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January 15, 2021 Three GRI Standards Come Into Effect for Sustainability Reports in 2021

Source: Report Alert

Companies disclosing their impacts through the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards are to adhere to three new and updated standards, for reports they publish from this year onward.

December 16, 2020 The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2020

Source: Sol Ability

Scandinavia is still leading the way: Sweden is leading the Sustainable Competitiveness Index – closely followed by Iceland, Denmark & Finland, while Norway is ranked 9

December 11, 2020 5 Drivers Behind the Sustainable Investing Shift

Source: Visual Capitalist

Against all odds, sustainable investing in the U.S. smashed records in 2020. Estimated net flows reached $20.9 billion in the first six months alone—that’s nearly equal to the amount of new money invested in all of 2019.

December 10, 2020 Australia's record spring heat one-in-500,000 without climate change: analysis

Source: The Guardian

Australia’s hottest spring on record, which saw temperatures more than 2C above average, would have been “virtually impossible” without human-caused climate change, new analysis has found.

December 10, 2020 UK emissions must drop by 78% by 2035 states Carbon Report

Source: Energy Digital

he UK's path to net zero report from the Committee on Climate Change has recommended a 78 percent reduction in UK territorial emissions until 2035 - relative to 1990 - bringing forward the previous 80 percent target by nearly 15...

December 7, 2020 Impossible Foods Details Extraordinary Impact of COVID-19 and Publishes All-New Sustainability Data in Annual Report

Source: Business Wire

Titled “Turn Back the Clock,” Impossible Foods’ 2020 Impact Report opens with an intimate retrospective on how the top environmental startup concurrently coped with COVID, the climate crisis and the social justice movement. Amid...

December 4, 2020 Great Transitions: Doubling down on the Sustainable Development Goals

Source: Brookings

This year has exposed the world’s extraordinary fragility. Managing a pandemic is hard enough. Doing so while addressing other urgent stresses—like inequality, violence, and climate change—adds to the degree of difficulty.

December 4, 2020 The Growing Generational Wealth Gap

Source: Visual Capitalist

As young generations usher into adulthood, they inevitably begin to accumulate and inherit wealth, a trend that has broadly remained consistent. But what has changed recently is the rate of accumulation.

December 2, 2020 Eastman takes on global challenges through ambitious sustainability agenda

Source: PR Newswire

Eastman (NYSE:EMN) announced ambitious 2030 sustainability commitments Tuesday in tandem with the publication of its 2020 sustainability report. The report highlights the company's commitment to sustainable innovation and...

November 25, 2020 Sustainability: Millenials impact how their wealthy parents invest, study finds

Source: Monaco Tribune

7 out of 10 wealth creators say that millennials have influenced them to invest more sustainably, suggesting that the younger and more environmentally-conscious generation has successfully got their elders on board with...

November 23, 2020 Most Businesses Still Treat Sustainability As Compliance, Not Transformation: Study

Source: Which- 50

Too many businesses still treat environmental management and intelligence as a tick-box ‘compliance exercise’ (51 per cent) and the ‘cost of doing business’ (43 per cent), rather than a transformational opportunity

November 11, 2020 10 Most Sustainable Consumer Tech Companies

Source: Forbes

Technology is constantly improving, which means consumers regularly upgrade their computers, phones, tablets and other devices. But every device that is thrown away contributes to a larger problem.

November 10, 2020 MARKET RESEARCH CAN ‘CHANGE THE NARRATIVE’ ON SUSTAINABILITY

Source: Research Live

Research businesses can contribute to climate emergency efforts by addressing their own practices and helping to create new sustainability ‘narratives', according to speakers at the MRS Sustainability Summit.

November 9, 2020 Tackling Financed Emissions: Introducing Science-Based Targets for Financial Institutions

Source: ISS Governance

Disclosing a clear and measurable target for emissions reductions serves to hold companies accountable to their commitments. In the current climate, the corporate world is increasingly held responsible for its impacts on the...

November 4, 2020 Corporate sustainability leadership during a pandemic

Source: GreenBiz

he 2020 Sustainability Leaders, a GlobeScan-SustainAbility survey of experts worldwide, reveals which companies are perceived to be leaders on sustainability during this challenging time by sustainability professionals...

October 30, 2020 BlackRock pushes for global ESG standards

Source: ft

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has called for the “alphabet soup” of standards used by companies to showcase their sustainability efforts to be replaced by a globally recognised framework, warning an overhaul was...

October 30, 2020 Product Transparency, Release Sustainability Scores and Rankings Publicly

Source: CSR Wire

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) and SupplyShift announce today that Lenovo and PMI Worldwide are recommitting to their corporate sustainability goals by publicly releasing their THESIS scores and rankings for the first time....

October 30, 2020 Gates Publishes Second Annual Corporate Sustainability Report Outlining Responsible Global Corporate Citizenship

Source: PR Newswire

Gates (NYSE: GTES), a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, today announced the release of its latest Corporate Sustainability Report for 2019, detailing the company's...

October 26, 2020 65% of the Russell 1000® Index Published Sustainability Reports in 2019

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute

39% of Companies in the Smallest Half by Market Cap of Russell 1000 Index Published Sustainability Reports in 2019 - Up From 34% in 2018

October 15, 2020 Forget the election. This is the top threat to the economy, survey finds

Source: CNBC

Indeed, 44% of the people polled by Bankrate.com last month cited Covid-19 as a top threat to the economy in the next six months. The personal finance site surveyed 1,010 adults by phone Sept. 16 through Sept. 20.

October 12, 2020 Scientist Maps CO2 Emissions for Entire US

Source: SciTech Daily

Map features greenhouse gas emissions across the entire US landscape at high space- and time-resolution with details on economic sector, fuel, and combustion process.

October 8, 2020 Fruit of the Loom outlines sustainability strategy

Source: Ecotextile

American apparel retailer Fruit of the Loom has published its first annual sustainability report, timing it alongside the launch of a new company strategy which will address the environmental impact of its global operations.

October 6, 2020 State of sustainable finance report showcases significant progress achieved across MENA

Source: Zawya

The Report underscores the collective achievements by stakeholders from the private and public sectors as they strive to contribute to the UAE’s sustainability agenda and enhance the stability of the country’s economy through...

September 29, 2020 LyondellBasell Sustainability Report Sets Ambitious Plastic Waste Targets

Source: PR Newswire

HOUSTON & ROTTERDAM-- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, today released its annual Sustainability Report with the aim of affecting positive change and is...

September 29, 2020 Brambles Successfully Completes Its Five-Year Sustainability Program

Source: Yahoo Finance

Building on 2020 achievements, the company takes a step further by committing to pioneering regenerative supply chains. Brambles Limited, parent company of CHEP, one of the world’s most sustainable logistics companies and pioneer...

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