New Zealand Crown Research Institute
Scion is working with the NZ government and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to establish the city of Rotorua as a leader in Circular Bioeconomy in the Asia Pacific region. Our team conducted a thorough investigation to advise the incorporation of indigenous Maori culture in the successful establishment of Te Ohanga as a local Hub.
This work culminated in a summit in New Zealand with neighboring governments and the Foundation in late April 2019.
University of Costa Rica
Our team analyzed indicators and statistical information used in the calculation of the Ecological Footprint for Costa Rica in the context of major biodiversity challenges for the country and identified information gaps and further opportunities for the analysis of footprints at a subnational level.
This work will be used in the triangulation of information between State of the Nation policy and Environmental data to inform future policy-making.
City of Newcastle,
Our team conducted an investigation into successful carbon and water policies and their financing mechanisms for cities across the world to inform next steps for Newcastle's 2020 Carbon & Water Management Plan.
This work was performed for Deputy Lord Mayor Cr Declan Clausen and will be used to prepare a new Plan to be considered by the elected council in 2020.