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The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series: “Reimagining the Policy Framework”

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In September 2021, IWBI released an in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats into the future. Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report integrates proven strategies from the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and actionable insights garnered from IWBI staff and nearly 600 members of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections.

Over the next few months, we will repost a chapter from the report every week to help highlight specific themes and insights. The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series continues with “Reimagining the Policy Framework,” authored by Jason Hartke, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, External Affairs.

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In September 2021, IWBI released an in-depth report that lays out research approaches and specific operational strategies as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for acute health threats into the future. Prevention and Preparedness, Resilience and Recovery: An IWBI Special Report integrates proven strategies from the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and actionable insights garnered from IWBI staff and nearly 600 members of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections.

Over the next few months, we will repost a chapter from the report every week to help highlight specific themes and insights. The IWBI Special Report Chapter Series continues with “Reimagining the Policy Framework,” authored by Jason Hartke, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, External Affairs.

ESG Disclosure Timeline: How to Plan Ahead for 2022

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As sustainability and climate change concerns continue to grow among stakeholders, the need for businesses to become more transparent with their sustainability initiatives is more important than ever.

Covestro to Host Virtual Youth Climate Summit During COP26

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October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - At the same time as world leaders gather at the United Nations’ annual climate change conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, the first week of November, Covestro LLC will host a free, virtual climate summit for U.S. high school students that is designed to give them a voice during the global discussions and challenge them to think about their own role as climate stewards of the future.

Investors Pushing the Drive to Net Zero -- Ninety One Publishes Second Edition of the Planetary Pulse Survey, Investing for a Carbon Free World: What Investors Want

Thirty two percent of investors are happy for their money to be used to reduce carbon emissions, regardless of return
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NEW YORK, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One has published the second edition of the Planetary Pulse survey, Investing for a Carbon Free World: What Investors Want. The survey of more than 6000 individual investors (investors) across ten markets (UK, US, Canada, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, South Africa, Singapore and Hong Kong) found that investors are ready to support the drive to net zero, with half stating that asset managers should use their influence as shareholders of carbon-heavy companies to he

AccountAbility Awarded 'Best ESG Strategy Development Partner - Global 2021'

New York – London 12th October 2021 – The CFI.co Judges Panel have conferred on AccountAbility the Professional Services Award for Best ESG Strategy Development Partner - Global 2021.
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NEW YORK and LONDON, October 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The CFI.co Judges Panel have conferred on AccountAbility the Professional Services Award for Best ESG Strategy Development Partner - Global 2021.

Goldtree Mill and Independent Smallholders Attain Certified Sustainable Palm Oil in Sierra Leone

Goldtree Achieves RSPO Certification for Nearly 5,000 Smallholders
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SIERRA LEONE, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Goldtree S.L. Ltd is happy to announce that, as of the 13th of July, our operations have achieved certification to the acclaimed Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) from internationally recognized third-party certification body SCS Global Services (SCS). This means that Goldtree can offer palm oil products that are officially certified under the standards of the RSPO.

Duke Energy Commits Nearly $500,000 in Grants to Organizations That Preserve, Enhance South Carolina's Natural Resources

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  • 16 organizations receive funding from Duke Energy Foundation.

  • Funding will benefit organizations supporting environmental projects and programs that improve access to nature for underserved communities.

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  • 16 organizations receive funding from Duke Energy Foundation.

  • Funding will benefit organizations supporting environmental projects and programs that improve access to nature for underserved communities.

Hershey's Palm Oil Scorecard

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Hershey is committed to a traceable and sustainable palm oil supply chain with no deforestation, no peatland development and no exploitation of workers. When sustainably grown, palm oil can reduce pressure on forests and biodiversity and support smallholder farmers.

Divine Chocolate Launches New Branding to Highlight Best-in-Class Ethical and Sustainable Cocoa Sourcing

Refreshed brand identity emphasizes Divine’s authentic social mission through deep partnership with Fairtrade America and unique “Co-owned by Cocoa Farmers” business model
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WASHINGTON, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fairtrade America is pleased to announce that its long-time partner, Divine Chocolate, has unveiled a fresh new look that highlights the chocolate maker’s social mission to empower farmers and consumers through creating a supply chain that shares value more equitably.

Kimberly-Clark Receives Climate Leadership Award for Progress in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Kimberly-Clark announced that it received a 2021 Climate Leadership Award for ‘Goal Achievement in Greenhouse Gas Management’ from the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry. The national award recognizes companies that set and achieve aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals.

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