Members, Delivery Partners, Sponsors and Not-For-Profit Partners
Learn more about our members below!
Beca Group (Delivery Partner)
Our clients do incredible things every day. They are transforming their communities and changing lives through the structures they build, the products they manufacture, the services they provide, and the families they support. Beca is right there alongside them. Our ‘why’ is to make everyday better for our clients, our communities and our people. One of Asia Pacific’s largest independent, employee-owned professional services consultants, we offer deep expertise across multiple technical, advisory, technology and engineering services.
World Wildlife Fund
WWF-New Zealand is the local office of the WWF International Network, the world’s largest and most experienced independent conservation organisation. It has close to five million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries. WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which people live in harmony with nature. This is achieved by working on the ground with local communities, and in partnership with government and industry, using the best possible science to advocate change and effective conservation policy.
Lion is a leading beverages company in Australasia, with fast-growing operations in the United States and United Kingdom. We produce, market, sell and distribute alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and operate microbreweries worldwide. Our portfolio of beloved brands span beer, cider, wine, spirits, and kombucha. At Lion, we believe in doing the right thing for the long term, and that includes giving back to our communities, either as a company, as a brand, or as individuals, across Australia and New Zealand.
Massey University has been at the forefront of research-led teaching, taking the best of New Zealand to the rest of the world for more than 50 years. Our expertise, particularly in the sciences related to agriculture, farming, health, nutrition and food production, is globally recognised. We actively build on our relationships with industry to innovate and create solutions for the world’s growing population. Massey hosts the New Zealand Life Cycle Management Centre that provides education, training and research to LCM professionals to meet increasing consumer demand for green metrics on products.
thinkstep-anz (Delivery Partner)
We are passionate about enabling organisations to succeed sustainably. thinkstep-anz’s approach is science-based, pragmatic and flexible. We work closely with our partners in New Zealand and Australia to apply life cycle thinking, reduce emissions, and promote sustainable business strategy for the good of business and the good of the planet. As a B Corp with an approved Science Based Target and active member of the sustainability community, we believe that no organisation is an island and that we must all work together to create positive, sustainable change.
Dunedin City Council
The Dunedin City Council (DCC) is the local authority for the wider Dunedin area, in Aotearoa New Zealand. It has 14 elected councillors, serves 130,400 people and is committed to embedding the Treaty of Waitangi and sustainability in its strategies and operational activity. The DCC provides network infrastructure including waste and water facilities, roading, parks, reserves, playgrounds, pools, libraries, an art gallery and museum. The DCC’s services range from registering dogs to urban design, collecting rubbish and recycling, to funding community and place-based groups and local events. The DCC seeks to promote peoples’ wellbeing by improving their quality of life, as well as planning for the future needs of Ōtepoti Dunedin residents.
Common Home of Humanity
CHH is a novel initiative conceived in 2016 in recognition of the enourmous governance challenge of ensuring a sustainable future for humankind. A truly global and inter-disciplinary effort, the Common Home of Humanity words to build a global consortium of thought leaders and experts to create the structural conditions to build a new model for just and sustainable global governance.
NZ Life Cycle Management Centre
The NZ Life Cycle Management Centre is a collaboration between Massey University,
AgResearch, Landcare Research, Plant & Food Research and SCION to build capability in Life
Cycle Management by providing education, training and research to LCM professionals to
meet increasing consumer demand for green metrics on products.
Plant & Food Research
Plant & Food Research is a Crown Research Institute. Our mission is to create the world’s most sustainable food systems and to do so while addressing our own sustainability. With our partners, we use world-leading science to improve the ways to grow, fish, harvest, prepare and share food.
While tourism and travel bring a range of benefits to New Zealand, it’s important that we manage their effects responsibly and play our part in kaitiakitanga – the guardianship of our place – to preserve what makes us special. QAC is committed to doing its part to achieve the goals of net zero carbon emissions and net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. We are conscious of the importance of offsetting the impacts of our business activities at Queenstown and Wanaka airports on climate change and want to lead the way in our sector in this critical area.
r3.0 promotes Redesign for Resilience and Regeneration. As a global common good not-for-profit platform, r3.0 crowdsources open recommendations for necessary transformations across diverse fields and sectors in response to the ecological and social collapses humanity is experiencing in order to achieve a thriving, regenerative and distributive economy and society.
Proxima is a boutique business advisory firm specialising in sustainability. We keep an optimistic view of the future; and focus on helping our clients to create more value: doing well by doing more good stuff. Our view of sustainability is informed by fundamental science and a sound understanding of systems thinking, at both an environmental and social level. We stand for fairness, persistence and openness. We believe that successful organisations create more shared value by making great products and delivering high-quality services that are also designed to support people’s wellbeing and healthy environmental systems.
EcoChallenge.org is a sustainability organization that provides innovative social and digital tools designed to change the way individuals and communities live, work, create, and consume. Since 1993, their programming has been based on the idea that individual action compounds to larger, collective impact. EcoChallenge.org has provided programming to over 2,500 organizations nationally and over 230,000 individuals worldwide.
Triple Z Apparel
Designed in New Zealand by Zoe Sizeomore, Triple Z Apparel is all about clothing with heart - not fast fashion. Wear your artwork for change with heart and help spread the change.
Triple Z Donates 25% of proceeds to PAN
We make shoes that are the best thing parents can do for their kids feet. We’ve been at it since 1991. That year Chris and Colleen Bennett designed the world's first all leather Soft Sole for their daughter, Chloe, and it’s been a story of innovation and phenomenal growth ever since. Flash forward to present day Bobux and you’ll see a company constantly striving to learn more about healthy foot development and leveraging this knowledge to design kids shoes that are genuine objects of desire for mums.
University of Twente
The University of Twente is a public research university located in Enschede, the Netherlands,
and hosts the pioneering research group of professor Arjen Hoekstra, founder of the new
research field of Water Footprint Assessment.
Ellen Ross Design + Illustration
With over 13 years of experience in graphic design and branding, Ellen has adopted a design-led philosophy towards the brand experience. Ellen specialises in creating and curating brand touch-points to produce a cohesive brand journey, from timelining, budgeting, overseeing and implementing projects from brand strategy, to creative direction, design and implementation.
Warren and Mahoney
Warren and Mahoney is a Toitū carbonzero certified international practice of architects and designers who create experiences that connect people and enhance belonging through our built environment. As an employer and the creator of long-term sustainable outcomes, we are committed to a holistic vision where we all thrive within the planetary limits. Warren and Mahoney is a member of the Climate Leaders Coalition, a founding member for the New Zealand Green Building Council and a signatory of Architects Declare a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency.
The Water Footprint Network
The Water Footprint Network is a platform for collaboration between companies,
organizations and individuals to solve the world’s water crises by advancing fair and smart
water use. We are a dynamic, global network that drives innovation and inspires the
changes we must all make to share fresh water fairly amongst all people to sustain thriving
communities and nature’s diversity.
CarbonClick is making carbon offsetting simple for all businesses and their customers. By offering a turnkey solution that is easy to integrate with, Consumers will be able to use their purchasing power to back carbon-friendly products and services. Full transparency will enable consumers to feel that their carbon offset purchase makes a real, tangible difference.
We are New Zealand’s innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand. We partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, providing a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of growth.
Our people – including more than 200 of New Zealand’s leading scientists and engineers – empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.
We also enhance the operation of New Zealand’s innovation ecosystem, working closely with government partners, Crown Research Institutes, and other organisations that help increase business investment in R&D and innovation.We operate across New Zealand from four urban offices and a regional partner network in a further 14 locations.
Sustainable Business Network
Established in 2002, we are New Zealand’s largest, longest-standing sustainable business organisation. We’re a social enterprise, a community and a movement. Our role is to transform leading ideas into action in Aotearoa. Our network consists of hundreds of progressive organisations and people that collectively invest in and act on system change.
Mindful Fashion New Zealand
Mindful Fashion unites New Zealand’s clothing and textile industry to create an innovative, full-circle and thriving future. Our vision is an ecosystem in Aotearoa where people, nature and business all thrive within planetary boundaries. Through a combination of strategic projects and collective action we inspire, educate and drive forward change with businesses to bring this vision to life.
The Reforestation Fund
The Reforestation Fund (TRF) is an environmental charity that “Connects Conservation with Consumption” by financing and promoting community-led restoration projects around Aotearoa. Ethical brands pledge a small amount from every product sold on selected items, and 100% of what they donate goes straight to where it matters most. Consumers can vote with their wallets to bring positive change by buying from brands that support TRF. To fund the operating costs, we run an online shop that sells sustainability & eco-focused NZ products, and the proceeds are used for good.