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It’s a less meaty new year

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Following animal-rights lobbying by me and my sister our family all went vegetarian when I was about 13. I ate meat for a couple of years at Uni at the end of the eighties, mainly as I was a lazy cook with limited easy, cheap veggie options on supermarket shelves.

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Natural skincare delivered to your door.

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Sometimes new products, that are better for us and for nature, come in new ways. In this video Kath opens her delivery of BeeBio’s Aú Naturale skincare refills.  The New Zealand skincare pioneer sells by subscription, with starter packs and refills delivered to your door. 

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New! Grants available for marketing pre-investment

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Our friends at Akina have $100K of new Investment Readiness funding available now.

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How greenwashing became big business

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How greenwash became big business
Kath Dewar, quoted by Stuff:
 “Look for the businesses who are investing in proper Fair Trade and organic certifications, programmes that cost money for a good reason. There are companies that make fluffy self claims about being fair trade, so look for the gold standard certifications.” 
Read more from our interview with The Spinoff, 10 May 2018

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The Future of Food is more mindful

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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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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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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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Renewables in Ōtepoti – marketing climate action

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Every business needs to be taking climate action and talking about it without greenwash. Marketing MD Kath Dewar discusses a recent Dunedin visit.

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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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