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Environment

Fonterra-EECA partnership drives 25 per cent reduction in emissions at Brightwater site

May 02, 2018

Fonterra’s Brightwater dairy factory is set to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 25 per cent following an industry first move that will significantly reduce the site’s reliance on coal. 

$11 million
advanced technology investment set to deliver 70% reduction in water use at Darfield 

March 14, 2018

Construction is underway on an advanced plant that will reduce the amount of groundwater extracted for Fonterra’s Darfield manufacturing site by around 70 per cent.

Living Water Wairua River catchment condition survey

February 02, 2018

Living Water is conducting a catchment condition survey in the Okarika Pocket, a sub catchment of the Wairua River catchment in Northland. 

Living Water protecting internationally significant wetlands

February 02, 2018

DOC and Fonterra’s Living Water partnership is helping protect two of the world’s most significant wetlands, through a major initiative that brings together farmers, scientists, councils, mana whenua and communities.

Fonterra welcomes Government's climate change announcement

December 19, 2017

Fonterra welcomes the Government’s latest move to address climate change, including its plans to establish a Climate Commission. The dairy Co-operative echoes Minister James Shaw’s belief in the importance of ensuring both a sustainable economy and stable climate for future generations.

Fonterra releases first Sustainability Report on environmental and social performance

December 13, 2017

Fonterra is proud to publish its first Sustainability Report, detailing its environmental, social and economic performance.