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BraveGen Sponsors the Environmental Compliance Conference

BraveGen is proud to be the Jade sponsor of the 2018 Environmental Compliance Conference, our fifth year of supporting this conference. The conference is two days of practical learning, a field trip, exhibition and workshops all with a focus on tactical solutions to compliance problems and opportunities in New Zealand. This year’s conference has [...]

First Safetree Certificates Sent Out

This week saw the first batch of certificates go out to Safetree certified contractors. Momentum has been ramping up over the last 6 weeks with 170 forestry companies currently going through the programme. The BraveGen team at the Auckland office worked late to get the first batch out, with [...]

BraveGen and Safetree Contractor Certification

BraveGen is the system used to deliver contractor certification across the whole of the New Zealand forest industry. The Safetree Contractor Certification Programme provides forestry with an industry standardised assessment of a contractor's suitability to work. This scheme was designed for forestry, by forestry. Jointly funded by ACC and the forestry industry, Safetree™ is part [...]

TEMC 2016 From Rhetoric to Reality

For the first time, BraveGen is an exhibitor at the Tertiary Education Management Conference 2016. TEMC is a joint venture of the Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) and the Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association (TEFMA). In 2016, the conference will be held at the SkyCity Convention Centre, in Auckland, New Zealand from September 11th-14th. [...]

By |2017-01-02T13:53:35+00:00August 17th, 2016|Australia, BraveGen, Conferences, Education, Government, New Zealand|

Five Key Pillars to Ensure Safer Products

Consumers want safer chemicals and ingredients in their products. Thanks to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), companies can do 5 things to ensure safer products. EDF’s five “key pillars” are: Institutional Commitment: A corporate chemicals policy needs to be established. Supply Chain Transparency: A manufacturer or retailer needs to be knowledgeable on the chemical used [...]

By |2015-09-23T23:35:21+00:00May 24th, 2015|Government, Manufacturing, Retail, Sector|

New Method for Carbon Accounting Proposed

It may be surprising to know that in some instances countries are rewarded for policies that increase global emissions and punished for policies that contribute to reducing them. A solution has been presented for the problem. An extremely useful study at Lund University has been proposed which suggests accounting for carbon emissions which enables policy [...]

California Helps Forests to Grow Green

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By |2014-08-26T00:20:48+00:00August 26th, 2014|Cities, Government|