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ESG Talk Podcast: Transforming Risk Into Sustainable Value Ft. Andrea Bonime-Blanc

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ESG Talk Podcast: The Chat: Transforming Risk into Sustainable Value ft. Andrea Bonime-Blanc

Join our first author chat with Andrea Bonime-Blanc, founder and CEO at GEC Risk Advisory and author of Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk Into Resilience and Value. She and host Mandi McReynolds discuss the importance of technology in ESG, interconnected ESG risks and opportunities, and the value of empathy in leadership.

Shifting Mindsets to ESG Approaches in Business

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Resilient businesses keep track of relevant global trends, and companies have long understood how to manage risks associated with those trends. More recently, they are learning about the distinction between risks and impacts, and are getting better at articulating and quantifying both. The right frameworks and specific metrics for reporting on sustainability and ESG efforts are critically important but are not the full picture. One major aspect may be missing in truly achieving sustainable results and becoming a leader in this space: a shifting mindset.

Trends & Opportunities with Standardizing ESG Disclosures in Real Estate

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Companies around the world are being pressured to provide greater transparency about their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities, but the competing standards for disclosure of ESG data can often be confusing and time-consuming. With so many reporting frameworks, raters and rankers, certifications, data aggregators, and government regulations, the so-called "alphabet soup" of ESG reporting can get overwhelming.

Food Security - Access for All Is a Human Right

By Margarita Lysenkova, Manager – Sector Program, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
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Ores mined in war zones have long been subject to heightened attention when it comes to sustainability and reputational risks. Yet in 2022, it is the production and sourcing of ‘soft’ commodities, like wheat, that are increasingly under scrutiny.

ESG Talk Podcast: ESG Challengers - Block the Noise and Move On

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ESG Talk Podcast: ESG Challengers - Block the Noise and Move On

Join the conversation as we chat about how to deal with ESG challengers. Our inboxes are inundated with hot takes on ESG pushback or backlash, from politicians and their views on pension funds to looking at how companies are involved with ESG funds. We're putting this into context and simplifying it for all of us. Forget about all the hype, turn off all the noise, and stay focused on adding value to business and society.

The Climate Crisis Is a Health Emergency

And a Community Investing Opportunity
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by Ebony Perkins of UHC and formerly with Self-Help Credit Union

Investors are also strategically using their investments to support communities that are currently experiencing the direct effects of climate change in their everyday lives. Community development financial institutions have received a surge of investments in the last decade. Yet, investments in community investing institutions are still only 1.6% of the $16.6 trillion in ESG incorporated assets. Many communities are in crisis mode as they face mounting health issues and even death because of climate change.

Integrating Stewardship, Investing and ESG at Northern Trust

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Sustainable Investing Approach

We employ a rigorous analytical investment approach, leveraging quantitative and fundamental research and expertise to uncover financially relevant information that can impact a company’s performance.

To implement this approach, our sustainability and stewardship specialists work in tandem with investment management teams to identify investment and engagement opportunities. Our actively designed investment solutions purposefully employ a robust four-step investment approach: analyze, measure, monitor and engage.

American Airlines Is Committed To Caring for People on Life's Journey

A message from American Airlines CEO
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As the world begins to emerge from the pandemic and reconnect, American Airlines is committed to living our purpose to care for people on life’s journey. People want to explore and make connections again, while businesses recognize the importance of reestablishing relationships, and they are turning to American to make that possible. To do so, we are focused on running a reliable operation and returning American to profitability. And, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our team, we are making strong progress on both.

CECP Company Spotlight: Making New Strides in Societal & Community Investment with Applied Materials, Ecolab, & Travelers

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Societal and community investments provide individuals and organizations with tools and skills to improve the quality of life for themselves, their families, and their communities. For many people in underserved communities, certain initiatives are also pathways to homeownership, job creation, and small business development. This may include organizations working with low-income communities to create school to career pathways by helping students develop certain in-demand industry or technology skills.

10 Top Newsletters Addressing Key ESG Topics

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Industry newsletters are a valuable resource for busy professionals. The best newsletters are brimming with the information you need in an easy-to-digest format, allowing you to skim over the latest news or click through for a deeper dive.

In the fast-changing and increasingly urgent world of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance), these kinds of regular updates can be especially helpful.

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