ESG Influencers
Global Rescue Plan to Stop Mass Extinction 'Hopelessly Weak'   
February 25, 2020
Source: Scoop - "Time has almost run out. We need an urgent plan to save humanity and this is not it," said Friedrich Wulf, international nature campaigner at Friends of the Earth Europe. Human rights organization Forest Peoples Programme also...
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5 Easy Ways to Eat Less Meat Every Week   
February 25, 2020
Source: MSN - Eating less meat has multiple health benefits and is also good for the environment. The Mayo Clinic reports that people who don't eat meat (such as vegetarians), "generally eat fewer calories and less fat,
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Food Waste is the Secret Ingredient in this Household Cleaner   
February 25, 2020
Source: TriplePundit - The World Resources Institute estimates that food waste contributes around 8 percent of global GHG emissions. That’s especially significant considering the third largest producer of greenhouse gases, the European Union,...
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California lawmakers introduce legislation to fight tropical deforestation   
February 25, 2020
Source: Mongabay - Tropical deforestation is a major contributor to climate change — one study from the World Resources Institute estimated that if the associated carbon emissions were measured as a country, it would rank third, just behind...
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Fact check: Warren said Bloomberg blamed minorities for housing crisis   
February 25, 2020
Source: WRAL - Many experts have pushed back against the idea that eliminating redlining was a culprit for the financial meltdown. The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission concluded that the 1977 law against redlining was "not a significant...
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CFVI presents at the Clinton Global Initiative Action Network in Puerto Rico   
February 25, 2020
Source: The Virgin Islands Daily News - Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton convened the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network in San Juan, Puerto Rico Wednesday, the fifth such meeting since 2018. The Action...
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The Cities4Forests Toolbox: Connecting Cities With Tools to Understand and Manage Forests   
February 25, 2020
Source: The City Fix - Sabin Ray is Research Manager for the Cities4Forests team at World Resources Institute. Abraham Berumen is Mexico Coordinator for the Cities4Forests team at WRI México.
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On GPS: Trump appoints loyalist to oversee U.S. intelligence   
February 24, 2020
Source: CNN - Laurel Miller, Asia Program Director for the International Crisis Group, Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations and Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group discuss President Trump's hiring of one of his...
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Italian stocks slump 4%, as European equities crumble on spreading coronavirus   
February 24, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - People wearing respiratory masks wait to be given a 10-minutes access to shop in a LIDL supermarket in groups of twenty people on February 23, 2020 in Casalpusterlengo, southwest Milan, Italy. European stock markets tumbled...
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As the Start-Up Boom Deflates, Tech Is Humbled   
February 24, 2020
Source: New York Times - SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past decade, technology start-ups grew so quickly that they couldn’t hire people fast enough. Now the layoffs have started coming in droves. Last month, the robot pizza start-up Zume and the...
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