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The SBN’s 2016 conference #authenticbusiness

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A collection of our favourite quotes from presenters and participants at the Sustainable Business Network’s 2016 Conference, #authenticbusiness. “Human nature is wired to help us succeed in sustainability” Niki Harre “I post raw emotions when I’m climbing cos no one’s going to tell me to harden up!” Dave of @Sea2Summit7 talking about mental health, values …

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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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The Sustainable Business Network Conference, September 2015

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GoodSense Managing Director, Kath Dewar, will be running a masterclass on communicating sustainability at this year’s Sustainable Business Network conference, along side an exciting line up of international and local speakers that include: Nicky Bell, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi Angela Buglass, Chief Executive, Trilogy International James Russell, Editor, Element Magazine Matthew Yeomans, CEO Sustainly (UK), …

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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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Cambridge Chamber of Commerce

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On 26th August 2015, Kath Dewar will deliver a presentation at the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. The seminar, will focus on the must-have marketing insights to sell your sustainability sizzle. Both this event and its companion seminar inTe Awamutu in July are part of the Waikato Regional Council Sa5 programme.  

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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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Good news for ethical marketing

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From June 2014, advertisers in NZ must not make unsubstantiated claims. GoodSense supports this move to more transparent advertising.

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