Sustainability Matters 16th April 2020

In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

      •    CFOs Take Lead on Climate Risk and Value Creation
      •    How Are We Helping the World Emerge From This Emergency?
      •    Another Splendid Selection of Timely Articles
      •    In the Face of a Pandemic, Climate Activists Re-evaluate Their Tactics
      •    What is Plastic Offsetting? And Can it Really Help to Fight the Plastic Crisis?
      •    A Movement Grows to Help Farmers Reduce Pollution and Turn a Profit
      •    Housing – Impacts of Governments Policies
      •    Research: Nearly US$640bn Coal Investments Undercut by Cheap Renewables
      •    Green COVID Response and Shovel Ready Projects – Tragedy and Opportunity for Change
      •    As Himalayas Warm, Nepal’s Climate Migrants Struggle to Survive
      •    Mike Hosking Sparks Surge in Sales of Eco – Apartments
      •    Just Grounded
      •    Coronavirus and Limits to Growth
      •    Think Resilience – Videos
      •    Experts Warned of a Pandemic Decades Ago. Why Weren’t we Ready?
      •    Environmental Justice Atlas
      •    Los Angeles Air ‘Cleanest in World’ Since COVID-19 Lockdown.

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  • Sustainability Matters 2nd April 2020

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •    Don’t Waste Time
          •    Towards Transparency – Proxima’s Annual Guide
          •    Introducing the Forever Project: Lasting, Meaningful Coverage of the Climate Challenge
          •    Climate-related Risk Management and Modern Slavery Disclosure
          •    Donations – Are Welcome Here!
          •    Special Tribunal Recommend Springs be Protected by Order
          •    The Bankruptcy of Responsible Investment: How can We Invest Ethically?
          •    SBN Collaboration will Help Businesses Take Urgent Climate Action
          •    Developers ‘Must Go Beyond Biodiversity Net-gain Requirements’: Report
          •    Organic Products Bill
          •    The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore
          •    thinkEPD is here!
          •    Energise Ōtaki
          •    Glass, Metal, Plastic: The Story of New York’s Canners
          •    Insuring Fossil Fuels but Not Insuring Our Homes.

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  • Sustainability Matters 19th March 2020

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •    Very Different yet Very Much the Same
          •    Jeanette Fitzsimons’ Poignant Piece on the Kauaeranga River
          •    Sir Rob Fenwick: The Fêted Environmentalist’s Urgent Last Message
          •    Donations – Are Welcome Here!
          •    Creating Climate Resilience for Farmers
          •    Whenua Ora Tangata Ora Partnership Leads the Way Forward in Regenerative Agriculture
          •    Is the Current Focus on Climate Change Misguided?
          •    How Hip Hop Can Bring Green Issues to Communities of Colour
          •    EcoFest North – 90+ Events
          •    You Are What You Wear – Moving away from Fast Fashion
          •    SBN Collaboration Will Help Businesses Take Urgent Climate Action
          •    David vs Goliath: The Man Taking Huge Corporates to Court over Climate Change
          •    Documentary “Fantastic Fungi”!
          •    Tesla Produces its 1 millionth Electric Car
          •    A Follow-through – Bjorn Lomborg
          •    Making Sustainability Happen – Blue Star’s NZ Sites Toitū Enviromark Gold Certified
          •    Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future
          •    Modernising Governance: Key Recommendations for Boards to Ensure Business Resilience

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  • Sustainability Matters 5th March 2020

    In this ‘supa’ edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •    Want People to Care About Climate Change? Skip the Jargon
          •    What I Do – Katharine Hayhoe, Climate Scientist
          •    Net Zero Goal ‘Greatest Commercial Opportunity of Our Time’, says Mark Carney
          •    Donations – Are Welcome Here!
          •    Global Accounting Bodies Announce Climate Change Call to Action
          •    CA ANZ National Webcast Series –The Financial Impact of Environmental Risks
          •    Webinar: Using the Power of Data to Reduce Environmental Risk in Your Supply Chain in China
          •    Would EV Owners Buy Petrol Again?
          •    Plastic’s Long, Long Way from Fantastic
          •    Zespri Reveals Sustainability Commitments
          •    Cool Butterfly Effect: Insect Equipment Could Inspire Heat-Radiating Tech
          •    Tiny Agency in CA Achieves Environmental Justice by Taking on Polluters
          •    Responses to Australian Bush Fires are Just Plain Wrong
          •    Medium to High Density Housing Summit
          •    Rethinking Growth
          •    World’s Second Green School Opens in Taranaki
          •    Top Ten things You Need to Watch on Climate Change
          •    Auckland Climate Response Unconference
          •    Fire Fallout: How Ash and Debris Are Choking Australia’s Rivers
          •    NZ Uses Accounting Trick to Seem Climate-Friendly
          •    Earth Day 2020
          •    UK’s Heathrow Airport Expansion Ruled Unlawful over Climate Change
          •    Celebration 50 years since Successful Campaign ‘Save Manapouri & Te Anau Lakes’
          •    Design for Sustainability: A Sourcebook of Integrated, Eco-logical Solutions
          •    The NZ Tourism Industry Cannot Afford to Ignore the Elephant in the Room
          •    What’s Wrong With a Bit of Good Clean Dirt?
          •    The Horizon is on Fire (with Life).

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  • Sustainability Matters 20th February 2020

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •    Climate Risk and Response: Physical Hazards and Socioeconomic Impacts
          •    The Art of Storytelling (for finance people)
          •    Auckland Council to Add HomeFit Check on LIM Reports
          •    Salvation or Pipe Dream? A Movement Grows to Protect Up to Half the Planet
          •    Wild and Winged in a City of Eight Million
          •    ‘Uninsurable and Unhedgeable’: Central Banks Warn of Financial Crisis from Climate Change
          •    Taumata Arowai – Water Services Regulator Bill
          •    Sustainable Business 2020
          •    Call for Improved UN Sustainable Development Goals Disclosures
          •    Ernst & Young Becomes First Big Four to Set Global Carbon Neutrality Target
          •    A-CSEAR 2020 – Call for Papers: ‘Democratising Accounting’
          •    SumOfUs – How Many?
          •    Church of England Devises an Index for Climate-Conscious Investing
          •    Consultation on the Draft British Standard for Social Value
          •    Wise Response Society Submission – Crown Minerals Act 1991 Review
          •    The Story of Plastic Documentary to Premiere in Honour of Earth Day
          •    Clean Energy Software – Training Workshop
          •    Insights on NZ’s Sustainability Professionals
          •    Countdown Trials Produce with Paper Instead of Plastic
          •    Jonathon Porritt’s Inspiring Lifetime Achievement Award Acceptance Speech
          •    Green Homes: A Crash Course on Sustainable Design
          •    This Land is Our Land: The Struggle for a New Commonwealth

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  • Sustainability Matters 8th August 2019

    In this edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;
          •   Zero Carbon Bill Hearings
          •   A Week of Major UK Green Policy Announcements
          •   Airport Expansion Stalled on Climate Grounds
          •   More than 350 million Trees Planted in a Day in Ethiopia
          •   Give us Hope. Show us More Solutions – Less Doom and Gloom
          •   Biking with Butterflies
          •   Research to Action: The Science of Drawdown
          •   Refusing to Give Up on Protecting the Environment: Sam Judd
          •   Eco-packaging Trials Reduce Event Waste
          •   Humans Will Never Colonise Mars
          •   The Bizarre, Peaty Science of Arctic Wildfires
          •   Following Up on Forget Shorter Showers
          •   Mint Innovation is Making e-Waste Less Wasteful
          •   Shaping Our [NZ] Low Emissions Future
          •   UK Lawmakers to Count Environmental Cost of Mass Tourism
          •   Defusing Southeast Asia’s e-waste Timebomb
          •   This Zero-waste Restaurant Generates Literally No Trash
          •   First Step is All about Mindset Shift
          •   Meridian Energy Releases Climate Change Risk Report
          •   TCFD- 2019 Status Report
          •   Tough Line on Plastics Taken at Airport

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  • Sustainability Matters 6th February 2020

    In this Waitangi Day edition of Sustainability Matters you can read about;

          •   Your Company’s Next Leader on Climate Is…the CFO
          •   People and Performance Lead
          •   There is An Antidote to Demagoguery – It’s Called Political Rewilding
          •   New Zealand Joins International Treaty to Slash Ship Emissions
          •   International Student Summit on Climate
          •   Webinar: Supercharge Your Sustainability Strategy with the Global Goals
          •   Air Bubble Barrier Traps Plastic Waste in Amsterdam’s Canals
          •   New NZ Houses Emitting 5 Times Too Much Carbon – Study
          •   New Meat-packing Foam Dissolves in Sink
          •   Bead and Proceed
          •   Should I Ditch My Fossil-fueled Car?
          •   Winner of Australia’s Leading Sustainability Award Spotlights SDGs
          •   Chernobyl is the Highest-rated TV Series Ever
          •   Nepal’s Road-Building Spree Pushes into the Heart of the Himalayas
          •   Could Buycotting be the New Boycotting?
          •   Churchill Fellowship Awarded to Council’s Waste Specialist
          •   Passive House: 154 Unit Apartment Block in New York
          •   New Technology Helping Shoppers Offset Carbon Emissions
          •   Academics to Showcase to Research to Scottish Parliament
          •   At Berkeley, A Student-led Class Takes a New Approach

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