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Amy Harder: Investments in Nuclear Power + Plastics

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If you had a million dollars what would you do with it? OK, now what if it were $100 billion? Today on Sea Change Radio, we are talking with Amy Harder, environment and climate reporter for Axios, about where some titans of industry are investing their money and the environmental impact it might have. You might be surprised to learn, for example, that Bill Gates has been pouring some of his considerable wealth into the nuclear energy sector. Harder recently interviewed Gates about his estimated half a billion dollar investment into TerraPower.

Gender Equality: Committed to Elevating Women in Business and Society

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Gender equality – one of the four key global megatrends BNY Mellon addresses in its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report – improves lives, families, communities and economies. It is a key tenet of BNY Mellon’s diversity and inclusion strategy and social investing work. The company strives to hire more women at all levels, advance women’s interests and support investments to elevate women in business and society.

ESG Scorecard: Keeping Ourselves Accountable To Benefit All

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For years, Alliance Data has been committed to closely tracking and reporting on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Most recently we released our 2018 Sustainability Report covering those subjects critical to our long-term success. This sixth annual report was prepared in accordance with the Core Option of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards.

New Matching Gifts Guide for Employers! Everything You Need to Know to Match Employee Donations

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A successful matching gift program can help your company attract and retain employees, showcase your corporate values, enhance your employees’ experience, and — most importantly — make a difference.

The Sustainability Edge in Real Estate Investing

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by Kimberly Ryan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank

Commercial real estate can have a significant impact on the environment and an increasing number of real estate industry professionals are incorporating sustainability practices into corporate strategy and building management. Kimberly Ryan, Portfolio Manager for Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Social Impact Investing (SII) REIT strategies offers her thoughts on the benefits of integrating sustainability and ESG analysis into the REIT investment process.

Teck Releases 2018 Economic Contribution Report

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July 17, 2019 — Teck has released its third annual Economic Contribution Report, detailing the direct economic benefits created in the communities and jurisdictions where we operate, including payments to suppliers, employee wages and benefits, and payments to governments.

In 2018, Teck provided economic benefits including:

World Population Day 2019: Addressing the Environmental and Social Impacts of Rapid Population Growth

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In the wake of the world’s population reaching 5 billion people, World Population Day was established in 1989 by the UN. The purpose of this day is to bring attention to the environmental and social impacts of rapid population growth.

Crucial Contribution of Business to Paris Agreement

Private sector role in achieving progress towards UN climate change goals
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July 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Policy makers and businesses need to work closer together to ramp up private sector engagement in the climate change commitments made under the Paris Agreement.

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) set out the efforts by individual countries to cut emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change. GRI and CDP have compiled recommendations for both governments and the private sector, to support businesses in understanding, reporting and managing their contribution.

Bridging School and Workplace Experiences: Career Days Offer Learning Opportunities for Students and Associates

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Every year, T. Rowe Price provides hundreds of high school students across the globe an opportunity to participate in a Career Day, an event designed to provide them with insight into the professional workforce and help them develop workplace skills. The firm recently hosted events in Baltimore, Colorado Springs, Sydney, and London.

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