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Pro Bono Perspectives S3E20: Steven Clarke, Ceres

Accelerating Corporate Action on the Climate Crisis
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Unless companies take immediate action on climate change, we will quickly surpass the 1.5 degree Celsius global temperature increase that will have catastrophic implementations not only on the environment and severity of natural disasters, but on human health, livelihoods, and security. But there is cause for optimism: more than ever, the private sector – which accounts for the vast majority of carbon emissions – is listening and stepping up sustainability commitments.

TCFD Framework Is a Key Tool for Insurance Climate Risk Management and Disclosure

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As society’s risk manager, the insurance industry has a long history of embracing practices that protect people and society from systemic threats, but as climate threats have ramped up dramatically, most insurers have been slow to adjust their business practices to reduce exposure to climate risks and help policyholders and governments to reduce their exposure.

Webinar Recap: Getting a Handle on Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities Through TCFD

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The impacts of climate change are very real and there is an increasing pressure on businesses to step up and act. In a webinar moderated by Antea Group’s Vice President of Risk and Financial Services, Ben Hansen, two of our Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) experts provided tangible knowledge on how to conduct TCFD-aligned analysis and prepare public disclosures. Nick Martin, Sustainability Practice Lead, and Nate Kimball, Climate Solutions Lead, cover topics including what TCFD is and why it's important, types of climate risk, and how to begin implementing TCFD.

Hackers Help Communities Combat Effects Of Dangerous Floods at Europe's Biggest Hackathon

Team “Res-Queue” Wins The Xylem Water Challenge Award At Hackzurich2021 With A Decision Support System That Helps Optimize Rescue Operations During Floods
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RYE BROOK, NY, September 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global water technology company, Xylem, today congratulated a team of hackathon participants that has come up with a new way to respond to abrupt flood events. Team Res-Queue won HackZurich 2021’s Xylem Water Challenge with their innovative solution to help people affected by dangerous flooding intensified by climate change.

Global Citizen Live Calls for Action to Halt Climate Change and for Wealthy Countries to Deliver on $100B Climate Pledge, $6B for Famine Relief, and Vaccine Justice

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Demands Wealthiest Nations Deliver BY COP26 on Promise to Give $100 Billion Annually to Address Climate Needs of Developing Countries

 Urges US Congress to Pass Most Ambitious Climate Protection Bill in American History Next Week 

Asks G7 AND World's Billionaires to End the Hunger Crisis by Contributing $6 Billion for the Urgent Provision of Meals for 41 Million People on Brink of Starvation

Calls For The G7 and EU to Share Two Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Those Most in Need By Year’s End, Support Calls for an IP Waiver, and for Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna to Share mRNA Technology with Africa

Over 60M COVID-19 Vaccines, 157M Trees, and Over US$1.1B Committed to Climate, Famine, and COVID Response Efforts

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Demands Wealthiest Nations Deliver BY COP26 on Promise to Give $100 Billion Annually to Address Climate Needs of Developing Countries

 Urges US Congress to Pass Most Ambitious Climate Protection Bill in American History Next Week 

Asks G7 AND World's Billionaires to End the Hunger Crisis by Contributing $6 Billion for the Urgent Provision of Meals for 41 Million People on Brink of Starvation

Calls For The G7 and EU to Share Two Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Those Most in Need By Year’s End, Support Calls for an IP Waiver, and for Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna to Share mRNA Technology with Africa

Over 60M COVID-19 Vaccines, 157M Trees, and Over US$1.1B Committed to Climate, Famine, and COVID Response Efforts

Introducing the Porter Novelli Focus: Business Action for Climate Crisis

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As Climate Week unfolds here in the U.S., the conversation around the climate crisis has reached increasing heights – from new warnings from the United Nations that country climate plans are not aggressive enough – to nations crying out that the climate breakdown has reached their shores in dramatic and deadly ways.

Lenovo Announces New Climate Change Mitigation Goals and Releases 2020/21 ESG Report

Company Charts Course for a More Sustainable Future through Environmental, Social and Governance Operations
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  • In addition to 2030 Science-Based targets, Lenovo will remove one million tons of Green House Gas emissions from its supply chain by FY 2025/26.
  • By FY 2025/26 100 percent of PC products will contain post-consumer recycled materials.
  • After meeting its 2020 Diversity and Inclusion representation goals, Lenovo has created new representation goals for FY 2025/26, targeting representation for women and U.S. under-represented minority executives.

IWBI Unveils New WELL Feature to Recognize Climate Leadership

WELL Innovation Feature encourages organizations to address greenhouse gas emissions as part of broader focus on health and well-being
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NEW YORK, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has added a new innovation feature to the WELL Building Standard (WELL) that rewards climate leadership with the goal of accelerating emission reductions in the face of ever-increasing public health impacts of climate change.

Nestlé Professional USA Announces Cool Food Menu Certification in Partnership With World Resources Institute

New offering empowers foodservice customers to easily guide diners toward making climate-friendly food choices
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WASHINGTON, September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Nestlé Professional USA announces a partnership with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to bring more climate friendly meals to consumers in foodservice settings. A WRI initiative, Cool Food Meals menu certification provides consumers a quick and easy way to spot low carbon dishes when shopping or dining out, helping facilitate a shift toward more plant-forward diets that are better for the climate.

Climate Safe Lending: Ensuring Planetary Stability

Banks as Unlikely Allies
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by David Barmes and Marya Skotte, Climate Safe Lending Network 

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