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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

Farmers can be “architects” of sustainable land management, says report   
August 20, 2020
Source: New Food Magazine - As part of its ongoing work to support the transition to plant-based agriculture, a new report from the Vegan Society offers advice to farmers and landowners on how to more sustainably manage their land.
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Climate-Related Disclosure is a Catalyst for Stronger Business Performance   
August 18, 2020
Source: SASB - The needs of both our customers and our investors are rapidly changing. They are more socially aware than ever and want to work with companies that care about the communities they serve and the environment around them. At...
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WINEGB ANNOUNCES FIRST CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLE WINERIES   
August 18, 2020
Source: The Drinks Business - The scheme, which was unveiled last month, is based on a set of guidelines, determined by SWGB, which detail best practices, set minimum standards and list prohibited practices.
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Japan firm wins world's 1st sustainable label for bluefin tuna fishing   
August 17, 2020
Source: Kyodo News - Tokyo - A fishery based in northeastern Japan has acquired the world's first certification for sustainable bluefin tuna fishing, according to the Marine Stewardship Council.
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Senator Warren urges SEC to tackle systemic risk of climate change and mandate climate risk disclosure, citing Ceres report    
August 14, 2020
Source: Ceres - Letter to SEC cites significant investor concern over systemic risks posed by climate
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‘Everybody needs to put their shoulder to the wheel’ to improve sustainability, says CBA exec   
August 11, 2020
Source: Food Navigator - Confronted by trash and recycling bins overflowing with food and delivery packaging during the pandemic as well as near daily stories of essential workers risking exposure to the coronavirus to help keep them fed, consumers are...
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A cohesive and connected future for reporting in Europe   
August 06, 2020
Source: Integrated Reporting - In 2014, the European Commission identified integrated reporting as ‘one step ahead’ of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive.
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Biodiversity High on Standards Agenda   
August 04, 2020
Source: ISO - Biodiversity ensures life. It creates the air that we breathe, the food that we eat, the medicines that save lives and the water we so badly rely on. But over-exploitation of land and species, intensive farming, pollution and...
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Report: Europe Leads North America in Implementing Sustainability and CO2 Reduction Measures   
August 04, 2020
Source: Environmental & Energy Leaders - According to a new report from EcoVadis, Europe leads North America when it comes to implementing sustainability and CO2 reduction measures. The report analyzed the sustainability performance of more than 40,000 companies across...
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Commission publishes study on directors’ duties and sustainable corporate governance    
August 04, 2020
Source: EU Reporter - The study shows that listed companies within the EU still tend to focus on short-term benefits of shareholders rather than on the long-term interests of companies. I
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