Sustainability and climate action
Sustainable Business Network
Access free practical tools and resources to get started on your sustainability journey. From strategy to procurement and zero waste, there are plenty of ways to make your business more sustainable.
Take climate action, develop resilience and support your people to reduce their emissions with FutureFit in business. This comprehensive package includes an internal engagement programme and resources to support your people to live more carbon-friendly lifestyles.
To make a real difference in the fight against climate change, we need to act on our carbon emissions at every level. It doesn’t matter if you’re a local or global business – Carbon Click helps make climate action easy for you, your staff and your customers.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa
The New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment aims to see every New Zealand tourism business committed to sustainability by 2025. Make sure your tourism business is part of the change.
This toolbox brings together a range of tailored information for businesses to reduce carbon emissions. It’s free and simple to use - find out what your business can do for the planet right now.
Business strategy and continuity
Taking time to set the right strategy gives you clear goals for success, and connects your people and activities to those goals. This page will help you demystify strategy by breaking down what it is, why it's important, and how and when to focus on it.
Auckland Emergency Management
This business continuity planning guide is designed to help small to medium businesses or organisations without a plan in place yet. Preparing and planning for a potential emergency will give your business a better chance of recovering quickly.
With one in four Kiwis living with a disability or access need, businesses have an opportunity to tap into more customers by making simple accessibility improvements to their spaces, products and services. Get started with this free self-assessment tool.
1:1 Business support
Local Boards & Business Mentors NZ
Benefit from the experience of a business mentor who understands the highs and lows of business. Mentors can help small business owners assess and tackle current challenges and build skills for future success.
Setting up a new e-commerce business? Growing or expanding your existing business with an online presence? Use the self-assessment tool and the team from business.govt.nz will recommend advice, tools, and tips to help.
Digital Boost is a series of free online courses and tools to give your business digital skills. Learn how to turn targeted advertising into sales, get a website that wins customers, use apps to do admin for you, and more.
Māori and Pacific business support
Whāriki is the largest Māori business network in New Zealand, bringing together Māori business owners and Māori professionals working amongst some of the most exciting corporates in Aotearoa.
Health, wellbeing and safety
Use the free Workplace Wellbeing Risk Diagnostic Tool to get a snapshot of wellness in your workplace, plus practical recommendations of resources, learnings and tools that can help straight away.
Good mental health can help you cope with setbacks, take advantage of opportunities and be productive. The Check In is a free small business resource that offers simple actions you can take to introduce wellbeing into the workplace.
Helping you deal with the most common stressors we experience in the modern connected world today - poor sleep, anxiety and stress. Discover what can help you feel more energised, more productive, and better equipped for whatever the world throws at you today.