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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
4 things you should know about sustainability reporting practices   
March 03, 2020
Source: GreenBiz - The analysis examined how nearly 6,000 companies in 26 countries are reporting on more than 90 environmental and social practices, ranging from greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to boardroom diversity to water consumption.
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Finance Firms Risk Clash With Clients Over Sustainability Data   
March 02, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - Europe’s financial industry is calling for increased pressure on companies to provide the mountains of data needed to help make more environmentally-responsible investments.
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Why Adopting High-Quality Accountancy Standards Is Critical to Achieving the SDGs by 2030   
March 02, 2020
Source: Linkedin Blog Post - As the curtain lifted on 2020, the UN raised a welcome sense of urgency for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by announcing a “Decade of Action.” The campaign makes it clear that we have a long way to go to make...
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UN Global Compact and Five Partner Organizations Ring the Bell for Gender Equality at 75 Stock Exchanges Globally   
March 02, 2020
Source: CSR Wire - “Gender equality should be at the top of the agenda for all decision makers, from policy makers to CEOs and investors,” said Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact. “When women are empowered, economies...
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Norway wealth fund could blacklist four major climate culprits   
March 02, 2020
Source: Reuters - OSLO - Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund will exclude four companies for their vast emissions of greenhouse gases, or at least put them on probation to force them to change, the chairman of its ethics watchdog told Reuters.
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New accolade for Sustainable Chain Management announced for Seatrade Awards 2020   
March 01, 2020
Source: Seatrade Maritime News - Companies and individuals who are successfully and sustainably managing global trade supply chains will have an opportunity to join the roll of honor at the 32nd edition of Seatrade Awards with the introduction of a brand new...
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UCSB’s Third Annual Zero Waste Festival Highlights Sustainability and Waste Reduction   
February 28, 2020
Source: Daily Nexus - The event intended to “help us better understand the impact of the waste we create every day and the importance of living sustainably,” Lea Miller, one of the festival’s planners, wrote in an email. It aimed to educate students...
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Fancy food guide adds sustainability symbol to highlight green restaurants   
February 28, 2020
Source: Treehugger - Considered to be the highest award a restaurant can receive, the Michelin Guide's 2020 French edition now gives a nod to environmentally minded restaurants
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SASB Initiates New Projects in Consumer Goods and Food & Beverage Sectors   
February 27, 2020
Source: SASB - The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) recently announced three new projects to address key issues raised through evidence-based research and market consultation. One project was added to SASB’s standard-setting...
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The review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive – why it’s significant and what to watch for?   
February 27, 2020
Source: CDSB - You are here: Home EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive News 27 Feb 2020 The review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive – why it’s significant and what to watch for? Last week the European Commission launched the...
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