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New Report Shows U.S. Financial Regulators Still Far Lagging Behind Global Peers on Climate Action

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Apr. 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ Despite recent progress from some financial regulatory agencies, the majority of U.S. financial regulators still lag far behind their global peers, and far behind what scientists and economists deem necessary to protect the U.S. financial markets from the systemic risks posed by the climate crisis—according to a new report released today from the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets. 

Addressing the Climate Crisis

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In 2020, we saw a shift in the climate change conversation: the link between climate risk and a company's long-term success came to the forefront and the transition to a low-carbon economy became more important than ever.

While we have been committed to minimizing our impact on the planet for many years, we renewed our commitment in 2020 by voluntarily disclosing under the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) standards. These frameworks are standardizing data in a meaningful and actionable way. 

Climate Change is Worsening Water Scarcity: How Business Can Help

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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About 4 billion people live in water-stressed areas and face severe water scarcity during at least one month each year. Over a billion more — including 1 in 4 children — will live in areas of extremely high water stress by 2040.

Invesco Joins Forces With Investment Leaders To Reach A Net-Zero Future

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Invesco’s work on tackling climate change and involvement in ground-breaking initiatives such as Net Zero Asset Managers initiative can help investors be aligned to a low-carbon future and play a key role in making the world and our environment more sustainable for future generations.

EarthxFilm 2021 Announces Film Lineup for 5th Edition (April 16-25)

Environmentally-focused film festival doubles up on daily in-person and virtual screening presentations including Opening and Closing Night selections of Sally Aitken’s PLAYING WITH SHARKS and World Premiere of Clark Johnson’s PERCY VS GOLIATH
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DALLAS, March 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – EarthxFilm announces ten days and nights of drive-in, outdoor and online screenings during this year’s hybrid edition of the Dallas-based environmental film festival. The Festival continues its mission to showcase films and emerging media that explore science, conservation, climate change, and the environment while honoring the heroes working to protect our planet. EarthxFilm aims to turn awareness into action through education, art, and media. 

Project Drawdown and Partners Launch the World's First Major Educational Experience Focused on Solving Climate Change

A new immersive video collaboration between Project Drawdown, Trane Technologies, Intuit, and Chris Kohlhardt brings to life real-world action for solving climate change
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SWORDS, Ireland, March 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Climate Solutions 101 is a shift to action for a brighter climate future. The multimedia education experience on climate change is now live, thanks to collaboration between Project Drawdown and founding sponsors—global climate innovator Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT); financial software innovation company Intuit (NYSE: INTU); and entrepreneur and philanthropist Chris Kohlhardt.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Issues Call for Grant Proposals

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2022 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2022 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

BIER Stakeholder Spotlight: Scott Breen

Meet Scott Breen
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Name: Scott Breen, Sustainability and Circular Economy Expert | Environmental Lawyer | Podcaster | Project Manager | Policy Analyst

Company: Can Manufacturers Institute

Connect with Scott on LinkedIn and Twitter

CLP Achieves 2020 Carbon Intensity Target on Path to Climate Vision 2050

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As the COVID-19 crisis turned the spotlight on global health, the pace of climate action has expedited around the world, particularly as world leaders are expected to strengthen their Paris Agreement climate commitments at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference later in 2021. In support of global developments, CLP has upheld the Group’s commitment to decarbonise its operations as it transitions to a Utility of the Future.

KeyBank Announces $40B Investment in Communities Including Affordable Housing, Economic Inclusion, and Climate Change Funding Commitments

KeyBank Surpassed Initial $16.5 Billion Economic Inclusion Commitment In 2020, One Year Early, KeyBank Receives 10th Consecutive “Outstanding” Rating On CRA Exam
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CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Building on early fulfilment of its groundbreaking $16.5 billion Community Benefits Plan, KeyBank today announced it will increase its commitment to $40 billion. The investments will continue to focus on economic access and equity for underserved communities and populations.

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