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SB’19 Montevideo: The Road to a Healthy World Is Paved with ‘Transformative Promises’
SB’19 Montevideo: The Road to a Healthy World Is Paved with ‘Transformative Promises’

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In the first gathering of the SB community in Uruguay, change agents from a wide swath of perspectives shared their visions of what’s necessary to course-correct our way to a healthy, flourishing future — and where the power really lies in driving change.

New Alliance Creating Metric for Assessing Companies’ Real Value to Society
New Alliance Creating Metric for Assessing Companies’ Real Value to Society

NEW METRICS - Alliance founded by eight international companies — including BASF, Deutsche Bank and SAP — to create a standard for measuring and disclosing the real value companies provide to society.

The 3-Part Formula for Effective ESG Communication
The 3-Part Formula for Effective ESG Communication

MARKETING AND COMMS - ESG issues continue to gain traction and capture investor attention in the corporate world. Yet, sustainability professionals aren’t fully utilizing the power of narrative to engage.

Morgan Stanley Impact Quotient™ Offers Sustainable Investing Analytics, Reporting
Morgan Stanley Impact Quotient™ Offers Sustainable Investing Analytics, Reporting

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The Morgan Stanley IQ application gives wealth management clients new customizable insights into the social and environmental impact of their investment portfolios.

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The Balancing Act of CSR: Meeting Community and Stakeholder Expectations
The Balancing Act of CSR: Meeting Community and Stakeholder Expectations

WALKING THE TALK - While some proponents of CSR would like to believe that all CSR efforts can be beneficial in some way, the facts indicate otherwise. CSR is not black and white, and not all CSR proposals are created equal.

CDP: World’s Biggest Companies Face US$1T in Climate Change Risks
CDP: World’s Biggest Companies Face US$1T in Climate Change Risks

BUSINESS CASE - Study finds that financial sector companies see the most potential revenue (US$1.2T) from sustainable products & services, while also being exposed to almost 80% of all financial risk value.

SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future
SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As SB’19 Paris wound down to a close, two thought-provoking roundtables on Tech, Science and Ethics explored conflicting views regarding a rise in AI applications; and how, for the next generation of purpose-driven startups, not all investors are created equal.

Values-Based Investment Platform COIN Offers Portfolios Aligned with SDGs
Values-Based Investment Platform COIN Offers Portfolios Aligned with SDGs

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Backed by John Hancock, COIN offers customers eight Impact Areas to invest in with as little as $50.

A New Approach to Materiality: Backcasting to Prioritize What Really Matters
A New Approach to Materiality: Backcasting to Prioritize What Really Matters

NEW METRICS - It's time for a reverse materiality assessment — rather than trying to divine what matters most by forecasting from the unsustainable present, we must prioritize by back-casting from the sustainable future.

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Global Investors Challenge Fast Food Companies on Climate, Water Risks
Global Investors Challenge Fast Food Companies on Climate, Water Risks

SUPPLY CHAIN - Over 80 investors warn that “animal agriculture is the world’s highest-emitting sector without a low-carbon plan.”

The Future-Fit Business Benchmark: How Do I Start?
The Future-Fit Business Benchmark: How Do I Start?

NEW METRICS - Look at it as a tool with which to solve the underlying puzzles posed by the sustainability challenge.

New Guide Will Empower Banks to Quickly Assess Natural Capital Risk
New Guide Will Empower Banks to Quickly Assess Natural Capital Risk

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - New step-by-step guide from Natural Capital Finance Alliance builds on launch of web-based tool, ENCORE, in November.

Top 5 Companies That Effectively Amplified Their Impact in 2018
Top 5 Companies That Effectively Amplified Their Impact in 2018

MARKETING AND COMMS - As we wrap up work for the year and prepare for 2019, we reflected back on all that occurred this year within our niche realm of sustainability communications — and when looking back, it was apparent that 2018 was the year of brands taking stands.

Lack of US Climate Policy Putting Companies at Risk; Investors Demand Action
Lack of US Climate Policy Putting Companies at Risk; Investors Demand Action

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As a record number of global investors calls on governments to accelerate action on climate change, a new CDP analysis shows that some of the largest U.S.-based corporations view climate change as an increasing risk to their bottom line and reputation among consumers and investors.

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JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

MARKETING AND COMMS - JUST Capital and Forbes today released the 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, an annual ranking of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US corporations on the issues Americans care about most, including fair pay and good benefits, customer treatment and privacy, beneficial products, environmental impact, job creation, and community support in the US and abroad, as well as ethical leadership and long-term financial growth.

Less Medley, More Value: Creating a New Quality for Corporate Reporting
Less Medley, More Value: Creating a New Quality for Corporate Reporting

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - This week at the COP24 climate summit in Katowice, Poland, the discussion about how to implement the directives of the Paris Agreement is in full swing.

Q&A: South Pole on Its Next-Gen Climate Neutrality Certification
Q&A: South Pole on Its Next-Gen Climate Neutrality Certification

WALKING THE TALK - With the urgency of reducing our carbon footprint becoming more visible by the day, it’s great to see more and more brands making claims about their carbon reductions.

New Tool Reveals $1.6T Risk of Failing to Account for Natural Capital
New Tool Reveals $1.6T Risk of Failing to Account for Natural Capital

BUSINESS CASE - Following the release last month of its groundbreaking guide to help financial institutions understand and assess their reliance on natural capital, this week the Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) launched the world’s first comprehensive tool linking environmental change with its consequences for the economy.

When it Comes to Climate Change, Holiday Feasts Are Mostly a Mystery
When it Comes to Climate Change, Holiday Feasts Are Mostly a Mystery

SUPPLY CHAIN - This year’s holiday feasts will feature a bounty of meats, vegetables and other foods, many that people don’t know are big contributors to global warming.

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Sustainable Brands Reveals Initial Conference Details for Annual Flagship Conference
Sustainable Brands Reveals Initial Conference Details for Annual Flagship Conference

PRESS RELEASE - 3,000+ brand and innovation leaders to convene June 3-6 at SB’19 Detroit SAN FRANCISCO, November 27, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® recently released the event brochure for its annual flagship conference: SB’19 Detroit. More than 3,000 business leaders are expected to gather June 3-6, 2019 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan to learn how brands can stay relevant by delivering the Good Life consumers seek today, marked by balanced simplicity and connections to family, community and the environment.

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