Climate Change

A loose affiliation of New Zealand’s great and good will launch an appeal to Parliament next week, asking for a dispassionate and non-partisan risk assessment of the “unprecedented threats to our collective security” facing the country as a result of climate change, fossil fuel extraction and economic uncertainty.

New Zealand companies need to improve their climate change disclosure if they are to satisfy investors and customers, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which analysed how NZX 50 and ASX 200 businesses are tackling environmental issues.