Magazine article New Zealand Management

Just Good Business Buzz: The Green Tech Check

Magazine article New Zealand Management

Just Good Business Buzz: The Green Tech Check

Article excerpt

Byline: Rachel Brown

Is your business ready for a sustainability makeover? The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) has technology to help.

One of the organisationa[euro]s latest releases is a stand-alone website assessment. You dona[euro]t need to be a member of the Network to use www.getsustonline.org.nz and for a small fee of $295 you are given the chance to measure just where you are on the sustainability journey. Businesses can download a bunch of resources to help make that journey easier, plus, based on your responses, therea[euro]ll be a report on what to work on. Your responses are also compared with businesses of the same size and type, giving users a chance to benchmark themselves.

Businesses looking for a more comprehensive and tailored assessment should check out SBNa[euro]s Get Sustainable Challenge programme.

If measuring emissions is your game, SBN also promotes a free-to-use carbon calculator. ACE, by Catalyst R&D has recently had a version upgrade, is simple to use, and ideal for Kiwi SMEs. It can be downloaded directly from sustainable.org.nz.

Speaking of websites, check out Greenfleet.org.nz. Sign up to the programme and youa[euro]ll get great advice on efficient vehicle alternatives, personal travel planning for staff, measuring fleet emissions, and reducing and offsetting your annual CO2 emissions through their community tree planting. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.