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Centering Social Equity in Climate Risk Analysis and ESG Reporting

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Our industry is engaged in an important dialogue to improve sustainability through ESG transparency and industry collaboration. This article is a contribution to this larger conversation and does not necessarily reflect GRESB’s position. Please refer to official GRESB documents for assessment related guidance.

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Our industry is engaged in an important dialogue to improve sustainability through ESG transparency and industry collaboration. This article is a contribution to this larger conversation and does not necessarily reflect GRESB’s position. Please refer to official GRESB documents for assessment related guidance.

Ecocentricity Blog: Thirsty Lands

By: John A. Lanier
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In case you haven’t noticed, it’s the western part of the United States that is feeling thirsty right now. The combination of high temperatures and less rain than usual has been brutal, and the scariest part is that there is no end in sight.

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In case you haven’t noticed, it’s the western part of the United States that is feeling thirsty right now. The combination of high temperatures and less rain than usual has been brutal, and the scariest part is that there is no end in sight.

Tokyo 2020: Sustainability Update Highlights Safety, Gender and Climate Change

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The postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has required the organisers to refine the event, simplifying, adapting and doing everything possible to support the realisation of a society “where everybody can thrive”, an official Tokyo 2020 sustainability update says.

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The postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has required the organisers to refine the event, simplifying, adapting and doing everything possible to support the realisation of a society “where everybody can thrive”, an official Tokyo 2020 sustainability update says.

Engaging Consumers in Climate Action: Essential Steps for Brands

Join us and Kristina Kloberdanz, CSO of Mastercard, on July 26 at 1 p.m. ET for a conversation on how brands can work with consumers to drive climate action.
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As the world emerges from the global pandemic, evidence suggests that a majority of consumers worldwide want to take personal action against climate change. At the same time, consumers expect brands to do their part on issues like the climate crisis. 

Companies have a huge opportunity to harness this surging consumer passion for sustainability by offering product innovations that can result in change for the better.

The Challenge for Coal Sector of Net Zero and a Just Transition

By Noora Puro, Manager – GRI Sector Program
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As the build-up continues to the pandemic-delayed UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), all eyes – and hopefully all agendas – are on how to reach net-zero carbon emissions. And as the International Energy Agency (IEA) made clear in its recent Net Zero by 2050 report, this aim will fall short without a radical decrease this decade in the share of coal in global energy generation.

Webinar: Water Utility Climate Risks and Opportunities Mapping Framework

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This Snack & Learn Webinar features the Water Utility Climate Risks and Opportunities Mapping Framework that WSP developed in partnership with water utilities to help them identify, assess, and prioritize their climate-related risks and opportunities.

Ecocentricity Blog: What If I Told You

By: John A. Lanier
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What if I told you…that something with only 3% of the size can do 33% of the work? This is the story of peatlands.

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What if I told you…that something with only 3% of the size can do 33% of the work? This is the story of peatlands.

FLA Recognizes Enviva As Its Corporate Partner of the Year

The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) recognizes Enviva for the work it does with private forest landowners.
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WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) recognized Enviva as its 2021 Corporate Partner of the Year for the work it does with private forest landowners.

Georgia Climate Project Receives $300,000 Grant From Ray C. Anderson Foundation

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to Emory University and its partners for the next phase of the Georgia Climate Project, a state-wide consortium of nine colleges and universities working to strengthen Georgia’s ability to prepare for and respond to a changing climate.

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to Emory University and its partners for the next phase of the Georgia Climate Project, a state-wide consortium of nine colleges and universities working to strengthen Georgia’s ability to prepare for and respond to a changing climate.

In a New Online Film Series, the Consumer Goods Forum Illustrates the Power of the Consumer Goods Sector to Create Better Lives Through Better Business

Produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, this exploratory online video series travels from the North Pole to South America and around the world to meet the people and businesses creating better lives through better business
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PARIS, June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world is facing challenges today that will define future generations: repairing some of the damage already done while asking more of already stretched ecosystems seems an impossible task.

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