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  • CDP reports 24% rise in companies looking for greater transparency in supply chains 

    CDP reports 24% rise in companies looking for greater transparency in supply chains 

    Science-based targets and TCFD requirements in bail-out packages are helping to drive greater corporate disclosure. Terry Slavin reportsCDP has seen a 24% increase in the number of companies...

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  • The North Face Produces Limited-Edition Tees From Recycled Plastic Bottles

    The North Face Produces Limited-Edition Tees From Recycled Plastic Bottles

    The North Face has unveiled its new limited-edition Recover Tee, showcasing the label’s sustainability commitment by recycling plastic bottles. Titled “Bottle Source,” the three-tee capsule has...

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  • Diageo struggles with ‘challenging’ packaging reduction

    Diageo struggles with ‘challenging’ packaging reduction

    Diageo found its goal to reduce packaging weight by 15% “more challenging than expected”, according to a report. The drinks giant revealed in its 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility Goals...

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  • Equis Development Pte Ltd completes capital raising for Korean waste to energy platform 

    Equis Development Pte Ltd completes capital raising for Korean waste to energy platform 

    Equis Development Pte. Ltd (or Equis), Asia-Pacific’s leading renewable energy and waste infrastructure developer, has successfully completed an equity capital raise of KRW 100 billion (US$85...

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  • JinkoPower and EDF Renewables Consortium sign PPA for world's single largest solar project in Abu Dhabi

    JinkoPower and EDF Renewables Consortium sign PPA for world's single largest solar project in Abu Dhabi

    Jinko Power Technology Co., Ltd., a leading global renewable energy IPP that develops, builds, finances, owns and operates solar power generation plants, makes an announcement today. JinkoPower...

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  • How the Philippines can lead in sustainable tourism in Asia during Covid 

    How the Philippines can lead in sustainable tourism in Asia during Covid 

    'Travel bubbles' with partner countries and investment in healthcare systems in vacation spots are solutions that may steer the country's struggling tourism industry in a more sustainable...

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  • Waste plastic cascade could triple in 20 years

    Waste plastic cascade could triple in 20 years

    Without immediate, sustained and concerted action worldwide, the flow of waste plastic into the world’s oceans could triple by 2040.Right now, 11 million tonnes of throwaway bags, cups, bottles,...

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  • Investigation begins into alleged deforestation by Olam, ‘world’s largest farmer’

    Investigation begins into alleged deforestation by Olam, ‘world’s largest farmer’

    The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is carrying out an investigation into whether Singapore-based agribusiness giant Olam deforested more than 25,000 hectares (62,000 acres), in contravention of...

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  • Pressure on FSC to address transparency and conflict of interest concerns 

    Pressure on FSC to address transparency and conflict of interest concerns 

    The eco wood certifier needs to fulfill its role to protect forests by fixing a flawed system, say NGOs. FSC says change is coming.See it on Scoop.it, via Sustainable Procurement News

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  • ‘Inequality intertwined with environmental injustice’: Green groups in Singapore call for fairer treatment of migrant workers 

    ‘Inequality intertwined with environmental injustice’: Green groups in Singapore call for fairer treatment of migrant workers 

    The 23 groups’ statement of solidarity comes as fresh concerns surface over the mental toll of migrant workers' prolonged isolation in dormitories.See it on Scoop.it, via Sustainable Procurement News

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  • Banks responsible for continuing deforestation in Southeast Asia

    Banks responsible for continuing deforestation in Southeast Asia

    Forest-risk companies in Southeast Asia tend to rely almost entirely on debt financing. In view of this leverage, banks can be deemed directly accountable for deforestation and related offences...

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  • Ethical labels not fit for purpose, report warns consumers

    Ethical labels not fit for purpose, report warns consumers

    Certification schemes may serve to mask human rights abuses and allow government inaction, study claims   Many of the world’s leading certification standards are not only failing to improve the...

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  • Tesco urged to cut ties with suppliers over deforestation links

    Tesco urged to cut ties with suppliers over deforestation links

    Tesco has called on the UK government to step in to ensure all food sold in the UK is “deforestation-free” after environmental campaigners urged the retailer to drop two meat suppliers. See it on...

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    EcoVadis-Health-Crisis-Risk-and-Preparedness-in_Supply-Chains-During-COVID19

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in global supply chains that can amplify and prolong disruptions - and even ‘destruction’ - of supply and labor sources, and challenges...

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  • Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2020

    Business Sustainability Risk and Performance Index 2020

    This fourth edition of the Sustainability Risk and Performance Index: Insights from Global Supply Chain Ratings illustrates the sustainability performance of over 40,000 companies worldwide rated...

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  • Walmart to transition to sustainable beef supply chain

    Walmart to transition to sustainable beef supply chain

    Following Walmart CEO’s commitment to sourcing 20 key commodities more sustainably by 2025, the nationwide superstore has shifted its focus to beef.CEO Doug McMillon addressed that the chain aims...

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