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Gap Between Rhetoric and Reality Mars Biden's Climate Diplomacy Triumph - Sustainable Business Review

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The new administration marks an important change for the US. Re-entering the Paris Agreement, ready to rally the world and lead on climate change and business has a vital role in putting the US back at the head of the climate table.

Therefore, Reuters Events Sustainable Business has just published a 29-page Sustainable Business Review that looks into Biden's climate summit. As well as analysis of developments in policy, corporates and investors.

An Optimistic View of EHS&S and ESG for 2021

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We recently wrapped up three days of virtual events for our bi-annual Inogen Alliance Associates meetings. What used to be days full of interactive meetings, catching up in person and discussing new ideas over coffee and drinks has turned into online sessions packed full of technical expertise and innovative solutions and trends. The Alliance is built on long-lasting trusted relationships across Associates, and we miss the in-person connections but are grateful that technology allows us to carry on with our meetings despite the challenging time zones.

Ecocentricity Blog: On Board

By: John A. Lanier
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Last week’s news shows that fossil fuel companies are vulnerable to director challenges. Activist investors now have an example to point to, which will shift power dynamics when such future challenges are made.

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Last week’s news shows that fossil fuel companies are vulnerable to director challenges. Activist investors now have an example to point to, which will shift power dynamics when such future challenges are made.

How EHS Is Helping Support the Transition to Cleaner Energy

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Under new leadership comes new national priorities. President Joe Biden has made clear that a broad transition to renewable energy will be prominent in his agenda.

In Stunning Vote, Shareholders Elect Two New Directors Put Forth by Shareholders at ExxonMobil, Seeking Climate Expertise and Action

Chevron shareholders reach majority vote for a proposal calling for Scope 3 emissions reduction targets
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In a dramatic shake up signaling an accelerating transition away from a fossil fuel economy, a majority of ExxonMobil shareholders voted to replace two of the oil major’s board of directors with an alternative slate of candidates experienced in clean energy and energy transitions. 

Two directors were elected from the slate nominated by climate activist shareholder Engine No. 1: Gregory Goff, former CEO of Andeavor oil refining company and Kaisa Hietala, former executive vice president of renewable products at Neste. 

Cummins Posts First TCFD Report on Climate Actions

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Global power leader Cummins has posted its first environmental sustainability report aligned to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), a platform created to improve and increase reporting of climate-related information. 

Ten Nature-Inspired Companies Advancing Sustainable Solutions

Biomimicry Institute announces the 10 startup companies participating in this year’s $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® program.
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The Biomimicry Institute has announced the top 10 nature-inspired startups to compete for the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize, a transformational program designed to help startups cross a critical threshold in scaling their sustainable solutions.

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The Biomimicry Institute has announced the top 10 nature-inspired startups to compete for the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize, a transformational program designed to help startups cross a critical threshold in scaling their sustainable solutions.

Inclusive Sustainability

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Can sustainable technology and access to it be inclusive? What does inclusive sustainability mean? Are we dividing ourselves further between those who can afford to be greener and fight climate change from those who can’t afford the newer upgrades to combat emissions?

Schneider Sustainability Impact Report: 6 Long Term Commitments

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Act for a climate positive world

  • by continuously investing in and developing innovative solutions that deliver immediate and lasting decarbonization in line with our carbon pledge

Be efficient with resources

  • by behaving responsibly and making the most of digital technology to preserve our planet

Live up to our principles of trust

  • by upholding ourselves and all around us to high social, governance and ethical standards

Create equal opportunities

The Race to Net-Zero Emissions Is One We Can't Run Alone

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BY KRISTINA KLOBERDANZ

I’m a marathon runner, not a sprinter, and there are a few principles I’ve embraced over the years. To run a marathon, you have to be willing to bet big and commit. You have to train with a group of people who are equally committed to the challenge. And finally, some people think you need to run 26 miles in training to know you can do it. I believe you need to run a marathon during the race, not in practice.

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