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Resene paint gets even greener, 27°

A Resene project in New Zealand

Updated in May 2010

Resene’s latest ceiling paint has provided another two steps forward in sustainability for the New Zealand based paint manufacturer. The formulation of the Environmental Choice approved Earthsense ceiling paint includes a special renewable extender pigment. This means a fifth of the volume of the final product comes from renewable ...

Premium project about Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Architecture, Clean Technologies, Design, Industry & Business, Smart Growth

100% Possible Clean Energy Advocates Network, 15°

A WWF New Zealand project in Nation wide, New Zealand

Updated in February 2012

Join us to shape a clean green future for New Zealand. New Zealand could be a powerhouse of clean energy but we need to make some changes in order to shape the future we want. You - as citizens, as consumers, as voters – have the power to demand change. That’s ...

Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Aviation, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Tech, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Design, Education, Energy Saving, ETS, Fuel, Geothermal, Green energy, greenhouse gas, Industry & Business, Innovation, mining, Politics & Government, Pollution, Smart Growth, Solar, Technology, Transport, Wave Energy, Wind Energy

3M, 36°

An Inzide Commercial Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

3M’s tradition of innovation is legendary. So when it was time to move premises, 3M ensured the new environment encouraged creativity and sustainability. It chose to create a NZGBC Greenstar building adopting innovative building and interior materials. InterfaceNZ carpet tiles were chosen as the flooring, providing an innovative modular ...

Premium project about Architecture, Clean Technologies, Design, Industry & Business, Smart Growth

Car-free year, 40°

Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in June 2012

Commit to a year without driving a car in relation to your work. Walk, ride a cycle, catch a bus, take a train, get a taxi, or share a ride in someone else's car. But don't drive a car! Watch your professional carbon footprint, business and social costs ...

Project about Corporate Citizenship, Emissions, Industry & Business, Infrastructure, Sustainability, Transport, Travel

CEMARS - Certified Emissions Measurement And Reduction Scheme, 42°

A carboNZero programme project in Lincoln, New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

CEMARS is the first 2 steps of the carboNZero programme. It recognises the actions of businesses who measure their greenhouse gas emissions, understand their carbon liabilities, and put in place management plans to reduce emissions in their organisation and more widely through their supply chain. CEMARS has been developed for ...

Project about Industry & Business

Datamail - GoGreen Case Study, 93°

Petone, New Zealand

Updated in July 2008

Datamail is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the New Zealand Post Group. THE SITUATION Recognising the importance of sustainability – for its business and its clients – the Datamail Group knew it needed to lift its game. Its Petone site already had a number of recycling facilities for cardboard, plastic wrap and toner ...

Project about Finance & Money, Industry & Business, Media, Recycling

Environmental Choice, 25°

A The Stone Paper Company project in Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in October 2011

Following an intensive evaluation process here in New Zealand with the Stone Paper Company Ltd and with the manufacturer in Taiwan, Rockstock Rich mineral paper has achieved Environmental Choice in two catagorys 2011confirming the environmental benefits in using stone paper.

Project about Air Quality, Clean Technologies, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, greenhouse gas, Industry & Business, Pollution, Rainforest, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Sustainability, waste, Water

Ethical Investment Trust, 20°

Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in June 2010

How a little investment can bring big change. Over the past five years Trade Aid has been growing fast! We have been extending fair trade to thousands of artisans, farmers and their families every year. But all this growth requires finance. You can play a vital role in supporting this ...

Project about Consumerism, Finance & Money, Food, Industry & Business, Organic, Retail

Food for Change, 60°

Global, New Zealand

Updated in November 2009

Causing global change one meal at a time. What we eat locally makes a difference globally. Our mouth is about as local as it gets, so that seems like a good place to start climate changing. Maybe leadership begins with what goes into our mouths, not with what comes out ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Genetic Modification, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Transport, Water

GNS Sustainability Working Group, 35°

Wellington, New Zealand

Updated in December 2008

Comprising around 80 staff members, scientists, technicians, IT people and support staff at GNS Science, we're motivated to reduce inefficient and wasteful individual and business practices in the company, across the 3 sites and to increase awareness among staff of the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling.

Project about Energy Saving, Industry & Business

Go Green Expo , 25°

Auckland, Christchurch & Wellington, New Zealand

Updated in May 2014

NZ's Largest Organic, Sustainability & Green Living Expo's Auckland & Wellington and Now Christchurch! Everything you need for better living - Discover exciting new choices at NZ’s largest organic and sustainable living show! Learn, try and buy from selected, genuine eco-brands from start ups to thriving NZ businesses What is ...

Project about Advertising, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Business & Biodiversity, carbon certification, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Tech, Clean Technologies, Coal & Oil, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Events, Fairtrade, Food, Green energy, Health, hydro energy, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, marketing, Media, Organic, Recycling, Soil, Solar, Sustainability, Technology, Tourism, Transport, waste, Wind Energy

Good Shopping Handbook, 70°

New Zealand

Updated in May 2010

Good magazine started a Kiwi shopping guide for everyone seeking green, ethical or sustainable products - from grocery and fashion products to travel and footwear.

Project about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Finance & Money, Food, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, marketing, Media, Organic, Water

Gore Library , 26°

New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

The public library in Gore needed to re-carpet on a tight budget without shutting down or hassling customers. The library also had ceramic areas which needed to be carpeted with an easy make-good. Most challenging of all, much of the carpet was still in great condition whereas the trafficked areas ...

Project about Architecture, Clean Technologies, Design, Industry & Business, Smart Growth, Transition Towns

Green washing: How to avoid it, 36°

New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

By Corinne Blumsky 05 March 2009 Feeling green? Want to promote your greenishness? Beware. The Commerce Commission is coming down hard on try-hards and greenwashers. Corrine Blumskey of AJ Park has some sage advice for the good guys out there. GREEN OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS Businesses making ‘green’ claims in their advertising ...

Project about Clean Technologies, Consumerism, Industry & Business, marketing, Media

Honda Treefund, 62°

A Honda New Zealand Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

For every new car sold, Honda funds the planting of ten native trees. In 2004, Honda New Zealand initiated the TreeFund, which funds the planting of 10 native trees for every new car sold, and individual Honda agents fund a further three trees. The funded native trees are planted locally ...

Premium project about Clean Technologies, Deforestation, Electric vehicles, Environment & Wildlife, Industry & Business, Logging, Smart Growth

How dirty are New Zealand cars?, 62°

A Honda New Zealand Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

LTNZ estimates the average age of any given car on New Zealand roads is 11 years. We estimate that this 11 year old car is emitting between 2.0 û 5.0 grams of HC (Hydrocarbon, or soot) and NOx (Nitrous Oxide) per km. This is a huge amount of ...

Premium project about Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Pollution, Transport, Travel

Intersect - Young professionals networking for sustainability, 87°

Wellington, New Zealand

Updated in July 2008

We are a group of young professionals with a passion for sustainability and we want to intersect with other passionate people. Intersect is focussed on nurturing our leadership capabilities. We believe that leaders are the doers not just the talkers, so we are looking for practical solutions to the problems ...

Project about Consumerism, Industry & Business, Philosophy & Religion, Recycling

Jasmax, 41°

An Inzide Commercial Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

Jasmax, an architectural practice, needed a building that not just worked for them as a business but improved Auckland’s urban environment. Objectives included being a good neighbour, setting environmental benchmarks, balancing client work and creative endeavour and reflecting its New Zealand heritage. Using a compilation of Cubic Colours, the ...

Premium project about Architecture, Clean Technologies, Design, Industry & Business, Smart Growth

More sustainable packaging, 10°

A Poynter Agencies Ltd project in Kumeu, New Zealand

Updated in September 2011

Big business generally continues to be driven by "bottom line" considerations at the expense of more environmentally sustainable alternatives that are available today. We continue to hear the pleas of prominent learned and sincerely concerned people around the world, that NOW is the time to act, and that we are ...

Project about Branding, Clean Tech, Climate Change, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, greenhouse gas, Industry & Business, Infrastructure, Innovation, Lifestyle & Behavior, marketing, Ocean, Pollution, Recycling, Retail, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Sustainability, Weather

NextPlays, 49°

A FISCHE° project in New Zealand

Updated in August 2009

NextPlays is a platform for business transformation and sustainable outcomes. NextPlays helps you identify, plan and build the best way forward for your business. The centrepiece of the programme is the NextPLays Lab, a concentrated workshop that delivers an action plan for new opportunities, new customer value and new profit ...

Premium project about Design, Economics, Industry & Business, Smart Growth

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