Aera provides sustainability thought leadership on the Air New Zealand Sustainability Advisory Panel, a small group of international experts advising the award-winning airline on its dual goal of becoming one of the world’s most sustainable airlines and propelling New Zealand’s social, economic and environmental success.
Aera founder Derek Handley was the co-founder of The B Team, with Sir Richard Branson, Jochen Zeitz and the Virgin Unite Foundation. The B Team is a not-for-profit initiative formed by a global group of business leaders to catalyse a better way of doing business, for the wellbeing of people and the planet. B Team leaders come from around the world and include Noble Laureate Muhammad Yunus, Arianna Huffington, Unilever CEO Paul Polman and Ratan Tata. Backers include the Ford, Rockefeller and Tiffany and Co. Foundations.
Watch 'The story so far' on the creation of The B Team and review The B Team's Progress Report
Download the Air New Zealand 2015 Sustainability Framework
The Story So Far: The B Team