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From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Climate Strategy

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Fifth Third is committed to environmental leadership in the financial services sector and to leading the transition to a sustainable future. Our commitment is rooted in our desire to build strong communities, to serve our customers well and our Vision to be the One Bank people most value and trust. We are driven by our understanding that integrating sustainability into all aspects of our Company creates long-term sustainable value and strengthens the communities we serve.

Alibaba Tops Greenpeace's Climate Action Rankings Among China E-Commerce Platforms

By Alison Tudor Ackroyd, Ivy Yu
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Alibaba Group has taken the lead among Chinese e-commerce platforms in combatting climate change, according to climate activist Greenpeace.

The Hangzhou-headquartered e-commerce platform pledged in December to reach carbon neutrality by 2030 and said it would slash carbon emissions by 1.5 gigatons across its digital ecosystem by 2035.

How Do We Speed Up Climate Action? Mads Nipper and Bjarke Ingels in Conversation

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Against the backdrop of COP26, CEO of Ørsted, Mads Nipper, and BIG founder, Bjarke Ingels sat down to discuss one of the most pressing issues of our time: how do we speed up climate action?

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Yum! Brands Continues Strong Performance on CDP Climate and Deforestation

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This month CDP, a leading global disclosure system, awarded Yum! Brands with an A- in both Palm Oil and Water Security. Yum! also earned a B in Climate, which is at the center of Yum!’s sustainability strategy with a focus on developing and operating more efficient restaurants and working with supply chain partners to reduce their impacts.

Stanley Black & Decker Recognized With CDP's Double 'A' Score For Global Climate and Water Stewardship

Company named to the CDP Climate and Water 'A List' for the fourth consecutive year
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn., December 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, it has been recognized for its leadership in climate action and water security by global environmental non-profit CDP. For the eighth year, the company also achieved CDP Leadership Status.

CDP recognized Stanley Black & Decker for being a leader on corporate environmental ambition, action and transparency worldwide and demonstrating significant action on climate change and water security risks.

Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today underlined its dedication to transparent reporting by launching its first Annual Report. The report reviews commitments, activities, and accomplishments of 400 CGF members over the last 12 months and highlights business leadership on sustainability.
  • It follows COP26 climate talks and the CGF’s announcement as a UN Race to Zero Accelerator to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.

The Climate Agenda Post COP26: a Conversation With Mark Carney, Mark Cutifani & Gail Klintworth

Join a 30 November webinar at 11am New York / 4pm London
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Join a special Nov 30 webinar: The Climate Agenda Post COP26 – a Conversation with Mark Carney, United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Action & Finance, Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, and Gail Klintworth, Chair of the Shell Foundation. Moderated by GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter, they will explore the environmental, social and governance implications for the climate agenda moving forward.

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Join a special Nov 30 webinar: The Climate Agenda Post COP26 – a Conversation with Mark Carney, United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Action & Finance, Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, and Gail Klintworth, Chair of the Shell Foundation. Moderated by GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter, they will explore the environmental, social and governance implications for the climate agenda moving forward.

How Girls Will Save the World With Climate Action

HP and MIT Solve want to invest in girls and young women with an eye toward nurturing the next big idea to fight climate change.
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By Sarah Murry

Reasons to Be Hopeful About Climate Action After COP26

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On the face of it, COP26 – the climate meeting in Glasgow – has failed, with the world still heading for 2.4°C warming this century. This would be catastrophic for humans and nature. So why am I hopeful? The short answer is that the decarbonisation of our global society, and the economic system that underpins it, has become inevitable and unstoppable. What’s more, COP26, despite the painful process of disappointing compromises of UN negotiations, has indisputably accelerated the pace.

Sport Sets Pace for Climate Action as IOC and Other Sports Organisations Join Race to Zero Campaign

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has joined the UN-backed “Race to Zero” campaign, which is aimed at rallying climate leadership from non-government entities to work towards a carbon-free world. 

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has joined the UN-backed “Race to Zero” campaign, which is aimed at rallying climate leadership from non-government entities to work towards a carbon-free world. 

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