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Row over nixed jobs policy mars last day of monsoon session of Assembly   
September 23, 2020
Source: The Telegraph - Hemant said, "Jaisi karni, waisi bharni (as you sow, so you shall reap)", targeting the previous government, following which the BJP MLAs created another uproar in the House, claiming that the policy was made in the interest of...
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General Electric Vows to Stop Building Coal-Fired Plants   
September 23, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - In the past, the company was criticized for continuing to promote high-carbon projects globally. Last year, As You Sow, a foundation aimed at promoting corporate social responsibility, filed a shareholder resolution focusing on...
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Social Issues, Outperformance Are Increasing Interest in ESG Investing   
September 23, 2020
Source: Think Advisor - ESG investing has drawn more assets each year, and Morningstar data from May shows sustainable fund flows were resilient during the market selloff caused by the coronavirus pandemic. During the first quarter,
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Accountability: The Big Four auditing firms publish agreed metrics for sustainable reporting   
September 23, 2020
Source: Daily Maverick on MSN.com - These initiatives have proposed a plethora of reporting standards. The main groups involved have been the Carbon Disclosure Project, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, the Global Reporting Initiative, the International...
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Pennsylvania needs to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to cap air pollution | PennLive letters   
September 23, 2020
Source: Penn Live on MSN.com - Air pollution is unavoidable. No matter where you live, the quality of the air we breathe affects our health. I am writing to you to discuss the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI. RGGI is a program that helps provide...
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General Electric, Shell looking for exits as energy transition accelerates   
September 23, 2020
Source: pv magazine International - “GE’s announcement marks an important shift for the company … GE has a significant role to play in facilitating a rapid transition to zero-emission energy technologies,” Lila Holzman, energy program...
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Groups Detail Plans for Northern Prairie Grasslands and a New Cotton Protocol   
September 23, 2020
Source: dtnpf.com - formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project. Young and Senter each said there are more questions coming from investors and consumers on agricultural sustainability and demand for various "ESG -- environmental, social and...
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Ocean Spray Advances Sustainable Packaging Strategy and Launches National Recycling Program with TerraCycle   
September 23, 2020
Source: Yahoo Finance - Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., the agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 farmer families, announces a partnership with innovative waste management company TerraCycle to launch a free recycling program that enables...
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Greening the supply chain   
September 23, 2020
Source: DC Velocity - By the end of this year, a quarter of all the vehicles UPS purchases annually will be powered by alternative fuel or advanced technology, according to Peter Harris, director of sustainability for the transportation and logistics...
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GE is getting out of the coal power business   
September 23, 2020
Source: CNN - Struggling GE (GE) has announced it won't build new coal-fueled power plants, making it the latest major company to dump coal in an exit that may include asset sales, site closures and layoffs.
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