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News by subject: ESG

1 november 2021

08:17
To mark the start of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference ("COP26"), Envision Group ("Envision") announced the investment of over US$1 billion by Sequoia Capital ("Sequoia"), GIC Private Ltd ("GIC"), and Primavera Capital...

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LRS, the Midwest's leading independent waste diversion, recycling and portable services provider, today announced its largest expansion to-date: the acquisitions of Orion Waste Solutions (Orion) territories in Arkansas, Kansas and Wisconsin; and...

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Global leaders are meeting this week at COP26 to discuss plans to cut emissions and accelerate sustainability efforts in the public and private sectors. The world of physical operations, specifically the industrial and transportation sectors, can...

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Qualcomm Incorporated today announced plans to achieve net-zero global emissions for Scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2040 and committed to the Science Based Targets initiative's (SBTi) Business Ambition for 1.5°C. This builds on the Company's existing...

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CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, announces the release of the first voluntary Global ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products ("the Standards") designed to enable investors, consultants, advisors, and...

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In anticipation of COP26, tensions are growing across media and in the aid and international development community. With the climate crisis firmly on the global agenda in the countdown to COP26, AidEx and its new sister event, Development2030, are on...


31 october 2021

13:28
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Rome, Italy, with a focus on the urgent priorities of protecting the environment and fighting climate change and biodiversity loss. Prime Minister...

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Six years ago, the world came together to sign on to the Paris Agreement. The science says that in order to keep the goals of the Paris Agreement within reach and avert the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to do more, and on a faster...

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The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), a leading cultural think tank in the region, commissioned three reports to better understand the evolution of the cultural and creative industry in the Saudi, regional and global context. The...


30 october 2021

08:44
The Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute, a global non-profit foundation with one agenda: Impact on Humanity, has today announced projects with world-class universities and academic publisher Springer Nature to make an impact on humanity....


29 october 2021

14:15
Investor's Business Daily named Steel Dynamics, Inc. one of the 100 Best ESG Companies of 2021. Steel Dynamics was the only U.S. steel producer receiving this designation, and one of only three steel producers globally.    "We are honored by this...

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Today, Fifth Wall, the largest venture capital firm focused on technologies for the global real estate industry, launches a mural in Glasgow as part of its international campaign to bring public attention to the real estate industry's need to invest...

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Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is actively supporting global climate change efforts at the upcoming COP26 meeting, with experts on the ground and the release of a...

09:25
Flotek Industries, Inc. today announced that it had entered into a settlement agreement to resolve its previously-disclosed litigation with Archer-Daniels-Midland and other related parties.  Under the terms of the confidential settlement agreement,...

09:01
To equip chief financial officers (CFOs) and finance teams with the tools to drive action on sustainability within their organizations, an international group of CFOs, part of Accounting for Sustainability (A4S), have launched the 'Essential Guide to...

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Amber Group, a leading crypto trading and technology firm, announced today a strategic partnership with the climate tech company Moss Earth, the first and largest environmental platform in the world to tokenize carbon credits. As per the agreement,...

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While the world's leaders gather in Glasgow to discuss the global effort to fight climate change, the Solar Impulse Foundation and Bertrand Piccard will be there presenting them new tools to enable them to adopt more ambitious environmental policies....

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Nomad Royalty Company Ltd. ("Nomad" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a gold purchase agreement ("Gold Stream") with a subsidiary of Orion Mine Finance ("Orion" or "Seller") with respect to its 40% interest in...


28 october 2021

17:33
Arrondissement de Saint-Laurent, in collaboration with the VertCité organization, has set up three new financial assistance programs that will be available starting November 1 to encourage residents to reduce the amount of their waste materials and...

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On the eve of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), Université Laval and its Foundation have announced a 42% reduction in the carbon footprint of their equity portfolio. This remarkable achievement surpasses the interim 30%...

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PREIT , a leading real estate investment trust focused on creating thoughtful, community-centric properties, today issued the Company's first-ever sustainability report.  The report highlights the Company's efforts to cement its properties' place as...

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Canadian Pacific today published its 2020 corporate sustainability report highlighting the company's successes and achievements on its journey to being sustainably driven. This report provides an overview of CP's continued progress in three...

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Business and political leaders as well as scientists and representatives from academia met recently in Italy to discuss the growing problem of "greenwashing" and its impact on investors and consumers....

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Following a two-day summit in Ottawa, the Coalition for a Better Future is calling for a higher level of economic ambition in Canada. In a just-released statement, it is pledging that the private and non-profit sectors will work together with the...

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Star Refrigeration have launched a dedicated heating and cooling online hub to help businesses respond to guidelines from the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties. This includes a calendar of key COP26 events, a range of articles from...

10:22
Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (hereafter "Ping An" or the "Group", HKEX: 02318; SSE: 601318) announced it is on track to achieve operational carbon neutrality in 2030. The announcement came at the opening ceremony of the Nujiang ?...

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Jacobs , as a member of the United Cleanup Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) joint venture, was awarded the Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract (ORRCC). UCOR, formed by Amentum, Jacobs and Honeywell, will support the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) mission...

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The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has released a new report, Indigenous Engagement and ESG, its second in a series outlining environment, social and governance (ESG) performance in Canada's upstream natural gas and oil industry....

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The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) will release a new report, Indigenous Engagement and ESG, its second in a series outlining environment, social and governance (ESG) performance in Canada's upstream natural gas and oil industry....

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American Tire Distributors (ATD), the largest replacement tire distributor in North America, today released its first Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report. With its release, ATD commits to identify opportunities and invest in solutions that...

09:24
Today Royal Caribbean Group announced a giant step on its sustainability journey: Destination Net Zero, a comprehensive decarbonization strategy that includes pledging to establish Science-Based Targets (SBT) and achieving net zero emissions by...

09:02
Deloitte & Touche SpA signed a business relationship with leading ESG risk management software provider, Datamaran, to enhance its Sustainability Assurance process using Datamaran's patented technology....

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AIMCo Realty Investors LP ("AIMCo Realty") is pleased to announce its Green Financing Framework (the "Framework") in support of its commitment to environmental, social and governance ("ESG") and sustainability principles. "The Green Financing...

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Herbalife Nutrition, a premier global nutrition company, released today its inaugural 2020 Global Responsibility Report. The report highlights the company's dedication to enable progress and sustainable growth in communities worldwide and outlines...

08:57
Knorr's 50 regenerative agriculture projects to be launched over the next five years build on more than 10 years of sustainable agriculture collaborations with farmers and suppliers, which has resulted in 95% of Knorr's vegetables and herbs being...

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ChoiceFlows Inc. (Choiceflows) today released an architecture for research and a system to help small and medium businesses (SMB) and individual households (IH) to make thoughtful climate choices. Small and medium size businesses (SMB) and...

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Today, in honor of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, CO. by Colgate will host a roundtable discussion on cyberbullying with actress, Alisha Boe, and The Cybersmile Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to digital wellbeing and...

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The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation has awarded more than $1.2M in grants to 11 nonprofits in Minnesota to support their efforts in helping people access health care coverage....

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Marc and Lynne Benioff today announced $200 million in new climate investments toward reforestation and restoration efforts?establishing the first-of-its-kind $100 million Benioff TIME Tree Fund and committing $100 million in investments from TIME...

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Noodles & Company , the national fast-casual brand known for serving globally inspired noodle dishes, today released the Company's first impact report. This report highlights key milestones and enhancements the brand has made across people, food,...

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Air Canada today announced it is a founding member of, and the first Canadian carrier to join, the Aviation Climate Taskforce (ACT), formed to tackle the challenge of rising CO2 emissions from commercial aviation. The new, non-profit organization,...

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Kinaxis® Inc. , the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the largest global platform to strengthen corporate sustainability practices. Joining the...

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Haitong International Securities Group Limited ("Haitong International"; Stock Code: 665.HK) has won "Excellence in ESG Governance ? Grand Award" and "Carbon Neutral Award ? Commendation" from the 2021 Hong Kong ESG Reporting Awards (HERA), becoming...

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With the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) set to begin in a few short days, governments are expected to double down on GHG emission reduction targets. A recent MEI publication described how carbon capture, utilization, and...

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The circular economy is a key sustainability strategy being adopted by world and industry leaders in their fight against climate change. While the circular economy is still in its infancy in terms of data and metrics, there are indicators that it is...

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SustainCERT SA ("SustainCERT", or "the Company"), the leading digital platform for verification of carbon emissions and an official certification body for Gold Standard for the Global Goals, announces today the completion of an ambitious $10 Million...

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Johnson Controls , the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, has joined a call on governments to work with the private sector to accelerate the race to net zero. Lending its support to an open letter issued by the Alliance of...

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Global airline leaders, including Air Canada, Air France-KLM, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Southwest Airlines Co., United Airlines, and Virgin Atlantic, together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), announce...


27 october 2021

18:36
Terex Corporation today announced the publication of its 2021 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The report details Terex's commitment to all our stakeholders and how ESG is integral to the Company's strategic priorities....

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Today, Indigo , Canada's leading book and lifestyle retailer, has released the details of its bold plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2035. Through this commitment, Indigo is positioned to reach net-zero 15 years before the global and Canadian...