Magazine article New Zealand Management

INTOUCH: Westpac Moves to Promote Eco-Choice

Magazine article New Zealand Management

INTOUCH: Westpac Moves to Promote Eco-Choice

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Westpac New Zealand is aiming to help its customers make better choices for the environment despite the economic gloom via the launch of Westpac ecoshop, an online store specialising in eco-conscious products.

The product range includes personal and household products, toys, magazine subscriptions, appliances, entertainment and outdoor equipment, plumbing and heating solutions.

Head of corporate responsibility at Westpac Suzie Marsden says the bankCOs sustainable business goals are not taking a back-seat amidst tougher economic conditions and considerable steps have already been made towards creating sustainable business practices. In December, Westpac became the first bank in the world to achieve Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme (CEMARS) certification as part of its strategy to reduce its carbon footprint.

Sustainability goals are also a key consideration in WestpacCOs purchasing decisions, extending from its car fleet to banking technology and design features in its new Green Building Council green-star rated corporate offices, Marsden says. …

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