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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

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Why There Won’t Be Quite So Much Waste from the Big Game This Year   
February 14, 2022
Source: Sustainable Brands - From cups and straws to the over 300 million gallons of beer expected to be drunk in the US this weekend, companies are stepping up with innovative solutions to rein in the fallout from one of our most wasteful celebration days...
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Not a moment to lose, in race to meet Sustainable Development Goals: Guterres   
February 11, 2022
Source: UN - “The well-being of people around the world, the health of our planet, and the survival of future generations depend on our willingness to come together around a commitment to collective problem-solving and action”, said UN chief...
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The Seafood Lover's Guide To Healthy + Sustainable Dinners   
February 11, 2022
Source: Brit +Co - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), a mission-driven, nonprofit organization, makes it so easy to choose seafood that is good for you *and* our oceans. Just look for the MSC blue fish label, a bright blue label you can find on...
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VRF offers corporate directors’ guide to sustainability standards   
February 10, 2022
Source: Accounting Today - The Value Reporting Foundation, the group overseeing the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the International Integrated Reporting Council, has released a Directors’ Guide to the SASB Standards with industry-specific...
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Packers and Stockyards Act revisions could harm sustainability efforts USDA   
February 08, 2022
Source: Beef - The North American Meat Institute says the Biden Administration's proposed rules for the Packers and Stockyards Act could limit the abilities of the meat and poultry industry to respond to consumer demand regarding sustainability.
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The 100 most sustainable corporations of 2022   
January 20, 2022
Source: Corporate Knights - Corporate Knights’ 2022 ranking of the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations is based on a rigorous assessment of nearly 7,000 public companies with revenue over US$1 billion.
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In Texas, ESG Virtue-Signaling Is a Risky Investment   
January 18, 2022
Source: National Review - Large financial corporations are now being skewered in the Lone Star State as the anti-oil-and-gun virtue signaling they undertook to attract approval from liberals on Wall Street runs afoul of the pro-oil-and-gun commitments...
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IBM Acquires Envizi to Help Organizations Accelerate Sustainability Initiatives and Achieve Environmental Goals   
January 12, 2022
Source: Yahoo Finance - IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced it has acquired Envizi, a leading data and analytics software provider for environmental performance management. This acquisition builds on IBM's growing investments in AI-powered software, including...
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Living life to the greenest: the sustainability trends that will dominate in 2022   
January 10, 2022
Source: Positive News - With scores of people pledging to fly less, choosing plant-based milks over dairy, and a lockdown-spurred surge of interest in growing fruit and vegetables at home, signs abound that many are hungry to green their lifestyles.
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Historic New York bill seeks to hold fashion retailers accountable on sustainability   
January 10, 2022
Source: CBC - A historic bill in New York is aiming to hold major fashion brands in New York accountable on sustainability and worker's rights. Backed by multiple environmental and human rights advocacy groups, the Fashion Sustainability and...
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