Sustainable 60

Sunday, 21 September 2014

2013 Awards


Winners
CommunityEnvironment
Winner
New Zealand Post Group
Winner
Soar Printing
Runner Up
Vodafone New Zealand
Runner Up
New Zealand Post Group
MarketplaceWorkplace
Winner
Wellington Zoo
Winner
World Moving & Storage
Runner Up
Soar Printing
Runner Up
La Nuova Apparelmaster
Strategy & GovernanceOverall Small Business
Winner
Soar Printing
Winner
Stormwater360
Runner Up
New Zealand Post Group
Overall Medium BusinessOverall Large Business
Winner
Soar Printing
Winner
New Zealand Post Group
Runner Up
La Nuova Apparelmaster
Runner Up
Vodafone New Zealand


Finalists

Strategy and Governance

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  • Meridian Energy
    Meridian Energy’s Board has a Sustainability& Health and Safety Committee which sets the Sustainability strategy. To Act Sustainably is one of the five business principles.
  • New Zealand Post Group
    NZ Post Group’s Board sets the Statement of Corporate Intent, in which Sustainability is clearly included within. Sustainability is divided amongst the Senior Executive Team to deliver and managed through a balanced scorecard system.
  • Sinclair Knight Merz
    “Sustainability at Sinclair Knight Merz does not simply ‘sit within’ part of our organisations structures, it is engrained in every aspect of the way we conduct business”.
  • Soar Printing
    “At Soar, our Sustainability strategy is not just part of our strategic focus: it IS our strategy to be sustainable”. Soar has been sustainable for the past three generations and their strategy is focused on ensuring it is sustainable for many more.
  • Vodafone NZ
    Vodafone NZ has created a separate Governance structure for the Vodafone Foundation. The Vodafone NZ Foundation Board sets the strategy and oversees the implementation of the strategy and management of the Foundation.

Workplace

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Marketplace

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  • H&B Hair, Art & Beauty
    H&B Hair, Art and Beauty provide their clients with holistic hair and beauty experiences whilst remaining ecologically responsible. They do this through natural alternative treatments, replacing towels with paper towels and Eco Heads for wash basins.
  • Soar Printing
    Soar Printing has a wide range of sustainable market initiatives, backed up by external certifications such carbon neutral printing. This range of initiatives is winning new clients and helping them adapt to and meet changing customer print demand.
  • Vodafone NZ
    Vodafone NZ is increasing the number of mobile phones that can be reused and recycled through their new Trade-In Programme. Customers are able to ‘Trade-In’ their old phone in store or on-line.
  • Wellington Zoo
    Wellington Zoo operates across conservation, learning, tourism and outdoor recreation sectors and exists to connect people with nature, in our increasingly urbanised environment. They have a number of marketplace initiatives ranging from sustainable procurement, educating visitors in how they can be sustainable and Walking the talk with carboNZero
  • La Nuova Apparelmaster
    La Nouva Apparelmaster, a Taranaki based Industrial Laundry, Dry Cleaner and Laundromat business, uses strategic planning, Sustainability, Lean and the awards they have won to create a competitive edge in the market.
Environment

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  • Stormwater 360
    Stormwater360 are a specialist stormwater management provider. They provide a range of stormwater management solutions, which include products they have designed such as stormfilter and Enviropod. Since 1996, they estimate that more than 8,500 tons of contaminants have been safely removed from Australasian waterways, through the use of their products and services.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum
    Auckland War Memorial Museum is a progressive innovative museum of the future. In just two years they have reduced their energy consumption by 33% and are now certified carbon neutral (carboNZero).The Museum is on track to achieve a 40% CO2reduction by next year.
  • New Zealand Post Group
    NZ Post Group face declining mail volumes whilst also operating a large distribution and freight network. Environmental efficiencies and redesigning the distribution network supports NZ Post Group achieve its short and long term objectives. They have reduced their carbon footprint by 16% (13,820 tonnes) and Courier and Rural Post fleets fuel use by 35%.
  • Soar Printing
    Soar Printing have a range of environmental initiatives that provide them with a competitive advantage. They do it all from reducing environmental costs,to certified systems and products, to new services that reduce environmental impact and improve the customer experience and relationship.
  • Wellington Zoo
    Conservation is a key focus for Wellington Zoo and the Zoo connects with their visitors to help them fall in love with nature and then commit to conserve it by taking tangible actions. They have developed an interactive zoo experience area called Green Zoo Green You. This area exhibits the Zoo’s environmental performance in a fun, interactive, engaging way and then asks the visitors to write a sustainable pledge about what they will do differently.
Community

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  • Auckland Adventure Jet
    Auckland Adventure Jet is part of the adventure tourism market and has a Sustainability focus that provides a competitive advantage. In the winter months, in partnership with the Maritime Museum, they host school groups, teaching them about boat safety and Sustainability.
  • New Zealand Post
    New Zealand Post has an extensive community engagement and sponsorship programme. They recently started a long-term shared value partnership with the social enterprise incubator Hikurangi Foundation, which is a charitable trust focused on low carbon social innovation. Their first programme together was to support Bikes in Schools.
  • Sinclair Knight Merz
    Sinclair Knight Merz has a decentralised Corporate Community Involvement Programme which aims to create long term activities and partnerships that create shared value for SKM, staff, shareholders, clients and the broader community.
  • Soar Printing
    Soar Printing has a range of community organisations they support in a variety of ways. For some they provide excellent printing costs, others they support through free printing and now they are using their expertise to assist the Kauri Die Back Programme promote its cause.
  • Vodafone NZ
    Vodafone NZ Foundation’s flagship programme World of Difference provides the annual salary and expenses of individualsto work full-time for a charity. These individuals are from the not for profit sector and are mentored and supported by senior Vodafone executives to achieve their goals for the charity.

OVERALL AWARDS:


Small Businesses

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  • Auckland Adventure Jet
  • H & B Hair, Art & Beauty
  • Stormwater360

Medium Businesses

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  • La Nuova Apparelmaster
  • Soar Printing
  • Wellington Zoo

Large Businesses

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  • New Zealand Post Group
  • O-I Glass
  • Sinclair Knight Merz
  • Vodafone New Zealand

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