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EDELMAN SAYS IT WILL DROP CLIENTS THAT DON'T MEET ITS ESG STANDARDS, THOUGH ACTIVISTS ARE SKEPTICAL   
January 10, 2022
Source: Ad Age (subscription) - Independent PR giant Edelman said it will “part ways with clients” that don’t adhere to its new environmental, social and governance guidelines (ESG), following what was described as a 60-day review of over 330 clients conducted...
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The year ahead in ESG: More scrutiny, better boards and the growth of greenwash   
January 07, 2022
Source: GreenBiz - The world of ESG and sustainable finance saw some truly eye-popping numbers last year, such as $130 trillion via the Global Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) committed to using science-based guidelines to achieve net-zero...
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Copper Mountain Mining Achieves 2021 Sustainability Targets   
January 07, 2022
Source: Yahoo Finance - Copper Mountain Mining Corporation is pleased to announce that it has met or exceeded its sustainability targets for 2021, which were to achieve a "Yes" or at least an "A" rating on each of the Mining Association of Canada's...
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Sustainable silk material for biomedical, optical, food supply applications   
January 07, 2022
Source: Phys.org - Silk makes an important biomaterial, because it does not generate an immune response in humans and promotes the growth of cells. It has been used in drug delivery, and because the material is flexible and has favorable...
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Are Sustainability Certifications Outmoded?   
January 07, 2022
Source: Metropolis - Certifications such as those from GreenGuard or the Forest Stewardship Council have become an easy way for interior designers to choose healthier, safer finishes and furnishings. But a new generation of manufacturers is forgoing...
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Commentary: Sebastian Santos and Tom Hastings — The struggle between consumerism, sustainability   
January 07, 2022
Source: My Journal Couries - The majority of the world’s economy is based on the concept of consumerism. On the surface this does not seem to be a bad thing, as we need to consume goods and services in order to live. However, the excess acquisition of goods...
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Dirt to shirt: Burlington company makes sustainable clothing using Carolina cotton   
January 07, 2022
Source: Spectrum Local News - According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the U.S. is the third largest producer of cotton in the world, but it’s also the world’s leading exporter of raw cotton. However, one Burlington company is working to...
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Johnson Matthey launches CO2 utilisation tech to produce sustainable fuels   
January 07, 2022
Source: Renewables Now - UK chemicals company Johnson Matthey Plc (LON:JMAT) said today that it has launched its own reverse water-gas shift (RWGS) technology to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
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Foodpanda revamps brand ambassador to represent its sustainability and empowerment goals   
January 07, 2022
Source: The Drum - Food delivery platform Foodpanda has launched a new brand ambassador to promote its sustainability and empowerment activities across the Asia Pacific region.
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Prologis Appoints New Sustainability Head To Lead Warehouse Decarbonization Push   
January 07, 2022
Source: BisNow - San Francisco-based Prologis has appointed Susan Uthayakumar as the firm’s new chief sustainability and energy officer, the firm announced Tuesday, placing her in charge of the company’s wide-ranging efforts to decarbonize and...
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