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Companies Need to Set More Ambitious Targets to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, United Nations Global Compact Report Shows

Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, on the occasion of its 20th-anniversary Leaders Summit, the United Nations Global Compact, in partnership with DNV GL, released a new report looking back on 20 years of corporate sustainability progress among its business participants.

Build Back Better: Turning Turmoil into a Lasting Transformation

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As we navigate through month six of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re experiencing its impact on many levels – physically, emotionally, financially, spiritually. The sheer scale and reach of the pandemic creates paradoxes that we’re all wrestling to understand.

Fuel for Thought - Powering Net-Zero Communities

By Julie Keenahan, BEn Associate
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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we highlight how new fuel technologies are improving as global commitments to net zero targets increase.

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all.

7.a: By 2030, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology.

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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we highlight how new fuel technologies are improving as global commitments to net zero targets increase.

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all.

7.a: By 2030, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology.

Just Launched: Reuters Events Transform Europe Virtual Series

Press Release

June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ethical Corporation are very excited to announce the first online conference in the Reuters Events Transform Europe Virtual Series – Transform: Sustainable Procurement & Circularity [7-8th July 2020].
 

A Stronger Foundation for Impact Driven Reporting

Public comment period begins for updated Universal Standards
Press Release

June 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Changes to improve how organizations use the GRI Standards to disclose their impacts on the economy, environment and people have been made available for global consultation.

Clarion Partners' Commitment to Sustainable Buildings Recognized by Leading Industry Organizations

Clarion Partners Recently Named a 2020 GOLD Green Lease Leader by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance and the Institute for Market Transformation and a Fitwel Champion by the Center for Active Design
Press Release

The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance has announced Clarion Partners, LLC  as a GOLD-level 2020 Green Lease Leader.

New Technology Helps Protect Bats from Wind Turbines

With researchers and tech developers, Duke Energy helps develop the Bat Deterrent System
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Editor’s note: This story and photos were captured before the pandemic. Duke Energy crews are following stringent measures – including wearing masks and social distancing – to work safely while they perform essential work to keep the lights on. You can learn more about how we’re working safely during the pandemic here.

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 5

Company discusses entrepreneurship during uncertain and shaky times
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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 release Episode 4 of its Impact Minute video blog.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues.  In this episode, the Company discusses entrepreneurship during these uncertain and shaky ti

Alliance Data Releases 2019 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance Report

Company reaffirms commitment to principled, stakeholder-driven sustainability strategy
Article

June 11, 2020 - Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing, loyalty and payment solutions, today released its 2019 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance Report, which provides updated performance metrics and context related to the Company’s sustainability strategy.

Responding to a Pandemic With Solidarity and Purpose: The Evolving Power of Corporate Responsibility

Words by Trey Watkins
Blog

Solidarity is top of mind these days, a gentle reminder that, as the world struggles to respond to and rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all in this together. Our inherent interdependence has never been more apparent, transcending physical barriers  as we seek new ways to connect with each other and  stay healthy.  

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