EDS events

EDS runs two of the most preeminent environmental conferences in the country. We also hold smaller regional events throughout the year.

We have a well-established reputation for delivering highly topical and thought-provoking conferences that act as a catalyst, delivering valuable insights, momentum for change, and networking opportunities for attendees and sponsors. We draw diverse participants together to galvanise progress towards solving Aotearoa New Zealand’s biggest environmental problems.



Climate Change and Business Conference 2022: Now to Net Zero

19-20 September, Auckland

This year’s conference will focus on the central role of the business sector in reducing emissions. It will provide a platform for leaders to share fresh ideas about how they are executing strategies to build resilience and deliver on ambition.

We must accelerate action now to reach net zero. Time is running out so please join us in the discussion.

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EDS Conference 2021: Transforming Aotearoa

4–6 August, Christchurch

In 2021 we looked to hold the government to account and analysed its environmental policy initiatives and emerging outcomes. Areas we highlighted included freshwater implementation, land use change, oceans management and sustainable fisheries. We also spotlighted the High Country and Banks Peninsula.

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