Food for Thought Series Workshop - "The Sustainability Consortium's role in driving sustainability through supply chains"

    Dear carbon hero,
    The Enviro-Mark Solutions team is delighted to invite you  to a Food for Thought Series 2013 workshop with Professor Greg Thoma on Thursday 25th July (3-5pm) in Christchurch.

    LCANZ Network Meeting - "Driving sustainability through supply chains" - 26th July 2013

    Invitiation to hear a world expert - Professor Greg Thoma

    "Driving sustainability through supply chains"

    Plus, the fifth Annual General Meeting of the LIfe Cycle Association of New Zealand.

    4.30PM - 7.00PM, Friday 26th July 2013

    Venues: (video link between two venues)

    Webinar: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue - 4 lucky items for ISO/TS14067?

    1st August 2013

    1.30PM - 2.15PM NZST

    The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, AgResearch and PE INTERNATIONAL will provide an introduction to the recently published ISO/TS 14067.

    New Zealand Business Green Buiding Council

    The New Zealand Business Green Building Council facilitates ongoing research and knowledge of best green building practice.  This is critical to support the development and adoption of market-based green building practices in New Zealand.  The NZGBC supports a range of research initiatives whose objectives are aligned with their mission.  They also provide access to networks, inf

    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Environmental Life Cycle Approaches Position Advertised

    Massey University is currently advertising a position for a new Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Environmental Life Cycle Approaches, to work within the NZLCM Centre. 

    Asda turns to Canary Islands bananas to cut carbon footprint

    Supermarket chain Asda is to be the first to sell bananas from the Canary Islands, in an attempt to reduce the fruit's considerable carbon footprint.

    Click here to view the full article

    Building Environmental Assessment

    BRANZ has developed a Plan for development of a qhole building, whole of life assessment framework for New Zealand, in order to provide a level playing field for assessment of the environmental performance of buildings (wtih an initial focus on offices).

    The Plan is based on BRANZ research initiated in 2010 and industry feedback received during a consultation towards the end of 2012.  Click here for the full report.

    LCANZ Project - Life Cycle Impact Assessment Categories

    Environmental impact categories commonly used in LCA have been summarised by members of the LCANZ Best Practice Working Group (including Kimberly Robertson, Carla Coelho, Dave Drysdale, Simon Love, James McDevitt and John Andrews). The summaries include information on the cause, outcomes and the relevance to New Zealand.

    PDF downloads for the Impact Assessment Categories which the Best Practice Working Group has assessed are now available on the LCANZ website.

    Please click here to view.

    UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative

    You are invited to visit the New Life Cycle Initiative Website and to consider contributing to the seond Indian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment and Management by submitting an abstract by the 15th April 2013.  Furthermore, you can be updated with the latest news about UNEP and UNEP/SETAC LCA related meetings in April.  Please read on!

    Two PhD Scholarships in Life Cycle Assessment and Management for the Building Sector

    The New Zealand Life Cycle Management Centre is offering two exciting opportunities to outstanding candidates with research interests in Life Cycle Management and its application to the building sector. You will study for a PhD at Massey University in association with the Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ).