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Due to recent COVID-19 announcements many events listed here now are online. Future event locations are subject to change pending future announcements.


The Sustainable Network is for all individuals who want to positively impact our environment and the community we live in. Here you'll find a myriad events to participate in, be able network, share your ideas and learn about the latest sustainable practices.

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Upcoming events (5)

Ethical Corp. presents: Company Purpose in the Wake of COVID-19

The current global crisis has required businesses to react and alter practices in an unprecedented way. COVID-19 is a tipping point on what a responsible business should look like. In the words of Paul Polman, this is “an acid test of stakeholder capitalism” and the ‘purpose’ that companies now espouse. Is this the chance to press the reset button? To understand what the purpose of business looks like in the wake of current events, join us on Thursday 16th April at 1am for our free online webinar with: • Caroline Rees, President & Co-Founder, Shift • Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP Register for free at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2445793653019831052?

Edie presents: Build sustainable, climate-resilient business supply chains

Join us on Friday 17th April at 1am for this one-hour webinar will explore how businesses are moving from ‘risk’ to ‘resilience’ with their supply chains by championing sustainability, increasing transparency, and engaging suppliers with climate action. As the threats of the climate crisis become ever more real, the onus is on businesses to future-proof operations through effective engagement with the supply chain. From comprehensive measurement and auditing through to the development of collaborative initiatives to spur collective action – this is arguably the most important piece of the sustainability puzzle. This edie webinar, hosted in association with UL, will bring together a selection of sustainability and supply chain experts to showcase how organisations large and small can engage with suppliers to deliver deep decarbonisation and accelerate climate action. Specifically, the webinar will equip energy and sustainability professionals with unique insights into how to spur the use of renewable energy among suppliers; enhance social sustainability at every point in the chain; and monitor and report progress. Discussion points - Carrot or stick: How to decarbonise your supply chain? - The role of transparency and risk analysis in future-proofing product supply - Looking beyond the ‘four walls’ to drive sustainability Register for free here: https://www.edie.net/webinars/Building-sustainable--climate-resilient-supply-chains-for-your-business/456

Sustainable Business Network: CEO Forum: New economy & resilience & regeneration

An important briefing from the Sustainable Business Network and the Hon James Shaw – economy, resilience and regeneration About this Event We’ve opened up our CEO Forum to take place online, focusing this event on the big issue of the day - economy and resilience. You will receive instructions on how to join the Forum in your confirmation email. In response to the urgent needs of current events, we have decided to widen the scope of this event from Climate Action for SMEs to how the low-carbon supply chain forms part of reshaping the re-emerging economy. We wanted to give more business people the chance to hear our special briefing from the Sustainable Business Network and the Hon James Shaw. And through our online Q&A, we want to hear from you about your visions for building a brighter future on the other side of this crisis. You will also hear from: • Rachel Brown, CEO, Sustainable Business Network • Pam Ford, General Manager Economic Development, ATEED • Mike Bennetts, Chair, Climate Leaders Coalition and CEO, Z Energy • Kirsten Corson, CEO, Zilch We will put our minds together to reshaping the re-emerging economy after the global pandemic recedes. The message of this crisis is clear: We have to step up - not step back - in our sustainability actions. We need to commit to tackling all the factors that undermine the resilience of the way we live and work. We must reset our economy on firmer ground. We’ll discuss the fundamental ideas that will create real well-being, sustainability, and resilience in our society. Our ability to embody and champion these ideas will be the measure of business success for generations to come. It will be what underpins our prosperous low-carbon economy. Don’t miss out. Register now for free: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/ceo-forum-special-edition-the-new-economy-resilience-and-regeneration-tickets-99120519141

Sustainable Business Network: Shout Out!!! SBN’s online weekly pitch series

Learn about Sustainable Business Network members through short & snappy pitches of their sustainable business practice Sustainable Business Network is excited to jump-start a series showcasing our amazing members through five-minute pitches of what makes their business an exemplar of sustainable practice; how their service or product brings amazing service in a low-carbon framework; or how they are transitioning to set the sustainable gold standard in their field. These are not sales pitches, but give insight into how many awesome thinkers are not just in New Zealand, but are part of the Sustainable Business Network family. Although we are experiencing great economic uncertainty, there are so many businesses with great stories – this is your 30-minute lunchtime opportunity to learn about them! Each week will feature two SBN Members, and you will have ten minutes after each one to ask questions or give comments. Support your SBN family, and help to create a resilient economy! Register for free now: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/shout-out-sbns-online-weekly-pitch-series-tickets-102227443034

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