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Corporate Governance, News and Updates on Corporate Governance

Before the late-2001 financial implosion at Enron " Fortune's 7th largest of the famed 500 " resulted literally in the disappearance of that Houston-based corporation, and before the largest corporate bankruptcy filing in history " WorldCom in 2002 " few people in the United States regularly used the term "corporate governance."

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News & Updates

December 3, 2021 Sustainable investors look for profits in fuzzy data

Source: Reuters

Sustainability-focused investors believe a little effort can go a long way toward finding profitable opportunities buried in incomplete corporate environmental or social impact filings.

December 3, 2021 Qantas Gives Flyers Rewards for 'Being Sustainable'

Source: Treehugger

"The Green tier will sit alongside existing flying tiers, and is designed to educate, encourage and reward the airline’s 13 million frequent flyers for everything from offsetting their flights, staying in eco-hotels, walking to...

December 3, 2021 Green Matters Natural Dye Company does contract, plant-based dye work for clothing brands both big and small.

Source: Gear Patrol

As important as the designers employing eco-friendly materials in their designs are, those that make the raw materials — or treat the raw materials, in the case of Green Matters Natural Dye Company — are vital as well.

Research & Insights

December 3, 2021 STATUS REPORT: BUSINESS AMBITION FOR 1.5°CRESPONDING TO THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Source: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report

We faced an important dilemma. The IPCC report was a stark reminder that every tenth of a degree matters. There was a clear case to ratchet up ambition in corporate target setting, but also warnings that doing so could slow...

November 23, 2021 Fashion Could Become 80 Percent Circular If It Could Just Get These Things Right: Report

Source: WWD (subscription needed)

Environmentalists, sustainable fashion purveyors, COP26 protesters — they all keep saying the same thing over and over again: Fashion is weighing too heavily on the environment and not doing enough to lighten the load. While...

November 16, 2021 Globally institutional investors placing greater emphasis on companies' ESG performance: Survey

Source: The Economic Times

More than three-quarters (77 per cent) of those surveyed say that, over the next two years, they plan to step-up their analysis of "physical" risks – the impact of climate change on a business' ability to provide its products and...

Commentary & Opinion

November 23, 2021 Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman Says Aiming for Sustainability Isn’t Good Enough—The Goal Is Much Higher

Source: Harvard Business Review

How can a company profit from solving the world’s problems, not from creating them? Is the world better off because your business is in it, or not? These are some of the fundamental questions that Paul Polman, former CEO of...

November 2, 2021 US holds back on support for global sustainability standards

Source: FT

Sustainable investment — these days, everyone in financial markets talks about it. But not all agree on what it means. Plenty of sustainability consultants stand ready to offer their services, yet investors and companies need...

October 27, 2021 Commentary Sustainability isn’t an aesthetic, it's a commitment to growth

Source: Central Michigan Life

If you search sustainability online, a lot of different images will pop up. Most of them are green -- aerial shots of trees, green light bulbs, and cute graphics of wind turbines, bicycles and solar panels.


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