Join the SBC

The Sustainable Business Council is an executive-led organisation that advocates a better way of doing business, one which helps create a sustainable future for New Zealand.

You can contact the SBC at any time to ask about membership. The membership process involves review of your application by the SBC Advisory Board and payment of an annual membership fee.We ask each member to fulfil member commitments, and adhere to the SBC Statement of Principles on Sustainable Development.

View our current SBC members and see the SBC work programme.


The value of membership

We provide members with a forum to:

  • Network with other businesses focused on improving their sustainability performance
  • Collaborate on projects
  • Access the latest trends and resources on business and sustainability
  • Contribute knowledge and experience to policy development relevant to sustainable business practice
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and sustainability-related events
  • Communicate success stories
  • Be a change agent through inspiring and driving mainstream change.

Membership fees

Fees are based on annual turnover

$0 - $5 million $2,500
$5 - 10 million $5,000
$10 - 50 million $10,000
$50 million + $15,000 (reduced to $12,500 for members of BusinessNZ's Major Companies' Group)