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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

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E.U. lawmakers classify natural gas and nuclear as sustainable energy investments   
July 07, 2022
Source: PBS NewsHour - European Union lawmakers voted Wednesday to include natural gas and nuclear in the bloc’s list of sustainable activities, backing a proposal from the EU’s executive arm that has been drawing fierce criticism from environment...
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Professor: Cut the amount of football in half for the sake of sustainability   
July 05, 2022
Source: Playthegame.org - According to Tim Walters, a Canadian college professor, sustainable sport requires fundamentally rethinking the way we do sport. He hopes that fans and players can put pressure on sports organisations to change the structure of...
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UN Ocean Conference leaves indigenous peoples feeling excluded   
July 05, 2022
Source: Eco-Business - The United Nations Oceans Conference (UNOC) concluded on July 1 in Lisbon after a full five days of discussions and events focused on achieving a shared goal: UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 14 (SDG14), which aims to protect...
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Analysis: Canada's light touch regulation of ESG funds risks 'greenwashing' claims   
July 05, 2022
Source: Reuters - Canada is persisting with its fairly relaxed approach to regulating funds claiming environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials despite recent allegations of "greenwashing" elsewhere that have spurred other regulators...
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Sustainability data firm ESG Book raises $35 mln in latest round   
June 24, 2022
Source: Reuters - Sustainability data firm ESG Book has raised $35 million in its latest funding round, its chief executive told Reuters, amid growing demand to better assess corporate performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG)...
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ESG Fund Bosses Hit by ‘Reckoning’ as Goldman, DWS in Crosshairs   
June 14, 2022
Source: Wealth Management - As scrutiny picks up, major financial firms are adjusting their businesses to ensure that clients get more say over environmental, social and governance matters.
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What Tesla CEO Elon Musk gets wrong about ESG, according to Dave Nadig   
May 31, 2022
Source: Yahoo Finance - The S&P benchmark environmental, social, and governance (ESG) index dropped Tesla (TSLA) recently, leading Elon Musk to tweet that ESG is a "scam."
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Event Industry Sustainability Gap – Good Intentions Versus Action   
May 25, 2022
Source: Skift Meetings - Six months later, a report by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and Cvent indicates that while there’s no lack of good intentions, the event industry is lagging on taking concrete action.
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Moving Forward on ESG: Saudi Arabia’s Stock Exchange Advances Its Commitments to Sustainability   
May 25, 2022
Source: Institutional Investor - By publishing ESG disclosure guidelines and advising companies on how to improve their ESG performance, the Saudi Exchange is empowering corporate leaders and investors to unlock new opportunities for growth.
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EU Outlines Sustainable Recovery Plan Amid Increased Uncertainty   
May 24, 2022
Source: MarketWatch - The European Commission said Monday that policies to mitigate the impact of higher energy prices and support those fleeing Russia's military aggression against Ukraine will contribute to an expansionary fiscal stance in the...
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