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Standard Biocarbon Corporation and Germany's PYREG GmbH Sign Exclusivity and Distribution Agreement

Partnership offers exclusive use of Pyreg’s state of the art pyrolysis technology in the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada.
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PORTLAND, Maine, July 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - CleanTech startup Standard Biocarbon Corporation (SBC), announced today an agreement with Germany’s Pyreg GmbH (Pyreg) for exclusive use regionally of their technology for processing biomass. SBC has two of Pyreg’s latest and largest plants on order and scheduled for commissioning in East Millinocket, ME in the first quarter of 2022.

Gildan and World Vision on Track to Achieving a Decade-Long Partnership

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Gildan and World Vision Honduras have signed onto another two-year partnership, effectively locking in what will soon be a decade-long collaborative effort to support communities in Honduras. In this next phase, Gildan has committed USD $175,000 toward a Children’s Education and Transformation program, bringing Gildan’s investment to over USD $600,000 since the partnership began.

Do ESG Scores Really Matter? The Answer May Surprise You

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In competitive sports, any losing team that dares dish out trash-talk toward its opponent is likely to be met with a simple one-word response: “scoreboard.” That’s because, at the end of the day, the score is the only thing that matters.

Modern businesses are often inclined to take a similar approach when it comes to ESG (environmental, social, and governance) performance: They tailor their strategies around that seemingly all-important ESG score, hoping that its authority will quell any related concerns from investors, customers, employees, and the like.

New Report From the Global Exchange Offers Expansive Look at How Companies Are Measuring and Reporting on Their ESG Investments

By Laura Galindo, Associate Manager, International Partnerships and Knowledge Management, CECP
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Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose© (CECP), in collaboration with its Global Exchange (GX) Country Partners, has released the inaugural Global Impact at Scale: 2020 Edition report in 18 countries around the world. The report marks a new dawn for advocates and practitioners of Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG).

Sustainability Metrics Debate Must Include Multi-Stakeholder Input

GRI responds to white paper from World Economic Forum
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GRI has cautiously welcomed a report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) that identifies sustainability metrics that members of the International Business Council (IBC) should disclose, while highlighting that it does not go far enough.

Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation (published 22 September) is a WEF/IBC white paper, produced in partnership with Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC.

Inaugural Zero Carbon Conference Focuses on Proven, Practical Strategies for Buildings and Communities

Climate Activist Tom Steyer to Keynote Virtual Event on October 7-8
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As momentum grows for climate action, the International Living Future Institute announces its inaugural Zero Carbon Conference, to be held on October 7-8, 2020. Tom Steyer, NextGen America founder, climate activist, and former presidential candidate, will keynote. 

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As momentum grows for climate action, the International Living Future Institute announces its inaugural Zero Carbon Conference, to be held on October 7-8, 2020. Tom Steyer, NextGen America founder, climate activist, and former presidential candidate, will keynote. 

The CEO Investor Forum Launches Partnership with the Biopharma Sustainability Roundtable to Address the Need for Stronger Industry-wide Sustainability Efforts in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals Sector

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NEW YORK, July 9,2020 /3BL Media/ — Pharmaceutical and biotech companies are actively working to enhance their sustainability efforts to increase the emphasis on long-term value creation, stakeholder engagement, and forward-looking disclosures. To support these efforts, the Biopharma Sustainability Roundtable (BSRT) has formed a partnership with CECP’s CEO Investor Forum. Together, the two groups will co-host the first sector-specific CEO-Investor Forum in June 2021.

Helping SE Asian Companies Report on Sustainability

GRI expands global reach as ASEAN Regional Hub opens in Singapore
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September 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ — A new GRI Regional Hub has officially opened today in Singapore, to serve the ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

The office will support ASEAN companies with relevant services and training, helping them on their journey to identify, manage and report their most material environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts. The Hub will also liaise with governments, capital markets, civil society and other stakeholders in the region.

In New Study, Companies Outline the “Why and How” to Develop and Deliver a Long-Term Plan to Investors

In presenting long-term plans, CEOs aim to disrupt short-term-nature of current investor-company communications -- and see benefits inside their companies
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NEW YORK,  January 30, 2019, /3BL Media/ — The journey for a company to deliver a long-term plan to institutional investors just became clearer with the release of a new white paper by CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII).

Far Beyond the Quarterly Call: Research Refutes "Short-Termism"

Strategic Investor Initiative and CEO Investor Forum in Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
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CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative is a collaboration that leverages CECP’s CEO network to fundamentally change the conversation between CEOs, boards of directors, and investors, from a focus on short-term profits to “long-termism”--the creation of multi-year strategies that include financial and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. 

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