A guide for companies, investors and policymakers
BY BUSINESS CALL TO ACTION AND IBAN
As the world grapples with the impact of Covid-19 and the severe challenges of climate change, the need for sustainable business models is greater than ever. Inclusive businesses (IB), by engaging poor and low-income populations through their core business models, can play a key role in this aspect as we build more inclusive, resilient, and equitable societies for the future.
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Many of us have recently pondered the question: which vaccine is better—Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J? Those of us interested in sustainability may also want to know which of these companies has the best ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) performance?
Growing a personal garden does more than just fill your plate. According to the Journal of Environmental Horticulture, it can also lessen stress levels and help promote mental wellbeing. Perhaps that’s why one in three American households plant seeds each season.
NEW YORK, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Goldman Sachs announced the launch of the Climate Innovation Fund to support sustainable low-carbon economic development with a focus on South and Southeast Asia to increase the pace, scale, and ambition of climate solutions and contribute to the clean energy transition.
By Lisa Fewins, Associate Vice President and Managing Director of Black & Veatch’s Environmental Business and Interim Corporate Sustainability Manager
Industry emissions and the simple acts of living every day is heating our world. Climate change is scientific fact. It’s a tangible part of our existence that no longer is focused thousands of miles away as ice sheets break off glaciers in the Artic or retreat from distant mountains. The consequences of our polluting actions have arrived at our doorsteps.
WSP USA adaptation and resilience expert identified to contribute to the premier U.S. report on climate change science, impacts and response.
SAN FRANCISCO, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) has selected Emily Wasley, climate risk, adaptation and resilience practice lead for WSP USA, as an author for the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5).
September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mondelēz International today announced that Cadbury Dairy Milk made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland is to be made with packaging containing up to 30% recycled plastic.
Cadbury, the UK’s biggest food brand, will roll out the packaging innovation on more than 28 million sharing bars in 2022.
by Mauro Gregorio
Inclusion and Diversity cannot progress without your support and willingness to make a safe space to pave the way.
Annual PGA TOUR Champions event raised more than $7.3 million for Iowa children’s charities
DES MOINES, Iowa, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Principal Charity Classic today announced its 2021 tournament raised more than $7.3 million in support of Iowa children’s charities, surpassing the event’s previous record of $6.7 million set in 2020 despite the tournament being canceled due to COVID-19.
The annual PGA TOUR Champions event in Des Moines has now raised more than $37 million for Iowa children’s charities since Principal Financial Group® became the title sponsor in 2007.
Global Rise Up challenge to be delivered by dentsu volunteers to diverse future talent through The Code
September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Dentsu International today announced the launch of its first global Rise Up Challenge to upskill 10,000 young people in digital media and creative communications and showcase their best campaign ideas to inspire consumers to drastically reduce their food waste.
It's back to school season, and our New Bern, North Carolina, team members are responding to needs in their community by sponsoring and donating needed items to Craven County's Stuff the Bus event.
The team donated 300 corrugated boxes and school supplies during the event, which is helping support 25 schools in their county.
Vistra accelerated our GHG emissions reduction targets in 2020 and is now setting out to achieve a 60% reduction in our Scope 1 and Scope 2 CO2 equivalent (CO2 e) emissions by 2030 as compared to a 2010 baseline and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Vistra’s goal to be net-zero is enterprise-wide, covering Vistra’s entire carbon footprint.
See how Vistra is lighting up people’s lives, powering a better way forward in our full 2020 Sustainability Report.
KENILWORTH, N.J., September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, affirmed its commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) priorities as core to our company and a strong driver of sustainable value for our business and society. In our 2020/2021 ESG Progress Report, we describe our most recent advances toward achieving our ESG priority objectives, as well as our efforts to address the health and economic challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic uncovered and intensified.
WELL Innovation Feature encourages organizations to address greenhouse gas emissions as part of broader focus on health and well-being
NEW YORK, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has added a new innovation feature to the WELL Building Standard (WELL) that rewards climate leadership with the goal of accelerating emission reductions in the face of ever-increasing public health impacts of climate change.