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Investors and Business Leaders Urge Passage of California Climate Risk Disclosure Legislation

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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Institutional investors with more than $88 billion in assets under management and a coalition of business leaders are calling on the California State Legislature to pass legislation that would require state-incorporated corporations, financial institutions, and insurers to report on climate-related financial risks. 

GreenMoney's 6th Annual all-Videos issue

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GreenMoney Journal's 6th Annual Videos Issue has just launched. The GreenMoney team has curated a collection of interesting and inspiring films and discussions featuring a variety of innovators from the interconnected worlds of Impact Investing, Corporate Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Here are the 10 videos:

ESG Ratings: Naive Hubris or a Practical Solution for Investors Seeking Responsible Outcomes?

by Katy Quicke
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It may come as some surprise that sustainable investing turned a corner as the Covid-19 pandemic upturned the world and played havoc with financial markets.

The global disruption has brought into sharp focus the need for a more responsible approach to world politics and capital allocation.

The vaccine roll-out has switched on the light at the end of a long tunnel and investors are committed more than ever to making the ‘right’ investments, as the lens is once again fine-tuned on climate change and social equality issues.

Sustainability in the Capital Markets is Here to Stay

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Green and sustainable finance has moved from being a niche play to taking pole position in the global economic race over the past decade. It has been transformed from a nice-to-have agenda item to an urgent discussion in the global capital markets.

As the pace of growth for sustainable finance and impact investing continues to speed up, green and sustainability-linked bonds have gained significant traction among businesses seeking to capitalise on their long-term sustainability performance. 

John Deere Named a Winner of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards for the Rayuwa Project in Nigeria

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WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fast Company has selected PYXERA Global partner John Deere as the winner of the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for its 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards, in recognition of the Rayuwa project. Launched in partnership with John Deere, PYXERA Global, and smallholder farm families in northern Nigeria, Rayuwa works with community members to unlock their potential to sustain themselves and their communities.

Trane Technologies Ties ESG Metrics to Executive and Employee Compensation As It Accelerates Bold 2030 Sustainability Commitments

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SWORDS, Ireland, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, announced today that it has revised its executive and senior leader incentive plan to link directly to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) metrics that align with the company’s bold 2030 Sustainability Commitments.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E9: Dr. Mai Nguyen, The Design Lab & The Filene Research Institute

Credit Unions as a Catalyst for Social Justice
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Dr. Mai Nguyen talks about the power of design thinking and how it’s being applied to financial institutions like credit unions to advance economic empowerment and social justice. Director of the Design Lab at UCSD and a Filene Research Institute Fellow, Mai has dedicated her career to addressing systemic discrimination and policies that create inequities in access to capital, housing, and more.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About TCFD

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COVID-19 has dominated virtually every waking moment for much of the past year. But with vaccination programmes now accelerating across the world, attention is shifting back to other societal challenges facing us globally. And of these, there is arguably none bigger than climate change. In 2015, climate change spurred investors and the financial industry to form the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), which developed and released their recommendations for climate-related financial disclosure in 2017. 

Join HSUS and HSI's #BeCrueltyFree Campaign to End Cosmetic Testing on Animals

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Cruelty-free beauty is on its way to becoming mainstream globally, driven in large part by the #BeCrueltyFree campaign led by Humane Society International, the Humane Society of the United States, our affiliates, and partners.

Increasingly, consumers around the world are looking for the phrase “cruelty-free” on cosmetics and other personal care products, keen to ensure that the shampoo, makeup or cream they are buying was produced without animal suffering.

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