James griffin is general manager of projects and advisory for the Sustainable Business Network.
James leads the circular economy work for the SBN. He has extensive commercial experience having worked in large corporates and running his own business. His business sustainability journey started many years ago via the coffee industry where he was involved in Fair Trade.
Introducing Auckland’s Waste Plan – which has an aspirational vision for Auckland to be Zero Waste by 2040 – taking care of people and the environment, and turning waste into resources.
In this panel discussion, hear practical examples of what businesses and the commercial sector are doing to reduce waste over a range of industries including shopping malls, the construction and demolition sector, and Auckland Council – the latter of which has reduced waste by 30 per cent over the last six years and is now including waste outcomes in its procurement of services.