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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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Kiwi consumers are voting with our wallets

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Kiwi consumers are voting green with our wallets
Kath Dewar, quoted by Stuff:
“The smart ones business leaders realise investments that reduce the cost of operations, and create a good story to tell, will be the businesses that survive in the future.”
Read more from our interview with Stuff, October 6 2017

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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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Opinion: Genesis Flybuys an ethical fail

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With over half their power generated from burning coal and gas, Genesis Energy’s new Fly Buys promotion is literally rewarding customers to accelerate climate change.  The more power Genesis customers use, the more Fly Buys points they earn. The redemption rate is quite low, at 1 point for each $50 spent on power, but it’s …

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Marketing sustainability without greenwash

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Define a brand that soars without getting burned In May 2017, Kath Dewar ran a members-only webinar for the Sustainable Business Network on how to define a brand that soars without getting burned. In the webinar she discussed the key steps to build your brand and the sustainability benefits in an inspiring and authentic way. Effective messages reach …

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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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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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International leadership on marketing sustainability

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GoodSense was recently invited to contribute content for the UK-based Chartered Institute of Marketing’s sustainability series. Both myself and Jo Patterson are Fellows of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing and this provides an avenue to extend and promote our thought leadership in marketing, into an international forum. Here’s an at-a-glance summary with links to the full articles.

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Looking good – and doing the sales

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Our clients Energy TS showcased their powerful software for reducing energy and CO2 at the new Facilities Integrate expo on 15th – 16th October. We loved helping the team show off the product with a new display, video and materials. “Thanks Kath, Caroline and Mili for all the hard work and support over the last …

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