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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
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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Guidance for Information Security Management Systems Auditors Just Updated   
January 27, 2020
Source: ISO - Keeping sensitive company information and personal data safe and secure is not only essential for any business but a legal imperative. Many organizations do this with the help of an information security management system (ISMS)....
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Pilot program intends to boost cotton sustainability and meet environmental goals   
January 27, 2020
Source: High Plains Journal - Sustainability is a word rolling off the tongues of just about everyone in agriculture these days, from cattlemen to wheat producers, and it is just as important among cotton growers. Craig Brown, vice president of producer...
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The environmentally responsible logistics of the future   
January 27, 2020
Source: CSO Magazine - As governments around the world set out their environmental agendas, the business community must listen and adapt. The UK has set an ambitious target of becoming a zero emissions economy by 2050. The transport and logistics...
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Businesses Must Adjust To Climate Change; 5 Ways Toward Sustainability   
January 24, 2020
Source: Global Trade Magazine - As climate change causes worldwide concern and prompts calls for governmental action, consumers are putting the onus on businesses to step up their sustainability standards and practices.
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42 Global Organizations Agree on Guiding Principles for Batteries to Power Sustainable Energy Transition   
January 24, 2020
Source: Modern Diplomacy - Batteries will be a major driver in reducing the carbon footprint of the transport and power sectors through the use of electric vehicles and renewable energy. To help companies and governments, the Global Battery Alliance...
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Tyson Launches Global Sustainable Protein Coalition   
January 24, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - Tyson Foods created a Coalition for Global Protein, which the company says is a multi-stakeholder initiative for advancing the future of sustainable protein.
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United Nations Global Compact Launches ‘SDG Ambition’ Impact Initiative Aiming to Scale up Business Action at the National Level   
January 24, 2020
Source: Yahoo Finance - The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition — a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their core business.
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