Sustainability Matters 2nd February 2017

In this edition;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Young Filmmakers Have the Chance to Make Environmental Movie Magic
•    Life Cycle Management and Industrial Ecology Student Symposium
•    GRI Works with IIRC and Leading Companies to Eliminate Reporting Confusion
•    Sustainability & Resilience Advisors Sought
•    117 Organisations to Watch in 2017
•    Sustainability is Good for Business
•    Government Subsidies to the Global Financial System: A Preliminary Exploration
•    How Starbucks Yields the Benefits of Materiality
•    10 Things I’ve Learned From Working in the Sustainability Field for 25 years
•    Award for Schools Healthy Heating Project
•    How Regenerative Organic Agriculture Can Save the Planet (Part II)
•    Sustainability and HM Treasury
•    Dear Future Generations: Sorry
•    TEDxScottBase
•    Inventions Changing Lives in Timor-Leste
•    Killing an Australian Reef More Economically Valuable than the Great Barrier Reef
•    Creative Ability – Muscular Dystrophy Designers
•    Ten Power-Packed (Kid-Friendly) Snack Tips.

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Sustainability Matters 19th January 2017

In this first edition for 2017;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Celebrating the Biggest Conservation Wins of 2016
•    Win for Whales, Dolphins as Obama Rejects Explosive Blasting for Oil
•    99 Reasons Why 2016 was a Good Year
•    The Soul of an Octopus, Winner of the 2016 Orion Book Award
•    Sustainable Schools Advisor
•    630+ Businesses to Trump: Support the Low Carbon Economy Businesses Back Low-Carbon USA
•    With Rousing Call for Climate Action Obama Bids Farewell
•    Saving Multiple Birds with One Stone
•    ‘Inclusive Economy Unit’ Created by British Government
•    Austerity Has Failed
•    Study Guide and Flash Cards
•    TEDx ScottBase
•    Draft Water New Zealand Good Practice Guide for the Beneficial Use of Organic Waste Products on Land
•    Orchestrating Change: Catalyzing the Next Generation of Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration for Sustainability
•    A Cure for Post-Election Malaise
•    San Francisco Bans Styrofoam
•    This is the Most Dangerous Time for Our Planet
•    Cluster Development Handbook Launched
•    Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting
•    New Law Says Pension Funds Must Assess Climate Risk.

EXTRA! Appended is an interesting thought piece ‘Orion Lighting the Way’ by Scott Russell Saunders.
He is a contributing author to Orion magazine.

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Sustainability Matters 19th December 2016

In this edition;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Peace Officers Initiative
•    Climate Related Financial Disclosure for Business: An Imperative for 2017
•    10 Years On From the Stern Report
•    Sustainability Analyst – T&G
•    Why I Have Been Unemployed for Two Years
•    The Global Movement to Divest from Fossil Fuels has Doubled Since 2015
•    Leadership in Sustainable Business
•    Sustainability Reporting in Stock Exchanges ‘Comes of Age’
•    Do we Have All the Knowledge we Need for a Sustainable Future?
•    Maximising Utility – Taking Measures of Wellbeing Seriously in Policy
•    In Some Ways, Nothing Changed
•    Greens Secure Two Important Bills from Ballot
•    Human Rights Challenges for Business in 2017
•    Sustainability Practices Dashboard
•    David Attenborough on Climate Change: ‘The World Will be Transformed’ – video
•    Bonuses.

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Sustainability Matters 8th December 2016

In this edition;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Youths Turn Up the Heat
•    A Resource of Resources –> Your feedback would be much appreciated!
•    Two Seafloor Tidal Power Experiments
•    Government Forms Climate Change Adaptation Technical Working Group
•    Kathmandu Sustainability Report
•    Chernobyl Reactor Safely Confined
•    Sustainability a Big Deal for Rail Link
•    It’s Different This Time. Are we Ready? And How Will it End? SingularityU NZ
•    NZX Publishes Corporate Governance Code Submissions
•    Better Futures Report Gives Businesses Insight into Kiwi Sustainability Mindset
•    Goodwill Helping Growing List of Retailers, Consumers Eliminate Waste
•    COP22 – Achievements at Marrakech
•    Process or Product – Which is More Important?
•    Determining the Problem to be Solved or Investment Logic Mapping
•    Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images
•    NZ’s First Community Owned Windfarm

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Sustainability Matters 24th November 2016

In this edition;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Sanford Issues 2016 Integrated Report
•    A Resource of Resources
•    The GRI Standards
•    Water Loo
•    SBN Awards 2016
•    Watch Humans Go From a Tiny Group in Africa to 7 Billion in 5 Minutes
•    Lecturer in Management and Sustainability
•    Natural Capital – Finance Sector Supplement
•    Tiny Houses, Big Ideas
•    Reconnect to the Biosphere
•    SASB Releases Robust Research and Analytics Tool
•    Global Carbon Budget 2016 Published
•    Sustainable Coastlines’ Campaign to Build ‘The Flagship Education Centre’
•    Rod Oram: Agriculture’s Great Opportunity to Lead the Low Carbon Race
•    How Inequality Made These Western Countries Poorer
•   Measure What Matters: A Framework for Action – Global Goals that work for Business, Government and People

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Sustainability Matters 10th November 2016

In this edition;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    To Deal with Climate Change We Need a New Financial System
•    Environmental Advisor – Silver Fern Farms – Closes Monday 14th November
•    Business and Human Rights: Evolution and Acceptance – CGMA Guidance for Assessing and Protecting Human Rights
•    Fostering Sustainable Behaviour
•    Birds of the West Wind – How Australia has Shaped New Zealand’s Avian Life
•    Let’s Fix Wasteful Design!
•    Environmental Data Visualisations
•    Duty of Board of Directors
•    The Rising Environmental Toll of China’s Offshore Island Grab
•    Extinction: A Radical History
•    Sixteen Years of Change in the Global Human Footprint
•    Super Fund Shake-up to Address Climate Change
•    Engagement: Unlocking the Black Box of Value Creation
•    World Bank Tribunal Dismisses Mining Firm’s $250m Claim Against El Salvador
•   Before the Flood – Full Movie
•    Who’s Banking on the Dakota Access Pipeline?
•    8 Things you Need to Know About the PCE’s New Report on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases
•    Climate Change Comments ‘Absurd’
•    ‘Women Must Lead – If Humanity Is to Survive’: New Book Warns

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Sustainability Matters  27th October 2016

In this edition;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Global Deal Reached to Limit Powerful Greenhouse Gases
•    Higher Living Standards Framework Event
•    Remarkable Weather of 1911: The Effect of the Combustion of Coal on the Climate – What Scientists Predict for the Future
•    Apocalypse H20 – How Companies are Accounting for the True Value of Water
•    NZ’s First Climate Activism Novel
•    Seaweed Could Hold the Key to Cutting Methane Emissions from Cow Burps
•    The Great Derangement – Climate Change and the Unthinkable
•    Capital Gains – The Real Returns on Investment in Restoring Our Waters
•    India Just Hit a Massive Milestone, and the Entire World should Take Note
•    SDGA16: Australian Sustainable Development Goals Conference
•    Tackling Poverty in New Zealand
•    Measure What Matters
•    Accounting for Climate Change – How Management Accountants Can Help Organisations Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

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