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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

The role of the ISSB in driving international sustainable standards   
March 24, 2022
Source: OMFIF - The drastic increase in environmental, social and governance reporting standards and requirements for the financial and corporate sector has led to divergence in metrics, language and ESG transition information. The International...
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World Water Day: The case for sustainable solutions    
March 23, 2022
Source: Deccan Herald - The world is running out of freshwater, thanks to the unsustainable development model over the last few decades that has induced irreversible changes in climate change and brought an existential crisis.
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EU Commission’s Proposal to Expand Corporate Sustainability Obligations Relating to Human Rights and the Environment   
March 22, 2022
Source: JD Supra - It reflects the general consensus in the EU to make economic activity more compatible with ESG (environmental, social and governance) goals, as illustrated by myriad EU legislation already on the books[1] or being proposed[2] as...
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The SEC wants companies to disclose how much they pollute   
March 22, 2022
Source: CNN Business - The Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a climate disclosure rule Monday, a move that would boost the Biden administration's goal to combat climate change.
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‘Stop palming us off’: Food firms urged to back national palm oil sustainability schemes in Malaysia and Indonesia   
March 18, 2022
Source: Food Navigator - Food brands have been urged to show their support for national, government-backed, palm oil sustainable certification schemes in Malaysia and Indonesia, and overcome their short-term financial objections to secure long-term...
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Europe: EU Commission publishes draft directive on corporate sustainability due diligence   
March 14, 2022
Source: Gobal Compliance Newsa - On 23 February 2022, the EU Commission published its proposal for a directive on corporate sustainability due diligence obligations, which aims to foster sustainable and responsible corporate behaviour throughout global value...
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Transparency and Traceability Must Drive Sustainable Fashion   
March 11, 2022
Source: Sustainable Brands - Traceability is the foundation upon which we can truly revolutionize the fashion industry, revealing the actual costs of products and ensuring that the wealth generated from production gets redistributed more fairly.
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The ESG Backlash   
March 11, 2022
Source: National Review - The movement for environment, social, and governance (ESG) investing, after several years of headline-grabbing growth, is about to hit a wall of resistance. Conservatives have come to see this collection of business trends, most...
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The European Commission works towards securing more affordable and sustainable energy   
March 10, 2022
Source: Hydrocarbon Engineering - The European Commission has today proposed an outline of a plan to make Europe independent from Russian fossil fuels well before 2030, starting with gas, in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Cocoa Coalition pushes for EC’s sustainability law to protect farmer incomes   
March 10, 2022
Source: Confectionery News - The Cocoa Coalition has broadly welcomed the European Commission's proposed Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence, saying 'we regard it as a genuinely ground-breaking legislative proposal'.
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