New Zealand’s first Emissions Reduction Program will put employers operating out of New Zealand at the forefront of reducing the impact of climate change. The aim of the program is to contribute to global efforts to limit temperature rise to 1.5˚C above pre-industrial levels.
Additional global warming can cause irreversible impacts to the environment including more extreme weather conditions that can severely affect agriculture and the economy, as well as put communities at risk of drought and more. Limiting temperature rise to 1.5˚C will make it easier for ecosystems, food and health systems to adapt.
This means employers across every sector of New Zealand from transport, energy, building and construction, waste, agriculture, forestry and more will need to adhere to targets and employ strategies to support the program.
With a growing need for Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategies and reporting, New Zealand’s workforce will set the direction for the “Environment” in ESG and reduce their impact on climate change and carbon emissions.
How can employers in New Zealand support the program?
SAI360 has 25+ modules that can provide employers with the resources they need to manage and achieve their ESG goals. Read more about our full range of environment and sustainability modules here.
Our key environment and sustainability modules that will support your emissions reduction plan include but are not limited to the following:
- Emissions Management will allow you to automate data collection, emissions calculations, reporting and analytics in one centralized solution to maximize regulatory reporting efficiency and minimize environmental impacts.
- Metrics Management will allow your organization to manage compliance and control costs effectively by recording and analyzing vital usage metrics of resources such as fuel, water, and energy to understand usage patterns and waste management.
- Business Planning combined with our Metrics Management module will allow your organization to measure and demonstrate the performance and effectiveness of your EHS, ESG and Sustainability initiatives and programs.
- Waste Management streamlines and tracks the various stages of waste management and disposal to ensure compliance with regulations. Waste-related data can be reported at any time to aid in the planning of effective waste management, waste minimization and environmental responsibility.
Ask us how SAI360’s EHS&S and ESG solutions can support your organization preparation for New Zealand’s Emissions Reduction program.