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HanesBrands Recognized for Sustainability Leadership with First 'A List' Score in CDP 2020 Climate Change Report

Company is one of four apparel manufacturers on the 270-member A List, ranking in the top 2.8% of 9,600 companies around the globe
Press Release

December 8, 2020, WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands (NYSE:HBI) today announced it has earned its first “A List” recognition for leadership in corporate sustainability in the CDP 2020 Climate Change Report.

Northern Trust Recognized for Efforts to Address Climate Change With Placement on CDP "A List"

Adds to longstanding inclusion on Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good Index
Press Release

December 8, 2020, CHICAGO /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust announced today that it has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, receiving an “A” score for climate change, based on data reported through CDP’s 2020 climate change questionnaire.

JP Morgan, Northern Trust and Wellington Ramp Up Support for Climate Change Proposals

Impax Asset Management, Aviva Investors and PGGM Investments all supported more than 95% of the resolutions analysed in new report
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US investment heavyweights JP Morgan, Northern Trust and Wellington have dramatically ramped up their support for climate proposals this year, according to a new report by campaign group ShareAction, which analysed the voting decisions of 60 o

Climate Change Laggards Put the Planet - and Their Businesses - at Risk

Blog

The issue of climate change presents one of the most difficult decision-making challenges a CEO might face - a case study in balancing uncertainty with costs to bring about changes that will require significant lead times. Businesses like ours that take climate change seriously are investing today because we’re thinking about tomorrow.

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Focusing on Regenerative Agriculture and Moving to Renewable Electricity, Nestlé Redoubles Efforts to Combat Climate Change

Press Release

VEVEY, Switzerland, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As a signatory of the UN 'Business Ambition for 1.5°C' pledge, Nestlé is one of the first companies to share its detailed, time-bound plan (pdf, 10Mb) and to do so ahead of schedule. The company is taking measures to halve its emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2050 – even as the company grows.

Why Climate Finance? Why Now?

by John Howell of Climate & Capital Media and Climate Finance Weekly
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“Why climate finance,” you might ask? In 25 years of reporting on sustainable business, I have become fascinated by the pivotal relationship between capital and innovative solutions to climate-related issues.

New Guide Provides Step-by-Step Instructions for Companies to Navigate Climate Risks and Make Sustainability Resilient

WWF describes specific actions companies, investors, and insurers can take today to help maintain a profitable and socially responsible business model in an era of rapid change
Press Release

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A new practical guide from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) illustrates steps businesses can take to help maintain profitability and social license to operate in a climate-insecure future.

American Public Health Association and Biogen Bring High Schools First-Of-Its-Kind Curriculum on the Health Impacts of the Climate Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The American Public Health Association and Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB) today announced that they are piloting a first-of-its-kind curriculum to equip high school students with the knowledge they need to take action on the urgent challenge of climate change and its effects on human health. The effort is designed to lay the groundwork to minimize the gap between science and health education.

Advancing Meaningful Climate Action From TCFD Disclosures

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In response to the increasing impacts of climate change on businesses, both now and in the future, more companies have been publishing climate disclosures following TCFD recommendations to promote transparency, efficiency and resilience. To help assess and enhance the usefulness of disclosures, WSP conducted a study using 50 TCFD disclosures cutting through multiple sectors and geographies and developed a maturity framework to assess companies’ TCFD disclosures. 

TCFD: Is it useful?

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