Geoff Simmons


Frontier firms: four industry case studies

This report summarises the findings from case studies of four significant New Zealand industries: Dairy (both farming and processing), Health technology (HealthTech), Horticulture (with a focus on kiwifruit and wine) and Software products and services (Software). The four case studies have identified various opportunities for...

Who’s the real cheat here? Climate cheats II: The dozen dirty businesses

In the first Climate Cheats report in April, the Morgan Foundation revealed the full extent of how New Zealand used fraudulent carbon credits to meet its international obligations to reduce carbon emissions. As a country we have done nothing to reduce our emissions thus far...

Climate cheats: How New Zealand is cheating on our climate change commitments, and what we can do to set it right

The NZ Government’s plan for meeting our Kyoto Protocol commitment and 2020 emissions reduction target was released late last year. Underlying this plan is a shocking truth - New Zealand has been a willing participant in a wholesale climate fraud.