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Sustainability Fundamentals 101

Tuesday 25 May (Auckland)

Tuesday 1 June (Wellington)
9am - 4:30pm

Are you being increasingly asked to engage with sustainability issues, but not sure where to start?

Our free, one-day course provides you with the foundational knowledge needed to confidently engage with environmental and social sustainability issues.

Delivered by EY in partnership with SBC, this course is for anyone starting out on their sustainability journey or those who are on their way but want to know more.

Upon completion, you will:
  • Understand the key sustainability challenges and opportunities facing New Zealand businesses
  • Identify a range of solutions to effectively address these
  • Understand what other businesses leaders are doing to grasp these opportunities
  • Identify how to contribute to improved sustainability performance within your company

You’ll also receive a free diagnostic tool to support you to take the next step to progress sustainability in your role.

Developed exclusively for SBC and CLC members, places are limited to 2 people per organisation. We encourage you to forward this invitation to others in your business who may benefit.

Email to register. Please include which workshop you wish to attend (Auckland or Wellington) and any dietary requirements.

What this course will cover

Topics we’ll discuss include:
  • Sustainability: what it is and how to get it done: lead by Gerri Ward (EY) and Jay Crangle (SBC)
  • Climate change: what you need to do, when and why: lead by Pip Best, Matt Cowie (EY) and Kate Wilson Butler (SBC)
  • Community impact: Why it’s good business: Led by Brian Walsh and Simon Ngawhika (EY)
  • The role of te ao Māori in making better business: led by Anthony Ruakere (EY)
  • Transformational change: how to engender change and create value within your organisation: led by Samantha Thomas (EY)

We will also be joined by expert panellists in these areas, who’ll share their views on what makes a great, sustainable business. 
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