Sustainability Matters 17th August 2017

This is the fourth in a series of four six page editions.

There will be no edition of Sustainability Matters on 31st August, or 14th and 28th September – hence the expanded recent editions.
From the date of this message until Sunday 1st October inclusive I will be ‘out of office’, mainly out of NZ visiting family.

In this edition you can read about;

•    Sustainability Group Events
•    How Can New Zealand Transition To a Low Emissions Economy?
•    ESG Reporting – Six Reasons Why
•    Fraud – a [NZ] Perspective
•    Extracting and Processing Iron Sand within the South Taranaki Bight: Marine Consent Application
•    A New New Zealand First
•    GRI Rises to Sustainability Standards Challenge
•    How A Surge in Visitors is Overwhelming America’s National Parks
•    Carbon Offset Schemes in NZ
•    Fewer People Think Continued GDP Growth Necessary or Possible
•    ‘World-first’ Lawsuit Against Bank Over Climate Change Risks
•    Groundwater Fees Prompt Farmers to Slash Water Use by a Third
•    Company Wants 10,000 Electric Bikes on Auckland Streets
•    Technology and Morality in the Age of Climate Change, Overpopulation, and Biodiversity Loss
•    How an Urban School’s Garden Project Healed a Community
•    Air on Board Cruise Ships ‘is Twice as Bad as at Piccadilly Circus’
•    Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
•    How the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals can Quietly Change Global Business
•    Mayors of 7,400 Cities Vow to Meet Obama’s Climate commitments
•    The Carbon Majors Database
•    The Three Skills Kids Need Most in the Age of Climate Change
•    The Rise of the Food Barons
•    The Status of Climate Change Litigation – A Global Review
•    Why Can’t New Zealand Quit Supermarket Plastic Bags?
•    A Message of Hope
•    Net Zero New Zealand – Conclusion.

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