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China's Green (Investment) Revolution

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As China moves to make good on carbon targets, it will turn increasingly toward a large scale green investment strategy across its economy.

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As China moves to make good on carbon targets, it will turn increasingly toward a large scale green investment strategy across its economy.

ESG Insider: Why Companies, Investors Should Be Worried About Water

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World Water Day was March 22nd, and we’re marking the occasion by looking at the looming threat of water scarcity and the lack of investor appetite for financing water-related projects. According to the United Nations, 2.2 billion people globally lack safely managed drinking water, and 4.2 billion people do not have safely managed sanitation. The U.N. also warns that water scarcity could displace 700 million people by 2030. Access to clean water has become even more vital with COVID-19, which created a worldwide need for constant hand-washing.

Change Leader: Changing Practices for a Changing World

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According to Mondshine, the last three years or so have seen dramatic changes in public and business perceptions of sustainability.

“Historically, there’s been a notion that sustainability was a cost, that resilience was a cost,” he notes. “But now we’ve learned that it’s really central to the business model of companies, and it’s central to the mission of public agencies. We’ve also seen a sea change in the notion of social equity and how we handle that as it relates to infrastructure and the environment.

American Center for Life Cycle Assessment Webinar, “LCA and Science Based Targets.”

A session by Jordan Chamberlain and Julie Sinistore PhD WSP USA and WSP USA
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Are you ready to tackle your Science Based Targets (SBT) progress? WSPUSA experts Jordan Chamberlain and Julie Sinistore cover the basics of how life cycle assessment (LCA) can be used to inform SBT setting and progress tracking at the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment webinar, “LCA and Science Based Targets.” Register for the April 15th session: https://lnkd.in/d_9nGRw

The ABC's of ESG

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Steve Soter, Drew Deubner, Darcie Brossart

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21 minutes

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Never heard of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG)? Well, it likely won’t be long before your finance team will be required to report on it. Smart teams are already starting. Darcie Brossart joins Drew Deubner and Steve Soter to discuss what to look out for.

Ecocentricity Blog: A Round Red Rug

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Genuinely, I’m quite excited to be a part of the TEDxAtlanta lineup. The theme is “Begin at the Beginning,” and I’ll be speaking about how Drawdown Georgia is a first-of-its-kind approach to reversing global warming.

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Genuinely, I’m quite excited to be a part of the TEDxAtlanta lineup. The theme is “Begin at the Beginning,” and I’ll be speaking about how Drawdown Georgia is a first-of-its-kind approach to reversing global warming.

5 Questions on Responsible Forestry for a Family Landowner

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Across the country, family landowners proudly pass their forests on from generation to generation. These landowners are passionate about preserving the land and the wildlife that depend on it, but they don’t always know where or how to start. Programs like the Carolinas Working Forest Conservation Collaborative are committed to supporting landowners in their mission to conserve the land and protect wildlife. With the support of the American Forest Foundation, Target, 3M and Procter & Gamble, together, we can help keep forests as forests.

Alkermes & MD Edge Psych Podcast Discuss Living With Schizophrenia

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Dr. Rakesh Jain and Dr. Andrew Cutler guest hosted the Alkermes-sponsored MDEdge Psychiatry podcast to discuss the management of comorbidities & behavioral risk factors that may be present in people living with schizophrenia. Listen to the full recording here: https://bit.ly/3lkdoOF

LIVE WEBCAST: International WELL Building Institute to Lead Live Webcast Focusing on Climate Change, Human Health and the Built Environment

Experts share how environmental and human health research can support in the fight against climate change, highlighting the various mechanisms that are needed to make an impact.
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LIVE Webcast | Register here

DATE: April 1, 2021

TIME: 12 p.m. (ET)

Facilitator:

  • Whitney Austin Gray, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Research, IWBI

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HRH The Prince of Wales Confirms Reuters Events Responsible Business 2021 Opening Keynote

Reuters Events Sustainable Business today announced HRH The Prince of Wales will be the opening keynote speaker at this year’s Reuters Events Responsible Business 2021.
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March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of this year’s critically important COP26 meeting, HRH The Prince of Wales will urge CEOs and organisations around the globe to support action and international agreements and commit to taking bold action on climate and biodiversity. 

The Responsible Business 2021 will convene over 5,000 senior-business executives across a 3-day virtual business forum. Other global leaders speaking at the event, alongside HRH The Prince of Wales, include:

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