The Aotearoa Circle


Legal opinion 2021: legal duties of New Zealand trustees to identify and manage climate change related investment risk

This document discusses the legal duties of New Zealand trustees to manage climate change-related risk to trust investments.

Biodiversity native forests report

This report explores the financial gap favouring monoculture exotic forests over biodiverse native forests in New Zealand, and the incentives, policy settings and funding mechanisms required to ‘reset the balance’ by levelling the playing field for native forests.

Exploring plausible futures for aquaculture and fisheries in New Zealand

Although a global coronavirus pandemic was always a possibility, few probabilistic models would have predicted that this event would occur in early-2020. The magnitude, timing, and velocity of climate-related impacts are similarly uncertain. This report presents climate-related risk scenarios developed by KPMG with The Aotearoa...

Building back better: post COVID-19 recovery planning

This report discusses how some countries plan to rebuild their economies post COVID-19 and how this recovery must address climate change.

Sustainable Finance Forum: interim report 2019

This document is the Interim Report (Report) of the SFF. It represents the collective, and voluntary, efforts of the Sustainable Finance Forum (SFF) undertaken from January 2019 to October 2019. The report sets out why we need to shift, urgently, to a sustainable economy.