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Climate Change and People: There’s Still Time To Register!

Shared Value Initiative 2022 Speaker Series
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Wednesday • December 7, 2022 • 10:00 am ET

Please join us for Climate Change and People: Working toward Environmental Goals with Just Transitions, where we will discuss how the climate crisis and corporate actions affect the lives of workers, customers, and society at large.

Alexander Zaitchik on Effective Altruism + Longtermism

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As the news that thirty year-old cryptocurrency baron, Sam Bankman-Fried‘s, FTX empire suddenly collapsed, the residual effects reverberated in the spheres of business, politics and philanthropy. Bankman-Fried was one of the largest donors to and a huge proponent of effective altruism, a social and philosophical movement started by academics Peter Singer, Toby Ord, and William MacAskill.

Fashion Industry’s Role at COP27 in Driving Collective Action To Deliver on Decarbonization Targets

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SAN FRANCISCO, AMSTERDAM, and HONG KONG, November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The recently concluded annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) brought delegates from all over the world to discuss the progress the world has made in the fight against climate change and the impact business is having on people and planet. As discussions progressed, it was clear the world has not made as much progress as needed to tackle the climate crisis.

We Can't Solve the Climate Crisis Without Women

with Ellen Jackowski, Chief Sustainability Officer at Mastercard
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If we’re going to solve the climate crisis, says Mastercard Chief Sustainability Officer Ellen Jackowski, we’ll need all hands on deck—and that, of course, includes women. The climate crisis is enormous. It’s one of the existential problems that we face as a human society,” says Jackowski. “One company certainly cannot solve it. One community can’t solve it. One government can’t solve it. Everybody needs to be a part of the solution. Women make up about 50 percent of the world’s population, and they have a critical role in stopping climate change.

Tiffany & Co. Commits to Science-Based Climate Targets

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NEW YORK, November 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Tiffany & Co. announces its plans to accelerate its commitment to combat climate change with a pledge to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its own operations (Scopes 1 and 2) and supply chain (Scope 3) by 2040 in accordance with the Science Based Targets Initiative’s (SBTi) Net-Zero Standard.

New G&A Institute Research Shows Sustainability Reporting by Largest U.S. Public Companies Reached All-Time Highs in 2021

96% of S&P 500® Companies and 81% of Russell 1000® Companies Published ESG Reports; SASB Became Most Used Reporting Standard
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NEW YORK, November 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (G&A), a leading consulting firm on corporate sustainability and ESG, today announced the findings of its 2022 Sustainability Reporting in Focus research on companies in the S&P 500® Index and the Russell 1000® Index. This marks the 11th annual report in G&A’s research series tracking the publication of sustainability reports by the largest U.S. publicly-traded companies.

Tackling Climate Change: Gildan's Climate, Energy, and Water Goals

Q&A with Juan Carlos Contreras, Senior Vice-President of Manufacturing - Latin America, and Carlos Duran, Vice-President of Project Engineering
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Since Gildan's beginnings, respect for the environment has been central to the way the Company operates. In fact, one of Gildan's ESG priorities as a global manufacturer is to conduct business in a way that optimizes and conserves resources. With an ESG journey spanning over 20 years, Gildan has made consistent efforts to minimize its environmental impact and become a leading sustainable apparel manufacturer.

WEC Gold Medal Winner AB InBev Host Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Value Chains Event

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November 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - World Environment Center (WEC) and AB InBev will host the WEC Gold Medal Symposium on Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Value Chains on Thursday, November 17th in New York City.

Climate Reporting: Why COP27 Must Focus Beyond Emissions

By Margherita Barbieri (Topic Standards Manager) and Noora Puro (Sector Standards Manager), Global Reporting Initiative
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In the heat of Sharm El Sheikh, discussions started on 6 November that will determine how, over the next years, we address the defining challenge of our time: climate change. The latest United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) brings together political and business leaders, activists, civil society groups, international organizations and others, to set commitments that can quicken the action and adaptation needed to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

SAC and Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action Open Public Consultation on Guidance for Accurate and Consistent Scope Three Measurement

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In partnership with the UN Climate Change-convened Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action (Fashion Charter), the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has led the development of new guidance to help apparel and footwear companies more efficiently and consistently measure their purchased goods and services (PG&S) emissions.

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