PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
From the Agora - Consumers and Sustainability
Overconsumption is the bane of sustainability, new study concludes   
June 22, 2020
Source: ZME Science - Researchers led by University of New South Wales sustainability scientist Tommy Wiedmann looked at the existing academic discussions on the link between wealth, economy and associated impacts, summarizing the available evidence...
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L’OCCITANE is the Latest Industry Leader to Join the Responsible Beauty Initiative   
June 18, 2020
Source: Ecovadis - The L’OCCITANE Group, a leader in natural cosmetics and well-being products and a pioneer in corporate sustainability, has joined the Responsible Beauty Initiative (RBI) to accelerate ethical, social and environmental performance...
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Logitech will put carbon impact labels on all of its product boxes   
June 17, 2020
Source: Engadget - Many technology companies say they're committed to reducing their impact on the environment -- but Logitech wants to show you exactly how. Today, it's announcing plans to put carbon impact ratings on its product boxes, starting...
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Why We Need a “New Normal” for Production and Consumption   
June 17, 2020
Source: IISD - People are consuming more than ever. Our choices are having an unprecedented impact on the environment. The jeans, skirts or suits we wear, the pharmaceuticals and cosmetics we use, the food and drink we consume – all of these...
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Verizon joins Amazon and Global Optimism in signing The Climate Pledge - Sustainable Brands    
June 16, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - Today, Verizon announced it has joined The Climate Pledge - the commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. The Climate Pledge calls on new signatories to be net zero carbon...
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Community, Sustainability and Experience: The New Face of Consumerism   
June 15, 2020
Source: The Boar - Consumers are turning to mindful consumption, prioritising value for money over price.
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Cities, Regions, Businesses Commit to "Race to Zero" Emissions in Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery   
June 11, 2020
Source: IISD - A group of stakeholders has launched an initiative that aims to bring businesses, investors, cities, and regions on board to commit to reaching net zero emissions by 2050 and to accelerate climate action in light of the COVID-19...
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Achieving Racial Equity in the US Demands We Rethink Capitalism   
June 11, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - Fixing centuries of racism and unequal access will require big changes in how we do business if we are to truly move towards a more equitable, fair, and just economy and society.
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The 24 Hour Sustainable Hospitality Hackathon: Highlight Report   
June 11, 2020
Source: Hospitality.Net - The 2020 pandemic has catastrophic consequences on societies but particularly on the travel and hospitality sectors. The ways the industry currently deals with the crisis offer a glimpse into the crisis management endeavours in...
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Commentary: Robust assessments of companies’ activities will offer the foundations of knowing & showing support for racial equality   
June 09, 2020
Source: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights - The protests across the United States over the past week [has]… seen some corporate leaders, or marketing and communications departments, making more or less bold statements against racism. However, speaking out and engaging in...
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