Chinese markets becoming more sensitive to NZ horticultural sustainability attributes


At the recent Horticulture New Zealand conference, Rabobank discussed the marketing of New Zealand’s horticultural products to China. Hayden Higgins, senior horticultural analyst at Rabobank, highlighted that although food safety and quality were...

New article published


NZLCM Centre student Helene Seidel-Sterzik and her supervisors Sarah McLaren and Elena Garnevska have just published an article (A Capability Maturity Model for Life Cycle Management at the Industry Sector Level) in Sustainability. The article...

Absolute sustainability research: a new publication


NZLCM Centre student Chanjief Chandrakumar and supervisor Professor Sarah McLaren have published a book chapter on the inter-linkages between the Planetary Boundaries and Sustainable Development Goals, underpinning the development of an absolute...

Grass-fed livestock – a climate solution?


Grazed and Confused? set out to answer the question: can grazing livestock help to mitigate climate change? If so, by how much?

Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) attempts to address this question in their recent report that summarises...

EU Environmental Footprint Final Conference


The final conference on the first phase of the EU Environmental Footprint took place in Brussels, Belgium from 23-25 April 2018. European Commissioner for the Environment Karmenu Vella opened the conference, commenting that: “Our footprint on...

Implications of the Third Industrial Revolution for New Zealand


The Internet of Things, the Third Industrial Revolution, the rise of artificial meat .. the demise of the NZ livestock sector? Are we thinking strategically in New Zealand about the changes that are just around the corner. This article provides...