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eBook | Energy & Sustainability Goal-Setting: Your Guide to 7 Top Standards

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Recent research finds that organizations have more success on energy and sustainability initiatives when they set public goals. But with so many options available, how do you determine which goals will drive the greatest value for your organization? And against what criteria should you assess them?

Our goals primer eBook summarizes the top global, third-party benchmarking standards and recommends how to choose the right one to accelerate your energy and sustainability ambitions.

Scotiabank Demonstrates ESG Progress and Launches New Strategy in 2018 Sustainable Business Report

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Scotiabank’s 2018 Sustainable Business Report, is now available online and includes the Bank’s new strategy on Sustainable Business focusing on four core priorities where the Bank can help make the biggest impact: Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and Young People

Electrolux Highlights Lower Emissions and Investments for Improved Climate Impact in 2018 Sustainability Report

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Stockholm, Sweden, March 26, 2019

Electrolux, the appliance industry sustainability leader, today reported a 66% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005, and highlighted how significant investments at manufacturing sites and in new product platforms will make a major contribution to the company achieving its climate targets.

Essity's 2018 Sustainability Report

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This is Essity

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We improve people’s well-being through our products and services.

Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the globally leading brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.

Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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Sparking Stakeholder Joy: How Materiality Can Tidy Up Sustainability Reporting

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Using Marie Kondo’s methods of tidying house, an organization can approach sustainability reporting in a systematic and orderly way, sparking stakeholder joy in the process.

Read and follow this helpful approach as described in Antea Group’s blog!

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A Deeper Look at CECP's Year-End Investing in Society: Policies

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Investing in SocietyCECP’s recently launched and updated compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

Ugly Produce Gets Some Love!

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Forget farm-to-table. The latest, or at least the most disturbing, food trend is farm-to-landfill. One study estimates that America loses “up to 40% of its food from farm-to-landfill.” The cause? According to multiple research reports, it’s all about cosmetics.

Why Sustainability Should Include Political Activity – Professor Tom Lyon in the California Management Review

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability initiatives have gone mainstream, but they are missing something important: They ignore corporations’ political actions, including lobbying and campaign funding, which can drastically alter corporations’ environmental and social impact. In some cases, companies cynically engage in the strategy of “talking green while lobbying brown.” Corporations report on social and environmental sustainability metrics but typically not on political ones, which can allow them to get away with irresponsible lobbying activity.

European Commission Is Planning to Update the Non-Binding Guidelines on Non-financial Reporting

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The Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance set up by the European Commission in July 2018 has published its first report on companies' disclosure of climate-related information in January 2019.   

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