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A Guide to Creating Your ESG Action Plan

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With Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) becoming increasingly relevant in the business landscape, many are feeling the pressure to take action.

The High Cost of Climate Inaction

WSP USA’s Stacy Swann and Darius Nassiry explain why investment in adaptation and resilience technologies today is critical to handling future climate impacts.
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by Stacy Swann WSP USA Executive Vice President; Founder/CEO, Climate Finance Advisors and Darius Nassiry WSP USA Director, Climate Finance

For decades, scientists have studied the risks of increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on the earth’s climate. The signals of early-stage climate change are becoming unmistakably visible. Extreme weather events increasingly point to a future that will be more dangerous than the climate that has so far underpinned human progress.

Asian American Pacific Islander Leadership Spotlight: Elena Zee, Arizona Council on Economic Education

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In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the impressive AAPI leaders we collaborate with and the ways that they foster equity and create opportunity in their local communities.

Net Impact Announces 2021-2022 Chapter of the Year Winners

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May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces the 2021-2022 Chapter of the Year Winners, an award given to one outstanding Chapter in each of the following chapter categories: Undergraduate, Graduate, International Student, Professional, and International Professional. This year’s distinctions were awarded to the Net Impact Chapters at the University of California, Berkeley (Undergraduate Chapter); University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management (Graduate Chapter); Delhi University; the Boston Professional Chapter; and the Bangkok Professional Chapter.

State of the Union on Crypto and the Environment

By: LBX Editorial Team
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The future of currency is here and the world is embracing it. The increasing demand for cryptocurrency is skyrocketing. The market is saturated with endless cryptocurrencies to choose from, and they’ve even made their way to the stock exchange with Bitcoin NFTs growing at a record speed.  

Deloitte Launches New ESG Accelerators for Workiva Platform Users Working To Establish or Enhance Accounting, Financial and Regulatory Reporting

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NEW YORK, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ — As an extension of Deloitte and Workiva’s existing strategic alliance, Deloitte has built four new accelerators for use on the Workiva platform focused on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) accounting and financial reporting and compliance.

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark

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PARIS, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023.

Ideas and Examples to Make Your Next Employee Charitable Giving Campaign and Fundraising Events as Fun as LGA's

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When you think of the word “fun” insurance isn’t likely the first thing that pops into your head, but in our two decades of facilitating Legal & General America’s (LGA) Charitable Giving Campaign, “fun” is exactly how we’d describe the employees at LGA and their approach to workplace giving.

Introducing ESG Talk: The Go-To Podcast for the Latest ESG Trends, Topics, and Tips

ESG is a business transformation topic that demands more than virtue signaling, provocative social media rants, and hot takes.
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ESG Talk: Simplifying ESG, One Conversation at a Time Podcast

Every month, ESG Talk, hosted by Mandi McReynolds, holds candid conversations with Environment, Social, and Governance leaders on how to transform complex ESG topics into simple and practical opportunities for both business and society.

Financed Emissions: A New Standard for Calling Balls and Strikes

By: John A. Lanier
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For a long time, we have had a uniform system of accounting rules to make sure banks, and businesses in general, are honest and transparent in reporting their financial performance. What about the performance of the financial sector when it comes to climate change though? Now, a new standard exists to give us the same honest and transparent reporting when it comes to financed emissions.

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For a long time, we have had a uniform system of accounting rules to make sure banks, and businesses in general, are honest and transparent in reporting their financial performance. What about the performance of the financial sector when it comes to climate change though? Now, a new standard exists to give us the same honest and transparent reporting when it comes to financed emissions.

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