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Booming Forestry, Shrinking Sea Ice and Sailing Ships

Booming Forestry, Shrinking Sea Ice and Sailing Ships

News from CEO – Mike Hopkins      Move over BP, Shell, Exxon and the rest, the next global corporate sector giant could be that for growing trees. New analysis by the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) indicate annual corporate demand for forest-related carbon removal could reach US$800bn by 2050, leading to asset values…

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Webinars, Nobel Recognition and Should We Be Following Denmark’s Lead?

News from CEO – Mike Hopkins    Kia ora, A reminder to everyone about the two great webinars we have coming up on the 18th of this month and 15th of next. Covering safety and sustainability in design and passive house standards respectively, both offer a great, free opportunity to keep abreast of local and…

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Preventing Outages, Debunking Blue Hydrogen and Autonomous Scooters

News from CEO – Mike Hopkins    Power outages dominated the energy news locally this week and while this story has received adequate coverage in the media around who or what was to blame, of interest to Transpower looking forward is the announcement out of the UK this week of a collaboration between its system…

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Corporate Reporting, Sustainable Milk and Webinars

News from CEO – Mike Hopkins    Kia Ora, The biggest domestic news story this week was the publication of the Climate Change Commission’s final advice. Given the coverage that has received in the wider media, we’ll pass over swiftly here. At the G7 summit in Cornwall this week, all members agreed to mandate TCFD…

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Networking, Conference and Surplus Milk?

News from CEO – Mike Hopkins      It’s been another full-on week for international, local and CEP news. Starting off close to home, we had a couple of great networking events this week enjoying excellent turnouts at both Wellington and Auckland. Numbers were boosted by members of the Young Energy Professionals Network and Sustainability…

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COP26, Earthquakes and Olympic Sustainability

News from CEO – Mike Hopkins    COP26 is just around the corner and the build up is already falling short. Countries were supposed to have submitted new or revised NDCs (Nationally Determined Contributions) consistent with 1.5C or 2C warming by the end of July but only 56% managed to hit the deadline. The NDCs…

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