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Bloomberg and Carney Announce Growing Support for Climate-Focused Financial Taskforce

By: Robin Whitlock
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On the two-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement, 237 companies with a combined market capitalisation of over $6.3 trillion have publicly committed to support the Bloomberg-led Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). This includes over 150 financial firms responsible for assets of over $81.7 trillion.

Schneider Electric VIDEO | Why Should Companies Attend Climate Conferences?

Watch the Interview with Our Sustainability SVP, About COP23 Main Take-aways
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“Schneider Electric’s participation in COP23 has become a tradition for many years. We are in these meetings to better understand stakes, especially for climate change, and to discuss with other stakeholders to find the right solutions.”
                                    
-- Gilles Vermot Desroches, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Schneider Electric

Listen Now: GRI Podcast December Edition

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This month, we put a special focus on corporate social responsibility in Asia. CSR efforts in Asia Pacific are on the rise, in large part driven by new regulatory regimes, such as the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's requirements for listed companies. We hear from Swire Pacific's Sustainable Development Manager Mark Harper about the company's experience reporting in Asia, as well as investor demand for sustainability data.

Schneider Electric VIDEO | Envisioning a Sustainable Future Through Innovation

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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Regarding climate, I am neither optimistic nor pessimistic. I am an activist.

The big picture is clear. It is our corporate duty to fight climate change brought on by carbon emissions. But we are running against the clock and we must act now. As the Paris climate agreement maps out, we must limit global warming to 2°C above preindustrial levels.

CBRE Asia Pacific Walk for a Wish 2017

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On October 27, over 2,500 CBRE professionals from 22 locations across Asia Pacific took part in Walk for a Wish, an annual charity event where CBRE gets up and gives back, exemplifying our Employee Advantage.

CBRE Hong Kong Completes 5th MoonTrekker in 2017

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80 athletes from CBRE Hong Kong participated in MoonTrekker 2017, a challenging overnight trail run to raise funds for charity. CBRE was the lead sponsor for the 5th consecutive year. The team's determination and team spirit are a true reflection of our Employee Advantage.

Introduction to the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore Webinar

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Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) just released the Green-e Renewable Energy Standard for Singapore, which details the requirements and standards for Green-e certification of renewable electricity sales and consumption in Singapore. The new standard defines eligible renewable resources, requirements for customer disclosure and transparency, and use of renewable energy tracking systems. With the release of this standard, large buyers and clean energy sellers in Singapore can apply for Green-e certification of their retail renewable electricity and energy attribute certificates (“EACs”).

BACARDÍ® Rum to Host United for Puerto Rico Concert & Telethon

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CATAÑO, Puerto Rico, and HAMILTON, Bermuda, December 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Family-owned Bacardi is pleased to announce its BACARDÍ rum facility will play host to the United for Puerto Rico live concert and telethon on Sunday, December 10. All proceeds from the fundraising initiative will go directly to organizations benefiting Puerto Ricans impacted by the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (December 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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