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Impact Cubed Launches EU Regulatory Solution for Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

The newly released data and portfolio reports streamline reporting burdens and enable market participants to meet disclosure requirements on Principal Adverse Impact Indicators (PAIs)
Press Release

LONDON, October 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Impact Cubed has announced today the launch of its EU Regulatory solution to support the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) requirements. These new rules, intended to counteract greenwashing, require financial market participants to consider sustainability risks and adverse impact factors in the investment process and report on performance.

Shutdown’s Economic Impact Is a Forceful Reminder of Why Government Matters

By Andrew J. Hoffman and Ellen Hughes-Cromwick for The Conversation
Article

As the United States endures the longest shutdown in its history, Americans are getting a taste of life without government.

The absence of some services are clearly visible, such as a buildup of trash at national parks or longer lines at airport security checkpoints. Others, like those felt primarily by businesses, are less noticeable but arguably more important, such as an inability to get a small business loan or limited service from the IRS, Securities and Exchange Commission and other key agencies.

Updated Report: Automakers Reduce Risk, Enhance Competitiveness With Strong MPG/Emission Standards

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June 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In the wake of reports that the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may propose rollbacks to vehicle efficiency and emission standards, Ceres has released an updated analysis and 

When Does It Pay for Companies to Signal That They Are “Green?” – Research by Tom Lyon, Erb Institute Faculty

Article

The prevailing wisdom says that it pays to be green. However, some research has demonstrated negative market consequences to companies’ voluntary emissions reductions. Why is this? One answer may lie in “regulator discretion.”

Dark Data—5 Ways It Effects Sustainability Performance

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By Bahar Gidwani

We have coined the phrase “Dark Data,” to describe information on corporate sustainability that exists, but cannot normally be seen and evaluated.  Dark Data is exchanged privately as part of supply chain, certification, and regulatory interactions. As such, it forms an important part of how companies interact with their environment.

Former SEC Chair: Fossil-Fuel Interests Should Disclose Financial Risks of Climate Change

Article

Originally posted on Morning Consult

Companies with investments in oil, gas and coal need to do a better job disclosing the financial risk of climate change to their investors, a former chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission and an Obama administration official said Monday.

The Working Group On U.S. RMB Trading and Clearing Applauds Designation Of U.S. Clearing Bank

Clearing Bank Will Continue to Improve the Competitiveness and Efficiency of U.S. Businesses by Lowering Trading Costs and Improving Efficiency Through Greater China Market Access
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A Primer on OSHA Regulations for Railroads

Multimedia with summary

Antea Group Project Manager Annie Richardson presented on current and upcoming OSHA regulations pertinent to railroads at the recent ASLRRA Connections Convention in Washington DC. Her presentation includes an overview of how OSHA regulates the rail industry, a summary of current regulations and a look at pending regulatory activity, and tips for planning for success in complying with OSHA regulations.

Business Commitment to Sustainability Reaches Turning Point: UN Global Compact Report - The Minute

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The impact of the UN Global Compact on worldwide business has been substantial for the past fifteen years, but future progress depends on efforts to speed up, scale up, and strengthen sustainability initiatives. That’s the summary finding of a new report prepared by DNV GL for the UN Global Compact.

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