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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
Companies in Asia Pacific show high awareness of climate-related issues, but more actions needed to achieve Paris agreement targets   
March 13, 2020
Source: CDP - New findings from global environmental non-profit CDP finds that despite increased awareness of climate-related risks in the Asia Pacific region, companies in the region have yet to put in place comprehensive initiatives to...
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UNECE launches Dashboard to track regional progress on SDGs   
March 13, 2020
Source: UN SDGs - The Sustainable Development Goals’ globally-agreed framework of 232 indicators allows everyone— governments, researchers, civil society, business and beyond—to keep track of how our countries are progressing towards...
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The long road to country-by-country tax reporting   
March 13, 2020
Source: Medium - In December 2019 the Global Reporting Initiative launched what can be considered as the first-ever true tax accounting standard. Enjoying the succinct title of GRI 207: Tax, it sets out wide-ranging reporting requirements on this...
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ASK A SUSTAINABILITY EXPERT: HOW DO I FIND THE MOST ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING?   
March 13, 2020
Source: Fashionista - Even for fashion and beauty lovers who think sustainability is important, wading through all the sometimes-conflicting information about it can be tricky. To combat the confusion, we're asking scientists, researchers and other...
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Chartered Governance Institute and IIRC release guide to integrated reporting    
March 12, 2020
Source: Integrated Reporting - The Chartered Governance Institute and the International Integrated Reporting Council have released an essential practitioner’s guide to integrated reporting for Chartered Secretaries and Chartered Governance Professionals.
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3 SUSTAINABILITY HACKS FOR THE BACK OF THE HOUSE   
March 12, 2020
Source: Restaurant Business Online - Sustainability is a hot topic among consumers and restaurant operators alike. From minimizing waste to streamlining back-of-house production processes, operators are working hard to increase their sustainability efforts—in part...
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Bill Gates Invests in Sustainable Lab-Grown Palm Oil   
March 11, 2020
Source: One Green Planet - Palm oil is in everything we eat and is incredibly dangerous for the environment. It’s a significant contributor to emissions and deforestation in places like Indonesia. According to Fast Company, a start-up called C16...
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Brambles Takes the Top Spot as the Most Sustainable Company Globally    
March 11, 2020
Source: BusinessWire - ATLANTA--Brambles, the leading supply chain logistics company operating in approximately 60 countries primarily through the CHEP brand, has received the highest score in the Dow Jones Barron’s sustainability ranking, rated as the...
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Chanel’s New Sustainability Plan Will Move the Brand to 100% Renewable Electricity by 2025   
March 11, 2020
Source: Robb Report - The fashion world’s sustainability efforts are ramping up, and Chanel is the latest brand to make a long-term commitment to reduce waste and utilize renewable resources.
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Palm oil must be made more sustainable while replacements are made scalable, engineers warn   
March 11, 2020
Source: Phys.org - Efforts to create synthetic replacements for palm oil are still likely to take several years, so immediate attention should be focused on making the existing production process more sustainable, researchers at the University of...
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