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Call for Nominations Now OPEN for WEC 2022 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

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October 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the world moves to rebuild our economies and to tackle climate change and systemic injustices, corporate leadership on sustainable development is more important than ever. The Gold Medal Award recognizes excellence and provides inspiration to other companies worldwide. Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2022 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

Decarbonizing Value Chains Requires the Next Tier of Sustainability Leaders

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Private sector decarbonization commitments are more vital than ever to meet the challenge of climate change. Only days remain until the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow where governments are expected to “ratchet up” their commitments under the Paris Agreement to avoid catastrophic climate change.

Skills for Cities: Common Impact to Connect Corporate and Nonprofit Worlds to Advance Efforts Around Racial and Digital Equity

One-day skills-based volunteer event will bring nonprofits together with their corporate peers to create actionable solutions for capacity-building challenges
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NEW YORK, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Among the many consequences of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the outsized negative impact it has had on communities of color and the organizations that serve them. Pre-existing challenges like the digital divide have been exacerbated, with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) facing less access to reliable internet service and the devices needed to access digital work opportunities, online education, and, increasingly, essential needs like healthcare.

Illumina to Host Inaugural ESG Investor Event on Tuesday, November 16, 2021

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SAN DIEGO, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) announced that it will host its first Environment, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) focused investor event at 11:00 am Pacific Time (2:00 pm Eastern Time), Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

Sustainability With Substance, Not Sustainability by Numbers

We don’t live in a 1.5 degree world
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October 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One, an active global investment manager, has published its third annual Global Environment Impact Report, which provides a detailed analysis of what we call the “sustainability attribution” for every holding within the Global Environment portfolio – an assessment of each company’s contribution to a greener cleaner future, evidence of their positive environmental impact and the appraisal of other ESG considerations.

Amid 2021's Challenges, Helping Our Stakeholders Persevere

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By Ralph Izzo: Chairman, President and CEO at PSEG

Since the start of 2020, our nation has faced extraordinary challenges, including extreme weather, social unrest and the continuing COVID-19 pandemic – with each of these also creating new uncertainties for the economy.

Ecocentricity Blog: Filling a Gap

By: John A. Lanier
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Dr. Maathai was a Kenyan scientist, environmentalist, and activist who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, a grassroots organization that organizes women to plant trees and combat deforestation. According to their website, they have planted more than 51 million trees in Kenya, and they have become more than just a conservation organization. 

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Dr. Maathai was a Kenyan scientist, environmentalist, and activist who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, a grassroots organization that organizes women to plant trees and combat deforestation. According to their website, they have planted more than 51 million trees in Kenya, and they have become more than just a conservation organization. 

Georgia-Pacific Celebrates National Forest Products Week 2021

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This year marks the 60th annual National Forest Products Week, a reminder of our commitment to sustainable business practices that assist in conserving our forests and protecting the environment. 

In partnership with American Forest and Paper Association, here are a few facts to help you learn more about our industry.

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Ninety One Launches Decarbonization '40 Act Fund to Meet Growing Demand for Climate-Aware Investment Solutions

Deirdre Cooper & Graeme Baker to manage US ‘40 Act Fund
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NEW YORK, October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One, an active global investment manager, announces the launch of the Ninety One Global Environment Fund. This launch addresses growing interest from US-based financial advisors and institutional investors in access to companies in the environmental-solutions universe that are poised to grow and outperform as the world transitions towards net zero.

Risky Business: Sustainability Is Central to Mitigating Risk

By Lany Harijanti, ASEAN Regional Program Manager, GRI
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The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly caused the largest economic and societal shock the world has experienced this century. Yet it was not unforeseen. As far back as 2006, the annual Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum warned that a pandemic was an ‘acute threat’ across all industries globally. This year’s WEF report expands into new dimensions of risk, such as the consequences of digital inequality and cybersecurity failure.

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