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International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability Kicks Off in Milan

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System convened the inaugural meeting of an international network of city authorities from many of the world’s leading financial centers, during which network members confirmed their agreement to cooperate on promoting green and sustainable finance in their

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Africa Strives to Turn Climate Threat into Sustainable Development Opportunities

UN Climate Change News – Climate change is a grave threat to Africa and any development gains the continent has made, but ambitious action and investment in response could hold tremendous opportunities. This is the message heard at the High-level session of Africa Climate Week in Nairobi, Kenya, where African policymakers, climate

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Sustainable Business – KEMET

Economic and Social Responsibility Working Together   Per Loof, Chief Executive Officer, KEMET Electronics In 2010, President Barack Obama signed into federal law The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank requires public companies to disclose whether they source “conflict minerals” – tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold –

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Sustainable Transport – Bombardier

Innovation that Moves the World Olivier Marcil, Vice President, External Relations, Bombardier Inc. With the rising impact of climate change, the need for eco-efficient solutions has never been stronger. In the transportation sector especially, creating innovative and sustainable mobility solutions has become a business and societal imperative – customers expect it and

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High-Level Climate Champions Launch 2050 Pathways Platform

At the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech (COP22), the High-Level Climate Champions, along with many countries, states, regions, cities and companies, have launched a new initiative, the “2050 pathways platform” aimed at supporting those seeking to devise long-term, net zero-greenhouse gas, climate-resilient and sustainable development pathways. The Paris Agreement was

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Marrakech Action Proclamation Expresses Irreversible Momentum On Climate

(Marrakech, 17 November 2016) A shift towards a new era of implementation and action on climate change and sustainable development has been signaled by Heads of State, Heads of Government and Delegations from all over the world through the Marrakech Action Proclamation. The Proclamation celebrates the unstoppable global momentum on climate

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10 years on from the Stern report: a low-carbon future is the ‘only one available’

Economist says green development is the only route to global economic growth and points to China leading the world on climate change action. Clean, green development is the sole route to future global economic growth, according to British economist Lord Nicholas Stern, with a continuation of polluting, high-carbon growth only leading

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