The negative impacts of climate change have been growing year over year. Whether it be a discrete event like the record-setting winter storm that engulfed Texas last February or a more chronic shift like the drought conditions currently affecting the western United States, the frequency and severity of these climate-related impacts are increasing. Historically, financial institutions have been able to diversify their portfolios to reduce their risk of exposure to climate change.
As White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy espouses, we need to think in systemic terms when tackling our collective challenges — COVID, economic downturn, seeking social justice to heal racism, and climate change — these are all challenges that must be approached together. Our best guides — environmentally, socially, in governance practices and economically — are still our Indigenous brothers and sisters.
Senior leaders from hundreds of businesses gear up for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit, the flagship event uniting retailers, manufacturers and other companies in collaboration for a better world
Summit will be held virtually from 21 – 24 June, with session hosts including Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever, Laxman Narasimhan, CEO of Reckitt and Mark Schneider, CEO of Nestlé
SCS’ Suite of Food and Agriculture Certifications Drive Best-in-Class Sustainability Practices
EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS), a pioneer and global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certiﬁcation, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced it has been formally accepted by Rainforest Alliance as an authorized certification body to the Rainforest Alliance 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard (SAS).
Chobani debuts first-ever Fair Trade Certified dairy items on national retail shelves
OAKLAND, Calif. May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fair Trade USA® and Chobani, LLC have launched a groundbreaking certification program for U.S. dairy farms and cooperatives that provides financial premiums to dairy farmers and workers, which will help protect and empower them while raising sustainability standards.
March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world is in flux. The ongoing climate emergency and unbridled human activity continues to have a direct, catastrophic impact on the world around us. They are creating the perfect conditions for diseases like COVID-19 to emerge, and accelerated, irreversible climate change. Business is playing a huge role in contributing to this. But also, it can lead the change, and transform the way we live for a better future.
Announcing the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit: 2 days with 800+ CEOs, business leaders, heads of sustainability, investors, & NGOs.
March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - We invite you to participate in the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit. The summit will be taking place 30-31 March 2021, and is generously supported by Marshalls plc.
TORONTO, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) has launched the Principles-Based Sustainable Recovery for Canadian Businesses guide, recognizing the importance of #UnitingBusiness in light of disruptions caused by COVID-19, by structuring a sustainable path to recovery for the Canadian private sector.
The turbulent events of year 2020 have fundamentally changed the way many people see the world. They have stirred up a growing desire for change and for action to tackle the burning issues confronting us, such as climate change, inequality, and injustice.