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SBC Weekly - August 10

  • 10 Aug 2017

In this week's update, we talk about moving to a low-emissions economy and you can watch the video of Professor Will Steffen talking about climate change.

We have no time left – Professor Will Steffen on climate change action and policy

Professor Will Steffen had some sobering messages for Kiwi businesses about the magnitude of climate change. He says we must act with urgency.

Tips and tools to employ young people - the Future Ready Summit focus

By 2020 half of the global workforce will be Generation Y or Millennials. That means fifty per cent of workers will be 36 or younger. As employers, we need to...

SBC Weekly - August 3

  • 3 Aug 2017

In this week's update, we share media coverage of the Future Ready Summit on youth unemployment, and celebrate Spark achieving Rainbow Tick certification.

The art of adaptive leadership - a Future Leaders Programme update

Session two of the Future Leaders Programme kicks off tomorrow – and Catapult and the Sustainable Business Council are excited.

SBC Weekly - July 27

  • 27 Jul 2017

In this week's update we talk about the new Emissions Trading Scheme announcement and an upcoming conference on electric vehicles.

SBC Weekly - July 20

  • 20 Jul 2017

In this week's update, we highlight the new Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit and two new 'Let's Talk Sustainability' podcasts from EY.

Going far, together – Partnerships critical to sustainability goals

Partnerships are critical to sustainability goals, say business leaders at the Sustainable Business Council's Annual Meeting.

SBC Weekly - July 13

  • 13 Jul 2017

In this week's update, we look at our new programme to help youth get into meaningful work and Z Energy's donations to help Trees that Count plant more native trees.

Are you struggling to recruit young people?

The Sustainable Business Council is developing a new project to help businesses employ and retain young New Zealanders in Auckland and the regions – particularly Northland and Hawkes Bay