October 19, 2019

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Companies Must Act Now to Achieve a 1.5°C World

Posted: Oct 07, 2019 – 08:15 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - 87 companies valued at around USD 2.3 trillion are now part of the UN Global Compacts campaign on Business Ambition for 1.5C - Our Only Future. They have committed to set science-based targets to limit global warming...

Morgan Stanley Survey Finds Investor Enthusiasm for Sustainable Investing at an All-Time High

Posted: Oct 04, 2019 – 02:06 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - More than eight in ten U.S. individual investors now express interest in sustainable investing, while half take part in at least one sustainable investing activity, according to a new survey published by the Morgan Stanley Institute for...

Deforestation, Plastics, Food Waste, Forced Labour and Health to Top the Agenda at 4th CGF Sustainable Retail Summit

Posted: Oct 03, 2019 – 11:16 AM EST

PARIS, Oct. 03 /CSRwire/ - The programme for the 4th Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) has now been finalised. Taking place on 24th-25th October 2019 in Berlin, Germany, the event will showcase how the consumer goods industry remains focused on finding collaborative solutions to...

View the Full 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands™ -- What’s Next Agenda Now!

Posted: Oct 03, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

Oct. 03 /CSRwire/ - With less than a month before corporate responsibility, sustainability, HR, marketing and investor relations professionals take the main stage, we are excited to reveal the 2019 agenda for 3BL Forum! Check out the official agenda here for panel descriptions...

United Nations Global Compact Targets Gender Equality

Posted: Oct 02, 2019 – 01:47 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact today announced a new global initiative to increase women's representation and leadership in business. To be rolled out early next year, the initiative Target Gender Equality will support companies participating...

Olam Shares Tech With Wildlife Conservation Society’s Landscape Partnership to Tackle Deforestation

Posted: Oct 02, 2019 – 10:54 AM EST

LONDON, Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - Over 20,000 smallholder coffee farmers in southern Sumatra will benefit from a unique collaboration whereby global food and agri-business Olam International will grant use of its platform, the Olam Farmer Information System (OFIS), to the Wildlife Conservation Society...

State of Minnesota Launches Live State-Wide Sustainability Website on FigBytes Sustainability Software Platform

Posted: Oct 01, 2019 – 04:00 AM EST

GATINEAU, Quebec, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - FigBytes, ( or the company), the leading cloud-based strategic integrated strategy and sustainability software platform, today announced that its client, the State of Minnesotas Office of Enterprise Sustainability, a division of the Department of Administration (the State),...

United Nations Global Compact Launches Network of Chief Financial Officers to Direct Funds Towards Sustainable Development Goals

Posted: Sep 30, 2019 – 09:29 AM EST

UNITED NATIONS, Sep. 30 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact has launched the first network for Chief Financial Officers focused on advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through corporate strategy and investments. Announced on Thursday at the UN Global Compact CEO Roundtable on...

Timberland Partners with United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate in support of the Great Green Wall

Posted: Sep 30, 2019 – 09:26 AM EST

STRATHAM, N.H., Sep. 30 /CSRwire/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland announces a partnership with the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and World Bank Groups Connect4Climate to support the Great Green Wall as a nature-based solution to fight the global climate...

Climate Finance Leadership Initiative and European Development Finance Institutions Partner to Drive Climate Finance in Emerging Markets

Posted: Sep 30, 2019 – 09:22 AM EST

Sep. 30 /CSRwire/ - The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI) and the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) announced a partnership that will advance the public-private collaboration vital to closing the climate finance gap in emerging markets. Visit bloomberg.com to read the...

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