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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
Sustainability Reporting by Largest U.S. Companies Hits New Highs   
July 28, 2020
Source: Triple Pundit - Nine in ten companies on the S&P 500 index, one bellwether of U.S. stock market performance, published sustainability, corporate responsibility or citizenship reports in 2019. That’s up from only 20 percent in 2011 and 86 percent...
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CDSB's Climate Guidance marks the launch of application series   
July 27, 2020
Source: CDSB - Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) released the CDSB Framework application guidance for climate-related disclosure (Climate Guidance). The release is the first in a series of guides on nature-related financial disclosure,...
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Delta Cargo joins Sustainable Air Freight Alliance   
July 27, 2020
Source: Air Cargo News - Delta Cargo has joined the Sustainable Air Freight Alliance (SAFA) — a collaboration between shippers, freight forwarders and airlines to track and reduce emissions – as part of its initiative towards improving its environmental...
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When It Comes to Racial Justice, the Business and Human Rights Community Can Do More   
July 24, 2020
Source: BSR - It has been almost two months since the tragic killing of George Floyd at the hands of four police officers in the United States. The public outcry has sparked an unprecedented wave of support for Black Lives Matter (BLM) from...
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US Government Accountability Office: ESG Disclosure Is Prevalent but Problematic   
July 23, 2020
Source: SASB - A new report from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) substantiates what capital markets have been telling us at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) for years: Investors don’t need more information...
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Environmental and human rights groups unite for declaration urging cocoa sustainability action   
July 23, 2020
Source: Confectionery Production - A total of 350 environmental, human rights and NGO groups have combined as signatories for a landmark letter urging the governments of Ivory Coast and Ghana to take key steps ensuring environmental sustainability and support for...
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Upward trajectory for ESG disclosure requirements   
July 22, 2020
Source: GRI - A new report assessing the regulatory landscape for sustainability reporting has found that environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure has never been more pervasive globally – and is now firmly in the mainstream of...
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SEC Adopts Rule Amendments to Provide Investors Using Proxy Voting Advice More Transparent, Accurate and Complete Information    
July 22, 2020
Source: US SEC - SEC Issues Supplemental Guidance Concerning Proxy Voting Responsibilities of Investment Advisers
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Europe is progressing most towards these UN Sustainability Goals: A report card for Europe   
July 22, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - Europe is making progress toward several of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but other goals still require significant work, according to a report from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European...
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Caltrans Unveils Plans for More Efficient, Sustainable Freight System   
July 22, 2020
- The California Freight Mobility Plan 2020 details the immediate and long-term policies, strategies and investments necessary to support the ever-evolving, complex network for transporting goods ? whether by truck, train, ship,...
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