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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
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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Mapped: Where Are the World’s Most Sustainable Companies?   
March 09, 2020
Source: Visual Capitalist - In recent years, an impressive number of companies have stepped up to take a more active role in shaping a more sustainable future—not just in the environmental sense, but also by taking social and governance factors into...
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Gulf of Alaska cod losing sustainability certification label   
March 09, 2020
Source: KTUU - KODIAK, Alaska - Shoppers will no longer see a blue-sticker label on Gulf of Alaska cod after its sustainability certification is suspended starting in April. The label designates which fish are sustainably caught. Alaska's...
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Fashionably late: The apparel industry's shift toward sustainability   
March 09, 2020
Source: Axios - According to the United Nations, fashion produces 20% of the world's wastewater and 10% of the world's carbon emissions — calling the habit of quick closet-turnover into question.
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ISO Bring Gender to the Forefront on International Women's Day   
March 06, 2020
Source: ISO - Sunday 8 March is International Women’s Day. In the spirit of celebrating the next generation of women and girl leaders, the United Nations’ theme is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. It’s a call to action for...
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Executive Update: Gender equality at a snail’s pace   
March 06, 2020
Source: UNGC - Over the course of the past year, I have joined conversations with business leaders across the globe on what it will take to close the economic gender gap. From our Trailblazing Women’s Reception during the UN General Assembly...
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Downsizing the McMansion: Study gauges a sustainable size for future homes   
March 06, 2020
Source: Phys.org - What might homes of the future look like if countries were really committed to meeting global calls for sustainability, such as the recommendations advanced by the Paris Agreement and the U.N.'s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
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