July 17, 2018

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Impact Travel Alliance’s New Thought-leadership Study Lays Out 32 Tactics to Popularize Sustainable Travel, Engage Average Traveler

Published: Jul 16, 2018 – 04:28 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 16 /CSRwire/ - Impact Travel Alliance's freshly published thought-leadership study, "Bringing Sustainable Tourism to the Masses," contains optimistic news and a strong framework of 32 tactics to accomplish the much-needed work ahead to integrate sustainability into all types of travel....

Why We Think ESG Is a Bedrock Investment Issue

Published: Jul 16, 2018 – 11:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 16 /CSRwire/ - By George Evans, Chief Investment Officer for Equities, OppenheimerFunds. The investment interest around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria is growing among a wide variety of investors, but the concept isn't new. ESG factors have been and...

Ahead of SDG Business Forum, UN Global Compact Urges Private Sector to Fuel Acceleration of Sustainable Development at National Level

Published: Jul 13, 2018 – 12:45 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact - together with its partners ICC and UN DESA - will next week (on 17 July) host more than 600 representatives from the private sector, civil society, Governments and the UN at...

ComCapp, Green Mountain Energy Announce Sustainability Partnership to Power Communities with Rooftop Solar and 100% Renewable Electricity

Published: Jul 11, 2018 – 11:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Jul. 11 /CSRwire/ - Private real estate management and investment firm Commerce Capital Partners (ComCapp) has teamed up with Green Mountain Energy to power 10 Texas apartment communities with 100% renewable electricity, add rooftop solar to one of its Corpus Christi communities,...

Soil Health Policy Resources Now Available

Published: Jul 10, 2018 – 02:39 PM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jul. 10 /CSRwire/ - Soil health policies are growing in number and importance across the United States but are widely dispersed across a variety of academic institutions, state agencies and legislative bodies. This catalog brings these policy efforts together...

Banking Giant Standard Chartered Takes Stand Against Mine Waste Dumping

Published: Jul 10, 2018 – 01:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 10 /CSRwire/ - Standard Chartered has announced a full prohibition of financial services for clients practicing marine and riverine mine waste dumping. Standard Chartered adopted their policy shortly after the launch of the Ditch Ocean Dumping campaign, joining Citigroup, which...

Envest Asset Management, LLC Launched for Investors to Champion Sustainability

Published: Jul 10, 2018 – 01:05 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 10 /CSRwire/ - Envest Asset Management, LLC was created as an independent, fee-only financial advisor after recognizing that advisors and brokerages, alike, offering financial planning and investment management services are missing the critical components of sustainability, social responsibility, and governance....

Smithfield Foods Earns National Honors for Sustainability Achievements

Published: Jul 09, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jul. 09 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that ProFood World selected its Salt Lake City, Utah; Kinston, North Carolina; and Middlesboro, Kentucky, facilities as winners of the 2018 Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards (SEMA). The annual awards...

Largest US Reforestation Carbon Credit Issuance

Published: Jul 06, 2018 – 02:00 PM EST

THE PLAINS, Va., Jul. 06 /CSRwire/ - GreenTrees recently completed its latest verification for 1,273,866 metric tons on the American Carbon Registry (ACR). This marks the second consecutive issuance of over one million tons. ACR has had fifteen issuances over a million forestry...

CiDER Integrates Graph Technology in Revolutionary EHS&Sustainability Solution

Published: Jul 05, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

• First EHS&S software solution to integrate graph technology to discover hidden data insights. • iPoint BiS provides end-users with access to global visibility of their EHS and Sustainability performance with the added benefit of actionable insights for improvements • Graph technology makes...

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