OUR IMPACT

The CoGo Effect

We’re changing business to change the world. Our unique way of sharing information is slowly but surely turning the tide against unethical, unsustainable practice. Check out some of the incredible results that our businesses and consumers are achieving by working together to tackle some of the most destructive social and environmental issues of our time.

 

Here are some numbers we’re proud of:

 
 
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329 tonnes of recyclables diverted from landfill


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$75,376 donated to help our communities and the environment

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5 businesses becoming Living Wage certified

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36,616 items of disposable packaging avoiding landfill

 
 
 

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Shout out to some of our local heroes:

 

Zealandia & Rata Cafe

The CoGo effect:  Phased out all plastic bags from stores and replaced these with planet-friendlier paper bags when absolutely necessary.   Badge:  Eco-packaging   The impact:  70,000 plastic bags no longer potentially hitting landfills around NZ, every year. What a result!

The CoGo effect: Phased out all plastic bags from stores and replaced these with planet-friendlier paper bags when absolutely necessary.

Badge: Eco-packaging

The impact: 70,000 plastic bags no longer potentially hitting landfills around NZ, every year. What a result!

New World Thorndon

The CoGo effect:  Introduced composting into their waste management cycle   Badge:  Composting   The impact:  115,200kgs of organic waste diverted from landfill

The CoGo effect: Introduced composting into their waste management cycle

Badge: Composting

The impact: 115,200kgs of organic waste diverted from landfill

Rogue and Vagabond

The CoGo effect:  Became Living Wage accredited.   Badge:  Living Wage   The impact:  All 19 staff at Rogue and Vagabond are now paid the Living Wage!

The CoGo effect: Became Living Wage accredited.

Badge: Living Wage

The impact: All 19 staff at Rogue and Vagabond are now paid the Living Wage!


 
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How we're using data for good

Thanks to our impact framework, you can be confident that the numbers we use to track business and community impacts are rock-solid and credible.