corporate social RESPONSIBILITY 

Sustainable Business Network

The Sustainable Business Network is a membership organisation that provides advice and support for businesses to become more sustainable. Their goal is to turn businesses towards more sustainable practices, with a focus on the following:

  • Renewables – enabling the use of renewable energy
  • Community – building thriving communities
  • Mega efficiency – maximising the use of all resources
  • Restorative – enhancing NZ’s natural capital.

We encourage businesses in the city centre to consider taking a more sustainable approach. Visit the Sustainable Business Network website for more information and assistance.


Be accessible

24% of New Zealand’s population lives with some form of disability and is an ageing consumer group. Be.accessible helps businesses to provide better access to clients who are temporarily or permanently disabled. You can get a Be.Welcome Assessment for a full accessibility assessment of your business, a detailed report including recommendations, an accessibility rating and ongoing support from the team at Be. among others.

Heart of the City has been rated a Silver Organisation-defined as having good levels of accessibility in a number of areas. Our accessibility report can be found at visit www.beaccessible.org.nz/find