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How Your Team Can Navigate the New Era of ESG Compliance

GreenBiz

The era of voluntary sustainability and ESG disclosure reporting is coming to a close. Newly enacted US and European rules are entering into force, creating a regulatory landscape that can be daunting to navigate.

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“They just fit in with what we do:” Farmers reap rewards as they play host to wind and solar

Renew Economy

Some farmers see renewables as a game-changer for local communities, pouring millions into local communities and with no impact on agriculture. The post “They just fit in with what we do:” Farmers reap rewards as they play host to wind and solar appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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These 50 Canadian corporations are betting big on green

Corporate Knights

In early May, the federal government announced that Canada had “bent the curve” on climate pollution. New figures showed that carbon emissions in 2022 fell to “significantly lower” than pre-pandemic levels in 2019, giving hope that Canada can meet its net-zero commitments. “The hard work of Canadians is paying off,” Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said.

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The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative at Seafood Expo North America in Commitment to Advancing Labour Standards

3BL Media

June 28, 2024 /3BL/ - The Consumer Goods Forum's (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) continues to share its active engagement in shaping the discourse on global sustainability standards, demonstrated by its participation in the Seafood Expo North America , held from March 10-12, 2024, in Boston. This respected event serves as a vital platform for industry leaders to convene and discuss pressing issues facing the seafood sector.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Health care innovations in sustainability will protect both patients and the planet

GreenBiz

The health care sector is uniquely positioned to be a leader in sustainability by implementing practices that mitigate the harms of the climate crisis while advancing public health.

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Tesla battery business is worth nearly $200 billion, more than any Australian company except BHP

Renew Economy

While Peter Dutton says he is waiting for battery storage to be "discovered," one analyst values Tesla's battery business at $A200 billion, more than nearly every Australian company. The post Tesla battery business is worth nearly $200 billion, more than any Australian company except BHP appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Feeding Tomorrow: Collaborating for a Sustainable Food Supply

3BL Media

BY PEDRO GONÇALVES FOR TETRA PAK Originally published by Fast Company For seven decades, Tetra Pak has led innovation in the food and beverage industry. Our commitment to solving challenges drives us to develop comprehensive solutions using cutting-edge technology. No other food and beverage company is better equipped to help in this transition. Implementing resource-efficient equipment and sustainable food packaging through a legacy of expertise uniquely positions Tetra Pak, and our customers,

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Climate-related issues are growing in urgency, sustainability experts say

GreenBiz

Sustainability experts view climate change, biodiversity loss, deforestation, water scarcity, food security and water pollution as increasingly severe challenges, according to the latest GlobeScan/ERM survey.

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AGL plans huge solar recycling plant at retired coal site that Dutton wants for nuclear

Renew Economy

AGL signs MoU to explore feasibility of recycling up to half a million solar panels a year at a new facility at its Hunter Energy Hub in New South Wales. The post AGL plans huge solar recycling plant at retired coal site that Dutton wants for nuclear appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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ISO to Launch Global Net Zero Standard

ESG Today

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announced that it has commenced work on the development of a new international standard on net zero, aimed at providing clarity and credibility to organizations’ net zero targets and strategies, and to guard against greenwashing. The process to develop the standard follows the launch in 2022 at the COP27 climate conference of the ISO Net Zero Guidelines, providing a best-practices tool for organizations to use for the creation of comprehen

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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Wells Fargo Foundation Awards $500,000 to Five D.C.-Area Housing Nonprofits in Honor of National Homeownership Month

3BL Media

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2024 /3BL/ - In recognition of National Homeownership Month, the Wells Fargo Foundation announced today that it has joined forces with five Washington, D.C.-area nonprofit organizations as part of a local effort to address systemic barriers to housing. The $500,000 in grant funding provides resources to create and preserve generational wealth through homeownership in the Greater Washington, D.C., region.

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Investors and activists demand an end to funding for lobby groups that oppose climate legislation

GreenBiz

They’re asking why companies with net-zero goals support the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which often opposes federal climate legislation.

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“Stick to the facts, stick to the plan:” Energy minister urges industry to ignore nuclear “fantasy”

Renew Economy

Victorian energy minister says the state will be 95 pct renewable by the time Dutton delivers his "fantasy" nuclear projects. The post “Stick to the facts, stick to the plan:” Energy minister urges industry to ignore nuclear “fantasy” appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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New study confirms PFAS are absorbed through human skin

Envirotec Magazine

A study of 17 commonly used synthetic ‘forever chemicals’ has shown that these toxic substances can readily be absorbed through human skin. The research, published in Environment International seemingly proves for the first time that a wide range of PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) – chemicals which do not break down in nature – can permeate the skin barrier and reach the body’s bloodstream.

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Mastering Supply Chain Sustainability: Where Does ESG Fit In?

Speaker: Hortense Grouvel

In this new webinar, you will learn firsthand how to set up a sustainable supply chain program that will help meet increasing ESG requirements stemming from regulators, customers, consumers, and investors alike. Hortense Grouvel, ESG expert at IntegrityNext, and Sean Whelan, Global Senior Manager at Halliburton, will look at how ensuring compliance will also help you increase sustainability performance, resilience, and innovation, allowing you to unlock the full potential of your supply chain op

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Schneider Electric Named the World’s Most Sustainable Company by Time Magazine and Statista

3BL Media

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, June 26, 2024 /3BL/ - Schneider Electric , the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has topped the " World's Most Sustainable Companies for 2024 " list by Time magazine and Statista. This recognition reflects Schneider Electric's ambitious goals to reduce its own emissions, but also the company’s commitment to helping its customers to become more energy efficient and reduce their emissions.

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Kimberly-Clark pledges to stop cutting down 'natural forests' for tissues, diapers

GreenBiz

New strategy centers on Canada and Alaska, which have 25 percent of the world’s remaining primary forests.

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AEMO locks in renewables and storage to replace coal, as Australia urged to go faster

Renew Economy

AEMO planning blueprint confirms that renewables and storage the cheapest and smartest way to replace coal, and nuclear would be too slow and costly. But is the rapid transition quick enough? The post AEMO locks in renewables and storage to replace coal, as Australia urged to go faster appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Worker-owned ‘conglomerate’ Obran Cooperative gets a boost from Acumen America investment

Impact Alpha

Worker ownership is becoming more common, as worker-owned cooperatives — and investment funds looking to support them — multiply. Less so: worker-owned holding. The post Worker-owned ‘conglomerate’ Obran Cooperative gets a boost from Acumen America investment appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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The Monorail Revolution: Transforming Urban Mobility in the Dominican Republic

3BL Media

In a bold stride towards reshaping urban transportation, DP World has successfully coordinated the delivery of four monorail cars from the United Kingdom to the Dominican Republic, showcasing our commitment to driving efficiency in global logistics. These monorail cars are part of a transformative public transportation project designed to alleviate urban congestion in Santiago, one of the Caribbean's bustling urban hubs.

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Why Lime uses big electric trucks to haul its small electric scooters

GreenBiz

The company cut emissions by 16% with modular scooters and switching its operational fleet to electric trucks.

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Dutton compares wind turbines to 5G towers as he declares “huge support” for renewables

Renew Economy

Peter Dutton reportedly compares wind turbines to 5G towers as Coalition insists it is really a "huge" supporter of renewables, despite Nationals plan to bring them to a stop. The post Dutton compares wind turbines to 5G towers as he declares “huge support” for renewables appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Elon Musk reveals the one job interview question he asks every candidate to instantly spot a liar

Good.is: Planet

When recruiters don't have a polygraph lie-detector machine, they can ask this simple question from the job seekers and observe their response.

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What Questions Are Brands Asking About Their ESG Initiatives Ahead of 2024?

Temperatures are rising (and not just metaphorically) as key stakeholders anxiously anticipate the outcomes of COP28. While companies reconsider their 2024 environmental sustainability strategies, there is another aspect of ESG that deserves exploring, the social sector. In the latest edition of "Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Sagittarius Edition", 3BL hones in on this sign’s bold quality of asking questions others are burning to know the answers to.

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Carbon dioxide's heavy stamp on temperature: Doubling CO2 may mean 7 to 14 degree increase

Science Daily / Earth & Environment

A doubling of the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere could cause an increase in the average temperature on earth from 7 to even a maximum of 14 degrees. That is shown in the analysis of sediments from the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California.

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How the food industry is working to protect freshwater ecosystems

GreenBiz

Food powerhouses are crafting strategies to tackle the intertwined challenges of water and nature.

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Bowen says massive capacity scheme for renewables may came at no cost to taxpayers

Renew Economy

Bowen says the massive auctions for large scale wind and solar under the Capacity Investment Scheme may come at no cost to taxpayers because of the number of projects competing for a contract. The post Bowen says massive capacity scheme for renewables may came at no cost to taxpayers appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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The ups and downs of global productivity

McKinsey Sustainabilty

Labor productivity over the past 25 years has been a success story for some, a tale of stagnation for others. Investments and digital transformation can boost productivity for all economies, McKinsey research shows.

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The Silver Lining to Corporate DEI Challenges

In our latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Scorpio Edition, 3BL embraces the perspective of one of the zodiac's most misunderstood signs: Scorpio. While this sign often has a darker view of the world, they do not shy away from shining a light on controversial topics. This month we take a deep dive into corporate pullback of DEI and how companies can utilize astrological advice to reinvent its social impact communication.

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Worldwide support for climate change action is “stunning”

Energy Central

Yesterday’s topic discussed the faction of the population that continues to deny climate change. Largely falling along political lines, the opposition against actions to neutralize global warming seems counterproductive. A new UN poll illustrates that in many countries it may also be politically unwise. Except perhaps in the U.S. where the results indicate that the polarization runs.

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The Global South is missing out on the EV revolution. Here’s what automakers can do about it

GreenBiz

As developed economies electrify their fleets, the rest of the world is being left behind.

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Nuclear lobby concedes rooftop solar will have to make way for reactors

Renew Economy

Nuclear lobby groups admit that rooftop solar will be a major casualty of the push for "always on" nuclear. Is the public happy to have their PV modules switched off? The post Nuclear lobby concedes rooftop solar will have to make way for reactors appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Blackhorn raises $150 million to invest in digital infrastructure for the low-carbon transition

Impact Alpha

Denver-headquartered Blackhorn Ventures backs early-stage clean tech companies that are addressing industrial resource efficiency. The firm sees a $1.7 trillion opportunity as new. The post Blackhorn raises $150 million to invest in digital infrastructure for the low-carbon transition appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Supercharge Your ESG Content This Libra Season

Throughout Climate Week, a feeling of urgency on tackling the climate crisis was palpable. Yet, questions continue to linger about corporate progress. Are we truly moving the needle or are we stuck in a cycle of empty statements and a flood of reports and guidelines? In the latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Libra Edition , we use Climate Week outcomes to explore how brands can communicate progress credibly.