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Our Environment - Tō Tātau Taiao - Q3 2021

Our Environment - Tō Tātau Taiao - Q2 2021

Ko te kaupapa o te whakahaere he tiaki i tō tātau taiao ātaahua mā te whakahaere toitū i ā tātau rawa.

As an organisation, our purpose is to safeguard our beautiful environment through the sustainable management of our resources.


Goal 1: Reduce Carbon Footprint

Key Action

  1. Implement carbon footprint reduction plan to reduce our operational carbon footprint in line with our commitments.
  2. Work with our team members to help them reduce their personal carbon footprints.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. As at the end of August Waste Management's year to date intensity operational carbon footprint is 2.9% below 2021's budget (Result 107.9 tCO2e/$M - Budget 114.0 tCO2e/$M).
  2. Staff carbon footprinting programme set to run during October with eight prizes worth of $300 vouchers

Goal 2: Expand Sustainable Commitment

Key Actions

  1. Implement activities to encourage suppliers to reduce their carbon footprint.
  2. Develop & implement code of conduct & performance management framework for suppliers that explicitly includes sustainability criteria and outcomes.
  3. Develop and implement regular communication and engagement with our suppliers regarding sustainable procurement.

Quarter3 Update

Stars programme opportunity was sent to all Auckland-based suppliers, but with limited response.

Goal 3: Increase Regenerative Planting

Key Actions

Expand support for community programmes that deliver regeneration in areas where we operate.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. 2,375m2 of native planting carried out at Redvale Landfill & Energy Park in Auckland
  2. Tiromoana Bush; Wild pig culling completed, with successful result of around 50 pigs removed; also rare mistletoe plants discovered including a thriving population of a very rare critically endangered dwarf mistletoe