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Thursday 17 June 2021

Sustainability

Goodman Fielder launches new green goals, targets 2040 for net zero emissions 4th June 2021

Goodman Fielder launches new green goals, targets 2040 for net zero emissions

Food giant Goodman Fielder has introduced a new sustainability strategy that will see it use 100% recyclable packaging by 2025 and halve its food waste by 2030.


Sustainable Business Awards open for entries 13th May 2021

Sustainable Business Awards open for entries

Ten categories range from climate, communication and collaboration to food, nature, social impact and circular economy.


Are you NZ’s next sustainability champion? 11th May 2021

Are you NZ’s next sustainability champion?

Nominations are now open for the Change Maker category of the Sustainable Business Awards which seeks to find a “trailblazing” young person who is leading the way on environmental sustainability in Aotearoa.


DB brews up new 2030 sustainability targets 28th April 2021

DB brews up new 2030 sustainability targets

The beer producer sets itself new sustainability targets as it builds on its ambition to halve its emissions by 2030.


Sustainable Macca’s patty pilot claims success 21st April 2021

Sustainable Macca’s patty pilot claims success

The partners behind a year-long trial to produce a sustainable beef patty for McDonalds in New Zealand are claiming success.


WineWorks  goes carbonzero 16th April 2021

WineWorks goes carbonzero

WineWorks is now a certified Toitū carbonzero business.


New fund to help build healthy, sustainable kai production practices 14th April 2021

New fund to help build healthy, sustainable kai production practices

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu has launched Kōanga Kai.


DB brews Export sustainability improvements 7th April 2021 /

DB brews Export sustainability improvements

DB Breweries has overhauled the packaging of its Export beer brand as it works towards a goal of halving its carbon footprint by 2030.


Hawke’s Bay farmers named sustainability ambassadors 29th March 2021 /

Hawke’s Bay farmers named sustainability ambassadors

Farmers Linda and Evan Potter have been named new national ambassadors for Sustainable Farming and Growing.


Chia Sisters get top marks from B Corp 17th March 2021 /

Chia Sisters get top marks from B Corp

The fast-growing Nelson juice company has been certified as the highest-scoring B Corp in New Zealand.


Southern Clams debuts website to showcase sustainability 11th March 2021 /

Southern Clams debuts website to showcase sustainability

Shellfish supplier Southern Clams has launched a new website to provide information on the seafood products it harvests.


Southern Pastures enters $50m sustainability loan 2nd March 2021 /

Southern Pastures enters $50m sustainability loan

Southern Pastures has entered into a three-year $50m sustainability-linked farm loan with BNZ and its syndicate.


Lawson’s Dry Hill goes carbon zero 1st March 2021 /

Lawson’s Dry Hill goes carbon zero

Marlborough wine producer Lawson’s Dry Hill has achieved carbon zero status.


NZ gets behind ban for single-use products 19th February 2021

NZ gets behind ban for single-use products

Organisations from around New Zealand are joining calls for a ban on single-use products, as the United Nations Environment Assembly gets set to discuss sustainability.


New Zealanders binning $3bn of food every year 17th December 2020

New Zealanders binning $3bn of food every year

The new research found leftovers to be the most common food item being thrown out.


F&B firms lead global plastic polluter rankings 9th December 2020

F&B firms lead global plastic polluter rankings

Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestlé were named the leading plastic polluters for the third year in a row.


Canterbury gets new food sustainability school 20th November 2020

Canterbury gets new food sustainability school

Canterbury has a new postgraduate school that will focus entirely on food sustainability.