sustainable investing

BSR Announces Global Event for Collaboration and Action on Sustainable Business

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Paris Climate Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals have provided a clear roadmap for a just and sustainable world. These profound developments are causing positive business disruption, and compelling companies to closely evaluate changing consumer expectations, investor demands, and competitor behavior.  

CDL’s Future Value Blueprint Aligns with UN SDGs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world population is expected to touch 8.5 billion in 2030, posing new challenges and opportunities for global sustainable development. It is also the target year for major international commitments, including the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Caterpillar Focuses on Restoring World’s Natural Infrastructure

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to the UN estimates, 25 percent of the world’s land is highly degraded by now, and over 50 percent of all wetlands have been lost. However, it is possible to reverse this damage by reclaiming mines, re-building beaches, restoring rivers and re-planting forests. Soil restoration alone can help to eliminate 3.5 to 11 billion tons of carbon emissions annually by increasing carbon storage capacity.

New CSRHub e-Book Reveals How Sustainability Disclosure Impacts Ratings

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Over the past 10 years, there has been a significant increase in the number of corporations that disclose sustainability-related information. More recently, investors have become interested in corporate sustainability performance. Today, more than $62 trillion of worldwide wealth is managed by firms that have committed to the UN Principles of Responsible Investment (UNPRI).

New Business and Investment Trends Promise Healthy Disruption

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In recent years, there has been a sharp rise in the number of disruptive businesses that connect supply and demand on a digital platform. Going beyond digital, another strong trend is artificial intelligence, which promises to be a major disrupter of the future.

Companies Making Progress on the Circular Economy Agenda

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There is a growing trend among businesses to move towards the circular economy, which is increasingly considered as a viable approach to achieving global sustainability. The British Standards Institution will soon publish BS8001, the world’s first set of standards for the circular economy which aim to help companies measure and realize value from circular principles.

How to Improve Financial Literacy: Ally Financial Offers Practical Tips

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Financial literacy aims to boost an average citizen’s ability to manage personal finances more efficiently. It includes the knowledge to make the best possible decisions related to budgeting, investing, tax planning, retirement, paying for college, insurance and real estate.

BITC Supports Companies in their Efforts to Tackle Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Ten years ago, Business in the Community (BITC) hosted the Mayday Network launched by the Prince of Wales with an aim to address the global climate change challenge. Significant progress has been made in the ensuing 10 years with leading companies integrating environmental sustainability into business strategy.

Sappi Advances with Industry Leading Sustainability Performance

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Global companies are redefining competitiveness by embedding corporate sustainability into business strategy. Investors, consumers and other stakeholders are increasingly committing themselves to value creation with a societal purpose. In this new era of growing corporate citizenship, large companies have an opportunity to transform the way we live and work.

NRG Powers Global Sustainability with Innovation and Transparency

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In 2016, the number of Fortune 500 companies committing to 100 percent renewable power grew to 87. For the first time in history, natural gas surpassed coal as the leading source of power in the US, and solar became the cheapest source of new power in many parts of the world.

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