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New Senate Special Committee Report Urges Financial Regulators to Tackle Climate Change As a Systemic Threat to U.S. Economy

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August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A major report released today by the U.S. Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis urges financial regulators to protect the U.S. economy from the systemic risk of climate change, a call to action that Steven M. Rothstein, Managing Director of the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets, calls “much needed and much appreciated.”
 

More Than 330 Major Businesses Call on U.S. Congress to Build Back a More Resilient, Sustainable Economy From COVID-19

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Companies with combined market valuations of $11.5 trillion participate in LEAD on Climate 2020—the largest business-led lawmaker education and advocacy day on climate action

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Companies with combined market valuations of $11.5 trillion participate in LEAD on Climate 2020—the largest business-led lawmaker education and advocacy day on climate action

Companies Push Congress to Promote Climate Action. Is Anyone Listening?

By Joel Makower | Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group
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What happens when more than 300 business people descend, virtually, on Capitol Hill to advocate for climate action amid a pandemic and economic crisis?

Logic would dictate that these well-intentioned lobbyists-for-a-day would be met with a resounding shrug. After all, with two of the most devastating events to hit the United States happening simultaneously, there doesn’t seem to be much room to talk about anything else.

As with so many other things these days, logic is not always the best guide.

US Senators Join Call for OECD to ‘Align With GRI Tax Standard’

Review of BEPS sees groups around the world push for public reporting
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March 19, 2020  /3BL Media/ - The response to the OECD’s consultation on updating their tax reporting framework has been supportive of adding public disclosure of country-by-country corporate tax payments. About 25% of the responses urged the OECD to align with GRI’s recently launched Tax Standard.

Booz Allen’s Angie Messer Joins 100 Executive Women at First-Ever “Cybersecurity Women on Capitol Hill"

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From talking toys to internet-connected cameras, there is no shortage of ways the Internet of Things (IoT) can be applied to enrich consumers’ lives—and expose users to new cyberattacks.

An Opportunity for Every Student to Learn Computer Science

By Anne Wintroub
Blog

Computer science and education are making headlines nearly every day. Why? Without computer science, students will not be ready to take on the jobs of tomorrow.

Toxic Substances Control Act Reform Edges Closer

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Chemical safety has been at the forefront of consumers, manufacturers, and lawmakers minds for quite some time. As the fight to create a safer and healthier world goes on, many people have debated how best to enforce chemical regulations.

Don Beyer and Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer Launch Initiatives Promoting U.S. Competitiveness with Women’s Economic Empowerment

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Originally posted by Rep. Don Beyer

“Women are the backbone of our economy, and it is time Congress had their back,” Rep. Don Beyer said today as he announced a “Men for Women” House Caucus to promote economic growth through women’s empowerment.

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