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Deloitte Sustainability

Sustainability is a rapidly evolving area for businesses to understand and manage, and an area where all businesses are affected differently. Regardless of size and business goals, to succeed in this constantly changing environment, you need to understand your particular challenges and form a response that will work for your business and the market in which you operate.

Whether you are navigating changing customer behaviour, your public reputation, increasing interest from stakeholders, or impacts of regulation (including the emissions trading scheme (ETS)), you need to take a holistic view of sustainability and related issues.

NZ Herald interviews Nick Main, Chartered Accountant of the Year 2013

Nick Main is a former chief executive and chairman of Deloitte NZ, a past chairman of the NZ Business Council for Sustainable Development and has recently completed three years as the head of Deloitte's Global Sustainability practice. He is also the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants CA of the Year. For links to Nick’s recent thought leadership on the role of business in society, see below.

Nick Main Interview

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