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How to get socially conscious funds into your 401(k)   
February 10, 2020
Source: Seattle Times - One way to do this is by running the funds’ names through the nifty fossil fuel, gun, gender and deforestation screening tools that the nonprofit group As You Sow has on its website. It also offers its own...
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The public’s business: on the New Hampshire Legislature’s agenda   
February 10, 2020
Source: NH Business Review - Lawmakers will hear bills calling for repealing the Housing Appeals Board, allowing historical horse racing and dealing with how to spend Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds, among many other measures being considered in...
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Hundreds trek to Capitol to support environmental bills   
February 10, 2020
Source: WWBT - participants pushed for Virginia to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, an effort to cap and reduce carbon emissions from the power sector. Gov. Ralph Northam supported the initiative in ...
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The View From Here: The costs of political division   
February 09, 2020
Source: Portland Press Herald - Remember the big fight over RGGI' You know, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative' You shouldn’t feel bad if you don’t. If you weren’t in the backroom negotiations between the energy producers and the...
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Court Establishes Guidelines for Chocolate Sold in California   
February 08, 2020
Source: New Kerala - The settlement was negotiated by non-profit consumer advocacy group As You Sow and leaders of the chocolate industry over the past year. The settlement requires a joint study to investigate and ...
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Big polluters again allowed to lift emissions without penalty   
February 08, 2020
Source: The Guardian - The ‘safeguard mechanism’ promised to limit industry’s carbon pollution, but in two years has approved more than 7m tonnes of extra emissions
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The Virginia Clean Economy Act vs. the Green New Deal Act   
February 08, 2020
Source: Washington Post - The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, part of the Clean Economy Act, disproportionately emits pollution in environmental justice communities. Moreover, the Clean Economy Act cannot mitigate climate change without halting the...
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Lloyds Banking Group commits to net-zero fleets and 100% renewable electricity   
February 08, 2020
Source: Edie - Lloyds Banking Group has today (6 February) joined all three of The Climate Group's business sustainability initiatives, committing to source 100% renewable electricity, reach net-zero fleets and improve energy productivity. The...
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News related to 'edie's Sustainability Leaders week - live blog!'   
February 08, 2020
Source: Edie - Available to watch on demand: edie's TCFD webinar with Landsec, Avara Foods and CDSB Experts from Avara Foods, Landsec and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) discussed how businesses should interact with the...
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Richard Samans and Jane Nelson   
February 08, 2020
Source: EJ Insight - The role of corporate boards has never been more important, nor subject to as much scrutiny, as it is today. The technological, environmental, geopolitical, and socioeconomic transformations of ...
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