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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

Putting sustainability at the heart of the standards agenda   
July 28, 2020
Source: ISO - A new ISO guide will help ensure climate change issues are addressed in every new standard.
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Global citizens favor ‘smart cities’ and call for their hometowns to be sustainable   
July 28, 2020
Source: Yahoo - Paris– Today’s city living is falling short of citizens’ increased expectations in the digital age. This is according to a new report from the Capgemini Research Institute that explored responses from 10,000 citizens and over 300...
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Tetra Tech's Debra Darby Discusses Sustainable Organics Solutions   
July 28, 2020
Source: CSRWire - As both the public and private sectors look for ways to reduce carbon emissions, there is a growing interest in organics recycling programs and composting operations to help with carbon sequestration. F
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Sustainability Reporting by Largest U.S. Companies Hits New Highs   
July 28, 2020
Source: Triple Pundit - Nine in ten companies on the S&P 500 index, one bellwether of U.S. stock market performance, published sustainability, corporate responsibility or citizenship reports in 2019. That’s up from only 20 percent in 2011 and 86 percent...
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CDSB's Climate Guidance marks the launch of application series   
July 27, 2020
Source: CDSB - Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) released the CDSB Framework application guidance for climate-related disclosure (Climate Guidance). The release is the first in a series of guides on nature-related financial disclosure,...
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CDSB’s Climate Guidance marks the launch of application series   
July 27, 2020
Source: CDSB - Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) released the CDSB Framework application guidance for climate-related disclosure (Climate Guidance). The release is the first in a series of guides on nature-related financial disclosure,...
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Delta Cargo joins Sustainable Air Freight Alliance   
July 27, 2020
Source: Air Cargo News - Delta Cargo has joined the Sustainable Air Freight Alliance (SAFA) — a collaboration between shippers, freight forwarders and airlines to track and reduce emissions – as part of its initiative towards improving its environmental...
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When It Comes to Racial Justice, the Business and Human Rights Community Can Do More   
July 24, 2020
Source: BSR - It has been almost two months since the tragic killing of George Floyd at the hands of four police officers in the United States. The public outcry has sparked an unprecedented wave of support for Black Lives Matter (BLM) from...
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US Government Accountability Office: ESG Disclosure Is Prevalent but Problematic   
July 23, 2020
Source: SASB - A new report from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) substantiates what capital markets have been telling us at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) for years: Investors don’t need more information...
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Environmental and human rights groups unite for declaration urging cocoa sustainability action   
July 23, 2020
Source: Confectionery Production - A total of 350 environmental, human rights and NGO groups have combined as signatories for a landmark letter urging the governments of Ivory Coast and Ghana to take key steps ensuring environmental sustainability and support for...
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