Consumer trends in sustainability

Make 2018 the year to go green

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The NZ Institute of Directors has made sustainability a priority for governance, the new NZX Governance Code now requires environmental and social risks to be disclosed and the political landscape has significantly changed.

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SBN Awards

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GoodSense found ourselves at the heart of the most exciting sustainable business event of the year on 30th November.

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We dig it – but only a bit more

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Update 2017: Upgraded GoodSense rating for New World’s Little Garden We’re delighted Little Garden succeeded and has been re-run this year.  Its whole foundation and ethos is more ethical than Little Shop. Where Little Shop groomed  brand-aligned packaged foods consumers, Little Garden inspires connection with soil, seed, nature, health, natural food and life. Kei te …

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Food mags munch on dairy-free cheddar

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Angel Food PR Update In April, Angel Food launched their cheddar alternative to supermarkets around New Zealand. GoodSense supported the launch with a PR campaign designed to build momentum, traction, credibility and achieve coverage for both the brand and the product. To create impact for launch, GoodSense designed a campaign that involved sending an initial …

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New World turn over new leaf in collectibles

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Update: We have conducted a hands on review of New World’s Little Garden collectibles range – watch our short video to see why we rated their new range 3.5 stars out of a possible 5. Last August we were in the Dominion Post/Stuff critiquing the Little Shop sales promotion campaigns run by New World supermarkets. …

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Say it like it is – our 3 golden rules

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Since 2013’s Fit for the Future conference, we’ve been championing the power of being outspoken.
Here’s two recent examples followed by our 3 golden rules:

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Are pester power collectibles crossing the line?

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The resurgence of plastic collectables from supermarkets and other retailers is prompting further parental concern and raising issues about the ethics of ‘pester power’ – marketing through children. Dominion Post reporter, Jessy Edwards, interviewed GoodSense MD Kath Dewar in August 2015 for this piece on the latest wave of schemes and the issues they raise. …

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Make your marketing sing – Project NZ 2015

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Make your sustainability story sing with GoodSense advice

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Burger King pulls toys from kids meal

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Burger King has become the first burger chain in New Zealand to not only cut toys from its kids’ meal options but also to have stopped television advertising of its kids’ meals. “An issue has emerged around the wastefulness, diet-related and social concerns of using plastic kids’ toys for retail promotions, so it’s an opportunity …

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Online Sustainable Marketing course

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The NZ Marketing Association, the Sustainable Business Network and GoodSense Learning are launching what is thought to be the world’s first online professional course in Sustainable Marketing. The course will train marketers how to adapt to the growing consumer and commercial concerns about sustainability, how to avoid the dreaded ‘greenwash’ and lead their brands to …

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