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How Sustainability Risks Change Along the Sustainability Journey

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The famous author and researcher, Bob Willard, identified five distinct stages of corporate sustainability. These stages are pre-compliance, compliance, “beyond compliance”, integrated strategy, and purpose/passion. Each stage represents a unique type of business culture around sustainability in your organization. Beyond the cultural aspects, the risks involved at each stage change too.

How Crypto Currency Is Bringing Ownership to the People

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by David Weinstein, Senior VP at Dana Investment Advisors 

Many of us were sitting around the dinner table at Thanksgiving or Christmas and someone youngish started talking about blockchain cryptography. They probably called it something different though: “crypto,” “bitcoin,” maybe something about a “doge”-coin? Breathless talk of massive returns may have followed, without the mention of risk. A cult leader would be impressed by the level of evangelism.

Telemet Adds Popular ESG Data to Its Flagship Investment Platform

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Telemet America, Inc. a provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and charting has added ESG sustainability data to its popular Telemet Orion investment platform sourced from CSRHub®.

CSRHub’s sustainability data adds to a growing list of new services from Telemet in recent years.

What Mainstream Means for Sustainable Investing

In 2020 and Beyond
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by Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President, Dana Investment Advisors 

Book Excerpt from RESET: Business and Society in the New Social Landscape

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In August, nearly 200 Business Roundtable CEOs dominated the news cycle declaring the purpose of a corporation is to deliver value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders. They may have also catalyzed the risk inherent to corporate purpose in this new social landscape with a web-empowered public auditing ALL of a company’s actions, not just its self-selected, carefully curated positive examples.

“Purpose washing” has become a thing. And the backlash of getting outed when actions do not meet high-minded purpose statements disrupts business and erodes value.

National Climate Assessment Report: Time Is Running Out...

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Late last week on the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday, the federal government released the second volume of its Fourth National Climate Assessment. The report details the present and future impacts of climate change in the U.S. by sector and by region. 

Caterpillar Takes Pride in Its Governance & Ethics

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Caterpillar’s Code of Conduct – Our Values in Action – defines what Caterpillar stands for and what we believe in, documenting uncompromisingly high ethical standards for our company. The Code of Conduct helps Caterpillar employees every day by providing detailed guidance on the behaviors that support Our Values in Action – Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability.

Ceres Launches New Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks

Engage the Chain comes as sustainability resolution filings with food companies rise, reflecting growing pressure from shareholders to address supply chain risks
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