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Cyclone and flood recovery support and initiatives

Cyclone Gabrielle continues to impact the Hawke’s Bay and the effects will be long-lasting.

Critical infrastructure repairs are a top priority, but the damage wrought by the cyclone is not just physical – the mental health and wellbeing of business owners, employees and the broader community cannot be understated.

Upcoming courses

Tuesday 19th March 2024

Wednesday 1st May 2024



Members: $750 + GST
Non-members: $850 + GST

Course Details

Duration: One day, in person. 
Time: 8am - 5pm

Course includes:

Generic workbook on demand, arrival tea or coffee, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea. 


This course will provide a foundation to better understand why a sustainability plan is important for your business and how it can be practically applied in your workplace. It also provides an opportunity for you to connect with your peers from other businesses, gain an inspired view, and learn about practical actions for making an impact through your business.

Topics covered:

  • Carbon Measurement: What, Why, and How
  • Carbon reduction basics
  • Waste minimisation and the circular economy
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Communicating action to stakeholders

Key audience:

This course is for you if you would like to gain a foundation of good understanding about how sustainability looks for your business and how you can deliver impact, or if you supply large corporates who are asking questions about your sustainability initiatives. This is an introductory course suitable for businesses looking for a foundational to intermediary level sustainable business practice course.

Learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a foundational understanding of climate literacy if you are new to the concept.
  • Understand how to identify and implement tangible, practical actions to contribute to an effective sustainability strategy.
  • Insight into the broader context of climate action as it relates to Aotearoa New Zealand and SME's. 

Need more support?

Business Central offers inhouse training options for this course tailored for your business. Enquire at

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0800 778 776
0800 300 362