sustainable development goals

How Can Companies Deliver Impact for the SDGs?

By Camila Corradi Bracco, Policy Senior Coordinator, Global Reporting Initiative
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It’s widely accepted that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are central to how, as an international community, we collaborate to address the most urgent global challenges that we face. The Goals provide a route map towards a better and more sustainable future, yet what do they mean in practice for companies? And how can businesses meaningfully contribute to their fulfilment?

NRG Energy 2021 Sustainability Report: A Business Structure for Sustainability Success

NRG Energy: Our journey to a greener tomorrow
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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG)

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A Sustainable Future Requires Business Action for the SDGs

GRI podcasts outline how companies can contribute towards a better quality of life for all
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May 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ -International experts in sustainable development shed light on strategies for building greener and better cities and communities, as well as changing business models to help raise the standard of living – in the latest podcasts from GRI.

Impact Cubed's ESG Platform Launches New Tools to Tackle Greenwashing and Regulatory Reporting

Tech-enabled solution allows investors to select, compare and report on ESG funds with factual data
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LONDON, March 30, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Impact Cubed, a leading provider of ESG data and sustainable investment solutions, has launched new tools on its automated platform so investors can see into fund holdings, measure impact, and report to regulators. Providing enhanced transparency with factual ESG data means investors can create better funds and avoid greenwashing concerns. The tools also allow pension funds, wealth managers and family offices to compare and validate external managers’ ESG performance and shakeout those with little impact.

Planet Labs PBC Becomes a Carbon Neutral Company

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SAN FRANCISCO, February 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Planet Labs PBC (NYSE: PL), a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced that as of December 2021, they are officially a carbon neutral company as part of their commitment to sustainability.

Green Bond's Awkward Kid Brother (Sustainability-linked Bonds) Enters the Market

How they could help finance the transition of carbon-heavy companies, but only if the issuers are serious about climate.
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by Kari Huus of US Green Bonds Review from Climate & Capital Media 

The green bond market is on fire, channeling record funds into climate-friendly projects around the globe — and at a relatively low cost to issuers. Green bonds offer a promising synergy between investors with trillions of dollars chasing ESG products and the need for climate finance, especially in developing countries where access to affordable debt is essential to install those solar arrays, wind turbines and other infrastructure to underpin a new green economy.

Credibility Principles Lay the Foundations for Greater Sustainability Impact

New Credibility Principles from ISEAL will enable businesses to identify trustworthy and effective partners to meet their sustainability goals.
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July 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With businesses under ever-increasing pressure to deliver on sustainability objectives, choosing the right tools, approaches and partners has never been more important. ISEAL has launched a new set of Credibility Principles that will help them do just that.

Musim Mas Strengthens Commitment to Livelihoods With a Robust Social Impact Framework

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Musim Mas launches its first social impact report, detailing the impact of its programs that support community development, education, healthcare, infrastructure, disaster relief, and conservation. The report debuts a social impact framework that will strengthen Musim Mas’ social investment strategy to maximize the impact on improving livelihoods in the palm oil industry.

When it Comes to Divergent Generational Perspectives, Can Compromise Drive Profits?

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by Tami Kesselman, partner, LOHAS Advisors

Many families face an ongoing tension between the decision-maker “Patriarch” perspective and the younger “NextGen” perspective on how to approach investing and whether alpha should have primacy in investment decisions — with social, educational, justice, environmental, and other impact goals being served predominantly philanthropically — or if the two should always be approached as an integrated whole, regardless of asset class.

My Green Lab Joins the UN Global Compact

A Call to Action for the Scientific Community to Meet the Critical Climate Issues of Our Time
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SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  My Green Lab is proud to announce that they have joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The United Nations has designated the next ten years as the decade of action and delivery on global climate change, and My Green Lab is dedicated to helping bring this vision of action to life.

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