ESG Influencers

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Environmental ethics   
December 08, 2021
Source: Harvard Medical School - “Nothing is inevitable; everything’s evitable; and that’s really important. That’s one of the reasons we study history, and we see that very specific decisions resulted in specific outcomes. It...
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ODM vs UDA: The battle for youth and women votes   
December 08, 2021
Source: The Star - The battle for youth and women's support is intensifying as popular political parties angle to scoop a share of the two groups' votes. Raila Odinga’s ODM and Deputy President William Ruto’s UDA are jostling for women...
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Billions in tree funds could help cities prep for climate change   
December 08, 2021
Source: Tucson Sentinel - The Build Back Better plan being debated in Congress would provide $2.5 billion to improve and maintain urban tree canopy - unshaded areas suffer from a heat island effect and trees help filter air pollution and absorb stormwater...
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Nigeria Soil Institute wins Global Award in Thailand   
December 08, 2021
Source: Nigerian Tribune - Activities of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science, NISS, in line with its core mandate to enhance protection and management of soil resources to
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Economic Optimism Rebounds After Dismal November According to Latest IBD/ TIPP Poll   
December 08, 2021
Source: Associated Press - The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, rose 10.3% in December, ending a five-month decline. The reading of 48.4 is not enough to climb out of negative territory,
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ICL Increasing Circular Economy Impact Through Expanded Growth of Fibagro Advance, a Sustainable Peat Alternative   
December 08, 2021
Source: Business Wire - ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, today announced it expects to see expanded growth of Fibagro Advance, a uniq
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Europe unveils $340 billion program to counter China's Belt and Road   
December 08, 2021
Source: Big News Network.com - The European Union has announced the creation of a program worth 340 billion called Global Gateway to act as an alternative to China Belt and Road initiative
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Detroit hosts World Economic Forum summit as organization ramps up activities in city   
December 08, 2021
Source: Detroit News - Local business and government leaders tout public-private partnerships as a solution to city's challenges at World Economic Forum event in Detroit.
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Li Keqiang Meets the Press with the Leaders of Major International Economic Institutions   
December 08, 2021
Source: publicnow.com - Premier Li Keqiang met the press via video link at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse with the leaders of the six major international economic institutions after the sixth "1+6" Roundtable. The leaders were President David Malpass of the...
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Cracking Open China’s Wheat Import Quota   
December 08, 2021
Source: US Dept of Agriculture - A tariff-rate quota intended to open China’s wheat market has never been filled in the two decades since its establishment. Hundreds of flour mills apply for a share of the quota each year, indicating strong demand for...
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