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Recent SEC Staff Interpretation Bodes Well for Gender Lens Investor Advocacy

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by Beth-ann Roth of RK Invest Law 

The newest SEC staff interpretation relating to shareholder proposals is poised to make it easier for ESG issues to get onto the ballot at company annual meetings. Investors should take steps to put issues of gender and diversity front and center. While terms like “diversity,” “inclusion,” and “gender lens investing” are becoming part of corporate and investing vocabulary, implementation of the values for which those concepts stand is far from complete.

The Women Leading the Climate Change Fight and How We Can Support Them

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By Nicole Systrom, founder of Sutro Energy Group

Like most moms-to-be, I felt a mixture of total joy and utter terror when I learned my husband and I were expecting. My own doubts about my fitness to bring a child into this world tempered the elation I felt that…well, that I’d be bringing a child into this world!

Corporate Citizenship: Good for the Planet and Business, and Essential for Society

by Gilles Vermot Desroches
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I was fortunate enough to attend the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow in November — a key event as the world grapples with the urgent need to slow the pace of global warming.

There were high hopes, high expectations, a lot of skepticism, and many, many attendees.

Contrary to what one might expect from the headlines about government commitments, the flurry of debates was not just among national policy makers.

COP26 - Where to Go From Here

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Like so many others in the wake of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (or COP26 as we know it), I'm doing my best to digest the outcomes. 

The ‘should haves’ and ‘could haves’ need to be put on hold for now, in favour of facing the future head-on and focusing on what we can do to mitigate further damage to the planet. 

I attended COP26 in the first week with other Acre representatives and was honoured to be present at something so monumental and potentially transformative. But now in the aftermath, my feelings are mixed. 

The Climate Agenda Post COP26: a Conversation With Mark Carney, Mark Cutifani & Gail Klintworth

Join a 30 November webinar at 11am New York / 4pm London
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Join a special Nov 30 webinar: The Climate Agenda Post COP26 – a Conversation with Mark Carney, United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Action & Finance, Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, and Gail Klintworth, Chair of the Shell Foundation. Moderated by GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter, they will explore the environmental, social and governance implications for the climate agenda moving forward.

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Join a special Nov 30 webinar: The Climate Agenda Post COP26 – a Conversation with Mark Carney, United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Action & Finance, Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, and Gail Klintworth, Chair of the Shell Foundation. Moderated by GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter, they will explore the environmental, social and governance implications for the climate agenda moving forward.

Support Company Leaders in Understanding Climate Risk and Climate Justice

As companies navigate climate risk and advance a net-zero economy, company leaders urgently need to build climate change, climate risk, and climate justice capabilities.
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November 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The message from COP26 is clear, we need to transition to a net-zero economy. Business leaders have a key role to play in ensuring their companies support a just transition.

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How Girls Will Save the World With Climate Action

HP and MIT Solve want to invest in girls and young women with an eye toward nurturing the next big idea to fight climate change.
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By Sarah Murry

Enviva Honored for Its Support of Forest and Habitat Conservation by Ducks Unlimited

Dedicated to protecting high conservation value areas and conserving bottomland hardwood working forest landscapes, Enviva proudly accepts Ducks Unlimited award
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BETHESDA, Md., November 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: EVA) (“Enviva”), the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, today announced it was the recipient of the “Benefactor’s Roll of Honor” award by Ducks Unlimited (DU). The distinguished award was presented to Enviva at the recent Raleigh DU event to commemorate the significant contributions and philanthropic efforts Enviva has made toward the organization’s conservation mission and programs.

COP26 Progress Must Lead to Even Bolder Action and Ambition in the Coming Months

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November 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ceres CEO & President Mindy Lubber issued the following statement at the conclusion of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland: 

Reasons to Be Hopeful About Climate Action After COP26

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On the face of it, COP26 – the climate meeting in Glasgow – has failed, with the world still heading for 2.4°C warming this century. This would be catastrophic for humans and nature. So why am I hopeful? The short answer is that the decarbonisation of our global society, and the economic system that underpins it, has become inevitable and unstoppable. What’s more, COP26, despite the painful process of disappointing compromises of UN negotiations, has indisputably accelerated the pace.

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