PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
Corporate ESG / Sustainability
The World Has Changed, But Investor Interest in ESG Remains. What’s Expected of Your Company?    
May 23, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - As the crisis continues to unfold, ESG topics will continue to grow in importance. Companies will be judged by their ability to withstand financial shocks, but also by how they’ve treated their employees, clients and communities.
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CFOs Are Measured On 2 Metrics: EPS And ESG   
May 22, 2020
Source: Forbes - In the S&P 100 proxy letters filed so far this year, 70% included a letter to shareholders that highlighted ESG metrics, according to a NASDAQ article. CFOs and companies had historically been measured on their EPS (Earnings Per...
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Cargill Says that Half of Sustainable Cocoa Beans Now Traceable   
May 22, 2020
Source: Environmental & Energy Leader - Cargill reported that 50% of the sustainable cocoa beans in its global direct supply chain are now traceable from farm to factory. The food, agriculture, nutrition, and risk management corporation says that it used several types...
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“Transparency Will Get This Industry Back On Track”—A New Swedish Label is Raising the Sustainability Bar   
May 22, 2020
Source: Vogue - What’s the difference between transparency and traceability? Like plenty of other buzzwords in the sustainable fashion conversation—organic, green, and ethical, for starters—those terms have been overused and misused to the point...
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VAAST Bikes revamps all packaging in the name of sustainability   
May 22, 2020
Source: Bicycle Retailer - Encouraged by a BRAIN cover story from July 2019 about the industry lagging behind other outdoor segments in sustainability, VAAST Bikes revamped all packaging, making it plastic-free and unveiling it in March.
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Austral Fisheries introduces sustainability-focused start-up accelerator for seafood sector   
May 22, 2020
Source: Seafood Source - Perth, Australia-based fishing company Austral Fisheries is launching an “accelerator” program to support start-ups with a focus on sustainability-focused innovation in the seafood industry.
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Rising to the Top: Six Big Sustainability Issues Companies Should Watch During COVID-19   
May 21, 2020
Source: BSR - We are now in the third month since the global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic shock changed our present, and very likely our future. While there are signs of public health recovery in many places, the...
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Rising to the Top: Six Big Sustainability Issues Companies Should Watch During COVID-19   
May 21, 2020
Source: BSR - We are now in the third month since the global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic shock changed our present, and very likely our future. While there are signs of public health recovery in many places, the...
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300+ Business Leaders Tell Congress: We Can Build Back Better   
May 21, 2020
Source: Sustainable Brands - Last week’s LEAD on Climate 2020 sent a message to Congress that business leaders have not lost sight of the climate crisis — even as they tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Washington should follow their lead.
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ECB wants banks to assess, disclose climate risk   
May 20, 2020
Source: Reuters - The European Central Bank plans to ask lenders to assess and disclose their climate-related risks, it said on Wednesday, a step that may force banks to take greater responsibility for financing environmentally damaging sectors.
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