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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

Marine Stewardship Council Sustainability Certification Suspension Amidst Sustainable Management of Fishery   
August 03, 2020
Source: Manchester Times - The certificate suspension is occurring despite continued sustainable management of the Maine lobster fishery and remains the direct result of NOAA’s 2014 biological opinion on the impact that lobster fishing has on right whales.
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Aspirus recognized for leadership on environmental sustainability   
August 03, 2020
Source: Wausau Pilot Review - WAUSAU– Three Aspirus hospitals have received the Partner Recognition Award from Practice Greenhealth for their achievement and innovation in health care sustainability, Aspirus announced this week.
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Solar Glass Could Convert The Windows Of Every Building Into Power-Generating Panels   
July 31, 2020
Source: Forbes - Last year, a San Francisco-based start-up claimed a world record for efficiency of a prototype organic solar cell with a 9.8 percent power conversion efficiency and now they hope to scale up their technology to a mass production...
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Food Lion Announces New Sustainability Policies Bolstering Product Labeling and Animal Welfare   
July 31, 2020
Source: Globe Newswire - SALISBURY, N.C -- In its latest move to make its products and packaging more sustainable, Food Lion has announced today new sustainability policies for genetically modified food (GMOs) and farm animal welfare.
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US SIF Foundation Releases Report On The Rise Of ESG In Passive Investments   
July 31, 2020
Source: US SIF - Washington, DC – The US SIF Foundation today released The Rise of ESG in Passive Investments, a report that explores the growth of passive ESG (environmental, social and governance) investing and the debate on the effectiveness...
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SASB Investor Advisory Group Expands Asia-Pacific Membership   
July 30, 2020
Source: SASB - Three Asia-Pacific Headquartered Asset Owners Join the Investor Advisory Group (IAG), Reflecting Growing Global Support for SASB
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Opportunities to shape GRI’s governance   
July 30, 2020
Source: GRI - ?Open call to find new members of the Board of Directors and Stakeholder Council
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Investors, Companies and Corporate Governance Organizations Encouraged to Participate in ISS’ Annual Policy Development Process   
July 29, 2020
Source: ISS - Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions to financial market participants, today launched its 2021 Annual Policy Survey, a key component of...
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Deep dive on waste and the circular economy   
July 29, 2020
Source: GRI - Business Leadership Forum offers opportunity to build knowledge and expertise. ?How is your organization meeting growing expectations to measure and report on waste prevention, and take advantages of the opportunities presented...
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State Street Global Advisors Launches S&P 500 ESG ETF   
July 28, 2020
Source: Business Wire - State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the launch of the SPDR® S&P 500 ESG ETF (EFIV). Providing investors an opportunity to tap into ESG investing at...
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