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The Drive for Disclosure: What Matters and What Doesn’t   
January 18, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - In this short document, eight of the world’s biggest names in corporate reporting — CDP, GRI, Climate Disclosure Standards Board, Financial Accounting Standards Board, International Accounting Standards Board,...
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Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue after Malaysia court finds sufficient evidence against 2 suspects   
January 18, 2020
Source: Channel NewsAsia Singapore - "She knows nothing, she was fooled. The case (against her) was made up," Aisyah's father, Asria, told AFP from the family's village on Indonesia's Java island. Her mother Benah added: "This is unfair. I wanted her to be released...
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China 'leads the world' in renewable energy   
January 18, 2020
Source: The Guardian - Photograph: Dan Chung China is the world's leading producer of energy from renewable sources and is on the way to overtaking developed countries in creating clean technologies, according to a report by the Climate Group....
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As You Sow calls out McDonald’s on continued use of polystyrene: Page 2 of 2   
January 18, 2020
Source: Plastics Today - “Should we now ban Cinnabons'” Meyer asked sarcastically. As You Sow notes that “more than 100 U.S. cities or counties have banned or restricted foam packaging.” A quick bit of research showed that as of...
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Rocky Mountain Institute, Carbon War Room join forces   
January 18, 2020
Source: Eco-business - Carbon War Room (CWR), the non-profit group led by British bilionnaire Sir Richard Branson has merged with Colorado-based energy research think tank Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) with the aim of going “further, faster,...
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California, New Mexico and 3 Canadian provinces outline regional cap-and-trade program   
January 18, 2020
Source: Los Angeles Times - The Western Climate Initiative, if it survives political hurdles, would be three times larger than an existing trading system for power plants in 10 Eastern states. It would cover not just the electricity sector, but most large...
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BlackRock adjusts investments in light of climate change   
January 18, 2020
Source: San Francisco Chronicle - BlackRock and other huge asset managers are generally behind smaller competitors when it comes to sustainability, said Danielle Fugere, president of shareholder-advocacy group As You Sow. BlackRock, State Street, Vanguard and...
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SRI Leaders in Asia - the People and the Issues   
January 18, 2020
Source: CSR Wire - May 28 /CSRwire/ - This July, the Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) will sponsor its third international conference addressing the key developments in sustainable investment in Asia. "SRI...
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Effort afoot to start U.S. climate registry   
January 18, 2020
Source: Reuters - SANTA BARBARA, California (Reuters) - Thirty-three states have informally agreed to create a registry for companies and organizations to log early actions on cutting output of gases linked to global warming — and possibly...
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Rift at U.S. Chamber of Commerce over climate change   
January 18, 2020
Source: Reuters - Nike is a founding member of another environmental business coalition, Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy. The more traditional business groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are out of step with their members,...
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