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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
Norway wealth fund could blacklist four major climate culprits   
March 02, 2020
Source: Reuters - OSLO - Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund will exclude four companies for their vast emissions of greenhouse gases, or at least put them on probation to force them to change, the chairman of its ethics watchdog told Reuters.
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New accolade for Sustainable Chain Management announced for Seatrade Awards 2020   
March 01, 2020
Source: Seatrade Maritime News - Companies and individuals who are successfully and sustainably managing global trade supply chains will have an opportunity to join the roll of honor at the 32nd edition of Seatrade Awards with the introduction of a brand new...
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UCSB’s Third Annual Zero Waste Festival Highlights Sustainability and Waste Reduction   
February 28, 2020
Source: Daily Nexus - The event intended to “help us better understand the impact of the waste we create every day and the importance of living sustainably,” Lea Miller, one of the festival’s planners, wrote in an email. It aimed to educate students...
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Fancy food guide adds sustainability symbol to highlight green restaurants   
February 28, 2020
Source: Treehugger - Considered to be the highest award a restaurant can receive, the Michelin Guide's 2020 French edition now gives a nod to environmentally minded restaurants
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SASB Initiates New Projects in Consumer Goods and Food & Beverage Sectors   
February 27, 2020
Source: SASB - The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) recently announced three new projects to address key issues raised through evidence-based research and market consultation. One project was added to SASB’s standard-setting...
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The review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive – why it’s significant and what to watch for?   
February 27, 2020
Source: CDSB - You are here: Home EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive News 27 Feb 2020 The review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive – why it’s significant and what to watch for? Last week the European Commission launched the...
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International Framework recommended as a key framework in call to action by A4S and Accounting Bodies internationally to tackle climate change   
February 26, 2020
Source: Integrated Reporting Council - The International Integrated Reporting Council’s Framework has today, 26 February 2020, been recommended as a key framework for accountants globally to use as they respond to and account for climate change risks. The...
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United Nations Global Compact launches new tool to improve working conditions in global supply chains   
February 25, 2020
Source: UN Global Compact - The United Nations Global Compact today launched a new toolkit to help procurement teams improve working conditions for millions of people working in global supply chains.
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Inspiring Successful Innovation with New International Standard   
February 25, 2020
Source: ISO - An innovation management system helps organizations capture the best ideas and continually improve to keep up with the competition. The latest standard in the ISO innovation management series has just been published.
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4 ways the way we make things can change for a sustainable world    
February 25, 2020
Source: World Econimic Forum - The way we make things is changing. But the Fourth Industrial Revolution isn’t solely about how new manufacturing technologies, like 3D printing, will benefit companies and consumers. It's also about how industry can usher in a...
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