SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights

Highlighting the top news, commentary, and research for the week coming from SHQ. The highlights newsletter also spotlights one profiled organization and their recent activity as monitored by SHQ.

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It’s “Official” Now: The United States of America Is Withdrawing From the Historic Paris Accord on Climate Change With Notice to the UN
The big news of this week:  The USA is now “officially” withdrawing from the Paris Accord on Climate Change.  The one-year countdown to “USA out” is now underway. In 2015 as the representatives of almost all of the nations of the world gathered in Paris, France for “COP 21” (or “the UN Climate Change Forum, the 21st yearly meeting of the Conference of Parties), an important...
Nov 12, 2019 11:00 AM ET
Where Are U.S. Companies on Climate Change Risk Disclosure? New Survey Results From DFIN Are Available
Climate Change and Corporate Reporting – the two terms are increasingly coupled now as many more investors and stakeholders are requesting information from publicly-traded companies about their awareness of, and strategies & actions for addressing the many risks posed to the enterprise by climate change. Important sea change:  many more investors are now asking companies...
Nov 5, 2019 10:30 AM ET
Capitalism – Needing Reinventing? Are Corporate Sustainability's Focus on ESG Part of the Mix of Reinvention?
There are many voices raised now and joining in the public dialogues on corporate sustainability, citizenship, responsibility, ethics, governance…and more. These fit into the commentary stream on the future of capitalism -- and how to make it work for everyone. There are rigorous companion dialogues – rapidly growing in number -- related to the role of sustainable...
Oct 31, 2019 10:00 AM ET
Feeding the 9 Billion in Year 2050 Is a Great Challenge for Society
The United Nations Population Prospects 2019 tells us that there will be nine billion souls to feed on this Good Earth by year 2050 (up from seven billion-plus of us today). The greatest growth will be in Asian nations (such as India, China) and on the African continent.  There will be 4.7 billion people to feed in Asia and 4.3 billion in the nations of Africa. Latin America, North...
Oct 25, 2019 10:30 AM ET
Fashion, Style, Brand and Sustainability Are Today’s Coupling Terms Now for a Growing Number of Consumers…
We’re all consumers of one type or another.We buy food and beverages, electronic products, and an assortment of apparel and footwear products.  So the questions come to mind… What are you wearing?  Is it fashionable?  Stylish? And sustainable (as a product you want or need)?  Sustainably and responsibly produced?  In a global (mostly invisible) supply chain that you could say with...
Oct 15, 2019 11:00 AM ET

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