Join the SBC

We deliver impact by championing our members to be at the leading-edge of sustainability and in doing so inspire other businesses to take action.

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.

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


The value of membership

We support members to be at the forefront of sustainability by:

  • Creating a community of like-minded businesses;
  • Providing a platform for members to express their leadership;
  • Celebrating sustainable business success;
  • Convening impactful projects and collaborations;
  • Brokering relationships between members;
  • Providing support, tools and capability building; and
  • Thought leadership on local and global best practice and emerging trends, including consumer insights.

We act on behalf of our members on climate action and ensuring New Zealanders thrive in a renewed economy. We do this through:

  • Providing a clear, consistent and reputable voice for sustainable business;
  • Partnering with other organisations on issues that help achieve our vision; And
  • Leveraging our relationship with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

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)