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One Year Under President Biden: What's Changed for EHS&S?

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EHS issues are always in flux and we have to keep an eye on the long term. On the heels of the rollbacks under the Trump administration, sustainability and global climate change are at the forefront again. At the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, President Biden called climate change “the challenge of our collective lifetimes; the existential threat to human existence as we know it.”

He went on to say:

Ecocentricity Blog: At the Beach

By: John A. Lanier
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Coastal habitat degradation is currently a contributor to global warming, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. If we prioritize the conservation, management, and regeneration of coastal ecosystems, we can turn that ship around.

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Coastal habitat degradation is currently a contributor to global warming, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. If we prioritize the conservation, management, and regeneration of coastal ecosystems, we can turn that ship around.

2021 SPOTLIGHT: International Presented at COP26

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2021 SPOTLIGHT: International Paper presented at COP26 this year, highlighting how working forests play a critical role in addressing climate change.

Summary and Takeaways From COP26

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The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, was recently held in Glasgow, Scotland. The conference was a significant global event bringing together stakeholders from the private sector, the public sector, and nonprofits, and the gathering led both to encouragement and disappointment in various groups. After the conclusion of the event our global teams took some time to analyze and came up with some key points to summarize the event and how it might impact our clients.

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Majority of People Support Carbon Removal Investment to Help Combat Climate Change

by Jack Porter
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Nearly nine out of 10 people want the UK Government to invest in carbon removal, new statistics show. 

A survey of 1,500 respondents was conducted by climate services firm BeZero Carbon and research company Stack Data Strategy following COP26, with 45 per cent of people revealing they want such an investment, even if it impacts business revenue.  

The survey was launched to uncover the public’s knowledge, trust and support for carbon offsetting and removals in the UK. 

Sustainable Investing: Good News for 2022 and Beyond

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by Carole Liable, CEO of Domini Impact Investments

For women-led and impact leading Domini Impact Investments, sustainable investing isn’t a trend; it’s a tradition. CEO Carole Laible explains what’s ahead for sustainable investing in 2022—and why women are the ones that will continue to power its momentum.

Ecocentricity Blog: Show Your Climate Stripes

By: John A. Lanier
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For some reason, the human brain is drawn more to color gradation than numerical tables or bar charts, so this graphic appeals to the average person much better than other forms of visualization. It isn’t so much “dumbed down” as it is purified - it communicates the most important thing that we need to know.

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For some reason, the human brain is drawn more to color gradation than numerical tables or bar charts, so this graphic appeals to the average person much better than other forms of visualization. It isn’t so much “dumbed down” as it is purified - it communicates the most important thing that we need to know.

Pro Bono Perspectives Season 3 Finale: 3 Ways You Can Be a Force for Good in 2022

With Host Danielle Holly
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2021 was a year of transformation, defined by society’s continued reckoning with racism, the pandemic, climate change, and the Great Resignation. These issues underscored how pervasive inequity is and why centering the voices of those impacted by social challenges unlocks the most effective, sustainable solutions. In the Season 3 finale of Pro Bono Perspectives, host Danielle Holly highlights three ways you can be a force for good in the new year.

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V-SQUARE Launches Climate-focused Newsletter

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CHICAGO, December 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - V-Square Quantitative Management LLC (V-Square), a global asset management firm with sustainability at its core, is today launching its inaugural Climate Pulse, a bi-monthly bulletin covering climate change-related risks and opportunities.

Sustainable Finance in Action | Acre: Careers in Finance Are Changing

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With the world coming together at COP26 to discuss action on climate change, Acre partnered with The London Institute of Banking & Finance to highlight all the work we are doing to make an impact.

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