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Renewable Energy Transition Key to Addressing Climate Change Challenge   
January 14, 2021
Source: Inter Press Service - Clean and renewable energy was the focus of discussion of this weeks COP26 Virtual Roundtable on Clean Power Transition.
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Investor group worth $5.1tr unveils 2025 decarbonisation goals   
January 14, 2021
Source: Business Green - UN-backed Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance argues 'capitalism needs to become more sustainable' as they call on others to follow suit with ambitious climate goals
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Adger, Burton and O'Brien win the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change   
January 14, 2021
Source: EurekAlert! - The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change has gone in this thirteenth edition to Neil Adger, Ian Burton and Karen O'Brien for changing the paradigm of climate change action, previously confined to...
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Target Setting Protocol: Investor group worth $5.1tr unveils 2025 portfolio decarbonisation goals   
January 14, 2021
Source: Business Green - UN-backed Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance argues 'capitalism needs to become more sustainable' as group sets out plans to slash emissions from investment portfolios and step up engagement with carbon in
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Ping An Uses Artificial Intelligence to Drive New ESG Investment Strategies   
January 14, 2021
Source: Asia One - Access to data from alternative sources can uncover hidden risks and opportunities HONG KONG and SHANGHAI, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ping An Digital Economic Research Center
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ProAmpac Announces Industry Breakthrough Recycle Ready Retort Pouches   
January 14, 2021
Source: Associated Press - Answering the unmet need for recycle ready retort packaging, flexible packaging leader, ProAmpac, announced its patent-pending breakthrough innovation ProActive Recycle Ready Retort RT-3000. Suited for pet and human food,
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United Nations says one UN peacekeeper killed, seven injured in attack in Mali   
January 14, 2021
Source: Stars and Stripes - U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the troubled West African nation secured the area in Timbuktu, evacuated the casualties and launched an investigation into the attack.
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PHL reaffirms migration commitment at UN meet   
January 14, 2021
Source: BusinessMirror - Ambassador Evan P. Garcia, the Philippines’s permanent representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in this Swiss city, highlighted the country’s commitment to the Global Compact for...
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IMA CEO Thomson foresees ‘mega trends’ for accountants this year   
January 14, 2021
Source: Accounting Today - Institute of Management Accountants president and CEO Jeff Thomson is predicting six mega trends in the finance and accounting profession this year.
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Amcor sets industry first by reporting to SASB standards   
January 14, 2021
Source: packagingnews.co.uk - Amcor has become the first global diversified packaging company to report to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) packaging standard.
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