Landcare Research, New Zealand
Service Provider DescriptionWe are one of eight Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) formed in 1992. CRIs function as independent companies but are owned by, and accountable to, the New Zealand Government. Our shareholders are the Minister of Finance and Minister of Science and Innovation.
We have approximately 400 staff at 10 locations across New Zealand, including our subsidiaries Sirtrack at Havelock North and carboNZeroCert™ at Lincoln and Auckland.
Sustainability is embedded throughout our organisation and evidenced in both our research focus (science for sustainable outcomes) and our day-to-day operational activities. It’s not just about what we do but how we do it – and add value to society and the natural environment. We report comprehensively on this at www.landcareresearch.co.nz/sustainability/
Our science revenue (approx NZ$65 million per year) is derived primarily from contracts with the Ministry of Science & Innovation (MSI), Ministry for the Environment (MfE), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Department of Conservation, (DOC), Animal Health Board (AHB), regional, city and district councils, private sector businesses and organisations, and Māori organisations.
Landcare Research will work with other research providers and end-users to contribute to the development of the following areas:
biosecurity, land, soil and freshwater management
climate change adaptation and mitigation
industry and business environmental performance, including verification
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