Ko te kaupapa o te whakahaere he tiaki i tō tātau taiao ātaahua mā te whakahaere toitū i ā tātau rawa.

As an organisation, our purpose is to safeguard our beautiful environment through the sustainable management of our resources.

Goal 1: Reduce Carbon Footprint

Key Actions
1. Implement carbon footprint reduction plan to reduce our operational carbon footprint in line with our commitments.
2. Work with our team members to help them reduce their personal carbon footprints.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. On target with an 11% reduction in our carbon footprint due to carbon footprint reduction projects and the impact of COVID-19.
  2. Staff carbon footprint engagement programme running during the month of October with chance for team members to win an e-bike.

Goal 2: Expand Sustainable Commitment

Key Actions

  1. Implement activities to encourage suppliers to reduce their carbon footprint.
  2. Develop & implement code of conduct & performance management framework for suppliers.
  3. Develop and implement a procurement framework that incorporates “cost v. delivery v. sustainability” weighting methodology.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. Partnership supplier event with Toitū delayed due to COVID-19. Rescheduled for November.
  2. Supplier Code of Conduct is now a live document and will be included as an appendix in all new supplier contracts.
  3. Procurement framework is now an imbedded process for all nationally released tenders

Goal 3: Increase Regenerative Planting

Key Actions

Expand support for community programmes that deliver regeneration in areas where we operate.

Quarter 3 Update

First block of native planting at Tirohia Landfill and Energy Park in the Waikato completed, along with a local iwi site visit which included discussions regarding the setup of an onsite nursery to eco-source natives for future planting.