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Credit agencies move in on environmental, social, and governance issues (ESG)   
September 22, 2021
Source: The Jamaica Observer - These externalities and dependencies are now becoming a key theme in wider discussions around environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, not least their measurement. As a result, and in reaction to investor and other...
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Watch BTS music video for Permission to Dance, filmed at the United Nations   
September 22, 2021
Source: CNET - BTS spoke at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Monday, and also shared a new video of their song Permission to Dance, which was filmed at the UN. More than 6 million people watched the YouTube video of the speech and...
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Covid-19 is a 'wake-up call' to act on Southeast Asia's food waste crisis, experts say   
September 22, 2021
Source: CNBC on MSN.com - Covid-19 is a wake-up call that's highlighted the urgency to fight the world's food waste crisis, experts and industry players told CNBC.
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United Nations, Haiti, Google: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing   
September 22, 2021
Source: New York Times - Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Sensata Technologies Releases First Sustainability Report with Commitments to DE&I, Energy & Emissions and Responsible Sourcing Goals   
September 22, 2021
Source: Business Wire - Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST), today announced it has published its first Sustainability Report, which shares the company’s environmental, social an
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At United Nations, BTS premieres Permission to Dance video filmed at UN   
September 22, 2021
Source: CNET - K-pop band BTS spoke at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Monday, and also shared a new video of their song Permission to Dance, which was filmed at the UN. More than 6 million people watched the YouTube video of the...
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Annual United Nations General Assembly Brings World Leaders Together In Person, And Virtually   
September 22, 2021
Source: UPI.com - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo speaks during the annual gathering in New York City for the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 in New York City.
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Wynn Resorts Announces Corporate Sustainability Goals With Release Of Environmental, Social and Governance Report   
September 22, 2021
Source: Business Insider - Wynn Resorts today issued its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which includes the Company's collective pledges and defined goals to decrease emissions and confront the mounting risk of climate change.
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United Nations Asks to Assist Migrants Stuck at Belarus Border After 4 Reported Dead   
September 22, 2021
Source: Newsweek on MSN.com - "Groups of people have become stranded for weeks, unable to access any form of assistance, asylum or basic services," a joint statement from two U.N. agencies said.
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BTS appears at United Nations to urge vaccines, encourage climate change action   
September 22, 2021
Source: Washington Post - It was a United Nations speech that got attention like few others — a plug for vaccines, young people and the Earth’s well-being from superstar ­K-pop band BTS. The seven-member band appeared in the General...
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