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The conclusion of the COP21 talks in Paris are cause for encouragement. The willingness of world leaders to take bold action on climate change, one of the most important challenges of our time, resulted in a historic agreement. While the accord is only the first step on the long road ahead, it signifies unanimous agreement that we must act now.

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6 things every organization needs to know about SASB standards

6 things you need to know about SASB standards

Authors: Jennifer Clipsham, Lauren Bromfield

Companies in every industry sector are feeling increased pressure from investors and other stakeholders to be more transparent. Main stream investors are trying to improve their understanding of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and take them into account when assessing potential investments, as well as capitalize on the growing body of research linking good sustainability performance with superior market performance (i.e., higher returns, greater resiliency, etc.). 

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Jane Anderson

Interest in Environmental Product Declarations on the rise as numbers increase

Stephen, yes, the Australasian EPD were included in the International EPD total, as they are also listed there. There are now 11 Australian EPD and 2 New Zealand EPD (go to http://www.environdec.com...

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Stephen Mitchell

Interest in Environmental Product Declarations on the rise as numbers increase

Thanks Jane. The driver for EPD uptake frombuilding materials suppliers in Australia and New Zealand is definitively the recognition of EPD and LCA in the green building rating scheme Green Star. Did...

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Rafael

How jeans and mobile phones compare

From which references (data source) citing those figures?

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