Are directors responsible for addressing climate change in organisations?

Birds eye view of a meeting at work

The directors on a board for an organisation are stewards for the entity they steer. Many organisations, from corporates to charities, rely on directors to ensure that their objectives are being met. Recently, there has been a push for directors to consider climate change in their decision-making processes. Climate change reality check The climate crisis […]

Checklist for going solar

solar installation on brick roof

So you think you’re ready for solar power at your home? Read this simple checklist and make sure you’ve covered every possibility before you begin. This will help you make sure you’re prepared and that you understand exactly what’s happening. 1. Evaluate your current power bill Take a look at how your family spend your […]

Are directors responsible for addressing climate change in organisations?

Meeting with peoples hands over a sign saying climate change

The directors on a board for an organisation are stewards for the entity they steer. Many organisations, from corporates to charities, rely on directors to ensure that their objectives are being met. Recently, there has been a push for directors to consider climate change in their decision-making processes. Climate change reality check The climate crisis […]

The difference between recycling & upcycling

Upcycled aqua chair with paint brush on the side with a stapler

Why recycle when you can upcycle? Recycling is good, but upcycling is better. Here’s a breakdown of the differences between recycling and upcycling, why upcycling is more environmentally friendly and how to support upcycling projects – and maybe even start your own! Recycling = downcycling Recycling has also been called “downcycling”. Recycling converts fully formed […]

RE100 companies commit to renewable energy!

Wind turbines

In line with Climate Group, RE100 is an initiative for major global companies that are committed to renewable electricity. Being listed as a RE100 company means 100% of electricity across global operations are generated from renewable sources, either from the market or self-produced. Renewables are a smart business decision, providing greater control over energy costs […]

Tidal energy on the rise!

Lightbulb in front of beach and waves

Hydroelectric energy is derived from falling or flowing water. This technology has grown from the humble beginnings of open water wheels in ancient times to the sophisticated enclosed turbines of the modern age. While most hydropower is derived from dams, it can also be derived from the ebb and flow of the tides. There are […]

Meridian and Contact Energy lead $60 million ripoff and massive increase in CO2 emissions

$60 million dollar RiP OFF

$60 million ripoff Contact Energy and Meridian Energy have been accused of extracting more than $60 million from consumers by over-charging for their electricity while spilling water from their South Island dams. Overall, including all other generators, this has lead to a nationwide $100 million wholesale ripoff in just 4 weeks. Haast Energy Trading, Ecotricity, […]