Education and Skills

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. By being listed together along with community organisations it makes it easier to find opportunities and develop partnerships and share knowledge.

Corporate Citizenship

Corporate Citizenship is a global management consultancy specialising in sustainability and corporate responsibility. We work with corporate clients around the world to achieve their commitments to responsible business behaviours and sustainable practices. Website:www.corporate-citizenship.com

 

Christchurch Community Accounting

Christchurch Community Accounting

Christchurch Community Accounting (CCA) helps community organisations with their financial systems, accounting and audits. This includes training and individual help with all accounting matters. We are a registered charity, our services are generally free for smaller non-profits, and any fees charged to bigger ones stay in the non-profit sector. Website: www.commaccounting.co.nz

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Massey University

Master of Advanced Leadership Practise (MALP)

Increasing the number of well lived lives in well led organisations is our vision. The Institute of Executive Education and Enterprise at Massey University provides challenging experiential development for leaders and managers in all types of organisations. We believe all development should be societal and sustainable. Website: www.massey.ac.nz

CASA

Collingridge And Smith Architects (UK) Ltd. is an award winning international architectural practice delivering unique, innovative and sustainable architecture. The company dedicates considerable time to research, in particular to the overall health and wellbeing of children. Research results enable CASA to focus the company’s early learning centre designs on optimizing the benefits of green, sustainable buildings and the indoor/outdoor environments. Website:www.collingridgeandsmitharchitects.com

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Foresee Communications

Foresee advises, trains and coaches non profits in how to build relationships with the corporate sector. Our newsletter; Sponsorship Profile outlines case studies, best practice and “how to” articles on all things “sponsorship”. With a wealth of knowledge about the non profit sector, their objectives and what makes them tick. Website: www.foresee.co.nz  fundraisingandsponsorship.blogspot.com

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The London Benchmarking Group

LBG is the internationally recognised standard for measuring and evaluating a corporation’s community investment. This allows companies to account for their total community investment using standard definitions and valuations, therefore providing internal reporting on performance and comparison against other companies. Website: www.lbg-nz.co.nz

The Stanley East Comapny

The Stanley East Company

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is seen as vital for success by the huge number of companies that sign up to partnerships with communities throughout the world and equally as important relaying the impact of the engagement. The Stanley East Company has specialised experience and able to advise on effective partnerships and impact measurement. Website: www.stanley-east.co.nz
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

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.

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 

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

 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

Father and Child Trust

We help families who may miss out on mainstream services, especially fathers with sole or main carers of their children. We specifically target teenage fathers, with developed models of working with young fathers. With close co-operation between mother-focused organisations we work to achieve better father inclusion. With over ten years’ experience we provide valuable ‘know-how’ to improve the reach of ‘mainstream’ family services. Website:www.fatherandchild.org.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

Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo is a unique, dynamic and accessible Zoo that provides our local community and visitors with a place to celebrate the living world. Through engaging experiences and best practise conservation, sustainability, animal care and management we aim to create an understanding that we are all connected by nature and to use this to excite and inspire people to take positive action to protect the environment. Website: www.wellingtonzoo.com

Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo

Set in 17 hectares of parkland just minutes from Auckland’s CBD Auckland Zoo hosts the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand. Actively engaged in numerous conservation projects throughout New Zealand and overseas. Auckland Zoo is committed to bringing people together to build a future for wildlife. Website: www.auckland.co.nz

Blue Light

Blue Light

We’re a youth orientated charity in partnership with the New Zealand Police delivering activities and educational resources to young people. This includes mentoring, youth at risk interventions, leadership camps, truancy programs, sports, cultural events, 80,000 educational, lifeskills and crime reduction handbooks to secondary schools, the Bryan and bobby television program and associated school resource kits, anti-graffiti projects. Website:www.bluelight.co.nz

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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

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

Zealandia

Zealandia

At Zealandia see and hear some of the rarest, most extraordinary native wildlife on the planet. Discover New Zealand’s unique natural history in our interactive state-of-the-art multimedia display and learn about our ground-breaking eco-restoration project. In the sanctuary valley, explore walking tracks and see native animals in their natural environment. Join our night tour to spot kiwi and other nocturnal native animals. Websitewww.visitzealandia.com

Forest and Bird

Forest and Bird

Forest and Bird is the pre-eminent nature conservation charity in New Zealand had has been working to protect our unique native fauna and flora since 1923. Our team of field officers, together with over 3,000 active volunteers manage a wide range of innovative projects supporting the conservation of fragile fauna from the North Cape to Bluff. Websitewww.forestandbird.org.nz

Kaipatiki

Kaipatiki

Kaipatiki Project Environment Centre has grown into an ambitious project to engage with the community on a wide range of conservation and sustainability topics, with education at the core of everything. Each year, with the help of hundreds of volunteers we grow 30,000 trees and plant 20,000 ourselves as we care for the local bush.  Website:www.kaipatiki.org.nz

Great Potentials

Great Potentials

The Foundation was co-founded in 1990 by Dame Lesley Max. Our initiatives – Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY); Mentoring and Tutoring Education Scheme (MATES); and Family Service Centres – all serve low-income communities.  Our objective: Well-nurtured children and young people within well-functioning families, contributing to safe communities and a prosperous nation.  Website: www.greatpotentials.org.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

Skylight

Skylight Trust

Skylight, a charitable trust, offers a wide range of services to support those facing tough times of change, loss, trauma and grief – whatever the cause, and whatever their age. We also equip, train and support those wanting to assist them, such as friends or family members, community volunteers, professionals and companies. Website: www.skylight.org.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

Comet Auckland

COMET Auckland

COMET Auckland is here to create spaces for people to connect in order to advance education and skills for Auckland. We do this by listening, sharing learning, coordinating, collaborating and analysing data that forms an evidence-based decision making process.  Website: www.cometauckland.org.nz

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Duffy Books in Homes

Duffy Books in Homes provides free books to over 100,000 New Zealand children in lower-decile schools and early childhood centres. Our vision is to break the cycle of booklessness in New Zealand by inspiring a love of books in children so they become adults who inspire a love of reading.  Websitewww.booksinhomes.org.nz

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Teach First NZ

Teach First NZ engages our country’s future leaders in tackling educational inequality. We do this by developing top graduates into highly effective teachers and inspirational leaders in all fields. Our vision is that all young people in Aotearoa New Zealand achieve their full educational potential, regardless of socioeconomic background. Website: www.teachfirstnz.org

Voluteering NZ

Volunteering New Zealand

VNZ is an association of New Zealand organisations that have a commitment to volunteering, such as volunteer centres, national and other organisations. Our mission is to create an environment which supports, promotes, values and encourages effective volunteering by the people of Aotearoa New Zealand. 
Website:
www.volunteeringnz.org.nz

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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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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