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CEOs Talk About 2020 Leadership And The Future

by Robert Reiss
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Probably the most frequently mentioned quote I’ve heard during this pandemic is by Lenin, "There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen". Clearly, 2020 has dramatically escalated business transformation – both in terms of challenges and opportunities.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Going Above and Beyond to Champion Clean Energy and Renewables

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While the world is still dealing with the ongoing disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re also witnessing historic wild fires in North America destroy millions of acres of forest life, blot out the sun, and cast plumes of smoke as far as Northern Europe.

Global Business Community Unites for Annual SDG Business Forum to Align Corporate Operations With SDGs and COVID-19 Recovery

Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the UN Global Compact and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs convened more than 12,000 sustainability leaders yesterday for the 5th annual SDG Business Forum. More than 40 chief executive officers at the Forum highlighted the imperative to address three critical fragilities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic – climate change and nature loss; economic exclusion; and social inequality. 

Schneider Electric Gears up for Climate Week NYC, Launching an Inspiring New Program for UN SDGs and Reinforcing & Accelerating Its Commitments for a Carbon Neutral World

Summary: 
  • Schneider pushes its commitments by putting SDGs as the compass of its sustainability strategy
  • The Group adds a bold 2040 carbon neutrality target on its end-to-end value chain
  • It joins “The Climate Pledge” coalition with global partners to push the world deliver Carbon Neutrality, 10 years ahead of Paris Agreement’s 2050 milestone
  • The Group details clear milestones by 2030 to meet its validated 1.5°C science-based targets
  • The company will phase-out of SF6 gas from its products by 2025, saving the equivalent of 4 million tons CO2 per year
Press Release
  • Schneider pushes its commitments by putting SDGs as the compass of its sustainability strategy
  • The Group adds a bold 2040 carbon neutrality target on its end-to-end value chain
  • It joins “The Climate Pledge” coalition with global partners to push the world deliver Carbon Neutrality, 10 years ahead of Paris Agreement’s 2050 milestone
  • The Group details clear milestones by 2030 to meet its validated 1.5°C science-based targets
  • The company will phase-out of SF6 gas from its products by 2025, saving the equivalent of 4 million tons CO2 per year

The Latinx Factor: The Force Reshaping American Business and The Economy

Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman, United Airlines to moderate discussion at L’ATTITUDE 2020 on Sept. 24
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CEO’s of three of America’s largest corporations in travel, hospitality and finance discuss business trends, digitization, and how their respective industries are likely to evolve in the coming years.

Michael Corbat, CEO, Citi
Arne Sorenson, President and CEO, Marriott International
Moderator: Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman, United Airlines

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About L’ATTITUDE 2020

Watch Land Betterment Corporation Present at the 2020 Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference

Watch the Company present at virtual conference and discuss aligning corporate missions with sustainability
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FISHERS, Ind., September 22, 2020 / 3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, was honored to present at the inaugural Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference earlier this month.  The virtual conference was hosted by IUPUI and made possible by the McKinney Family Foundation.  The conference is designed

IP Is Committed to “Building a Forest Positive Future”

International Paper represented by Chief Sustainability Officer, Sophie Beckham, at Bloomberg’s first Green Festival.
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International Paper’s chief sustainability officer, Sophie Beckham, spoke at Bloomberg’s inaugural Green Festival, a new culture-shaping event that featured leading voices working at the edge of change in sustainability.

Delivering a Green, Clean and Inclusive Rebuild Post Covid-19

International Paper joins Transform USA 2020: October 1 - 2, 2020, Online
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Reuters EventsTM Transform USA is bringing together CSOs, CPOs and ESG Investors from across the world to share their latest insights, and more importantly, tangible strategies into how they are helping deliver the required transformation of business for a sustainable, circular, inclusive future post Covid-19. International Paper is proud to join the opening discussion, “Delivering a Green, Clean and Inclusive Rebuild Post Covid-19.”

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