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Why Invest Internationally in Companies With Strong ESG Practices?

To boost portfolio ESG quality and the potential for improved risk-adjusted returns
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by Scott LaBreche, Director at Impax Asset Management 

The megatrends underlying the transition to a more sustainable economy, such as climate change and widening inequality, are global issues. It should come as no surprise, then, that companies are addressing sustainability risks and opportunities regardless of their domicile.

So investors may be wondering, how are companies in developed markets outside the U.S. and Canada performing on sustainability issues? It varies, of course, but on the whole, they are performing better than those in the U.S.

Green City Growers Founder and CEO Jessie Banhazl Named 2019 USA Eisenhower Fellow

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September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Jessie Banhazl, founder and CEO of the Massachusetts-based urban agriculture company Green City Growers (GCG), is one of 13 recipients of the 2019 USA Eisenhower Fellowship. Created in 1953, the fellowship sends mid-career professionals to countries around the world to learn best practices that they can apply to communities and companies in the United States.

The Case for Investing in Sustainable Buildings

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by Sam Adams, CEO & Co-Founder, Vert Asset Management 

Why Invest for Sustainability in Real Estate?

John Lanier at Climate One - Triple Bottom Line Thinking for Businesses: Weak or Strong?

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John Lanier of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation talks about the triple bottom line at a Climate One panel and podcast.

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John Lanier of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation talks about the triple bottom line at a Climate One panel and podcast.

Consumers Energy’s Sustainability Report Focuses on Triple Bottom Line Commitment to People, Planet, Michigan’s Prosperity

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At Consumers Energy, we’re passionate about making life in Michigan better today while keeping an eye on the future – ensuring this is a great place to live for the generations ahead.

Today, Consumers Energy released our annual Sustainability Report. The report offers insight into our company’s work to serve two-thirds of Michigan’s residents and our Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and Michigan’s prosperity.

What a Sustainable Business Looks Like – Erb Institute Professor Sara Soderstrom Comments on Brewery Vivant

U-M Alum: Brewery Vivant Sustains People, Planet, Profit
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BY GRETA GUEST

ANN ARBOR—When Kris Spaulding started Brewery Vivant, she did so mindful of the possibilities to create a sustainable business with inspiration sparked at the University of Michigan.

“At Michigan, I developed a more well-rounded perspective of what it means to be a good citizen of the world,” she said.

Ecocentricity Blog: Raising the Bar

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If a company wants to do a side project or charitable initiative to support an environmental or social cause, that is all well and good. There’s no penance in sustainability though.

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If a company wants to do a side project or charitable initiative to support an environmental or social cause, that is all well and good. There’s no penance in sustainability though.

Driving Social Sustainability Through Volunteerism

By Jerome Tennille
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Conducting operations while not depleting the resources these operations depend on is the pinnacle of any company pursuing sustainability. With countless factors to consider when tackling environmental or economically sustainable initiatives, many companies struggle to find a starting point. Some even quit before they begin.

Knowing this, I urge companies to start where they have the greatest influence: their employees.

LafargeHolcim Publishes Its Sustainability Report 2016

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LafargeHolcim has released its Sustainability Report 2016, which highlights its performance in the first full year of operation and the progress made against its main sustainability targets. Sustainability is one of LafargeHolcim’s core values and a key element of its strategy.

Leonardo Academy, The Sustainability Experts™ Announces Support for WELL Building Certification Program

Organization Staff now WELL Accredited Professionals
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MADISON, Wis. October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Leonardo Academy president Michael Arny announced today Leonardo Academy’s support for The WELL Building StandardTM (WELL). This certification program addresses actions by building owners that benefit the health, wellbeing and productivity of building occupants.

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