We don’t have many green sea turtles in our New Zealand seas but the ones we do are eating some of the 159gsm of plastic we ditch every day. There’s a good chance accidental plastic meals weakened the one that beached at Piha on Saturday. Auckland Zoo hope they can save it. Meanwhile, are the upcoming plastic bans enough and what can you do to help?
Getting certified by a reputable third party makes it easier for potential buyers to trust you. The right sustainability certification can help you stand out in a crowded market and overcome any skepticism about ‘greenwash’.
Kiwi’s have, through Covid-19, “dipped our toes into a new future, defined by more ethical consumer decision making,” said Mike Burrell, executive director at the Sustainable Business Council, of the research insights.
In June 2021, GoodSense crew member Natalie Guy installed an intriguing and bold new sculpture in Christchurch. We love Natalie was able to commence her Masters in fine art while working a lot with us and are stoked her Ph.D. is almost complete and Natalie has a 1st public commission on site. We aim to …
In 2020, the New Zealand Government updated the Privacy law that applies to all organisations operating in Aotearoa. Under the updated law, organisations must not destroy personal information if someone asks for information held about them.
Ariane Far got in touch with me last year from lockdown at University in Leeds, UK, where I studied. With an impressive track-record in sustainability actions and studies, Ariane impressed me with her drive for building a career in communicating for good and we enjoyed a great zoom-call exchange of ideas. Ariane has shared these …
It was great to catch up with some of our fab Wellington friends and clients on Tuesday for our Winter Warmup. We talked a lot about what’s happening to #BuildBackBetter in Aotearoa, enjoyed mulled cider, swapped ‘new normal’ stories, celebrated woolly hats and admired the moon through a handy skylight!
This interesting article in Stuff today on tourism operator feedback about the way the Government’s $17m transition fund for is being utilised and distributed sparked much discussion amongst the GoodSense team. So much, in fact, we felt compelled to respond in this article.
As Aotearoa settles back into a post-lockdown ‘normal’, in our self-isolating bubble, apart from the world, we have a unique opportunity to reflect. Jo and I did some of this in a recent meeting with our accountant, who nudged me to share our observations.
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