NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media’s live professional development series focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues on Earth Day, April 22, with AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company.
John Marler, vice president of energy and environment for AEG, will provide an update on the Los Angeles-based company’s 2020 sustainability goals and use the occasion of Earth Day to discuss the SDGs and AEG’s 2030 agenda.
March 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Participants of the Corporate Reporting Dialogue – an initiative bringing together the major standard setters and framework providers globally – are launching a six-week global consultation process on Wednesday 20 March 2019, to gather views from stakeholders on how to drive better alignment of sustainability reporting frameworks, as well as with frameworks that promote integration between non-financial and financial reporting.
Today, Pfizer released the 2018 Annual Review highlighting the ways that patients are the driving force behind every aspect of the company’s business in its mission to deliver innovative medicines and vaccines that help improve health and well-being at every stage of life.
This year, the integrated report explores how Pfizer’s work keeps Patients at Our Center. Highlights include:
March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - King Khalid Foundation is proud to partner with AccountAbility to facilitate the Sustainability Leading Practices (SLP) Training Program. This will be the fifth training, following four previous workshops in Riyadh, Abha, Dammam and Jeddah. The workshop will be conducted through three days of training sessions on April 16-18, 2019 in Riyadh. The training will be provided in English and simultaneous Arabic translation will also be available.
As a result of many factors, we are consuming more clothing than at any time in human history, over 100 billion garments annually. Compared to 15 years ago, consumers buy three times more garments every year and keep them half as long. The environmental impacts of this are major, but not beyond our control. Studies show that just by keeping our clothes an extra nine months, we can reduce our carbon, water and waste footprint between 20% and 30%.
Over 20,000 Responses Roll In; SC Johnson to Open 9th Collection Center in Bali
RACINE, Wis., March 8, 2019 /3BL Media/– After more than 20,000 tweets and retweets from people sharing their support for reducing ocean plastic, SC Johnson has announced it will build an additional recycling center in Indonesia. SC Johnson last week challenged social media users around the world, including attendees at the GreenBiz 2019 sustainability conference, to tag #SocialPlastic or #SCJRecycles in their social media posts.
The world needs forests. They are vital to maintain biodiversity and to help combat climate change.
At the same time, forests have suffered since the invention of the plough, as people have cut them down to plant crops for food and cash. The bulldozer just made things worse.
Over 70% of the world’s cocoa comes from Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, and deforestation has wreaked havoc. Only 17% of the original forest remains in Côte d’Ivoire, while only fragments of the once magnificent Guinean forest can still be found.
A 2018 survey by Morgan Stanley took the pulse of U.S. asset managers (with in-depth telephone interviews) to determine the level of adoption of sustainable investing approaches by asset managers in the United States.
Results: in the report “Sustainable Signals: Growth and Opportunity in Asset Management” a majority of managers said they now see sustainable investing strategies as a strategic imperative, explains Matthew Slovik, head of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley.