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JetBlue Releases its Annual Environmental, Social and Governance Report

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-- Mitigating Climate-Related Risk Highlighted as a Key Part of JetBlue’s Long-Term Sustainability Strategy --

-- Airline Incorporates Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures (TCFD) Recommendations, Providing Strategic Voluntary Governance Details For Investors --

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-- Mitigating Climate-Related Risk Highlighted as a Key Part of JetBlue’s Long-Term Sustainability Strategy --

-- Airline Incorporates Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures (TCFD) Recommendations, Providing Strategic Voluntary Governance Details For Investors --

WBCSD Issues Insights Report for below50 Project

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WBCSD has launched their below50 insights report,  designed to give you key insights on the status, progress and challenges in the low-carbon transport fuels sector. below50 is one of WBCSD’s key climate projects – and invites any company who produces, uses or invests in low-carbon transport fuels with at least 50% lower emissions that conventional fossil fuels to join. This is the first report outlining progress towards our goal to reduce co2 emissions by replacing 10% of fossil fuel use in global transport with low-carbon transport fuels by 2030.

How the Process of Identifying Environmental, Social & Governance Issues Can Point the Way to Enhanced Shareholder Value Targets

Governance is a fundamental determinant of long-term performance, as is a company’s environmental and social track record, making it a reliable proxy for wider sustainability.
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By Martin Currie

As bottom-up investors, our process starts at the company level. We subject all candidates for inclusion in our high-conviction portfolios to rigorous fundamental analysis and peer review. ESG analysis is embedded in this assessment, influencing key assumptions such as the cost of capital, revenues and expenses. From this we can seek to estimate a company’s intrinsic value.

Governance is a fundamental determinant of long-term performance, as is a company’s environmental and social track record, making it a reliable proxy for wider sustainability.

CEMEX Creates Value Through Digital Transformation: 2017 Integrated Report

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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (CEMEX) (NYSE: CX) published its 2017 Integrated Report, “Leading Our Industry’s Digital Transformation.” As CEMEX’s second Integrated Report, it provides comprehensive insight into how the company is creating value across its four strategic pillars: People, Customers, Markets, and Sustainability.

Accenture Publishes 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report

Company’s achievements include surpassing 2020 carbon target and advancing Skills to Succeed initiative to equip people with skills for digital economy
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NEW YORK, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today released its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details the company’s goals and progress toward helping improve the way the world works and lives.

New Report Reveals Opportunities for Harmonization in Sustainability and Corporate Governance Reporting

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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) have released the second report as part of a series called Insights from the Reporting Exchange

BAT CEO Nicandro Durante On Transforming Tobacco and Creating a Sustainable Business for the Long Term

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I’ve been working at BAT for more than 30 years and have never been more excited about the future. Changing consumer demands and a greater awareness of how innovative new technology can contribute to harm reduction have combined to herald a new era for the industry. We want to lead and help shape this future – we call this Transforming Tobacco.

WATCH: Geisha Williams, PG&E, CEO and President

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Geisha Williams, CEO and president of PG&E talks about the opportunities for utilities to capitalize on decarbonization of the transportation sector.

Learn more about how utilities are making progress towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Ceres new analysis, Turning Point: Corporate Progress Against the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability, at www.ceres.org/turningpoint.

WATCH: Val Smith, Citi, Managing Director and Global Head, Corporate Sustainability

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Val Smith, managing director and global head of corporate sustainability at Citi, discusses how The Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability serves as an important framework for benchmarking and understanding best practice for sustainable business leadership. 

WATCH: Catherine Gunsbury, General Mills, Director of Sustainability and Transparency

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Catherine Gunsbury, director of sustainability and transparency at General Mills, discusses the value of stakeholder engagement.

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