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Businesses Participating in Climate Action
This blog explores the critical role businesses play in combating climate change, emphasising the necessity of integrating sustainable practices into their operations to remain competitive. It delves into practical strategies for reducing environmental impact, including transitioning to renewable energy, creating sustainable supply chains, and prioritising employee education on climate action.
Why Plant Trees
Discover the silent superheroes of nature and their incredible impact on climate change, biodiversity, well-being, and economic growth. Learn how to maximise their benefits and join the movement for a greener future.
Pest Management Plan
Discover the importance of pest management in New Zealand and learn how pest management plans to safeguard its unique environment.
How to Earn Carbon Credits from a Native Forest
Explore native carbon forestry in New Zealand: buying land, earning credits, native regeneration, tree planting, and the risks and rewards.
Carbon Credit Bundles
Explore the concept of carbon credit bundles and their potential to contribute to sustainable actions and environmental impact while considering their benefits and considerations. Discover how this innovative approach can align with both your financial objectives and sustainability goals.
Emission Returns
Explore the importance of emissions returns in the ETS and how forest owners contribute to carbon reporting. This blog highlights the significance of emissions returns, the reporting process, and crucial information forest owners need to know to ensure compliance and support sustainable practices within the ETS.
Carbon Credit Returns through MyNativeForest Subscriptions
Explore the rewards of funding native trees through MyNativeForest in our latest blog. Discover how your investment can grow over time, bringing both environmental impact and financial returns.
Is Offsetting with Trees Credible?
Learn about using tree planting to offset carbon emissions. Explore the credibility of carbon credits, discover the challenges involved, and uncover the environmental benefits in this blog.
Drone vs. Hand Planting
Discover the groundbreaking world of tree planting as we delve into the remarkable benefits and advancements of drone seeding, challenging the age-old traditional methods
ETS Register
Unlock the key steps to participate in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). From registration and compliance obligations to monitoring your emissions trading account, gain the knowledge to navigate the scheme effectively and contribute to a greener future.
Nature-Based Solution
Discover how nature-based solutions revolutionise environmental challenges, from climate change to habitat loss, creating sustainable outcomes and benefiting both the planet and local communities. Join us to explore the endless possibilities and benefits of these innovative approaches for a greener and more resilient future.
Carbon Offsetting NZ
Discover the power of carbon offsetting: an effective way to reduce your carbon footprint by supporting emission-reducing projects. Learn about the benefits, concerns, and how it can be combined with other sustainability strategies to make a meaningful impact in the fight against climate change.
Carbon Emissions
Carbon emissions are one of the biggest contributors to climate change and are rapidly warming our planet. In this blog, we explore the impact of carbon emissions, why it's essential to reduce them and how to reduce emissions.
Net Zero
"Net zero" has become a buzzword in the world of climate action, but what does it really mean and why is it important? In this blog, we explore the concept of net zero and its implications for our collective efforts to address the urgent challenge of climate change
Regulatory Carbon Market
This blog post provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory carbon market, including its concept, players, challenges, and environmental benefits, and highlights the need for businesses and individuals to understand and engage with this critical tool in the fight against climate change.
Environmental Waste Management
Waste management involves collecting, transporting, processing, and disposing of waste materials in a safe and efficient manner. Effective waste management practices not only help to reduce the negative impact of waste on the environment and public health, but also conserve natural resources and promote sustainability.
Collective Action
Unification is essential when facing global issues. Find out how collective action can help save our planet!
What is a Carbon Footprint
A carbon footprint quantifies the amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that come from human activities and are released into the atmosphere
ICVCM
The ICVCM is a body that provides oversight and guidance to ensure the environmental integrity of voluntary carbon markets.
Carbon Credits
Carbon credits are tradable units representing a reduction in carbon emissions, used to offset or balance out carbon footprint. Read all about carbon credits in this blog!
Climate Positive
Carbon positive means going beyond achieving net-zero emissions to actively sequester more carbon than is emitted, creating a positive carbon balance.
Reforestation in NZ
Reforestation is the process of restoring forests to mitigate the effects of climate change. Read this blog to find out all about reforestation.
Carbon Neutral
Carbon neutral means achieving a net-zero carbon footprint by balancing the amount of carbon emissions produced with an equivalent amount removed. Read this blog to find out more!
Sustainable Solutions
Sustainable solutions aim to reduce the negative impact of human activity on the environment while promoting more efficient uses of resources. Read this blog to find out more!
UNFCCC
The UNFCCC is a treaty that provides a framework for nations to work together to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases and combat climate change.
GHG Accounting
GHG accounting is the process of measuring GHG emissions to identify areas where emissions can be reduced, as part of a company's efforts to reduce its environmental impact.
ICROA
ICROA is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting climate change mitigation through their carbon reduction and offsetting related services.
Endangered Animals in NZ
New Zealand is home to an array of endangered animals. Conservation efforts are in place to protect these unique species and ensure their survival for future generations. Read this blog to learn more.
Carbon Sinks
Carbon sinks are natural or artificial systems that absorb and store carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, reducing the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and mitigating the effects of climate change.
CSR (corporate social responsibility)
CSR is a company’s commitment to responsible and ethical business practices that benefit society and the environment.
Upcycling
Upcycling is the process of taking something old or used and transforming it into something more functional and of higher value. Learn more about this creative and sustainable method of reducing waste.
Conference of the Parties (COP)
The Conference of the Parties is an annual meeting held by the UNFCCC to discuss the goals to mitigate climate change
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 goals to create a more equitable and sustainable world by 2030. They focus on ending poverty and hunger, achieving gender equality, protecting the environment, and creating peace and prosperity for all.
Fast Fashion
Fast fashion is a term used to describe the rapid production of cheap, fashionable clothing to meet the demands of a rapidly changing market. It is heavily criticised for its unethical impacts on workers and extensive environmental damage.
Biodegradable
Biodegradability is the process by which various microorganisms break down organic materials. Biodegradability is an important concept for sustainable living and reducing our environmental impact.
New Zealand Climate-Related Financial Disclosures
Learn about NZ Climate-Related Financial Disclosures being enforced as of 1st January 2023 for larger entities.
Greenwashing
Greenwashing is the deceptive practice of making a product or company appear more environmentally friendly than it actually is. Read this blog to explore greenwashing definitions, examples, companies, and how to avoid greenwashing.
Biodiversity Credits
Biodiversity credits are a type of incentive or trade system used to encourage the conservation and protection of ecosystems. Credits are used to offset the negative environmental impacts of projects by funding conservation or restoration projects elsewhere.
Renewable Energy
Renewable energy is the answer to the world's growing energy needs. It offers an inexhaustible supply of clean, green energy that can help reduce climate change and maintain a healthy planet.
Funds for Tree Planting in NZ
Whether you're after financing for planting, equipment, or forestry research, there's an abundance of forest funding options in NZ. Find out what funds and loans are available for tree planting in nz.
What is a Circular Economy?
Discover why a circular economy is the future of economic growth and how it can help us create a brighter, more sustainable future.
Voluntary Carbon Market
The Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) is a rapidly expanding sector focused on providing businesses and individuals with the opportunity to reduce and offset their carbon emissions. The market is growing rapidly and is set to become a vital tool in the fight against climate change.
TCFD reporting
As climate change continues to be a defining issue, organisations worldwide are being held to higher standards when it comes to transparency. The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is a global initiative launched to improve the quality and consistency of climate-related financial disclosures.
What Is ESG?
ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) is a concept that is gaining traction in the business world. ESG provides a way for business to assess their practices and ensure that they are operating in a socially responsible and sustainable way. This blog will explore the concept of ESG and ESG investing through its benefits, examples and more.
Science-Based Targets
Setting science-based targets (SBT) are set to reduce the worst impacts of climate change. SBT is one of the most important commitments companies can make to fight climate change. This blog will share all you need to know about SBT through the most commonly asked questions. 
A-Z Sustainability Dictionary
Welcome to the A-Z Dictionary of Sustainability! Here you'll find definitions for sustainability-related terms. We know sustainability terms can be a little confusing, so here's a one-stop shop to help out!
6 Best Short Walks in NZ with Ancient Native Forests
New Zealand is a small country, but the diversity of its landscape means that you can fit a lot into one short walk. That's why we've put together this list of the best short walks in New Zealand with 1000-year-old trees!
Key Events That Effect The NZ Carbon Price (2022)
What’s happening in the carbon market? Recent price trends and what could be coming up over the rest of the year.
Carbon Credits - Buy to Sell, or Buy to Offset?
To buy to sell, or to buy to offset is a good question for people that are just beginning their journey in the carbon market. This question helps to explain the two available options that carbon credit buyers have.
New Zealand's Carbon Market 101
The New Zealand carbon market is a big and relatively new space. This blog will cover the NZ ETS, market functions, carbon credits, and the different participant interactions in the NZ carbon market.
The Complete List of Aerial Imagery Resources for your ETS Application
A comprehensive list of all the imagery resources available to help gather evidence about your forest for your ETS application.
What Evidence is Required for ETS Applications? (2022)
Te Uru Rākau - The New Zealand Forest Service can require significant evidence for ETS applications, in this article we simplify the key evidence to collect when planning your forest.
Native Trees That Qualify for Carbon Credits in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (2022)
When planning your native forest for the ETS its a requirement that 30% of the forest's canopy cover is made up of tree species that have the potential to reach at least 5 metres tall at maturity. Here is a list to get you started.
Land Requirements for Carbon Credits in the NZ ETS
A simple guide to the requirements of eligible land in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
The Potential of Native Forest Carbon Credits NZ - Per Hectare
Learn about carbon sequestration rates under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and their Carbon Credit earning potential, per hectare.
A Guide To The Emissions Trading Scheme NZ
The Emissions Trading Scheme is New Zealand's key tool for reducing harmful atmospheric gas levels to meet international climate change response goals. Find out how and why.
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