Good Bye Fossil fuels, Hello Greener investments!

The Government has announced that moving forward, KiwiSaver default funds will exclude investments into fossil fuels. Currently $1.6 billion invested into companies involved with fossil fuels extraction and production. KiwiSaver members are allocated a default provider if they don’t actively choose a KiwiSaver fund – and nearly 700,000 ( another article said the number was […]

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 […]