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SBC events are tailored to our diverse member community, to support them in their sustainability journey.

2022EVENTLOCATION
March 3 - 4 Climate Change Business Conference Auckland
2021 EVENT  - *Exclusive to membersLOCATION
November 4th Moving Beyond Diversity: workshop #3 Auckland
November 4thCFO Sustainability Snapshot Survey Findings Presentation & CFO PanelOnline
October 22nd

Sustainability as a Strategic Differentiator - Andrea Thompson (Catapult), Nawal Taneja (Chairman of Department of Aviation at the Business Faculty of Ohio State University, Philippe Coullomb (Openfield) and SBC’s Jay Crangle.

Online
October 21st* Emissions Reduction Plan workshop 2 - with SBC and Ministry for the EnvironmentOnline
October 19th* Emissions Reduction Plan workshop 1 - with SBC and SapereOnline
October 13th

Demystifying Just Transitions - with SBC’s Robert Perry, Claire Waghorn, Christchurch Airport’s Sustainable Transition Leader and Catherine Leining, Policy Fellow, Motu.

Online
October 7th * Taking the lead series: In conversation with Keryn James (WBCSD Vice Chair; CEO, ERM) Online
October 5th * Engaging others in sustainability during COVID - Nikki Wright (Wright Communications) in conversation with Leela Gantman (Spark) and Julie Roberts (Sustainability Manager, Mitre 10). Online
October 1st * XLabs taster session - find out how Aotearoa's first circular economy lab, XLabs, could help you. Online
September 29th * Annual Council Meeting - speakers include Claire Walker, Chief People & Culture Officer, Sky City and Wayne McNee, CEO, LIC. Online
September 24th * Building resilience in vital supply chains - David Benattar (Chief Sustainability Officer, The Warehouse Group) in conversation with Kevin Obern (Managing Director, Office Max). Online
September 21st * COP26 with New Zealand's Climate Change Ambassador Online
September 15th* The Business of Human Rights: in conversation with Meng Foon 
July 15th Moving Beyond Diversity: workshop #2 Auckland
June 3rd  Moving Beyond Diversity: workshop #1 Auckland
June 1st Sustainability Fundamentals 101 Wellington
May 25th Sustainability Fundamentals 101 Auckland
Apr 16th Low Carbon Freight Pathways 2021 launch Auckland
Mar 2nd Colmar Brunton Better Futures 2021 launch Auckland and online
Mar 1st Online workshop to discuss the initial draft for all SBC members and CLC signatories Online
Feb 23rd Online discussion with CCC Chair Dr Rod Carr for all CLC signatories Online
Feb 18th Online workshop on initial reactions to the CCC draft advice for all SBC members and CLC signatories Online
2020EVENTLOCATION
Late 2020 In Good Company (in partnership with Porter Novelli and Perceptive) - more details to come TBC
POSTPONED to 2021 Executive Leadership Programme (Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership) TBC
Dec 2nd Sustainability Showcase: Zespri Online
Dec 1st SBC/CLC End of Year Networking Event Auckland venue TBC
Nov 26th Sustainability Showcase: LIC Online
Nov 5th Overview of SBC's strategic pillars: Leadership, Climate Action, Thriving People Online
Oct 14th Sustainability Showcase: DB Breweries Online
Oct 13th Procurement: Buy better, sell better Online
Oct 8th Brilliant Basics Webinar: Materiality Online
Sep 24, 29 CLC/SBC Joint Strategy Launch and SBC Annual Council Meeting Online
Sep 22nd Workshop 2 - Climate Action for Government Online
Sep 7th Workshop 1 - Climate Action for Government Online
Jul 30th Help shape our impact framework Workshop cancelled - 1:1 sessions available
Jul 29th Climate Leaders Coalition Second Anniversary Celebrations Online
Jul 15th & 16th Have your say on our Pre-Election briefing Workshops cancelled, 1:1 sessions avail
Jun 29th Webinar: Covid and branding-new ways of thinking about sustainability Online
Jun 24th Webinar: Covid and brand messaging Online
Jun 19th & 22nd SBC's Strategy Workshops Online
Jun 12th Election briefing workshops - more details to come Online
Jun 16th Brilliant Basics Webinar: Carbon Management Online
Jun 9th Webchat: Covid, sustainability and consumer views Online
Jun 5th Webinar: COVID-19 Orchestrating the Recovery and Resetting of Business Online
Jun 4th Covid-19 Virtual Drop-in Sessions Online
Jun 3rd Building sustainable business practices into your Covid-19 recovery Online
May 28th Webinar: Insights on New Zealand Sustainability Professionals Online
May 27th Webinar: Global consumer trends Online
May 18th, 20th & 21st SBC's Strategy Workshops Online
May 11th - May 29th Online catch ups with the SBC Strategy Project Team Online meetings on request
May 6th - Jul 8th Sustainability Leadership Programme 2020 (running every Wednesday 10am-12pm) Online
w/c April 27th Research into the role of sustainability professionals - more details to come TBC
Apr 15th-May 20th SBC's Election Manifesto Dinners - more details to come Postponed
April Future Ready Summit (ATEED leading) - more details to come TBC
Mar 23rd  Embed: emissions in the value chain Note this is now an online only event
Mar 18th Webinar: Emission reduction plans - some tips Online
Mar 4th Tech Futures Post Grad Launch with Tech Futures Auckland
Feb 27th Climate change transition planning workshop (invite only) - contact Kate Ferguson for more information Auckland
Feb 4th Webinar: Measuring reputation and trust Online
Feb 11th Brilliant Basics Webinar: Reporting Online
Feb 11th Colmar Brunton Better Futures 2020 report launch Auckland
Jan 30th Welcome back event - What's ahead for Sustainability in 2020 Akld, Wgtn, Chch
2019  
Nov 28th Climate risk and value creation - CFO event Auckland
Nov 21st In Good Company: How New Zealanders assess the sustainability of brands Auckland
Oct 22nd Climate-related risk: creating value from good governance Auckland
Oct 3rd Webinar: NZ's consumption footprint 
Sept 26th Sustainability Leadership Programme Alumni LeaderLab Wgtn
Sept 24th Embed: Engaging your people on climate action Akld, Wgtn, Chch
Sept 17th Webchat: Brand and sustainability with NZ Post 
Sept 12th Webinar: Impact 
August 27th Sustainability Leadership Programme: Leading Culture Auckland
August 21st SBC Annual Council Meeting Auckland & Livestream
August 6th Brilliant Basics Webinar: Sustainable Procurement 
July 24th EMBARK - An event to grow capability on how to transition and connect members with low emissions solutions providers.  Auckland
July 24th Climate Leaders Coalition First Anniversary Auckland
July 23rd Sustainability Leadership Programme: Influencing Auckland
July 10th Brilliant Basics Webinar: Stakeholder Engagement
June 27th Webinar: Good Life 2.0 Playbook New Zealand Webinar
June 4th and 5th Sustainability Leadership Programme: Making Sense Auckland
May 28th Achieving Net Zero Transport Together Christchurch
May 22nd Brilliant Basics Webinar: Materiality Webinar
May 1st Good Life 2.0 Playbook NZ launch & workshop Christchurch
April 5th TechTalk: Collaboration Webinar
April 1st Future of Work breakfast for CEOs, Directors and Heads of HR Auckland + Livestream
March 27th Good Life 2.0 Playbook NZ launch & workshop Auckland & Livestream
March 26th Good Life 2.0 Playbook NZ launch & workshop Wellington
February 12th Colmar Brunton Better Futures report launch Auckland & Livestream
January 30th What's ahead for sustainability in 2019 & communications session Christchurch
January 23rd  What's ahead for sustainability in 2019 & communications session Auckland
January 24th  What's ahead for sustainability in 2019 & communications session Wellington & Livestream