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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
COVID: Addressing Workplace Challenges on World Day for Safety & Health at Work    
April 27, 2020
Source: ISO - Keeping safe and healthy in the workplace is important at any time, but even more so in times like these. This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work addresses the Covid-19 pandemic and ISO is right behind the efforts...
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Penn State recognized as sustainability leader in global impact ranking   
April 27, 2020
Source: Penn State University - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State was ranked third in the U.S. and 35th in the world out of 767 international institutions that participated in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings. The global rating is a...
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New ISO Standards Rolls Out PRactical Tips for Employee Engagement    
April 24, 2020
Source: ISO - Looking for the latest on employee engagement practices? Look no further. The arrival of ISO 10018 promises to shake up the marketplace – even for the most innovative of organizations. Learn ways to engage people in your quality...
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Overview of the European Sustainability Taxonomy Regulation   
April 24, 2020
Source: JDSupra - On 15 April 2020, the Council of the European Union published a press release stating that it had reached political agreement on the regulation on the establishment of an EU-wide framework designed to facilitate sustainable...
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Why we cannot lose sight of the Sustainable Development Goals during coronavirus   
April 24, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - Our world today is dealing with a crisis of monumental proportions. The novel coronavirus is wreaking havoc across the globe, upending lives and livelihoods.
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These 8 “Sustainable” Habits Aren’t as Green as You Might Think—Here’s How to Fix Them   
April 23, 2020
Source: Real Simple - The prevalence of greenwashing—the marketing tactic of labeling something as environmentally friendly for a better profit—makes it hard for eco-conscious consumers to navigate everything from grocery stores to beauty counters.
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ASU ranked top in US, 5th in world pursuit of UN sustainability goals   
April 23, 2020
Source: Arizona State University - Of 17 goals the University earned its highest scores in environmental stewardship and education.
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How to harmonize the sustainability reporting of your business unit with your parent company   
April 23, 2020
Source: Green Biz - Building on a parent company’s reporting to address local needs can be challenging, and we learned a lot through this process. Here are some tips we would like to share:
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Leading Harvest Sets Universal Standard for Agriculture Sustainability   
April 23, 2020
Source: PR NewsWire - ARLINGTON, Va.-- Today, Earth Day, a group of forward-looking farmers, conservationists, land owners, managers and investors are launching Leading Harvest, an agriculture sustainability venture providing the first scalable,...
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Coming soon: updated Waste Standard   
April 22, 2020
Source: Global Reporting Initiative - A new version of GRI’s Waste Standard is approaching publication, after receiving approval from GRI’s Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) and sign off by the Due Process Oversight Committee.
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