CONTENTS : October 2010

As part of this year’s Deloitte/Management Top 200 Companies campaign,‘Understanding the New World’, we continue our series of six themes examining major contemporary issues and opportunities for business. This month, business opportunities for cleantech.
Cover Story All aboard cleantech express
Cleantech is powering fast-moving global economies. Can NZ Inc capitalise on this major growth opportunity? Or are we too late to the starting gate? Vicki Jayne reports.

Cleantech: Geothermal gold

There’s money in steam. New Zealand has the expertise – but are we going to let Chile push ahead of us? Vicki Jayne investigates.

Cleantech: Climate warming between countries

Australia and New Zealand could both learn from each other as they set about cutting greenhouse gases, Vicki Jayne finds at trans-Tasman climate change conference.

Smart Company: One-stop sustainability shop

Kiwi company Envirostate is making sustainability easy for corporates – saving money and the world at the same time, says Brenda Ward.

Face to face: culture of greed

Moral Bankruptcy, not governance per se, is the issue in business today, says corporate philosopher Roger Steare. Reg Birchfield talks ethics with one of the world’s top corporate thinkers.

Software: Customer focus in software solutions
Today’s management software is about focusing on customer relationships and finding solutions that work across business.

Regional Focus: Doing business in Hawke’s Bay
Known for its wine and warm weather, Hawke’s Bay is also great place for business. Here is your guide to the region and its opportunities.

NZIM’s Focus On Management
Management on steroids – The rise of project management; Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau’s Shane Te Pou on the Trust’s commitment to its mokopuna and kaimahi; Regional news; Upcoming management courses.


INBOX: News and views
AS I SEE IT: Simon Wickham, The Trusts
MANAGERS ABROAD: Katherine Corich, Sysdoc
NZIM: How to boost training’s ROI Reg Birchfield

CASE STUDY: Mall’s message
SUSTAINABILITY: One big leap for New Zealand Peter Neilson

ECONOMICS: shakeup for the economy Bob Edlin
POLITICS: Not cleaning up on cleantech Colin James
THOUGHT LEADER: The quest for innovation Wayne Mapp

Exec Tech: The future is here Pauline Herbst
Exec Health: Tour de workforce Peter Tynan
Bookcase: Brenda Ward, Reg Birchfield
Exec 10 Tips: Preparing for ultra-fast broadband Thomas Evans

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A focus on culture

Rabobank’s 520-plus New Zealand employees work from 27 locations – places like Ashburton, Pukekohe and Feilding and from a purpose-built head office in Hamilton. Its employees are proud of the

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