Emerging Markets CSR News

SCS Global Services Welcomes Safety and Sustainability Market Veterans to Its Ranks

Demand for Certification Services Strengthens Despite Pandemic
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international pioneer and leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification of environmental, social, safety and quality performance, is proud to announce the addition of five new experts to its senior management staff. Industry veterans Carey Allen, Henning Bloech, Jenny Oorbeck, Vik Ahuja and Tom Ehart have joined the fold, each enriching SCS with decades of experience as the company continues its rapid growth trajectory.

ESG and Sustainable Investing

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CFA Society Chicago member Monique Thanos, CFA, talks with Emily Lawrence, Director of Sustainable Investing at Northern Trust Asset Management on the evolution of ESG in investing.

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Northern Trust Asset Management Launches Ultra-Short Sterling ESG Strategy

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LONDON, Feb. 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Northern Trust Asset Management, one of the world’s leading investment managers, has recently launched its Sterling Ultra-Short ESG strategy, expanding its cash segmentation suite to cater to the varying investment horizons for investors, whilst incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance factors.

'Ghost Brands' Deliver a Spirited Performance During Pandemic

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Hong Kong’s restaurants haven’t had it easy over the past year with the pandemic battering business and sending customer numbers plunging as people stay at home.

The very notion of opening a new restaurant in such a climate might seem insane – but there is one model of restaurant that has succeeded in the downturn because it involves no rent, no shop front, no dine-in areas, and no waiters. Just food and delivery.

Land Betterment Corporation Sponsored Episode 129 of the Middle Tech Podcast

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FISHERS, Ind., January 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to be the Season 4 sponsor of the Middle Tech Podcast.  Land Betterment is commitment to support entrepreneurship and collaboration with forward thinkers within its region, and to encourage stakeholder engagement to help bring sustainable solutions to the markets in which it serves.  

Nest Pensions Takes Another Step on Net-Zero Journey

Northern Trust AM to manage new climate aware strategy investing in emerging markets
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  • Northern Trust AM to manage new climate aware strategy investing in emerging markets
  • Nest estimated to nearly double investment in emerging market equity (shares)
  • Nest’s Head of RI: “Emerging markets are an exciting growth area, and we believe we can continue to successfully invest while working towards our net-zero goal”

Nest, the workplace pension scheme representing a quarter of the UK workforce, will take another step in reducing its carbon footprint while increasing investment in emerging market equities.

Leading Asset Managers Commit to Net Zero Emissions Goal With Launch of Global Initiative

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30 founding investor signatories to Net Zero Asset Managers initiative will work in collaboration with clients to achieve target-based net zero goal by 2050 or sooner

Other asset managers encouraged to join initiative, to demonstrate sector leadership and commitment to sustainable future

Ecocentricity Blog: Supply and Demand

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Emerging market countries are likely to provide supply-side interventions into their auto markets. Whether the issue is energy independence, air quality, or cost savings, transitioning to electric vehicles makes good sense.

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Emerging market countries are likely to provide supply-side interventions into their auto markets. Whether the issue is energy independence, air quality, or cost savings, transitioning to electric vehicles makes good sense.

Connecticut Green Bank and Its EV Charging Partners Register the First Validated Multi-Partner Carbon Offset Credit Project

Project Paves Way for More EV Charging Stations and Partners Across the U.S.
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HARTFORD, Conn., December 9, 2020 /3BL Media/— Connecticut Green Bank (“Green Bank”) and its partners are proud to announce a unique collaboration that is the first joinable, grouped carbon offset credit project registered under the new methodology for electric vehicle (EV) charging systems.

Ecocentricity Blog: Stranded on the Side of the Road

By: John A. Lanier
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As humanity more fully understands the urgency of the climate crisis, and as business and governments do more to proactively decarbonize society, entire sectors will be rendered obsolete.

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As humanity more fully understands the urgency of the climate crisis, and as business and governments do more to proactively decarbonize society, entire sectors will be rendered obsolete.

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