Posts Tagged ‘Business New Zealand’

Climate change report indicates challenges for NZ agriculture

May 13, 2017

GLOBE-NZ, a group of 35 MPs from all the main parties, has released a report by UK firm Vivid Economics which lays out various scenarios for New Zealand to meet the target of zero emissions by 2050. Business New Zealand and the Sustainable Business Council have both welcomed the cross party initiative, saying it gives confidence there will be collective and coordinated action towards meeting the target. It will also help to achieve commitments under the 2030 Paris climate change agreement to reduce emissions to 20% below the 2005 level. (more…)

Land sales horse may have bolted

August 23, 2011

The recent media conference for political journalists at the Chinese Embassy inWellington, dubbed the ‘green tea offensive’, has raised the stakes in the sensitive issue of overseas investment inNew Zealand, particularly Chinese investment in land. (more…)