PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
24% jump in companies asking their suppliers for environmental transparency   
May 20, 2020
Source: CDP - Environmental non-profit CDP today announced a significant 24% jump in the number of companies asking their suppliers to report environmental data this year.
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Angus VNR: Forward Motion on Sustainability Practices is Important   
May 20, 2020
Source: Drovers - “Investors are looking at sustainability and they're looking at what companies are doing in regards to sustainability and they're making investment decision based on what they see and what they hear. It's also not enough to just...
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A Call for Global Cooperation for Sustainable Urban Transitions   
May 20, 2020
Source: Arch Daily - Coordinated and immediate actions, coupled with planetary-scale cooperation, to tackle both crises in parallel is now needed. For cities, this means adopting mechanisms that enable both economic recovery and sustainable...
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Distilling the spirit of sustainability   
May 20, 2020
Source: Euractiv - The spirits sector takes sustainability very seriously. Just last week we announced our very own #Farm2Glass initiative, including our ambition to become a climate neutral sector by 2050. But sustainability is not new to our...
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V.Ships' rallying cry for building sustainability into COVID-19 recovery   
May 20, 2020
Source: Sea-trade Cruise - Social responsibility in every aspect of operations isn't just the right thing to do, it's also key to how the public perceives cruising.
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Resilient Real Assets: Update from the 2019 Resilience Module   
May 19, 2020
Source: GRESB - We’re excited to release our new report, Resilient Real Assets. The report contains insights about the state of the industry and practice from last year’s Resilience Module, leveraging a unique global dataset to provide a...
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Call for mandatory non-financial reporting in EU — built on GRI   
May 19, 2020
Source: GRI - This week there has been an insightful contribution to the debate about sustainability disclosure in the EU, provided by Carol Adams, Professor of Accounting at Durham University Business School.
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Vatican office invites church on journey to 'total sustainability' in next decade   
May 19, 2020
Source: Earth Beat - The Vatican's peace and justice office is inviting Catholic communities across the world to join a grassroots movement to gradually work toward "total sustainability" in the coming decade, a path that would include carbon...
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Over 150 global corporations urge world leaders for net-zero recovery from COVID-19   
May 18, 2020
Source: UNGC - In largest ever UN-backed CEO-led climate advocacy effort, major multinationals reaffirm their own science-based commitments to achieving zero carbon economy and call on governments to match their ambition
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United Nations SDG Media Compact hits 100-member mark   
May 18, 2020
Source: UN SDGs - The SDG Media Compact, an alliance of news and entertainment companies convened by the United Nations to drive coverage and mobilize action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), welcomed its 100th member.
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