H&M’s Cos Brand Introduces First Sustainable Activewear Line

H&M Group’s label Cos introduced its first line of sustainable activewear. The fashion brand’s new collection for women is made from recycled materials like nylon and polyester. Sold online to start, the collection contains more than a dozen pieces including socks, leggings, sports bras, underwear, outerwear, and tops. The items range from $45 to $190,…

CDP Reports a 24% Jump in Companies Asking their Suppliers for Environmental Transparency

Environmental non-profit CDP recently announced a 24% jump in the number of companies asking their suppliers to report environmental data this year. According to CDP, corporations such as Nike, Airbus, Sainsbury’s and Ørsted, as well as public sector organizations including the New York Metropolitan Transport Authority are among the 30 large purchasing organizations from around the world that have started working with…

S&P Launches ESG Scores Based on 20 Years of Corporate Sustainability Data

S&P Global has announced the launch of its S&P Global environmental, social, and governance (ESG) Scores with coverage of more than 7,300 companies, representing 95% of global market capitalization. S&P Global ESG Scores are based on the globally recognized SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) – an annual evaluation of companies’ sustainability practices. The scores will be made…

Fashion Industry Leaders Face Choice: Embrace Sustainability or Go Under

Covid-19 is putting enormous strain on the fashion industry, forcing leaders throughout the supply chain to make hard decisions. Doubling down on sustainability measures could help apparel, footwear, and textile companies stay competitive in the post-pandemic market, according to a new report. Boston Consulting Group, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and technology company Higg Co’s report,…

Çıkarımlar, İzlenimler: Krize Cevap için Küresel İşbirliği (UNGC Akademi Webinar, 5 Mayıs 2020)

COVID-19, Global Corporation for Crisis Response by UNGC Academy Konuşmacılar: -Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala, Acting Senior Vice President, African Development Bank Group -David Nabarro, Director-General’s Special Envoy on COVID-19, World Health Organization -Ellen Dorsey, Executive Director, Wallace Global Fund -Paul Polman, SDG Advocate and Vice Chair of the UN Global Compact Board S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı ekibi olarak…

Green bonds are growing bigger and broader

As the green-bond market matures, it is developing offshoots. In the last five years, we have seen shifts in the types of projects financed, as well as the emergence of innovative types of bonds and loans linked to environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets. Together, these initiatives may broaden the market, offering more opportunities to…

United Nations Says Global Emissions Likely to Increase Post-Pandemic

Carbon dioxide emissions have plunged as covid-19 slows commercial and industrial activity. But that drop is probably just temporary, the United Nations warned this week. The UN’s weather agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), called the recent 5.5 to 5.7% decrease in carbon dioxide due to the pandemic “short-term good news.” “Once the global economy…

How to harmonize the sustainability reporting of your business unit with your parent company

Part of international company Engie Group, Engie North America is a power generator, energy services company and retail electricity supplier committed to shaping a more sustainable future throughout the United States and Canada. In 2019, our business unit produced its inaugural sustainability report to provide more localized, relevant performance data and better connect with our local stakeholders….

Çıkarımlar, İzlenimler: COVID-19, SÜRDÜRÜLEBİLİR FİNANS VE KÜRESEL EKONOMİNİN GELECEĞİ (UNGC Akademi Webinar, 21 Nisan 2020)

COVID-19 : Sustainable Finance and the Future of the Global Economy by UNGC ACADEMY Konuşmacılar: –Francesco Starace, CEO, Enel –Fiona Reynolds, CEO, Principles for Responsible Investment –Miguel Nogales, CIO, Generation Investment Management Moderator: Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director, UN Global Compact S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı ekibi olarak 21 Nisan 2020‘de UNGC Academy tarafından gerçekleştirilen “Covid-19- Sürdürülebilir Finans ve Global Ekonominin…