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Emerging trends in sustainable business

Two years on

Emerging trends in sustainable business

Abbie Reynolds, executive director of the Sustainable Business Council, shares what she's learned two years into her role - and why caring for the environment and communities is more important than ever.

Come together

Wellington-based digital agencies Springload and Touchtech have announced a merger and will now trade under the Springload brand. The merged entity will mean that Springload is now Wellington’s largest independently owned experience design company, housing almost 70 staff.

Climate Week, brought to you by Kiwibank

Throughout history, blockades have been overcome by new ways of thinking and experimentation – try, try and try again, as the saying goes. This faith in the human ability to find solutions has led to everything from penicillin to electricity to flying machines. So, in a regular section in print called Can We Fix It? and in a series of online pop-up sections throughout the year – Idealog and Kiwibank will explore some of the world’s biggest – and, in some cases, most intractable – problems and then showcase some of the clever people trying to tackle them. First up, the existential threat that is Climate Change. 

Accelerate my life

Lightning Lab GovTech is now a thing - and it's poised to help innovative folks create digital solutions for “better, faster and stronger” government.

Island innovation

Tama Toki’s unusual upbringing on Great Barrier Island led him to found a company that creates products inspired by his grandmother’s traditional Māori medicine. Called Aotea, it makes wellness tonics, honey and skincare, with a social good aspect involved, as jobs are being created to help alleviate people out of poverty on the island.