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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
US Senators join call for OECD to ‘align with GRI Tax Standard’   
March 19, 2020
Source: GRI - The response to the OECD’s consultation on updating their tax reporting framework has been supportive of adding public disclosure of country-by-country corporate tax payments. About 25% of the responses urged the OECD to align...
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SASB Initiates Research into Tobacco Supply Chains   
March 18, 2020
Source: SASB - The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) announced at its February 25 meeting a research project to evaluate for the tobacco industry whether sustainability issues in the tobacco supply chain are likely to have...
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How Gen Z and Millennials Are Putting Sustainability on Corporate Agendas   
March 18, 2020
Source: Hotel News Resouces - Nearly half of millennials and Gen Z are more attracted to making a positive impact in society and communities than starting a family and having kids, according to Deloitte’s 2019 Millennials Survey.
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hubergroup Underlines Importance of Sustainability at C2C Congress   
March 17, 2020
Source: Ink World - With its participation in the congress as the main partner at the Cradle to Cradle Congress, hubergroup underlined the importance of sustainability and environmental protection.
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Sustainability credentials now key to markets   
March 16, 2020
Source: Farm Weekly - HIGH-VALUE consumers will buy sustainability stories but agriculture's ability to demonstrate its credentials in this space will increasingly be needed just to access volume consumers and to enter trade agreements.
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Farmers' feedback wanted on national sustainable ag standard   
March 16, 2020
Source: Country Life - PUBLIC forums will be held across the country to get feedback about how a national sustainable standard for agriculture should be developed.
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Companies in Asia Pacific show high awareness of climate-related issues, but more actions needed to achieve Paris agreement targets   
March 13, 2020
Source: CDP - New findings from global environmental non-profit CDP finds that despite increased awareness of climate-related risks in the Asia Pacific region, companies in the region have yet to put in place comprehensive initiatives to...
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UNECE launches Dashboard to track regional progress on SDGs   
March 13, 2020
Source: UN SDGs - The Sustainable Development Goals’ globally-agreed framework of 232 indicators allows everyone— governments, researchers, civil society, business and beyond—to keep track of how our countries are progressing towards...
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The long road to country-by-country tax reporting   
March 13, 2020
Source: Medium - In December 2019 the Global Reporting Initiative launched what can be considered as the first-ever true tax accounting standard. Enjoying the succinct title of GRI 207: Tax, it sets out wide-ranging reporting requirements on this...
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ASK A SUSTAINABILITY EXPERT: HOW DO I FIND THE MOST ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING?   
March 13, 2020
Source: Fashionista - Even for fashion and beauty lovers who think sustainability is important, wading through all the sometimes-conflicting information about it can be tricky. To combat the confusion, we're asking scientists, researchers and other...
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