Sustainability Matters 23rd June 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Organic Dairy: Confirmation of Superior Performance
•    Higher Living Standards
•    The Future of Smart Transport in NZ
•    Can we Have Affordable, Healthy and Resilient Homes?
•    Entries Open for SBN 2016 Awards
•    ‘Yes We Can’
•    9th International Urban Design Conference – Submit an Abstract
•    Ethical Investment Principals
•    The Perils of Acting Too Slowly on Global Warming
•    Sanford Takes Sustainability and Integrated Reporting Awards
•    Our Renewable Future: Tiptoeing Through the Renewable Energy Minefield
•    The Greening Education Conference
•    Almost 46 million Trapped in Slavery
•    Panama Papers

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Sustainability Matters 9th June 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Singapore Exchange Launches its First Sustainability Index
•    The Brutal Landscape of the Climate Crisis
•    We Need to Talk about Paris – Webinar: Green and Balanced
•    An Inconvenient Truth, Ten Years On
•    Sixth New Zealand Sustainability Accounting Research Symposium 2016
•    Donald Trump’s Biggest Vulnerability, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Economist
•    Wind Farms – Positive Effects on Crops
•    Choose Clean Water – Update
•    How Transparency Can Drive Integrated Thinking
•    Looking Through the Wellbeing Kaleidoscope
•    Malcolm Rands Sells Out of Ecostore
•    How to Let Go of the World and Love all the Things Climate Can’t Change
•    Cattle Drugs Could Fuel Climate Change
•    Is Earth F****d?
•    The Renewable Energy Future is Bright
•    What Land Shortage?

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Sustainability Matters 26th May 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    How to Let Go of the World and Love all the Things Climate Can’t Change
•    Inside Syria’s Besieged Areas
•    Sustainability Manager – Waitemata DHB
•    Impact of Tree Planting – Photos
•    The Waste Levy, a Waste of Time?
•    Some USA Fracking Facts
•    Lead and Influence Sustainability
•    Printing Costs – Habitual, Often Mindless Choices
•    Electric Bikes – Good Info to Know
•    Technical Guide for ISO 14001:2015
•    Growth vs Fixed Mindset: What Does it Mean for Sustainability?
•    Why More is Too Much, and Less is Beautiful
•    Purpose
•    Auckland Sustainable Housing Summit
•    Leaked Docs Reveal TTIP Unfriendly to Environment, Consumers, Democracy
•    Using Sport to Save Energy Wins Award
•    Revision of AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems
•    Finding Ways to Stop Spraying Crops.

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Sustainability Matters 12th May 2016

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    Neoliberalism – The Ideology at the Root of All Our Problems
•    We Scientists Don’t Know How to Do That
•    Two Important UN Appointments
•    Vast Planting of Trees Needed to Boost Green Economy
•    Revision of AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems
•    ISO 5001 – Have You Heard About It?
•    Some USA Fracking Facts
•    Electric Bikes – Good Info to Know
•    Carbon Targets for Shipping – Pressure
•    Driven by Purpose with Intrepid Travel Co-Founder Geoff Manchester
•    For James Hansen, the Science Demands Activism on Climate
•    Climate Change Implications for NZ
•    Making Australian Groundwater Data Accessible to All Defining What Matters
•    Creating Living Buildings and Integrated Design: Short Course
•    Teaching Case Study Competition
•    Nepal Earthquake – Consequences

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Sustainability Matters 28th April 2016

•    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

In this ‘monster’ 6 page** edition;

•    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

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

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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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