Corporate Social Responsibility

Fitch Incorporates Low-Carbon Transition Risks Into Credit Scores

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (5.01.2022)

Fitch Ratings, one of the “big three” credit risk rating agencies, is busy identifying “sector exposures to low-carbon transition risks,” with recently-assigned scores reflecting the rating agency’s view of the potential impact of climate change risk on creditworthiness on key sectors.

Environmental Education for the Next Generation: SC Johnson and NGO Ocean Generation Announce New Partnership

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Ocean Academy curriculum to reach more than 50,000 UK students this year, with a focus on ocean plastic pollution

New research suggests less than a fifth of teachers in the UK find environmental education in schools easy to teach

New Issue Snapshots Tool Helps You Explore and Understand Key Sustainability Issues

To take meaningful action on strategically relevant sustainability issues, practitioners and company leaders need to deeply understand these issues. A free new tool curates relevant, practical resources to explore and better understand these core topics.
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Companies are under increasing pressure to address environmental, social, and governance issues in their operations and value chains. Companies must understand and act on the risks and opportunities posed by sustainability issues to help ensure business continuity and do their part to ensure the resilience of communities and the health of the planet.

“It's Now or Never” on Global Warming - IPCC's Working Group III Makes Findings Public

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (4.15.2021)

The Sixth Assessment Report (AR65) of the United Nations Intergovernmental Report on Climate Change (IPCC) is nearing publication later this year after being delayed for two years. These assessments, as presented in the final report, are a synthesis of the thousands of comments, findings, and perspectives from literally hundreds of experts involved in the preparation. These experts from around the world, from various disciplines and organizations are assembled in designated working groups with specific charters for their work.

The Wait Is Over - SEC Announces Draft Rule on Climate-Related Disclosures

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (04.01.2022)

The long-anticipated new rule for corporate climate change disclosures in registrations and certain periodic reports (such as 10-K filings) has been issued by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. The 500+ page draft is now in the required 60-day public comment period, after which the SEC will consider the comments received and move toward the commissioners’ approval of the Final Rule before year-end 2022.

What Is “Good Corporate Citizenship” for Companies Operating in Russia?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (03.15.2021)

It is often not easy for western companies to live up to the principles of “good corporate citizenship” when they have operations in or are investing in countries without democratic governments. As the unprovoked military invasion of democratic Ukraine by the Russian Federation got underway, western companies doing business in Russia were quickly presented with serious challenges.

Explore Hidden Gems in National Parks via Guides by National Parks Conservation Association and Travelodge® by Wyndham

There is a lot we can learn about the world when we look a little closer.

At the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), it is our mission to protect our national parks for future generations, from the well-known landmarks within parks like Half Dome in Yosemite National Park to places and trails off the beaten path. Our partner Travelodge® by Wyndham knows that the more people know about the magnificent places our national parks protect, the more they will feel invested in keeping them preserved.

Cority Adds Sustainability to Its Core Values to Reflect Organizational Commitment

New Addition Reinforces, Accelerates the Company’s Existing Sustainability Initiatives
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TORONTO, Ontario, March 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Cority, a leading global enterprise EHS (Environment, Health, and Safety) software provider announced today that it has reinforced its commitment to Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) by formally adding “Sustainability” as a core value.

IPCC Issues Dire Warning on Climate Change: Time Is Running Out

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (03.01.2022)

The scientific consensus is that climate change is responsible for warming of temperatures, rising seas as icebergs melt, greater intensity of storms (hurricanes, cyclones, and super rainstorms), and more such impacts on Planet Earth. And according to the experts, humans are primarily responsible for climate change.


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