Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Ceres 2021 to Call on Capital Market Leaders for Urgent Action to Stop the Climate Crisis

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Three-day virtual convening will draw institutional investors, C-suite executives, policymakers, regulators and thought leaders from around the world

Ceres 2021: Transform Tomorrow Today will call for urgent action to achieve a net-zero emissions future and build back a more just and inclusive economy 

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Three-day virtual convening will draw institutional investors, C-suite executives, policymakers, regulators and thought leaders from around the world

Ceres 2021: Transform Tomorrow Today will call for urgent action to achieve a net-zero emissions future and build back a more just and inclusive economy 

Unlocking the Value of Diversity in Supply Chains

By Dr. Randhir Thakur | Chief Supply Chain Officer, Intel Corporation
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Celebrating Black History Month brings opportunity to engage more deeply in conversations with friends, family members, and colleagues. While many are familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King’s civil rights efforts, we may not easily recall the importance he placed on economic equity in outlining his vision for a more inclusive world. In the famous “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, King highlighted the “vast ocean of material prosperity” that lay beyond the reach of many American citizens. King knew that freedom depended a great deal on access to economic opportunities. 

Railroads Stake Out Positions on Addressing Climate Change

AAR releases proposals to leverage environmental performance and reduce transportation sector emissions
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WASHINGTON, March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Association of American Railroads (AAR) outlined today policy proposals aimed at safely and effectively combatting climate change. As the leader in fuel-efficient surface transportation, railroads know more must be done to drive down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Armed with the right policies, railroads – and the nation – can make real progress toward a cleaner, more sustainable economy.

As Sustainability Gains Urgency, ESG Strategy Takes Center Stage

How the Pandemic Has Elevated Sustainability and ESG
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It was going so well. 

Before the pandemic hit, many companies were starting to recognize the increased prioritization on ESG investments. Budgets were being allocated, initiatives were being planned, steps were being taken. 

But when a global health disaster hits - priorities change fast.

Webinar / A Model of Industry Collaboration: An Inside Look at the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER)

BIER's Live Webinar on March 16th - Hosted by Antea Group
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March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is celebrating its 15th anniversary of sector peers working collaboratively to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector and beyond.

Anglo American Unki Platinum Mine Earns World's First IRMA 75

Responsible Mining Designation Confirmed through Third-Party Audit by SCS Global Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification, is pleased to confirm that Anglo American’s Unki platinum mine in Zimbabwe has earned the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) 75 level for responsible mining, based on the completion of an independent audit.

Working Capital Innovation Fund Named as One of ImpactAssets’ Tenth IA 50 Impact Fund Listing

This ‘Emerging Impact Manager’ supports scalable solutions for workers in global supply chains
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BETHESDA, Md., February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - ImpactAssets has named Working Capital Innovation Fund as one of the ImpactAssets 50 2021 (IA 50), a free online database for impact investors, family offices, financial advisors, and institutional investors that features a diversified listing of private capital fund managers delivering social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.  

Ecocentricity Blog: The Ethics of Environmentalism

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If you wish everyone would compost their food waste to help mitigate climate change, then you should compost. If you wish everyone would refuse plastic straws to help keep them out of the oceans, then you should refuse plastic straws.

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If you wish everyone would compost their food waste to help mitigate climate change, then you should compost. If you wish everyone would refuse plastic straws to help keep them out of the oceans, then you should refuse plastic straws.

Towards the Digital Circular Economy

Free One-Hour Webinar on March 3, 2021
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February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Circular Economy offers significant economic, social, and environmental benefits, and circular business models are increasingly influencing corporate approaches and policy landscapes around the globe. Thereby, digital technologies are considered as significant drivers accelerating the transition to the Circular Economy.

My Journey on the Road Less Traveled (From a Scottish Univ to Impact Investing in NYC)

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by Elizabeth di Bonaventura, Senior Institutional Relationship Associate, Domini Impact Investments. 

The road less traveled has always been the path I’ve found myself on in life, whether intentionally or not. As a young girl, I did not grow up believing that I would have a career in finance. I was beguiled by misconceptions that the field was too difficult and the bar for entry too insurmountably high. Even more daunting was the lack of representation of women within the financial sector.

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