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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
Pilot program intends to boost cotton sustainability and meet environmental goals   
January 27, 2020
Source: High Plains Journal - Sustainability is a word rolling off the tongues of just about everyone in agriculture these days, from cattlemen to wheat producers, and it is just as important among cotton growers. Craig Brown, vice president of producer...
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The environmentally responsible logistics of the future   
January 27, 2020
Source: CSO Magazine - As governments around the world set out their environmental agendas, the business community must listen and adapt. The UK has set an ambitious target of becoming a zero emissions economy by 2050. The transport and logistics...
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Businesses Must Adjust To Climate Change; 5 Ways Toward Sustainability   
January 24, 2020
Source: Global Trade Magazine - As climate change causes worldwide concern and prompts calls for governmental action, consumers are putting the onus on businesses to step up their sustainability standards and practices.
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42 Global Organizations Agree on Guiding Principles for Batteries to Power Sustainable Energy Transition   
January 24, 2020
Source: Modern Diplomacy - Batteries will be a major driver in reducing the carbon footprint of the transport and power sectors through the use of electric vehicles and renewable energy. To help companies and governments, the Global Battery Alliance...
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Tyson Launches Global Sustainable Protein Coalition   
January 24, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - Tyson Foods created a Coalition for Global Protein, which the company says is a multi-stakeholder initiative for advancing the future of sustainable protein.
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United Nations Global Compact Launches ‘SDG Ambition’ Impact Initiative Aiming to Scale up Business Action at the National Level   
January 24, 2020
Source: Yahoo Finance - The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition — a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their core business.
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New International guidance Set to Improve Social Responsibility in the Global Food Chain    
January 23, 2020
Source: ISO - Social responsibility is not only good for business, it is everyone’s business. New international guidance for the agri-food sector has just been published.
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Capitalizing on Human Capital: International Guidance on Competence Management Just Updates   
January 21, 2020
Source: ISO - Ensuring people have the right skills for the job is a key element of an organization’s success. A recently revised and revamped International Standard will help integrate competence management into its daily work.
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New integrated thinking model underpins leaders’ vision for a more sustainable world - IIRC    
January 21, 2020
Source: IRRC - As the World Economic Forum convenes around ‘stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world’, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today [Tuesday 21 January 2020] presents a new model for integrated thinking...
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Global sustainability standards are needed to curb climate crisis, says environmental director   
January 21, 2020
Source: CNBC - Businesses need to be singing from the same hymn sheet if they want to make meaningful progress in combatting the climate crisis, said the environmental director of one of Asia’s leading hotel groups, Hong Kong and Shanghai...
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