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ESG/Sustainability Highlights

War of the weedkiller: why environmentalists are concerned about moves to ban Roundup   
November 23, 2020
Source: The Guardian - Many say herbicide is an essential tool in preserving biodiversity but others say it’s a ‘delusion’ to think weed control is only possible with ‘poison’
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Most coronavirus cases are spread by people without symptoms, CDC now says   
November 23, 2020
Source: CNN - Most coronavirus infections are spread by people who have no symptoms, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in newly updated guidance.
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Some Fracking Sand Was ‘Revolutionary,’ or Maybe It Was Just Sand   
November 20, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - The SEC is investigating a company after tests allegedly showed some of its products didn’t live up to the hype.
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Israel victory in UN as ‘sustainable entrepreneurship’ resolution adopted   
November 20, 2020
Source: Jerusalem Post - The resolution supports the UN's "Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development" and focuses on what should be done to recover from the aftermath of COVID-19 worldwide.
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Equal Exchange strives for sustainability   
November 20, 2020
Source: AgWeb - Organic growing and sustainability go hand in hand. Producing fruits and vegetables without applying toxic chemicals and by following other prudent growing practices can help preserve the soil and make farming possible for...
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Europastry commits to using sustainable wheat   
November 20, 2020
Source: Bake Magazine - Global leading baked goods company Europastry has established itself as one of the most state-of-the-art baked goods companies in the sector of frozen dough for bread, rolls, pastries and snacks. To continue that innovation, the...
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Wood hires Farooqi as director of sustainable transit   
November 20, 2020
Source: Daily Commercial News - Engineering and consulting firm Wood recently announced it has hired Naeem Farooqi as director of sustainable transit and transport asset management solutions in Canada.
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How Stena Line is powering a sustainability agenda   
November 20, 2020
Source: Cruise and Feerry - Stena Line’s sustainability strategy is pinned to five of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals: good health and well-being, responsible consumption and production, gender equality, life below water, and affordable...
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Colgate-Palmolive to Source 100% Renewable Electricity for Global Operations by 2030   
November 20, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - Colgate-Palmolive Company has announced its 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy — defining its key actions and setting targets for 2025 and beyond.
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Ghana, Ivory Coast threaten to suspend cocoa companies' sustainability schemes   
November 20, 2020
Source: NASDAQ - Ghana's cocoa regulator threatened on Thursday to suspend the sustainability schemes used by major cocoa and chocolate companies to assure consumers that the beans they use are sustainably and ethically sourced.
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