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  • Transitioning to a low-emissions future

    3 June 2022

    Laying down a plan for emissions reduction in New Zealand.

    • Low carbon choices
    • Living Gen Less
    • Co-funding
    • Emission reduction
    • Low emission transport
  • Climate response: ecostore tackles the impact of its bottles

    1 March 2022

    ecostore is reducing its carbon emissions and cutting down on single-use plastics through its bottle refill and plastic return programmes.

    • Low carbon choices
    • Working Gen Less
    • Sustainable products
  • EECA graduate targets energy savings for AUT

    27 May 2021

    AUT has a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2025 - and they're well underway. We talk to EECA energy graduate, James Logie, about life as an AUT Energy Efficiency Officer.

    • Emission reduction
    • Energy management