Think Global Act Local
Supporting you in the transition to a sustainable future.
WAO is a charitable trust dedicated to educating, inspiring and enabling New Zealand communities to accelerate beyond sustainability towards a thriving future. Based in the Southern Lakes region, WAO look to inspire, educate and enable communities to look towards the opportunities created by this transition and help to shape a future that looks towards not just a sustainable future, but one where people give back more than they take.
Made up of representatives from commercial and club ski fields across New Zealand, SAANZ’s sustainability group, approached EAS well aware of the impacts that climate change can have on the future of the ski and snow-sports industry. An industry so intrinsically linked to weather, nature and the environment.
WAI Wānaka’s vision is to safeguard and enhance water quality, ecosystem function and biodiversity within the Upper Clutha basin. Moving at pace, WAI Wānaka aims to connect the many individuals, community groups, iwi, landowners and businesses undertaking positive work towards building healthy ecosystems and supporting community wellbeing.
Integration of remote-sensing and ground-based observations for estimation of emissions and removals of greenhouse gases in forests.
Mitigating the effects of omission errors on area and area change estimates
2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories
Using Online and Offline Activities: Impacts and Lessons Learned.
Through the 2015 Paris Agreement, world governments committed to curbing global temperature rise to well-below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C. In 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that global warming must not exceed 1.5°C to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change.Read More
Science-based targets provide a clearly-defined pathway for companies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, helping prevent the worst impacts of climate change and future-proof business growth.Read More
Did you know that scope 3 makes up the majority of emissions? In fact, they can account for up to 80%. Scope 3 emissions are indirect emissions from your supply chain, such as from the activities of your suppliers and consumers. They include both upstream and downstream emissions.Read More
Climate change requires an absolute emissions reduction and this is part of an “climate integrity check” of any science based target. However, companies are mostly setting intensity targets at the point of sales – which do not necessarily guarantee absolute emission reductions...Read More