Responsible Business

The responsible businesses listed here are active in their commitment to corporate social responsibility, they do this because it is the right thing to do.

By sharing best practice they encourage and inspire others to do the same thereby creating greater opportunities within their own business and the wider community.

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IBM

At IBM New Zealand, our community approach is based on partnerships that use IBM skills, expertise, technology and services. We work with a range of community organisations to help address societal issues and support our New Zealand communities to thrive and flourish. Website: www.ibm.com

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Countdown

Countdown is New Zealand’s largest supermarket brand with over 180 supermarkets nationwide serving 2.7 million customers every week. We’re active locally and run a range of community-focused programmes that contribute cash and in-kind donations to those in need, including the Countdown Food Rescue programme which donates food to food bank charity partners throughout New Zealand. Website: www.countdown.co.nz

Fonterra

Fonterra

Fonterra Co-operative Group was formed in 2001 and we have become the world’s largest dairy exporter with more than 10,000 shareholders. We export 95 per cent of our New Zealand-made dairy products to customers and consumers in 140 markets across the globe. We believe one of the best ways to look after New Zealand’s future is to nurture our kids. Fonterra Farmers across the country are sharing what we do best by making the natural goodness of milk available to all local primary school students. Website: fonterramilkforschools.com

KPMG

KPMG

We are committed to fuelling New Zealand’s prosperity, not only for our clients but also our communities.  As one of New Zealand’s leading providers of Audit, Tax and Advisory services, we recognise we have the scale, influence and business expertise to make a significant and positive contribution to issues that affect our communities and environments. We make the best use of that expertise is by helping the non-profit sector really prosper. Website: www.kpmg.com/nz

DB Breweries

DB Breweries

DB Breweries (DB) is one of New Zealand’s most recognised brewers and cider makers. Our parent company Heineken’s focus on sustainability and responsibility aligns with DB’s business model. Our vision is to be a renowned responsible brewer, leading the way to a better New Zealand and world. This includes investing in and growing mutually beneficial relationships with our communities, such as the DB Leading Light scholarships.                         Website: www.db.co.nz

Broadspectrum

Broadspectrum

Broadspectrum delivers asset management services to blue-chip clients across the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure and property sectors in New Zealand. Our services include engineering, construction, operations, maintenance and upgrades. We sponsor a number of events that support community safety and health and provide in –kind services to rescue and emergency services when our local communities are in danger or hurting.  Website: www.broadspectrum.com

ANZ

ANZ New Zealand

In one way or another ANZ New Zealand touches the lives of every New Zealander. Through some of New Zealand’s best known financial brands including ANZ, OnePath, ANZ Investments, UDC Finance, Bonus Bonds and ANZ Securities, we enjoy remarkable scale, diversity, resources and influence. ANZ is one of New Zealand’s largest companies based on profit and assets. With that scale comes responsibility, and we take that responsibility seriously.  Website: www.anz.co.nz

CQ Hotels Wellington

CQ Hotels Wellington

CQ Hotels Wellington support arts for the disabled as part of their community empowerment strategy.  We are proud to be one of the major sponsors of the Arts Access Awards which are presented annually in Parliament, we are also one of the only hotels in NZ to teach our staff NZ Sign Language and support the local community through various initiatives, such as volunteering at the Wellington Soup Kitchen and working with local Creative Spaces such as Alpha Art Studio. Website: www.hotelwellington.co.nz

Horizon Research

Horizon Research

We undertake community research without charge at least twice a year, and partner with others on projects at special rates. According to our own surveys, that makes us like 66% of businesses who support communities “because it’s the right thing to do”, and the 39% who say this “fulfils the wishes of the directors and shareholders”. Website: www.horizonpoll.co.nz 

The Warehouse

The Warehouse

The Warehouse Group is a nationwide retail chain, the three largest businesses being The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, and Noel Leeming. Founded by Sir Stephen Tindall over 30 years ago, the business has a long history of  supporting community groups throughout New Zealand and commitment to sustainability. Websitewww.thewarehouse.co.nz

vodafone

Vodafone

At Vodafone we are committed to being a good corporate citizen by doing the right things for our community, our environment and our people. We produce an annual Corporate Responsibility report specifically for New Zealand which outlines how we’re doing on these commitments. Website: www.vodafone.co.nz

Flight Centre

Flight Centre

The Flight Centre NZ Foundation is the heart of Flight Centre New Zealand’s corporate and social responsibility platform. Operating on quarterly funding rounds, applications for sponsorship can be submitted directly online. Flight Centre NZ is committed to giving back to our communities via the Flight Centre NZ Foundation’s work. Website: www.flightcentre.co.nz

BP

BP

For over 20 years, we’ve inspired and engaged thousands of students through the BP Challenge and the Young Enterprise Trust. We’ve been partnering with Surf Life Saving New Zealand since 1968, helping them build up a fleet of over 250 Inflatable Rescue Boats in what is one of the country’s longest-running sponsorships. Websitewww.bp.com

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New Zealand Rugby

Making a meaningful contribution to New Zealand society beyond 80 minutes of rugby is a responsibility New Zealand Rugby takes very seriously.  Our commitments to doing the right thing revolve around the safety and welfare of those involved in the game; backing the Official Charity of New Zealand Rugby and the All Blacks – Cure Kids; supporting rugby to make a difference when Kiwis most need it, and doing our bit to help the environment.             Websites:www.nzru.co.nz  www.allblacks.com  www.nzrugby.co.nz

Kiwi Karma

Kiwi Karma

Kiwikarma is a new website for Kiwis who want to raise money for worthy charities by booking their accommodation through Kiwi Karma. We donate 3% of your booking to the charity you choose, and at no extra cost to you. We are a Wellington based company run by Craig Crestani, who is the New Zealand Vice President of SKAL. Website: www.kiwikarma.co.nz

Westpac

Westpac

At Westpac New Zealand Limited our community involvement and sustainable business practices go hand-in-hand. We’ve put sustainability at the heart of our culture and have an unrivalled commitment to grow New Zealand, support local communities and care for the environment. Website: www.westpac.co.nz

Resene

Resene

Resene is New Zealand’s largest privately owned paint manufacturer,  proudly NZ owned and operated since1946.  We enjoy sponsoring creative and sustainability focused community events and initiatives.  We have a strong commitment to sustainability, including our extensive range of Environmental Choice approved paints and Resene PaintWise paint recovery and recycling programme, which also provides paint to communities to cover graffiti. Website:www.resene.co.nz

NZAS

NZAS

NZAS is committed to building enduring relationships with our neighbours based on mutual respect, active partnership and long term commitment.  We do this by establishing and maintaining relationships that contribute positively to the quality of life where we live and work, and by supporting partnerships that are mutually beneficial and deliver long term sustainable results.  Website:www.nzaluminium.co.nz

Chorus

Chorus is New Zealand’s largest telecommunications utility company and continues its long heritage of building and looking after the country’s fixed line telecommunications network now and for generations to come. Some of our 4,000 street cabinets get tagged, we have a cabinet art programme working with local artists, communities and councils to turn then into works of art all can enjoy.  Websitewww.chorus.co.nz

Annah Stretton

Annah Stretton

Stretton Group is a leading New Zealand fashion design and publishing company. Owner, Annah Stretton is zealous about empowering women through the clothes she designs, the magazines she edits and the businesses she runs and collaborates with. Her passion flows throughout her company, she also ensures her brand has a strong heart; supporting a wide range of community groups and organisations. Website:www.annahstretton.co.nz

Logan Brown

Logan Brown

Logan Brown is a Wellington restaurant and bar, well known for its consistently high standards, we continue to strive for excellence. Not just in the food and service we deliver, but also in the way we contribute to, and participate in, our community. We enjoy sponsoring sports as much as the arts and its always gratifying to support many charities, social causes and local fundraisers. Website: www.loganbrown.co.nz

Ballance

Ballance

Ballance is a New Zealand farmer owned agri-nutrient co-operative that helps its customers to operate more productively, profitably and sustainably. Working through our sponsorship of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards we aim to display to farmers that profitability need not compromise environmental values.  Website: www.ballance.co.nz

Cadbury

Cadbury

Cadbury is committed to growing community value around the world by investing in the communities in which we live and work. We have a long history of involvement in our local communities; donating money, product and employee time to worthy causes. We focus our contributions on three key areas – education and enterprise, health and wellness and environmental sustainability. Website: www.cadbury.co.nz

Sealord

Sealord

Sealord is New Zealand’s best known seafood brand and our people work hard to provide quality seafood which is responsibly caught and prepared. Safety is our foremost value and to take this focus to the community we work with Water Safety New Zealand to ensure all Kiwi kids have the opportunity to learn to swim to survive. Website: www.sealord.com

Opus

Opus International Consultants

As a global infrastructure consultancy, Opus is in tune with the principles of thinking and acting locally. We understand the importance of our environmental legacy and seek to deliver the best long term outcomes for our community and the environment in which we live. Website: www.opus.co.nz

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Yellow Brick Road

Yellow Brick Road is a company demonstrably invested in New Zealand’s food culture. We work with fishermen and chefs, taking those who cook closer to those who catch. Motivated by provenance, ethics and a desire to further the conversation around sustainability, fish is caught and farmed with the utmost care and responsibility. Website:www.yellowbkroad.com

HealthPost

HealthPost

HealthPost believes that the health of the individual always depends on the health of the whole. We are proud supporters of the New Zealand Red Cross, the Fred Hollows Foundation, and WWF NZ through our ‘$1 for every order’ donation programme. We offset our carbon and partner with our local Coast Care and Milnthorpe Park to actively regenerate our natural environment. Website:www.healthpost.co.nz

Thales

Thales

Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with worldwide operations working with customers and local communities.  Thales NZ is a trusted partner of the NZ Defence Force and is also present in commercial sector from transport, air traffic management to security systems and services.                                               Website: www.thalesgroup.co.nz

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Downer

Downer is a leading infrastructure company with a strong belief in sustainable development. We look for smart solutions such as low-carbon asphalt and alternative fuels, and have won many environmental awards. Through the fresh thinking and talent of our people, our projects benefit communities around New Zealand.  Website: www.downergroup.com

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Unitec Institute of Technology

Unitec is committed to sustainability and meeting the needs of our communities by providing learners from all educational backgrounds, nationalities and age groups, with opportunities for them to progress from one level of qualification to the next. Unitec actively partners with community groups and non governmental organisations to offer research, advisory and work based placements as part of vocation based training.  Website: www.unitec.ac.nz

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Bayer New Zealand Ltd

Bayer New Zealand Ltd is committed to the principles of sustainable development and acts as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen. Our New Zealand sponsorship program is focused on environmental education, science, cultural exchanges, innovation and causes our employees are passionate about.  Website:www.bayer.co.nz

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Wishbone

At Wishbone we are always looking for ways to help our community. We support Women’s Refuge and provide their collection officers with food and hot drinks while they’re collecting donations. We also give all left over food from our stores to food distribution charities like Kaibosh in Wellington and Foodshare in Dunedin. Website: www.wishbone.co.nz

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BMW

BMW Group is passionate about sustainability and corporate responsibility and, as an organisation, is heavily involved with initiatives in both areas.  These relate primarily to road safety and driver education and it is through such endeavours that BMW hopes to contribute to the greater wellbeing of those in our community. Websitewww.bmw.co.nz

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Westfield

Westfield is committed to serving the needs of the community in which it operates. Our approach to corporate responsibility involves actively supporting hundreds of community initiatives through its shopping centres. While the programmess for each local area and country may vary, at the heart of Westfield’s community efforts is helping children to develop and grow.  Websitewww.westfield.co.nz