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Introducing the Porter Novelli Focus: Business Action for Climate Crisis

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As Climate Week unfolds here in the U.S., the conversation around the climate crisis has reached increasing heights – from new warnings from the United Nations that country climate plans are not aggressive enough – to nations crying out that the climate breakdown has reached their shores in dramatic and deadly ways.

Pandemic Raises Stakes for Success of the SDGs

By Tina Nybo Jensen, International Policy Manager, GRI
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In this Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we hear much about how organizations, countries and individuals are stepping up their efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda. Despite this, the reality is that the pace of action has not been quick enough and we are already far behind on delivering the Global Goals. 

Kimberly-Clark's Manufacturing Facility in Spain Reduces Direct Carbon Emissions by 40%

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As part of its purpose to deliver better care for a better world, Kimberly-Clark’s 2030 sustainability goals include a commitment to reducing its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 from a 2015 base year.

Black & Veatch 2021 Megatrends Report Illuminates Growing Importance, Complementary Nature of Electrification, Decarbonization

A joint report by Black & Veatch and Canary Media explores how the climate crisis is pushing decarbonization strategies in the race to net zero.
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Climate change no longer is a nebulous concept, as communities around the globe experience the devastating effects of rising temperatures and increasingly extreme weather events. To address this, policymakers, corporations and other stakeholders are plotting ambitious net-zero action, helping to establish electrification and decarbonization as the overarching “megatrends” of 2021, according to a new report from global engineering and construction leader Black & Veatch and Canary Media.

Defining the Inclusive Business Features

A guide for companies, investors and policymakers
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BY BUSINESS CALL TO ACTION AND IBAN

As the world grapples with the impact of Covid-19 and the severe challenges of climate change, the need for sustainable business models is greater than ever. Inclusive businesses (IB), by engaging poor and low-income populations through their core business models, can play a key role in this aspect as we build more inclusive, resilient, and equitable societies for the future.

Ecocentricity Blog: Food Futurism

By: John A. Lanier
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If I had to guess, there is one category of science fiction technology that will come to fruition in my lifetime, and it’s of a type that might surprise you a bit. I’m talking about food.

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If I had to guess, there is one category of science fiction technology that will come to fruition in my lifetime, and it’s of a type that might surprise you a bit. I’m talking about food.

Dentsu International to Mobilise 10,000 Young Creatives to Help Cut Food Waste in Global Collaboration With Schools, NGOs and Global Brands

Global Rise Up challenge to be delivered by dentsu volunteers to diverse future talent through The Code
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September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Dentsu International today announced the launch of its first global Rise Up Challenge to upskill 10,000 young people in digital media and creative communications and showcase their best campaign ideas to inspire consumers to drastically reduce their food waste.

Join Us at the Future of Climate Action Event

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Urgent action is required to limit global temperature rises and the role of business is key. Hosted by Innovation Forum from September 27-29, 2021, this climate action conference will focus entirely on supply chain decarbonization.

“Decarbonizing Value Chains: The Built Environment” - First in a Series of Executive Roundtables Focusing on Decarbonizing Scope 3 Emissions

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Eliminating greenhouse gas emissions in a company’s supply chain and among its customers—so-called Scope 3 emissions—is the biggest challenge in decarbonizing most businesses. Effective solutions are needed that companies can implement to decarbonize their value chains. Globally, buildings account for 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, decades of experience with green buildings support a bold vision for net-zero buildings.

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