Organisational sustainability

NIWA's goal is to provide the science to help New Zealanders transition to a sustainable future.

"We are committed to making a difference."

- John Morgan, Chief Executive

NIWA’s goal is to provide the science to help New Zealanders manage the transition to a sustainable future, whilst aiming for least harm or lightest environmental footprint during our research activities.

Toitū Envirocare certification

NIWA became an accredited carbonreduce organisation with Toitū Envirocare in September 2022, following verification of our baseline carbon emissions inventory for the 2018-19 year.

The Toitū programme provides a platform to accurately collate and report on greenhouse gas emissions and identify targets and projects to reduce emissions. It also provides an independent audit and verification of both the emissions inventory and our commitment to reduce emissions, documented through an inventory and management report (IMR). Read more about Toitū and its programmes here.

NIWA Organisational Charter

Further information

Read our full Organisational Charter in our latest Annual Report 

Read more about our people in our Statement of Corporate Intent 

Read our Supplier Code of Conduct [PDF 155KB]