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Statements by BusinessNZ on issues relevant to enterprise in New Zealand.

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BusinessNZ recommendations: Response to global financial crisis

  • 30 Oct 2008
  • Commentary
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BusinessNZ offers a set of recommendations for responding to the current crisis, based on the need for an effective and coherent plan.

business & society, economy & tax

Business and emissions trading

  • 23 Apr 2008
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ, on the Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Renewable Preference) Bill.

business & society, energy & infrastructure, environment

Australian Innovation Review

  • 1 Apr 2008
  • Commentary
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Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ, reports on his visit to Australia to learn more about the innovation frame work in Australia and how NZ might take advantage of potential changes in...

business & society, manufacturing

Need to heed global forces

  • 17 Mar 2008
  • Commentary

BusinessNZ makes the case for global, not just national, carbon trading.

energy & infrastructure, environment

Carbon trading intentions

  • 25 Sep 2007
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ, on carbon trading.

energy & infrastructure, environment

Moderate predictions calm the carbon debate

  • 16 Feb 2007
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ, on carbon trading.

energy & infrastructure, environment

Tomorrow's Skills

  • 16 Feb 2007
  • Commentary

“Tomorrow’s skills” is the buzzword of educators and employers when talking about the challenge of preparing the next generation for the workforce.

education & skills

Here’s to 2007

  • 11 Jan 2007
  • Commentary

BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O'Reilly looks forward to 2007.

business & society, economy & tax

Paving the way for emissions trading

  • 19 Dec 2006
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ, on emissions tradinig.

energy & infrastructure, environment

The energy footprint of fabulous New Zealand food

  • 8 Nov 2006
  • Commentary

Opinion piece by Phil O'Reilly, CEO BusinessNZ, on 'food miles'.

energy & infrastructure, environment