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Sustainability Data in Focus

Developments in Data, Research, Trends

Climate change and P&C insurance: The threat and opportunity   
November 19, 2020
Source: McKinsey & Company - Many in the property and casualty insurance industry have underestimated the immediacy of physical—and systemic—effects from climate change. Business models must adapt.
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How the digital wave is contributing to the rise of sustainable fisheries   
November 13, 2020
Source: GreenBiz - World fish consumption has almost doubled between the 1960s and now, and some estimates suggest fish contributes to at least 50 percent of total animal protein intake in developing nations. Despite higher demand for seafood and...
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New apparel tracker findings reveal major fashion brands record profits while vulnerable workers languish in poverty   
November 12, 2020
Source: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre - https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/latest-news/new-apparel-tracker-findings-reveal-major-fashion-brands-record-profits-while-vulnerable-workers-languish-in-poverty/
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CECP data offers a unique look at social investments before and after 2020   
November 12, 2020
Source: CECP - The 2020 edition of Giving in Numbers is here! As always, this year’s report covers trends in corporate social investment and includes a brand-new section on corporate purpose.
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MARKET RESEARCH CAN ‘CHANGE THE NARRATIVE’ ON SUSTAINABILITY   
November 10, 2020
Source: Research Live - Research businesses can contribute to climate emergency efforts by addressing their own practices and helping to create new sustainability ‘narratives', according to speakers at the MRS Sustainability Summit.
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Emissions Data Isn't Good Enough for Investors, Quant Study Shows   
November 03, 2020
Source: Bloomberg Green - Money managers trying to pick winners in a carbon-constrained world can't make sound decisions, according to Research Affiliates
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UN Global Compact launches first regional network in Africa   
October 29, 2020
Source: UNGC - The United Nations Global Compact today launched its first regional network in Africa for Mauritius and the Indian Ocean region at an event attended by representatives from business, civil society, academia and the United...
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Sustainable growth a top priority for Southeast Asia as region set to deliver fastest data center growth: Digital Realty / Eco-Business Study   
October 29, 2020
Source: Eco-Business - Southeast Asia is projected to be the fastest-growing region for data centers, according to a new study by Digital Realty and Eco-Business, with 89 per cent of regional experts surveyed expecting significant data usage growth in...
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CDP Research Highlights Deforestation Risk in Consumer Goods Supply Chains   
October 28, 2020
Source: CDP - Industry commitments to net zero deforestation in the Consumer Goods sector are unlikely to be met, unless commodity producers in the supply chain rapidly improve their management of deforestation risks and opportunities,...
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UN chief hails Republic of Korea’s vow to achieve carbon neutrality   
October 28, 2020
Source: UN News - The UN chief was “very encouraged” by President Moon Jae-in’s announcement on Wednesday of South Korea’s commitment to get to net zero emissions by this date, according to a statement issued by his Spokesperson.
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