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Ecocentricity Blog: Slowing to a Crawl

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Yes, Hurricane Florence began to weaken as it approached the Eastern seaboard. It also began to slow down, but that isn’t a good thing. A slow-moving storm might hit less area, but the area it does hit suffers tremendously.

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Yes, Hurricane Florence began to weaken as it approached the Eastern seaboard. It also began to slow down, but that isn’t a good thing. A slow-moving storm might hit less area, but the area it does hit suffers tremendously.

Global Climate Action Series: Cisco Supply Chain Driving Positive Climate Action

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This blog was guest written by Lisa Brady, Director, Supply Chain Sustainability, Cisco.

Cisco has a long track record of working to address issues that impact our planet. We firmly believe that doing the right thing for the environment is also the right thing for our business.

As a company, we have set long-term goals to reduce the environmental impacts from our products and operations, and we work with our upstream and downstream partners to reduce the environmental impact of our value chain, as well.

Tom Lyon, ARCS President, Issues Statement in Concert with "Step Up Declaration" from Global Climate Action Summit

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This past week thousands of delegates were in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit. Spearheaded by California Governor Jerry Brown, the Summit showcases the commitments of states, cities and businesses to cut their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and protect the Earth from further dangerous warming. This is an urgently needed response to the U.S. vow to become the only country in the world to back out of its climate commitments under the 2015 Paris Agreement.

New Legislation Is a Critical Step to Advance Climate Risk Disclosure

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BOSTON, September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit sustainability organization Ceres applauds Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass, efforts to advance legislation that directs the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules requiring companies to disclose critical information about their exposure to risks posed by climate change. 

Leading Global Investors Managing $6.4 Trillion Call on Companies to Eliminate Deforestation in South American Cattle Production

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SAN FRANCISCO, September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As carbon pollution from global cattle production and tropical deforestation continues its alarming rise, 44 investors with approximately US $6.4 trillion in assets under management today called on companies sourcing beef and related cattle products to mitigate and eliminate deforestation risks from their supply chains.

Nearly 400 Investors With $32 Trillion in Assets Step up Action on Climate Change

Partner organizations launch first-of-its-kind global agenda, to demonstrate and accelerate investor-led action critical to achieving goals of the Paris Agreement
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September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Investor Agenda, launched this week at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, will support investors in accelerating and scaling-up the actions that are critical to tackling climate change and achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. Its launch also demonstrates the significant momentum already evident, with 392 investors with US $32 trillion in assets collectively under management, using The Investor Agenda to highlight climate action they are already taking and making new commitments1.

Major Companies Join Forces to Drive Climate Resilience in Supply Chains

New corporate leadership platform will foster private sector support of climate action
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media -- BSR today launched a new corporate leadership platform that will aid companies in the fight against climate change. The Climate-Resilient Value Chains Leaders Platform is being launched as leaders of the Global Climate Action Summit call on corporations to step up their climate efforts.

A Deeper Look at CECP's Investing in Society: Planet

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Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index Names Ingersoll Rand to World and North America Indices

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SWORDS, Ireland, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the eighth consecutive year, Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices (DJSI). Continued placement on this index series showcases the company’s advances in integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices into the core of how the company is operated.

Global Climate Action Series: Cisco Announces Ambitious Product Power Efficiency Goal

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This blog was guest written by Darrel Stickler, Global Environmental Sustainability Lead, Cisco.

Today is the first day of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, just north of Cisco’s global headquarters. A low-carbon footprint event for Cisco to attend!  The theme of the summit is “Take Ambition to the Next Level.”

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