June 11, 2012 (via eco-business.com)
Pure Advantage, the not-for-profit organisation developing a green growth strategy for New Zealand, released a significant report into New Zealand’s position in the global green economy. It details how New Zealand is currently lagging behind the rest of the world and how industry can encourage green economic growth to ensure a greener, wealthier future for all New Zealanders.
Entitled ‘New Zealand’s Position in the Green Race’, the report examines the global green race and provides an appraisal of New Zealand’s environmental performance across a range of parameters. This report is the first step in Pure Advantage’s process and is designed to be a conversation starter about the potential opportunities for New Zealand in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and the broader green economy. The report explains how green growth is a path to improved economic performance, better paying jobs, the protection of our environment, and improved health outcomes for New Zealand. Continue Reading >>