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Highlights of BIER 2018 Spring Meeting

Hosted by the Carlsberg Group in Copenhagen, Denmark
Press Release

June 5, 2018  /3BL Media/ - Global beverage industry leaders convened May 22-24, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Hosted by the Carlsberg Group, this three-day meeting’s agenda tackled environmental sustainability challenges and successes through best practice sharing on carbon emissions, water reuse and technology, energy and climate change, and transparency and disclosure.

‘Decision Critical’ – Four ESG Themes Investors Should Be Aware of Right Now

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We’re often asked about the most important ESG themes that investors should consider. As bottom-up, active managers, we unsurprisingly tend to focus on those issues that are most material for each investment case. That said, there are several overarching ESG topics that we believe are increasingly important for investors to be aware of right now. 

1) Carbon Disclosure – pressure to improve

Revealing Food's Hidden Costs: New Framework for Food and Agriculture

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New Delhi, INDIA - June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- A new report released today offers a ground-breaking platform to evaluate the real costs and benefits—including environmental, health, and social impacts—of our agriculture and food systems.

Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver

REI, Danone, Interface, National Geographic and others sharing insights, new tools and research data
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/  Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands ’18 Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia.

TD Seeking Innovative Solutions for a Changing World, Launches the TD Ready Challenge to Prepare People and the Economy for the Future

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  • The Ready Challenge helps bring to life The Ready Commitment, targeting $1 billion in total by 2030 to help open doors for an inclusive and sustainable tomorrow
New signature initiative has ten $1 million (CDN) grants available annually for organizations in North America
Press Release
  • The Ready Challenge helps bring to life The Ready Commitment, targeting $1 billion in total by 2030 to help open doors for an inclusive and sustainable tomorrow

One Year Later, Companies and Investors Are ‘Still In’ the Paris Agreement

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Since its launch in June 2017, the We Are Still In coalition has doubled in size and grown in clout, becoming a national movement of nearly 2,800 leaders strong, including 1,800 companies and investors, working together to uphold America’s promise to meet the U.S. goals of the Paris Agreement. 

Tackling Modern Slavery Through Transparency - New GRI Task Force

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Modern Slavery affects an estimated 46 million people around the world and poses a prominent risk for companies. Transparency on human rights in supply chains is becoming increasingly necessary due to rising consumer interest as well as regulatory developments.

Sustainability reporting can help companies comply with legislation, but also to identify and address their impact, and highlight innovative solutions and a path forward.

Delivering Impact: Corporate Social Responsibility at BNY Mellon

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Every day, BNY Mellon contributes to the safe and consistent functioning of global financial systems, supporting stability in a constantly changing world. The company’s approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plays a role in driving meaningful change for financial markets, the world and its citizens.

VIDEO | eBay Retail Revival: Akron Honey Company

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Brent Wesley started an urban beekeeping movement in Akron, Ohio, creating natural honey and personal care products featuring pure, all-natural ingredients. Today, Brent is one of more than 100 small businesses participating in eBay’s Retail Revival program, a 12-month economic development pilot. Retail Revival harnesses the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace to support and grow small businesses, strengthen local economies and foster vibrant community growth.

Watch the video here.

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