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UN Secretary-General Appoints Sanda Ojiambo as Next Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact

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UN Secretary-General appoints Sanda Ojiambo as next Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact

Kenyan business leader will take over from Lise Kingo on 17 June 2020 as head of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative

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UN Secretary-General appoints Sanda Ojiambo as next Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact

Kenyan business leader will take over from Lise Kingo on 17 June 2020 as head of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative

Goodyear and Enovos to Reduce CO2 Emissions, Provide Clean Energy for Luxembourg Citizens

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COLMAR-BERG, Luxembourg, May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Enovos will build two photovoltaic power stations at Goodyear’s testing facilities in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg. 

The two stations will produce annually around 5 GWh and reduce carbon emissions by 46.3 tons, providing clean energy for around 1,200 households for the next 20 years.

UPS Longitudes | Supply Chains Still Recovering From Coronavirus

Chris Byrne @ UPS
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UPS has completed the sixth week of a study to measure the impact of COVID-19 on small and medium-sized businesses across the United States. This installment went to 400 U.S.-based respondents between April 29 and May 4.

UPS Longitudes | More Signs of Improvement for Small Business

Chris Byrne @ UPS
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UPS has completed the seventh week of a study to measure the impact of COVID-19 on small and medium-sized businesses across the United States. This installment went to 400 U.S.-based respondents between May 6 and May 11.

While the coronavirus remains a heavy burden on small businesses, this week’s results indicate that the pandemic’s impact continues to abate.

We observed the lowest point of the downturn four weeks ago, and since then, the survey data has shown consistent signs of improvement.

UPS Longitudes | How to Make E-Commerce More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

Ann Starodaj @ Optoro
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Online shopping has become an essential way consumers access goods during the coronavirus pandemic. But many retail chains generate up to 75 percent of their revenue from brick-and-mortar stores in non-pandemic times — meaning they’re now looking for other ways to sell and move their inventory.

Investing in Natural Climate Solutions

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Companies, asset owners and asset managers are intrigued by natural climate solutions--the conservation, restoration and management of forests to mitigate climate change. A group led by New Forests and Generation Investment just launched a 2030 NCS Investment Vision which explores a transition pathway to investment in sustainable land use. In this session, participants will: - Examine the challenges of land use change and degradation - Discuss the suite of available Natural Climate Solutions - Explore the opportunities presented by forest carbon projects

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
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To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

An Unprecedented Opportunity: Message From Mike Bloomberg

Bloomberg Impact Report 2019
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As 2019 came to a close, a period of enormous upheaval was just beginning.

The past few months have been extremely difficult for communities all over the world and for businesses in every industry — and most of all, for those who have lost loved ones to coronavirus, or who have lost their jobs because of it. The pandemic has brought about the most severe economic downturn the world has seen in many years, but it can also be a turning point that propels us forward — including in the fight against climate change.

WBCSD and BIER Will Develop Guidance to Monitor and Measure Water Circularity

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May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announce collaboration on creation of water circularity metrics.

CSRHub ESG Webinars

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In case you missed it with all that is going on in the world these days, we thought we would curate a list of recent webinars for your ESG investing education.
 

CSRHub® co-founder Bahar Gidwani CTO gave a webinar presentation The Third Era of Integrating ESG Into Investment Processes in partnership with BrightTALK.

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