Has Enormous Impact
          •   Ireland’s Democratic Experiment Lays the Ground for Stronger Climate Action [Democracy in Action]
          •   Stunning and Expensive Refrigerant Leaks
          •   New Zealand’s ‘Nude’ Produce Is Flying Off the Shelves
          •   Free Guide – Business Waste
          •   Bamboo: Nature’s Forgotten Solution for Green industry
          •   Renewables are Most Affordable Option
          •   Mr. Jones Tells the Story of the Man Who Exposed the Ukrainian Famine
          •   Blue the Film: A Call to Arms for Our Oceans
          •   Homes lose $15.8 billion in value as seas rise, Maine to Mississippi

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  • Sustainability Matters 21st February 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •   Ambitious Danish Island Ends Fossil Fuel Use
          •   Ecolabel to Develop Construction Waste Specification
          •   Fixing the New Zealand Building Code
          •   Drought Turns Part of Iran Into a New Dust Bowl
          •   The Hidden Environmental Toll of Mining the World’s Sand
          •   World in Grip of ‘High Impact Weather’ as US Freezes, Australia Sizzles
          •   The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, by Elizabeth Kolbert
          •   What is Important to You is More or Less Important to Me [OR, Perceptions of Fear Shaped by Where We Live]
          •   Manila’s Zero Waste Neighbourhoods
          •   The Rush for White Gold
          •   New Hunter Valley Coalmine Rejected on Climate Change Grounds
          •   What Could Other Countries Learn from Costa Rica?
          •   Philippines – 12M Houses Needed by 2030
          •   Australia Found a Way to Save Water From Plastic Pollution and We Can Start Doing the Same
          •   The Rosewood Trade: An Illicit Trail from Forest to Furniture
          •   World-first Water Quality Project Improves Tested Stream
          •   ‘If Not Us, Who?’ Failure of Representation Drives Youth Climate Strike
          •   Living Wood Fair
          •   Sooner or Later, We Have to Stop Economic Growth — and We’ll Be Better for It
          •   Striking for their Lives

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  • Sustainability Matters 7th February 2019

    In this the second 2019 edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •   The UN Needs Your Help – Especially If You are a Chartered Accountant!
          •   First NZGBC Future Thinker of the Year
          •   Vulnerable: Local Government Infrastructure Exposed to Sea Level Rise
          •   The Microscopic Wonder of Herbs
          •   PhD Scholarships in Accounting – Manchester
          •   A Gift Received
          •   Enviro-Mark Solutions Now B Corp Certified
          •   Packaging Design Challenge
          •   $36 million Investment Approved to Tackle NZ Regional Erosion
          •   Charities Act Review – Community Meetings
          •   Putting Carbon Back Into Soil
          •   DiCaprio Study: Achieving Paris Targets Possible & Cheap
          •   United Nations Backs Seed Sovereignty in Landmark Small-scale Farmers’ Rights Declaration
          •   The Hauraki Gulf and You
          •   New International Standard for Accommodation Providers
          •   Consultation on Proposed Government Procurement Rules 4th Edition
          •   All It Took to Clean Up This Beach was a Fish Sculpture Named Goby
          •   Head of Sustainability
          •   Advisor – Sustainable Value

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