Articles

One of our biggest and most successful weeks ever

Wednesday 2 October 2019


Investors and regulators are illustrating in stronger and stronger words that action on carbon is coming like a freight train. So, I am really proud that the NZGBC has launched certification for zero carbon buildings.

Healthy Homes Standards and HomeFit

Thursday 3 October 2019


A few months have passed since the Government introduced the Healthy Homes Standards for rental properties. Approximately 660,000 rental properties have to meet the standards; many won’t without significant investment by their owners if data collected by the HomeFit app is any indication.

Investing for sustainability

Monday 30 September 2019


Despite assurances of investing responsibly, only 1% of KiwiSaver funds have policies to avoid sectors like gambling, pornography and alcohol. Barry Coates from the charity organisation, Mindful Money, shines a light on investment options.