Who we are
Envision is a social purpose business. We get involved in projects that:
- Support local economic development
- Protect and improve our natural environment
- Create employment & training opportunities
During the 2017 / 18 financial year:
- 45% of our billable hours were at a community rate which is half our standard rate
- 13% of our billable hours were provided pro bono
- We were involved in the establishment of 2 new social enterprises
The Envision Team
While each of Envision's core team members share a belief in the power of business to do good, our skills are as diverse as the work we engage in.
Social enterprise and business management
Owner and director of Envision, Matthew specialises in the establishment and operation of social and community enterprises in the resource recovery sector. Matthew works with local authorities, community organisations, businesses and individuals throughout New Zealand, providing consulting, mentorship and management services.
Based in Nelson, at the top of the South Island, Karen is passionate about enabling the vision of zero waste. Her skills have been honed working within the community sector to influence behaviour change. Karen's is available to assist organisations to reduce their waste through waste audits, system change implementation and change management.
Kate is a community activation specialist. Her skills in facilitation, engagement and advocacy have been honed at local government while empowering community organisations to take a leading role in waste minimisation within their communities. Kate specialises in construction and demolition waste, group facilitation and charitable trust governance.
Waveney is passionate about inspiring behaviour change through engaging communications, education and experience. With a degree in human geography and sociology, and seven years in Auckland Council's waste minimisation team, Waveney has built up in-depth experience on how to make the most of any engagement opportunity.
But wait there's more - this isn't our whole team!
With over 17 years in business Envision has developed a fantastic network of sub-contractors who work closely with our core team on a range of projects. This means we are able to get the right person for the right job.
Talk to us about your project and we'll make sure we have the best people engaged to work on it.