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Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers

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Want to help the world meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals? Here’s where to start   
September 22, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - “End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change." So begins the United Nations’ Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World. “It seems impossible that the average person can make an impact. Should you just...
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GRESB Newsletter: Gearing up for the 2020 GRESB Results season   
September 21, 2020
Source: GRESB - This time of year, GRESB is focussed on validating, scoring and benchmarking the data reported to us for the 2020 Assessments. It’s some of the most important work we do because capital markets need reliable, comparable and...
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A modern identity reflecting GRI’s purpose   
September 21, 2020
Source: GRI - The global leader in impact reporting has launched a refreshed brand and website, created to support the continued delivery of sustainability standards that meet the needs of all stakeholders.
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European Commission Launches Roadmap for Sustainable Products Initiative to Usher in New Era of Product Regulatory Requirements   
September 21, 2020
Source: National Law Review - On September 14, the European Commission (Commission) released the roadmap for its Sustainable Products Initiative (Initiative) – an ambitious new vision for legislative reform that will establish minimum sustainability and...
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Better Business: What are the challenges in making business more sustainable?   
September 21, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - At the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos in January, the Forum launched a new “Davos Manifesto” in support of stakeholder capitalism, which says companies should "pay their fair share of taxes, show zero tolerance...
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4 ways industry can make supply chains more sustainable   
September 21, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - For decades, reliability and efficiency were the dual priorities of supply chain organizations. But the price of focusing almost exclusively on dependable supply at the lowest cost was supply chains that became inflexible and...
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New IOC Guide to Make Sustainability “Business as Usual” for the Olympic Movement   
September 18, 2020
Source: CSRWire - The guidelines – called “Sustainability Management in Sports” – will help National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs) integrate sustainability into their operations and events. Part of the IOC’s...
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New Standard Institute Launches Global Sustainability Initiative to Transform Fashion Industry   
September 18, 2020
Source: Complex.com - Over the past decade, a growing number of brands and labels have turned their attention toward sustainability, changing design and production methods that minimize both environmental and social harm. Unfortunately, many companies...
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New Zealand becomes first to implement mandatory TCFD reporting   
September 15, 2020
Source: CDSB - CDSB reaffirms its commitment to support New Zealand businesses and the market in implementing these new requirements.
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UN backs new eco-label to help consumers choose sustainable rice   
September 15, 2020
Source: Vaticaan News - The Standard for Sustainable Rice Cultivation developed by the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) was launched on September 14. The label will help shoppers reduce their environmental impact by identifying rice that has been...
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