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Category: Sustainable Business :: Socially-Responsible Investing
Last updated: May 21 2019 18:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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L.A. has a plan for combating climate change. But is it realistic? 21.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California has had a glimpse in recent years of what it can expect as the climate continues to change: wild swings from extreme drought to extreme rainfall and snowfall, a sharp increase in devastating wildfires and record temperatures.

With poor leadership on climate issues from the federal government,...

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Who’s Robert F. Smith, the billionaire paying off Morehouse College students’ loans? 21.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Robert F. Smith’s gift of paying off the student loans of Morehouse College’s 2019 graduating class stunned the school’s students and faculty, but it was just the latest act of philanthropy by the quiet billionaire tech investment executive who is concerned that economic opportunities for African...

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A five-step approach to engaging investors on sustainability 20.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Companies are receiving a record number of inquiries. Here are some ideas for answering the ones that matter most.
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Chartered Financial Analysts Received New Guidance on Sustainable Investing. 4 Points Stand Out. 17.5.2019 WRI Stories
Chartered Financial Analysts Received New Guidance on Sustainable Investing. 4 Points Stand Out. Comments|Add Comment|PrintFirefighters battling California blazes. Flickr/Tony Salas The shares of PG&E, California's utility, lost nearly half their value in January after the company filed for bankruptcy protection because of its role in California wildfires. While this may have resulted in huge losses for some investors, those who carefully scrutinized environmental, social, and governance... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Investing in peace through innovation 17.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with Blossom Hill Foundation founder on how she works towards peace and sustainable development.
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What Intel and VMware know about your data center 16.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New technological advancements are helping companies with their power loads, as collaboration between engineering and sustainability teams expands.
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Leading U.S. Businesses Call on Congress to Enact a Market-Based Approach to Climate Change 15.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Leading U.S. Businesses Call on Congress to Enact a Market-Based Approach to Climate Change
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Leading U.S. Businesses Call on Congress to Enact a Market-Based Approach to Climate Change 15.5.2019 WRI Stories
Leading U.S. Businesses Call on Congress to Enact a Market-Based Approach to Climate ChangeNew initiative focused on working collaboratively with lawmakers to explore policy options WASHINGTON (May 15, 2018) — The CEOs of 13 U.S. and Global Fortune 500 companies or their subsidiaries, in collaboration with four leading environmental groups, today issued a call for action on climate change, including an economy-wide carbon pricing policy to meet the climate challenge at the lowest possible... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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This new bill is the next step on Illinois’ path to becoming a clean energy leader 14.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
This new bill is the next step on Illinois’ path to becoming a clean energy leader
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Virgin CEO Josh Bayliss: 'Every one of us should think hard about whether we need to take a flight' 14.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Boss of multibillion dollar brand, which holds a stake in Virgin Atlantic, reflects on how corporates should respond to consumer outcry over climate change.
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China, Japan and South Korea, while vowing to go green at home, promote coal abroad 13.5.2019 L.A. Times - World News

In the last-ditch global battle against climate change, China, Japan and South Korea have joined other industrialized nations in promising to reduce their use of fossil fuels.

Yet even as they take steps to promote renewable energy at home, these three countries are facing growing scrutiny for...

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AOC Praised as 'Green New Deal For Europe' Launched by Varoufakis 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Europe is the continent that started this mess and bears the responsibility for leading the way out," Varoufakis told Newsweek.
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A message for all sustainability believers: Take a hard look from the outside 9.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
The "S" word isn't music to everyone's ears.
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Catalyzing the blue revolution: how investors can turn the tide on aquaculture 8.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Seafood is a critical part of the future of food production. Are we investing enough in it?
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Nipsey Hussle had a plan to beat gentrification — in South L.A. and across the U.S. 8.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Nipsey Hussle’s stretch of Slauson Avenue has largely been overlooked by the gentrification boom that has transformed so many neighborhoods of Los Angeles.

The lack of investment in the Hyde Park section of South L.A. shows on the faces of distressed buildings, some still etched with the names...

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Scientists have declared a biodiversity crisis — here's what that means for business 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A ground-breaking UN report yesterday revealed scale of threat facing the natural world.
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Report Report: Banking, blind spots, carbon capture and climate risk 1.5.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new BlackRock report on assessing climate-related risks is among the standouts in the latest research.
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Beto O'Rourke's Climate Plan Versus Green New Deal 30.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Democratic presidential candidate says his plan would ensure the U.S. achieves net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but it comes with a price tag.
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Why Tyson Food is investing in alternative proteins 29.4.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The best of live GreenBiz events. This episode: Justin Whitmore from Tyson Foods on why the company is going beyond just chicken nuggets.
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Civil Society Organizations Are Learning to Track Climate Adaptation Spending to Ensure it Reaches the Communities Who Need It Most 26.4.2019 WRI Stories
Civil Society Organizations Are Learning to Track Climate Adaptation Spending to Ensure it Reaches the Communities Who Need It Most Comments|Add Comment|PrintFlooding in Manila. Photo by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations/Flickr Communities around the world are already feeling the impacts of climate change. Finance is at the heart of the matter: adapting to rising sea levels, heat waves, floods and erratic weather is becoming expensive very quickly, particularly for developing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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