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Manukau business events

Businesses are invited to go 'behind the scenes' and see the actions others are taking to protect the Manukau Harbour, at a series of events being organised by the Manukau Harbour Forum. 

By getting businesses together to learn firsthand, the forum is hoping to build a network of industry leaders who can help local businesses prevent pollution at their own sites and improve water quality in the Manukau Harbour.

The first event for 2016 will take place at Fonterra, Takanini on Thursday 28 April.

For more information or to register your interest, email the Manukau Harbour Forum.


Additional resources

Sustainability advice

For advice about reducing, reusing and recycling your waste materials, see reducing your business waste.

For advice on energy use and efficiency, see the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). EECA Business provides tools, information and case studies to help businesses improve competitiveness and productivity by reducing energy waste and costs.

To develop a work travel plan and save on fuel and costs, see the Auckland Transport website.

You can find further information on sustainability and business on the Ministry for the Environment’s website, including:

Building industry advice

For advice specific to the building industry, see Resource Efficiency in Building and Related Industries. This service addresses resource efficiency in the building industry, and includes resources to reduce waste disposal costs, save money on raw materials and use materials more effectively.

Sustainable business organisations

The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) is a forum for businesses that are interested in sustainable development practice, events and networking. They supply an online tool and annual national awards for corporate sustainability achievements.

The Sustainable Business Council provides business leadership as a catalyst for change toward sustainable development.

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