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  • Only 16% of Indian Organisations Prioritised Sustainability Goals

    Only 16% of Indian Organisations Prioritised Sustainability Goals

    At a time when climate related risks are posing a challenge to businesses, 86 per cent of organisations in India recognise the significance of sustainability in shaping business strategies, but...

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  • Study reveals consumers value animal welfare more than environmental sustainability when buying meat and dairy products

    Study reveals consumers value animal welfare more than environmental sustainability when buying meat and dairy products

    The treatment of animals rates higher than green issues when consumers choose meat and dairy products.That's according to a new study, which suggests that while consumers consider sustainability...

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  • CSDDD: EU's due diligence law vote should drive supply chain sustainability efforts

    CSDDD: EU's due diligence law vote should drive supply chain sustainability efforts

    The European Parliament has voted to adopt the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), following months of negotiations between the European Union (EU) institutions and member...

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  • Tackling deforestation risk in financial portfolios 

    Tackling deforestation risk in financial portfolios 

    While financing of deforestation has been business-as-usual for decades, there are signs of change. Leading financial institutions are beginning to chart a way forward, while laggards ignore...

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  • Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing: The RSPO’s Recommendations For Retailers

    Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing: The RSPO’s Recommendations For Retailers

    Having a well-defined sourcing policy demonstrates a retailer’s commitment to sustainability, while mitigating the risk of the reputational damage associated with unsustainable practices,...

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  • Microsoft launches initiative to counter 30% rise in Scope 3 emissions since 2020

    Microsoft launches initiative to counter 30% rise in Scope 3 emissions since 2020

    Microsoft has adopted more than 80 measures to counteract a 29.1 percent increase in its greenhouse gas emissions since 2020, predominantly driven by its new data centers.The company‘s Scope 1 and...

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  • Yokohama Rubber utilising RubberWay geo-mapping for sustainable procurement

    Yokohama Rubber utilising RubberWay geo-mapping for sustainable procurement

    Starting in April 2024, The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. is using the RubberWay Geo-Mapping risk assessment tool to bolster its sustainable procurement practices. By adopting this technology,...

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  • ESG disclosure working its way into private markets

    ESG disclosure working its way into private markets

    Private market funds may soon need to open their books to scrutiny regarding their ESG performance, and many industry players are welcoming the change.“I’m looking forward to seeing more...

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  • ESG funds declining due to regulation and performance

    ESG funds declining due to regulation and performance

    Various environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related funds from Abrdn, Morgan Stanley and UBS have recently been renamed to omit sustainability-related phrases.In addition, according to data...

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  • Greenhushing impacting private markets' ESG activity

    Greenhushing impacting private markets' ESG activity

    Some asset managers are retreating from their public ESG commitments due to so-called ‘greenhushing’ suggests a report into ESG investing in private markets.The report, ‘The State of Private...

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  • Aquatech collaboration aims for salmon farming circular economy

    Aquatech collaboration aims for salmon farming circular economy

    A collaboration between aquaculture technology specialists Ace Aquatec and start-up Tiny Fish aims to advance the Scottish salmon industry’s circular economy by helping the sector gain access to...

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  • Nestlé Purina joins the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative

    Nestlé Purina joins the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative

    Nestlé Purina utilises a variety of fish and seafood items, sourced from around the world and is the first GSSI partner from the petfood industry to join the global partnership network.A high...

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  • Navigating environmental regulations for cosmetics

    Navigating environmental regulations for cosmetics

    As increasingly tighter rules aim to address environmental concerns, businesses face mounting pressures to meet these new sustainability targets.This year’s InCosmetics Global trade show housed a...

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  • Environmental and social guidelines released for seafood industry

    Environmental and social guidelines released for seafood industry

    The Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions - an NGO aiming to facilitate communication and collaboration between conservation organisations and seafood industry players - has published a new...

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  • Chery Automobile joins UN Global Compact, pledging commitment to sustainability

    Chery Automobile joins UN Global Compact, pledging commitment to sustainability

    Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. ("Chery Automobile") officially joined the UN Global Compact on March 31, 2024, following a review by the United Nations Global Compact organization,...

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  • New SEC Climate Risk Disclosure Rule Highlights Legal Action, Accountability

    New SEC Climate Risk Disclosure Rule Highlights Legal Action, Accountability

    Last month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new climate disclosure rules that require public companies to take a proactive and transparent stance on climate change’s impact on...

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  • Apple wants to improve the carbon offset market 

    Apple wants to improve the carbon offset market 

    Apple has published its annual environmental report detailing its progress towards becoming completely carbon neutral by 2030. While critics will, of course, condemn the report as “greenwash,”...

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  • New European Union ESG Regulations Impact The Supply Chain Profession

    New European Union ESG Regulations Impact The Supply Chain Profession

    More burdensome sustainability regulations will inevitably affect a company’s supply chain team. For example, a company’s greenhouse gas performance will depend upon not only a company’s emissions...

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  • Sustainability | Microsoft AI Showcase

    Sustainability | Microsoft AI Showcase

    Thursday, May 2311:00 AM - UTC - OnlineAI is helping organizations reshape business processes and innovate in a sustainable way. Join Microsoft and partners to learn about proven solutions that...

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  • The first non-polluting combustion engine: 440 HP of power and only emits water vapor 

    The first non-polluting combustion engine: 440 HP of power and only emits water vapor 

    The automotive sector finds itself amidst a notable transformation driven by technological advancements prioritizing environmental sustainability and energy efficiency. This evolution is reflected...

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