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Business Lessons From a Small Virus on a Big Planet

By Mathis Wackernagel & Kevin Self

In an e-book produced for this year’s Earth Overshoot Day, Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network spelled out why "one-planet prosperity" — the need for all to thrive within the limited capacity of our planet — is an ever-more-defining context for businesses, and one that can be quantified and monitored. It is the essence of Schneider Electric’s strategy but it also applies to any other business that wants to invest into its own longevity. It is the logical reaction to the shifting context of ecological overuse.

Evolving Location Strategies in the Era of COVID-19

Business Continuity and Operational Risk

As COVID-19 continues to change lives across the globe, many employers are wondering what effects the pandemic will have on industries, jobs and the workforce over the near and long term.

Rooted in Our Purpose: ScottsMiracle-Gro's 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

By Jim Hagedorn, Chairman and CEO, ScottsMiracle-Gro

We recently announced our corporate purpose to GroMoreGood everywhere, which goes beyond the products we put on store shelves to push our company to think bigger and be better when it comes to our communities, the planet, our consumers, our partners and our family of associates. 

Decarbonization for the Commercial and Industrial Sector

Jason Rowell, P.E., is an Associate Vice President and Global Technology Portfolio Manager for Black & Veatch’s global power business.

Today’s changing energy landscape is driving organizations to reexamine how they approach, use and manage electricity. With renewables playing a rising role in the power mix, we’re seeing sweeping changes in how electricity is produced, introducing new opportunities for stakeholders to embrace low- or zero-carbon energy systems.

Leading Commercial Real Estate Investment Firm Releases Annual Report on ESG Initiatives

Clarion Partners Believes Property Competitiveness and Sustainability Go Hand-In-Hand
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NEW YORK, August 13, 2020 /3BL Media/– Clarion Partners LLC, an independent investment manager of Franklin Templeton, has issued its annual report on the firm’s substantial environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. In addition to being a leading commercial real estate investor on behalf of its clients, Clarion strives to own and operate buildings that provide tenants with healthy and efficient spaces while actively embracing, promoting and supporting impactful initiatives that advance the firm’s key values of diversity, respect, inclusion and sustainability.

Dow's Sustainability Targets Launch 2020

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Dow announces aggressive new targets to address both carbon mitigation and plastic waste. Building on our 2025 Sustainability Goals, these targets will put Dow on a path to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and a waste-free world.

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Does Climate Change Top Corporate ESG Agendas in 2020?

All categories of stakeholders are pushing organizations to lead when it comes to climate-related risks.
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The momentum in 2019 was undeniable, with a record number of companies making commitments to climate action.

The GRI Universal Standards: What's Changing and Why?

By Laura Espinach, GRI Head of Technical Development

In June, we announced a major update to the reporting at the heart of the GRI Standards. The planned revisions to the Universal Standards are significant because they will affect every organization that uses the GRI Standards, supporting them to more effectively report their most significant impacts on the economy, environment and people.

The Expanded Role of Companies in Empowering Civic Action

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Ways to build an inclusive culture that inspires your people to get informed, take civic action and make their vote count.

Alkermes Releases Third Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

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DUBLIN, July 29, 2020 /3BL Media/-- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today released its third annual Corporate Responsibility Report.  The report highlights the company’s corporate and social responsibility and environmental sustainability efforts, including recognition of the importance of continuing to increase the sophistication of monitoring and reporting on such efforts in the future.  An essential component to Alkermes’ long-standing commitment to responsibility is its dedication to contributing to a healthcare system in which cutting-


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