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Sustainable design is no longer a buzzword in the interior and architecture space. Millennials as both customers and employees are putting pressure on businesses and governments to deliver on sustainable outcomes....
How does concrete protection help the planet? Here are four considerations for construction design professionals....

A lot of things that have surprised me at COP28. The weird little electric train that looks like it belongs at Rainbow’s End, transporting suited and booted delegates from one end of Expo City to the other. Walking smack bang...

There hasn’t been a lot to celebrate at COP28 over the past 24 hours. To keep global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the countries that make up the Conference of the Parties, needed to agree on a phase-out of fossil...

The country’s official ecolabel is calling on Consumer NZ to modernise its approach to product testing, and provide much-needed context when comparing environmentally-preferable products with standard items. Eco Choice Aotearoa has certified products and services for more than 30 years,...

Eco Choice Aotearoa has submitted feedback on the Commerce Commission’s draft Collaboration and Sustainability Guidelines. The guidelines are intended to ensure ‘sustainability’ is not used as an excuse for anti-competitive behaviour. However, the ecolabel is concerned in their current form,...

– If your company relies on exploiting people to be profitable, you shouldn’t be in business – If you don’t have the time or inclination to conduct due dilligence on your suppliers, you shouldn’t be in business. – If you...

Aotearoa New Zealand has a problem with greenwashing, and seemingly, no plans to remedy it. This comes at considerable cost to consumers, businesses who are working bloody hard to do the right thing, our climate, fragile biodiversity, and global reputation....

The Minister for Building and Construction Megan Woods, has announced mandatory energy performance rating requirements for buildings, and waste minimisation plans for construction and demolition projects, could be phased in by 2024. It’s estimated at least 50 per cent of...