Climate & Resources

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SBC members work together on projects across freight, energy, water and waste, and provide a business perspective on how New Zealand can transition to a low carbon economy.

Likewise, resource efficiency is increasingly important for businesses as awareness of sustainability issues grow and stakeholders and consumers demand more careful use of natural resources.

SBC is leading a number of projects on climate and resources.

Value Chain Guide

SBC's Value Chain Guide is an online tool that helps businesses identify risks and opportunities along their product or service value chain.

Developing partnerships

Strong collaboration between companies and with government is creating a raft of new opportunities to improve sustainability.

  • Several members are participating in EECA's energy programmes and resources.
  • SBC is strengthening its partnerships with the Department of Conservation and the Natural Resources Sector.

Sustainable freight

SBC is working with businesses to deliver more efficient freight solutions through reverse logistics, moving to lower emission modes of freight, procurement guidance and moving more freight onto rail.

Waste management

SBC hosts a regular SBC Waste Group meeting to support stronger collaboration between members. In addition, SBC is developing further guidance for businesses on waste management.

Auckland Airport Green Precinct

SBC, Air New Zealand and Auckland Airport are working together to explore whether sustainability initiatives around the airport can be scaled up by having the businesses on the precinct working together where there are common goals. If successful the approach and learnings will be shared with other business hubs.

In collaboration with

Participating members