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Why Providing Alternatives to SF6 and Other Greenhouse Gases is Important for Carbon Reduction Initiatives

By Olivier Blum
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The urgency to act on climate change has never been greater, and, in the absence of global regulation, companies are voluntarily stepping up to fill the gap. As of the publication of this blog post, more than 1000 companies have set public science-based carbon reduction targets through the Science-based Targets Initiative (SBTI), while hundreds more have committed to renewable energy, energy efficiency, and electric vehicle adoption through The Climate Group’s RE100, EP100, and EV100 programs.

How Will America's Environmental Initiatives Change Under President Biden?

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We’re coming off a year that was defined by transformative and disruptive change. Now there is plenty more on the horizon with a new presidential administration taking office here in 2021.

What should environment, health, safety, and sustainability professionals expect as America welcomes new leadership in the White House? Will the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris lead to increased federal emphasis on environmental initiatives? It seems very likely.

When and How to Speak Up: How Companies Can Communicate Their Corporate Purpose

By Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP
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Few of today’s CEOs earned their jobs because they were socially responsible and spoke out on hot topics. Yet now more than ever, key stakeholders want to know where companies and CEOs stand on critical social issues. Speaking out is a 21st-century requirement for the leaders of major companies. Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) encourages companies to identify issues that matter most to them, speak out when appropriate, and take action to make a tangible impact.

Money Managers and the Growth of ESG Investing

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The US SIF Foundation in its new SRI Trends Report identified 384 money managers and 1,204 community investing institutions incorporating ESG criteria into their investment analysis and decision-making processes. The $16.6 trillion in ESG incorporation assets they represent is a nearly 43 percent increase over the $11.6 trillion in such assets identified in 2018.

In terms of assets, money managers incorporate ESG factors fairly evenly across environmental, social and governance categories:.

New Report on Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends - Executive Summary

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From the US SIF Foundation

Sustainable investing in the United States continues to expand at a healthy pace. The total US-domiciled assets under management using sustainable investing strategies grew from $12.0 trillion at the start of 2018 to $17.1 trillion at the start of 2020, an increase of 42 percent. This represents 33 percent, or one in three dollars, of the $51.4 trillion in total US assets under professional management.

Tetra Pak Recognised With Prestigious Double 'A' Score for Global Climate and Forests Stewardship

Tetra Pak has been recognised for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious A List for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect forests – two of the three environment
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Jeffrey Whitford of MilliporeSigma: Five Strategies Our Company Is Using to Tackle Climate Change & Become More Sustainable

By Penny Bauder
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Making change happen will be your biggest challenge. We live on the front edge of new ideas, which means that we’re always asking people to change and do new things. Reality check: People don’t like new things that change what they’re used to. Finding ways to make change easier for people and ease the path are part of the challenge and, in my opinion, what make it fun. Asking why people aren’t on the bus yet isn’t going to work.

Wells Fargo Wins for Sustained Excellence at 2020 S&P Global Platts Energy Awards

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo has been awarded the top prize for Sustained Excellence by S&P Global Platts at its 2020 Global Energy Awards. The Sustained Excellence category recognizes companies that are embracing efficiency and renewable energy in their operations in order to reduce their environmental impact and help foster a low-carbon future.  

Investment Theme: Stay Focused on Climate Risk

Although the pandemic fallout has been the focal point of markets and politicians, climate risk remains important.
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By Director of Asset Allocation Strategy Daniel Phillips, CFA

Over the next five years, climate risk will continue to translate into market risk, as policymakers will come under pressure to preserve environmental progress and retool economies in a more sustainable way.

Climate Risk Upward Trend Remains

Measure, Manage, Mitigate: A Three-Step Solution for Corporate Climate Action

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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While the human and environmental costs of climate change play out before our eyes — from a devastating wildfire season on the U.S. West Coast to severe storms brewing in the Atlantic — an alarming new report makes the future economic costs all the more clear.

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