Discovery Issue 38
Business & Environment — May 2013
In this issue
Sustainable business practice
New Zealand businesses of all shapes and sizes are tackling a wide range of sustainability challenges in their everyday work.
Accounting for nature
The phrases “ecosystem services” and “natural capital” are moving from the realm of policy and research into the language of business.
Food glorious food
The food and beverage sector is an important component of New Zealand’s economy.
Helping businesses grow
Envirocomp is a small New Zealand company started in 2007 that is making an increasingly large impact across the globe.
International trends impacting locally
The move towards greater business sustainability constantly evolves and one area where we are seeing particular change is in the area of carbon footprinting.
Several of New Zealand’s largest corporates are using the Enviro-Mark® programme to implement credible environmental management systems (ems) in their organisations.
Making sense of environmental and sustainability tools for business
There is a plethora of tools and services available to help businesses understand, manage and mitigate their environmental impacts.