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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
Chartered Governance Institute and IIRC release guide to integrated reporting    
March 12, 2020
Source: Integrated Reporting - The Chartered Governance Institute and the International Integrated Reporting Council have released an essential practitioner’s guide to integrated reporting for Chartered Secretaries and Chartered Governance Professionals.
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3 SUSTAINABILITY HACKS FOR THE BACK OF THE HOUSE   
March 12, 2020
Source: Restaurant Business Online - Sustainability is a hot topic among consumers and restaurant operators alike. From minimizing waste to streamlining back-of-house production processes, operators are working hard to increase their sustainability efforts—in part...
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Bill Gates Invests in Sustainable Lab-Grown Palm Oil   
March 11, 2020
Source: One Green Planet - Palm oil is in everything we eat and is incredibly dangerous for the environment. It’s a significant contributor to emissions and deforestation in places like Indonesia. According to Fast Company, a start-up called C16...
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Brambles Takes the Top Spot as the Most Sustainable Company Globally    
March 11, 2020
Source: BusinessWire - ATLANTA--Brambles, the leading supply chain logistics company operating in approximately 60 countries primarily through the CHEP brand, has received the highest score in the Dow Jones Barron’s sustainability ranking, rated as the...
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Chanel’s New Sustainability Plan Will Move the Brand to 100% Renewable Electricity by 2025   
March 11, 2020
Source: Robb Report - The fashion world’s sustainability efforts are ramping up, and Chanel is the latest brand to make a long-term commitment to reduce waste and utilize renewable resources.
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Palm oil must be made more sustainable while replacements are made scalable, engineers warn   
March 11, 2020
Source: Phys.org - Efforts to create synthetic replacements for palm oil are still likely to take several years, so immediate attention should be focused on making the existing production process more sustainable, researchers at the University of...
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CDSB warns a comply or explain approach is not sufficient in reaction to UK FCA’s Proposals to enhance climate-related disclosure by listed issuers and clarification of existing disclosure obligations   
March 10, 2020
Source: CDSB - CDSB welcomes the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) efforts to speed up the uptake of high-quality climate-related financial reporting by premium listed companies, but warns that a comply or explain approach will not result...
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Norway’s SWF urges boards to tackle sustainability reporting   
March 10, 2020
Source: Corporate Secretary - The world’s biggest equity investor has urged corporate boards to increase their focus on sustainability.
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Empowering Women Through Sustainable Cocoa Farming   
March 10, 2020
Source: CSR Wire - In honor of International Women's Day this week, we want to highlight one of the female farmers we work with to grow cocoa for our products.
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4 ways companies can build low-carbon supply chains   
March 10, 2020
Source: Greenbiz - Reading about Sony’s 2001 "Cadmium Crisis" in Daniel Esty’s "Green to Gold" book was my first introduction to the financial gravity of environmental noncompliance.
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