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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

Open Letter to Erik Thedéen, Chair of the Sustainable Finance Task Force of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)   
September 30, 2020
Source: Integrated Reporting - The International Integrated Reporting Council has, together with CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) written an open...
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Amidst Growing Global Use of SASB Standards, SASB Adds International Perspectives to Its Standards Board   
September 29, 2020
Source: SASB - The SASB Foundation today announced the appointment of Susanne Stormer and Mark Vaessen to the SASB Standards Board, an independent board that is accountable for the due process, outcomes, and ratification of the SASB Standards....
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E-fuels crucial for making heavy transport more sustainable’   
September 25, 2020
Source: Innovations Origins - In order to be able to meet the climate targets, the entire transport sector must focus on what are known as e-fuels. This is the only way to achieve the climate targets. That is the opinion of the Dutch TNO research center based...
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Sustainability metrics debate must include multi-stakeholder input   
September 24, 2020
Source: GRI - GRI has cautiously welcomed a report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) that identifies sustainability metrics that members of the International Business Council (IBC) should disclose, while highlighting that it does not go far...
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UN Secretary-General to convene high-level roundtable on climate action during General Assembly week to showcase solutions and progress   
September 24, 2020
Source: UN SDGs - As climate impacts worsen around the world, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is convening a roundtable of global climate leaders from government, business and finance, and civil society to showcase high-impact actions and...
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Doing business in a better world: law firms back sustainable development   
September 23, 2020
Source: Global Legal Post - The leaders of a host of law firms from across the globe are among more than a thousand business leaders to have endorsed a United Nations statement on co-operation in support of sustainable development goals.
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Greening the supply chain   
September 23, 2020
Source: DC Velocity - By the end of this year, a quarter of all the vehicles UPS purchases annually will be powered by alternative fuel or advanced technology, according to Peter Harris, director of sustainability for the transportation and logistics...
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New ESG reporting metrics released by World Economic Forum   
September 23, 2020
Source: Journal of Accountancy - A set of universal environmental, social, and governance (ESG) measures and disclosures released Tuesday by the World Economic Forum is designed to help companies report nonfinancial disclosures.
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SASB Initiates New Standard-Setting Project to Address Content Governance in the Internet Media & Services Industry   
September 22, 2020
Source: SASB - The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) unanimously voted to initiate a new standard-setting project to address content governance in the Internet Media & Services industry.
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Building the Profession of Sustainability Management   
September 22, 2020
Source: State of the Planet, Columbia University - As we entered the 21st century on this more crowded and polluted planet, it occurred to some of us that the process of formulating and implementing public policy and of organizational management needed to factor in and prioritize...
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