Sustainability - Principles and Practice

The Canterbury Branch of Governance NZ invites you to join us to hear from Tony Moore, Principal Advisor- Sustainability, Christchurch City Council.


Sustainability - Principles and Practice

For an organisation to thrive long-term it must embrace sustainability. To build customer loyalty, to secure investment, to attract and retain talented staff, to innovate and problem solve, to manage risks and reduce costs. If an organisation fails to adopt sustainable practices, then disruption and competitors will overtake them. Change is constant.

The Christchurch City Council has declared a climate and ecological emergency and set science-based emission reduction targets for the city. Halving city emissions in nine years and reaching carbon neutrality by 2045 will result in swift and far-reaching changes. Change equals opportunity.

This presentation will explore how sustainability approaches can support innovation and harness new opportunities. It will explore how the Council and Christchurch is responding to the climate crisis and other challenges, and how Christchurch can truly achieve its vision to be a city of opportunity for all.


Tony Moore, Principal Advisor - Sustainability, Christchurch City Council

Tony is a passionate advocate for sustainability who believes that if you appeal to the head and the heart, the hands will follow. He aims to inspire others to think in holistic and creative ways to help make Christchurch a great place to live for generations to come. Tony has worked for the Christchurch City Council for 20 years. He champions sustainability through numerous policies and programmes covering a range of topics including climate change, circular economy, healthy homes and neighbourhoods, regenerative food systems and community resilience. View full bio…


Christchurch City Council Building
1st Floor Function Room
Entrance off Worcester Street


Members $30
Non-Members $35

  • 07:30 am - 09:00 am

  • 06 Aug 2021

  • Christchurch City Council Building

  • Ticket to Canterbury Branch Event
    $ 35.00