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Durwood Zaelke: Urgently Optimistic About Climate Change

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The White House has been spewing some pretty foul policy lately. It can be difficult to identify something hopeful about our struggling planet. Maybe the fact that the hole in the ozone layer is actually shrinking! This week on Sea Change Radio, we check in with Durwood Zaelke, one of the original crafters of the Montreal Protocol 30 years ago, the key piece of legislation that led to the ozone‘s current state of healing.

Why the Food & Beverage Sector Can Take the Lead on Advancing Water Security

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Over three decades of water stewardship consulting-- 26,000 water risk screenings and 400 watershed assessments reveal to Antea Group and its global partners this little fact--

While every business entity, government, and individual can play a role in advancing water security, the food and beverage sector is uniquely positioned to take the lead. Find out why right here.

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Practitioner Spotlight - Peter Penning

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Antea Group spotlights Peter Penning, its Water Stewardship Solution Leader, who is based in Europe and whose career spans continents. Peter is enthusiastic and hopeful about the future of water sustainability: “It’s the one sustainability challenge I believe can be tackled in my lifetime.”

Financing the SDGs

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The green bond market is worth $100bn, but $1trn is needed to fund the low-energy transition by 2020. Ethical Corporation recently commissioned a briefing into the growing state of green finance, which goes into depth on the important role it has to play in tackling climate change and assesses what it will take to move the global financial system on to a more sustainable footing.

Click here to download the complimentary briefing

Key themes of the briefing include:

2017 in Review: Sustainability Reporting to Fight Climate Change

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This year has been challenging for sustainability in many respects, but there have also been exciting developments in the sustainability reporting landscape. In this short series, we look back at GRI’s efforts, and look into what 2018 has in store.

In 2017, we saw some of the most devastating impacts of climate change. We witnessed groundbreaking policy changes and shocking political backward steps. People took on seemingly insurmountable issues – and won – and the corporate world took leaps forward to support sustainable development.

Four Mutual Fund Giants Begin to Address Climate Change Risks in Proxy Votes: How About Your Funds?

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Nearly all climate scientists and every government on earth (except for one) agree that society faces profound risks from human-induced climate change. Does your mutual fund company, investment manager, or 401(k) manager agree that the risks are serious and extend to companies in their portfolios?   

To Boldly Go to the Next New Frontier, Look Down

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We support the recent Noble Research Institute announcement. To date, General Mills has invested almost $3 million to support soil health research and practices. Together with The Nature Conservancy, Soil Health Partnership, Soil Health Institute and other industry leaders, we are striving to implement practices on more than 50 percent of U.S. farmland.

Learn more about our soil health initiatives and progress.

Posted Dec. 15, 2017

Schneider Electric VIDEO: A Meaningful Purpose for Today and Tomorrow: The Impact of Sustainable Business Development

by Tania Cosentino
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What is your company doing to turn business development into something sustainable? Increasingly, the data shows that organizations taking initiative to address climate change are positioning their business to succeed both in the market and as advocates for social change. Sustainable development isn’t just about improving the world for future generations — it’s a meaningful purpose for today and tomorrow.

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Schneider Electric VIDEO: Aligning Sustainability Goals with Climate Science

by Emmanuel Lagarrigue
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A new movement has begun, with more than 300 companies coming together to lead the fight against climate change.

The need for a low-carbon future has become undeniable, a conclusion supported by the Paris Climate Agreement. The expansion of an unchanged energy system, with anything close to current levels of carbon-dioxide (CO2) intensity, would likely lead to global warming in excess of 4 degrees Celsius by the end of the century[1]— a crisis scientists agree would cause widespread and disastrous ecological problems.

Schneider Electric VIDEO: Accelerating the Energy Transition: 4 Dimensions for Progress

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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While the 2015 Paris Agreement was the theoretical call for action to limit worldwide temperature to well below 2 degrees, there is a need for implementing this call with concrete action.

Better energy, greater prosperity

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