Davis Ogilvie partners with TEDxChristchurch for tenth anniversary event

TEDxChristchurch welcomes partnerships with organisations that share our desire for a forward-looking, innovative, sustainable city. And that’s why we’re so happy to welcome Davis Ogilvie back this year as Silver Partner.

Davis Ogilvie provides a complete range of multi-disciplinary engineering, surveying and planning services within one company. By covering structural, civil and geotechnical engineering, land surveying, resource management and environmental science they are able to simplify construction, design and development using collaborative processes to create better solutions for their clients. Davis Ogilvie works on a wide range of projects, from 10-star residential superhomes to the South Island’s largest contaminated site remediation project at Waterloo Business Park.

The environment is important to Davis Ogilvie; they were one of the South Island’s first engineering consultancies to achieve CarboNZero certification over 5 years ago, a major accomplishment and something we’re proud to be associated with. Since then, the company has been committed to managing and reducing its emissions and has successfully reduced their emissions over the five years they have been in the programme.

Becoming a member of the Superhome Movement in 2017 was further validation of DO’s commitment to a future New Zealand that’s environmentally respectful. DO also seized a recent opportunity—created by moving into a new office—to incorporate new and more sustainable features, including a solar power system and a Biofuel tank to run their vehicle fleet and assist in reducing their emissions, while still carrying out their day to day business.

In addition to their focus on reducing their environmental impact, one of Davis Ogilvie’s company goals is having the “Best People and Best Projects”. Their staff are the key element to successfully completing projects and meeting their clients requirements.

We’re looking forward to another year partnering with Davis Ogilvie, and we are hoping many other companies follow their sustainable lead.


Gwen Hooper