PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

Your Company Pledged to Reduce Its Carbon Footprint. Now What?   
June 15, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review - Tweet Post Share Save Print One in five of the world’s 2,000 largest publicly listed companies have now committed to a “net-zero” emissions target — meaning that by 2050 they will produce close to zero emissions and will...
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CDSB joins UN SSE and IFC to provide free climate disclosure training to stock exchanges and issuers   
June 14, 2021
Source: CDSB - A multifaceted training course for stock exchanges to distribute to their markets, free of charge.
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‘Fashion is one of the most harmful industries’: Celeb designer makes a plea for sustainability   
June 14, 2021
Source: Indian Express - I don’t think anyone really knows that fashion is one of the most harmful industries. I don’t think they know that 150 million trees are cut down for viscose, whereas I’ve managed to source a sustainable wood pulp in Sweden.”
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Deploying Sustainable Aviation Fuels at Scale in India: A Clean Skies for Tomorrow Publication   
June 11, 2021
Source: World Economic Forum - The World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow (CST) initiative has brought together an Indian community of private and public institutions with a shared vision of scaling production and use of sustainable aviation fuel...
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Perspectives from the Food Waste Trenches   
June 11, 2021
Source: Sustainable Brands - Food waste is catalyzing everyone in the food, waste and recycling industries to create new solutions and best practices to convert a negative into value for the environment and for business.
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The chief sustainability officer role is on the rise: 5 notes   
June 11, 2021
Source: Beckers Hospital Review - U.S. Fortune 500 companies have increasingly hired chief sustainability officers in the last decade, with numbers of CSOs at publicly traded companies rising 228 percent, from 29 in 2011 to 95 as of March, according to the latest...
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The 10 Best Eco-Friendly Clothing Brands of 2021   
June 11, 2021
Source: Treehugger - Each year, a staggering 100 billion or more items of clothing are made. Out of these, about 20% remain unsold, destined to join piles of discard. These fashion leftovers wriggle their way in to landfills, the incinerator or the...
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Investors, companies, organizations call on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to mandate corporate...   
June 10, 2021
Source: Ceres - 180 investors with nearly $2.7 trillion in assets under management seek to protect the economy from climate risk
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The Value Reporting Foundation launch paves the way for harmonisation   
June 09, 2021
Source: CDSB - The integration of SASB and the IIRC under the VRF represents another step towards a unified set of global sustainability standards.
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Ones to Watch: Game-changing standards in the race against climate change.   
June 09, 2021
Source: ISO - Reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2030 is an ambitious task requiring drastic action across the world. ISO standards have long been seen as powerful tools to help organizations and countries implement effective changes to...
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