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Conference on the Future of Europe: Time for a new European economic model   
May 06, 2022
Source: European Policy Centre - The knock-on consequences of the war in Ukraine on Europe’s economy and the warnings of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change underscore the need to renew the EU’s economic model and rebuild the...
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Full Circle: The Indena supply chain links nature, science and people for a sustainable business   
May 06, 2022
Source: Natural Products Insider - Between 70% and 95% of people in developing countries rely on botanicals as part of their primary healthcare. [3] In addition, the harvest of and trade in medicinal plants provide an important source of income to both rural and...
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Decarbonization Is Now a Strategic Imperative   
May 05, 2022
Source: Diplomatic Courier - The geopolitical rationale for doing so overlaps with the imperative to tackle climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report on mitigation underscores the urgency of that task. Total...
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How the Ukraine crisis has led to more focus on beliefs   
May 05, 2022
Source: Professional Pensions - Collaborative investor groups like the Institutional Investors' Group on Climate Change may be well placed to offer a framework here, he adds. But this does not mean the taxonomy should be revisited. Mikulskis says: "Too much...
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ESG standards’ Indigenous blind spot could threaten critical metals push   
May 05, 2022
Source: Mining - Last year the coalition released a report that found the four leading ESG standards — the GRI, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, Task-force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures and Climate Disclosure Standards...
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ISSB sets out to tighten up climate reporting   
May 05, 2022
Source: The Financial Times - Sarasin was one of 34 members of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change — a coalition of pension funds and asset managers — that last month wrote to some of Europe’s largest companies, including BP,...
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What Faber did next: The ISSB’s chair on the challenge of shaping new ESG standards   
May 04, 2022
Source: Euromoney - The Climate Disclosure Standards Board was brought into its aegis at the end of January, and work on integrating the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF) is making progress and should be completed in June. The blending of the...
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United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)   
May 03, 2022
Source: Wellington Advertiser - MISSISSAUGA – The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sounded the alarm in their recent report on climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability, released Feb. 28.
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It’s time for investors to demand real net-zero plans from Canada’s energy sector   
May 03, 2022
Source: Corporate Knights - There are several global initiatives, some led by major investors, that dig into the details of such plans to provide guidance, including the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), the Institutional Investors Group on Climate...
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Dark money helped utilities subsidize coal plants, delaying climate action at ratepayers’ expense   
May 03, 2022
Source: ohiocapitaljournal - Just as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report notes how vested interests have blocked progress on climate change mitigation, the HB 6 scandal shows how utility, fossil fuel and nuclear interests have...
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