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BraveGen 2019 Official Roadmap

We have released our official 2019 roadmap. We want to thank everyone who participated in our 2019 Roadmap Survey. We value your feedback and thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. We'll send you the full report in a few days. If you'd like to participate in shaping our roadmap or for the [...]

2019 Safetree Conference: Partnering For Change

See you at the 2019 Safetree conference in Christchurch this 13th and 14th of March. We're at booth 4 and have a drink on us on Wednesday night.

100th Safetree Certified Contractor

Taupo-based Volcanic Plateau Logging has become the 100th forestry contractor to be awarded Safetree Contractor Certification. The crew were presented with their certificate last week. Volcanic Plateau Logging director Steve Yeoman says he and his eight-man crew are pleased with the achievement. “We take a lot of pride in our work. So, it’s [...]

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+12:00August 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+12:00May 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 [...]