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‘Decision Critical’ – Four ESG Themes Investors Should Be Aware of Right Now

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We’re often asked about the most important ESG themes that investors should consider. As bottom-up, active managers, we unsurprisingly tend to focus on those issues that are most material for each investment case. That said, there are several overarching ESG topics that we believe are increasingly important for investors to be aware of right now. 

1) Carbon Disclosure – pressure to improve

8 Key Sustainability Trends to Watch Out for This Year

by Thomas Bardwell, Sustainability Consultant, Schneider Electric Energy and Sustainability Services
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Over the last 12 months, challenges around addressing sustainability issues have featured consistently in global headlines. Despite mixed political messages about our transition to a low-carbon future, the private sector has continued to drive sustainability up the business agenda; from Science Based Targets (SBTs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to increased investor scrutiny over Non-Financial Reporting. Here are eight key topics from around the world which will likely shape sustainability during 2018.

1. Rise of Non-Financial Reporting

HanesBrands Announces CDP 2016 Water and Supply Chain Report Scores

Company Earns A- and B Ratings, Scoring Ahead of CDP Program Averages in Peer Comparison
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it earned above-average scores for water management and supply chain after voluntarily disclosing data for the CDP 2016 Climate Change Report. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, is a global disclosure system that enables companies and other entities to measure and manage environmental impacts.

As Seen on The Guardian: Energy Day Comes as Major Companies Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

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When the gavel came down on the historic Paris Agreement for climate action on 12 December 2015, the international community delivered a statement of intent for a different and better future. One year on ­– after months of quiet diplomacy, business calls for action and civil society efforts – the agreement has been ratified, and the statement of intent is now set to drive government, business and investment decisions for decades.

Hanesbrands Earns High Score in 2016 CDP Climate Change Report

Hanes Scores Ahead of the Apparel Industry and CDP Program Averages in All Categories
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it has voluntarily disclosed its carbon emissions and related information for the CDP 2016 Climate Change Report and earned an above-average score of B.

Hanes has voluntary reported its emissions data since 2010 to CDP, which was formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, for its report.

Water Management in Automotive Supply Chain

Free, upcoming live event and webex to highlight key initiatives from AIAG training
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AIAG's Greenhouse Gas Workgroup has developed a training session to increase suppliers awareness in water management and how to report via CDP Water Supply Chain.

Your customer will share information on resources such as:

  • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for water reporting
  • Water risk
  • Water benchmarking and best practices
  • Water boundaries and water reuse

This session is free to all!

Register Now!

Full Agenda:

Banorte, Leader in Sustainability Strategies

Summary: 
  • GFNorte was included in the STOXX Global Climate Change Leaders Index, a list comprised of companies that have programs targeted to reducing their carbon footprint.
  • The only Latin American issuer on the list.
  • "..belonging to this type of indicator positions us as a responsible and transparent group, providing value to our shares and therefore, to our investors": Carlos Hank González, President of Banorte’s Board of Directors.
  • "…this recognition enhances our reputation, provides our shares with greater visibility and greater liquidity...": Marcos Ramírez Miguel, CEO of Grupo Financiero Banorte.
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  • GFNorte was included in the STOXX Global Climate Change Leaders Index, a list comprised of companies that have programs targeted to reducing their carbon footprint.
  • The only Latin American issuer on the list.
  • "..belonging to this type of indicator positions us as a responsible and transparent group, providing value to our shares and therefore, to our investors": Carlos Hank González, President of Banorte’s Board of Directors.
  • "…this recognition enhances our reputation, provides our shares with greater visibility and greater liquidity...": Marcos Ramírez Miguel, CEO of Grupo Financiero Banorte.

Banorte, Líder en Estrategias de Sustentabilidad

Summary: 
  • GFNorte fue incluido en el Índice STOXX de Líderes Globales de Cambio Climático, lista que integra a las compañías que cuentan con programas enfocados a reducir su huella de carbono.
  • Es la única emisora Latinoamericana que logra tener presencia en dicho listado.
  • “…pertenecer a este tipo de indicadores nos posiciona como un Grupo responsable y transparente, ello tiene valor para nuestra acción y, por tanto, para nuestros inversionistas”: Carlos Hank González, Presidente del Consejo de Administración de Banorte.
  • “…este reconocimiento mejora nuestra reputación, da mayor visibilidad a la acción y mayor liquidez…”: Marcos Ramírez Miguel, Director General de Grupo Financiero Banorte.
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  • GFNorte fue incluido en el Índice STOXX de Líderes Globales de Cambio Climático, lista que integra a las compañías que cuentan con programas enfocados a reducir su huella de carbono.
  • Es la única emisora Latinoamericana que logra tener presencia en dicho listado.
  • “…pertenecer a este tipo de indicadores nos posiciona como un Grupo responsable y transparente, ello tiene valor para nuestra acción y, por tanto, para nuestros inversionistas”: Carlos Hank González, Presidente del Consejo de Administración de Banorte.
  • “…este reconocimiento mejora nuestra reputación, da mayor visibilidad a la acción y mayor liquidez…”: Marcos Ramírez Miguel, Director General de Grupo Financiero Banorte.

Learn About Changes in the 2016 CDP Scoring Methodology

Free Webinar Series
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The CDP Scoring Methodology in 2016 has several major changes, which will affect how your company’s CDP report is scored and publicly presented. In order to distinguish your company from its competitors in the CDP scoring process, it is critical to understand how you can best enhance your score.

Check out this recorded webinar to learn ways to optimize your CDP score in 2016.

Accenture Recognized by CDP as Global Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change

Company expands 2020 goals to further reduce environmental footprint
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NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is recognized as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change and is named to the “Climate A List” by CDP, an international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies.

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