Sustainability and Climate Change

 

SUSTAINABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

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TASK FORCE ON CLIMATE-RELATED FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES

Established in 2015, the TCFD was asked to develop recommendations for more effective, voluntary climate-related disclosures that could promote more informed investment, credit, and insurance underwriting decisions. The TCFD developed four widely adoptable recommendations that are applicable to organizations across sectors (financial and non-financial) and jurisdictions. The four recommendations are focused on a company’s governance, strategy, risk management and metrics and targets.

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ASBC (AMERICAN SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS COUNCIL)

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David Levine, President and CEO, ASBC

Who We Are and What We Do:

Established in 2009, the American Sustainable Business Council is a network of businesses and business associations that have committed themselves to the triple bottom line of People, Planet, and Profit.  ASBC members believe that sustainable business is good business, and a sustainable economy is a prosperous and resilient one. The Council works for policy change to support this vision:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bloomberg Sustainability and New Energy Finance

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SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board)

About the SASB

Established in 2011, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) is the independent standards-setting organization for sustainability accounting standards that meet the needs of investors by fostering high-quality disclosure of material sustainability information. 

 

 

SASB FOUNDATION

The SASB Foundation is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit that is responsible for the funding and oversight of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). The SASB maintains sustainability accounting standards that help public corporations disclose material, decision-useful information to investors in mandatory filings. 

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Sustainability Background Outline (Wikipedia)

 

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