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‘Strong interest’ in world initiative

‘Strong interest’ in world initiative

Field Notes, powered by KPMG, is a weekly news update on news nationally and globally from the agri-food sector.

Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


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[24 January, Otago Daily Times]

Otago has been named as one of the United Nation’s Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) for Sustainability. Otago Polytechnic pushed for the accreditation, as they have embedded sustainability and its values into their curriculum. Other groups helped such as secondary schools, mayors from the region, the University of Otago and Ngāi Tahu as well as the local councils. The new RCE-Otago body will work to advance the sustainability goals of the United Nation within the region.

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