PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
How companies can source wool more sustainably   
January 30, 2020
Source: GreenBiz - Wool is a natural fiber made from animal hair that is twisted into yarn. Sheep’s wool is most common, although wool can also come from goats, camels, alpacas and llamas. It has been seen as a valuable commodity throughout...
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Corrugated carton group touts product’s safety, sustainability   
January 30, 2020
Source: The Packer - With annual microbial testing showing corrugated cartons are consistently safe, paper packaging advocate Fibre Box Association touts paper-based packaging as both safe and sustainable for fresh produce.
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Fashion Sustainability In 2020: Trends, Achievements And The Road Ahead   
January 30, 2020
Source: Forbes - The fashion industry is second only to the oil industry in regard to the amount of damage it causes our planet. Without direct action, it is predicted that the fashion industry will be responsible for a quarter of the world's...
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S&P Dow Jones Indices launches climate change index concept amid new EU standards   
January 29, 2020
Source: ETF Stream - S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) has launched a new climate change index concept series in response to the European Union’s move to introduce new standards on climate change.
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New Tool Launches For Businesses to Take Meaningful Action on the Sustainable Development Goals   
January 29, 2020
Source: UNGC - Created by B Lab and the United Nations Global Compact, the SDG Action Manager enables businesses of all sizes around the world to improve their progress on the Global Goals
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IIRC response to European Commission announcement on European non-financial reporting standards   
January 29, 2020
Source: IIRC - The IIRC welcomes the announcement by the European Commission Executive Vice-President Dombrovoskis on the development of a European non-financial reporting standards.
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What is Sustainability in the Beef Value Chain? - audio   
January 29, 2020
Source: Southeast Ag Net - The term “sustainable” may mean different things regarding different aspects of the beef value chain, so how can there be some common understanding reached? Rod Bain has the story.
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Green Deal Law To Make EU’s ‘Tectonic’ Energy Shift Irreversible   
January 28, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - Europe wants to make its goal of becoming the first climate-neutral continent irreversible under a new law that is to be unveiled next month, offering investors the certainty they ask for before backing unprecedented levels of...
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EU Prepares to Force Companies to Report More on Climate Change   
January 28, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - The European Union will force companies to regularly report how they are adapting to climate change and how much they are doing to stop it.
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Fashion has a misinformation problem. That’s bad for the environment.   
January 28, 2020
Source: Vox - ONLY ONE OUT OF THE DOZEN OR SO MOST COMMONLY CITED FACTS ABOUT THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S FOOTPRINT IS BASED ON SCIENCE
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