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September 22, 2020 Global banks defy U.S. crackdowns by serving oligarchs, criminals and terrorists

Source: ICIJ

The records show that five global banks — JPMorgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon — kept profiting from powerful and dangerous players even after U.S. authorities fined these financial...

September 22, 2020 World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

Source: The Guardian

The report, compiled by Oxfam and the Stockholm Environment Institute, warned that rampant overconsumption and the rich world’s addiction to high-carbon transport are exhausting the world’s “carbon budget”.

September 22, 2020 From curfews to calling in the army, here’s what Europe is doing to tackle its coronavirus surge

Source: CNBC

There can be no doubt now that Europe is now facing the much-feared “second wave” of coronavirus cases, after severe restrictions on public life were lifted and the summer lull in new infections came to an end.

September 22, 2020 Walmart’s Regenerative Approach: Going Beyond Sustainability

Source: Walmart

This Climate Week NYC, Walmart seeks to go beyond sustainability as it is understood and practiced today. By raising our ambition for climate and nature, we have set ourselves on a path toward becoming a regenerative company.

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Thursday, 27. August 2020
About the Climate Crisis
August 27 2020 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute It’s been a very busy summer for organizations managing corporate reporting frameworks and standards, for ESG rating agencies, and for multilateral agencies focused on corporate sustainability … Continue reading
Monday, 24. August 2020
Business & Society
Have You Heard? Despite the Global Crises, Corporate ESG/Sustainability Reporting Momentum Continues to Build – Here, Some Updates For You on Focused on Corporate ESG Reporting Frameworks and Standards By Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute … Continue reading

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G&A Institute is the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) sole data partner for the United States of America, The United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland for monitoring, analyzing and databasing reporting results. This section of AC announces Sustainability and CR Reports as they are issued in the USA, UK and Ireland.  For even more detail on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Reporting in the USA please click on the GRI graphic above for access to our reports database maintained in SustainabilityHQ™.

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Select content from SustainabilityHQTM - profiling ESG Players; Public Pension Funds; Sovereign Investors; SRI Asset Managers.

Daimler Reveals Long-Haul Hydrogen Fuel Cell Semi Truck
September 22, 2020 - - Source: Green Car Reports

Growth in indoor farming business boosted by COVID-19, sustainability focus
September 22, 2020 - - Source: Dayton Daily News

Sweden and Norway Target Increased Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel
September 22, 2020 - - Source: Yahoo Finance

A big-picture look at Montreal’s sustainable agriculture efforts
September 22, 2020 - - Source: The Packer

Building the Profession of Sustainability Management
September 22, 2020 - - Source: State of the Planet, Columbia University


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