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US reentry to Paris agreement adds momentum to cities' sustainability efforts   
April 16, 2021
Source: The Hill - The Biden administration’s move to reenter the Paris climate agreement this year has added momentum to existing efforts from U.S. cities to become more sustainable and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
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Equity and sustainability will be the focus of a revamped USDOT grant program   
April 16, 2021
Source: Greater, Greater Washington - The US Department of Transportation is re-branding one of its largest discretionary grant programs in order to reward regional and local governments who put “equity” and “sustainability” first in their transportation projects....
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Setting the tone globally – The EU’s sustainable activities classification   
April 16, 2021
Source: Investor's Corner - A framework identifying which business activities are sustainable, and by extension worth promoting and investing in, provides clarity to industry, policymakers and investors. The first draft of the EU’s classification system,...
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Prince William: Banks must do more to protect environment   
April 09, 2021
Source: BBC - The Duke of Cambridge has urged banks to "invest in nature" to help fight global climate change. Speaking at an IMF and World Bank meeting, Prince William said protecting nature continued to play only a small part in combating...
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Sustainable crop, timber production can reduce extinction of species by 40%: Study   
April 09, 2021
Source: Yahoo Funance - Loss of habitat is often to blame when the status of a species' potential to survive worsens. But while the major direct threats to species have been well documented, establishing specific targets for threat reduction is complex...
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The opportunities and risks of digitalization for sustainable development   
April 08, 2021
Source: Phys.prg - Digitalisation can support transitions towards a more sustainable society if technologies and processes are designed in line with suitable criteria. This requires a systemic focus on the risks and benefits of digital technologies...
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The EU’s Increasing ESG Regulation and its Implications for Business LinkedIn   
April 08, 2021
Source: JDSupra - Two areas of development in particular are likely to have widespread repercussions for businesses: newly implemented obligations for ESG disclosures and likely forthcoming mandatory human rights, environmental and governance due...
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Remove the Earth Day T-Shirt From Your Digital Cart: Here’s What’s Required of Effective Sustainable Fashion   
April 07, 2021
Source: Well and Good - Buying a piece from an Earth Day-inspired capsule collection is a wholly inadequate way to address the overlapping global crises connected to fashion production. We need to think bigger, and we are overdue for a second...
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Leaders of the most sustainable cities gather to share lessons learned   
April 07, 2021
Source: Shareable - On April 13, 2021, the ICLEI World Congress will host a session featuring innovative leaders from across the world on sustainability, equity, and issues citizens care about on a personal and global scale.
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Which Asian Economies Have the Most Sustainable Trade Policies?   
April 07, 2021
Source: Visual Capitalist - To say that Asia has benefited from international trade is an understatement. By opening its economies to the rest of the world, the region has become a leading exporter in many of today’s most important industries.
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