How Can You Innovate and Thrive During a Global Crisis?

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2020 seemingly presents new challenges to organizations and communities on a daily basis. How do you prioritize your staff’s health and safety, while keeping operations running? How do you increase revenue in an industry indefinitely on hold? How do you monitor continually changing local and national regulations, and exhibit business adaptability to operate within them?

Understanding Scenario Planning and the TCFD

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Understanding Scenario Planning at the TCFD brought together ADEC Innovations ESG Solutions and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) for a co-hosted webinar. We presented an overview of scenario planning and introduce the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) and how these directly affect how companies disclose environmental and financial information.

Responding to CDP During Times of Global Crisis

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While transparency and reporting for businesses have become increasingly important in recent years, the changing landscape in light of the current pandemic has made these factors even more crucial. The outbreak of COVID-19 has driven companies and other organizations to rethink resiliency, sustainability, and how they do business amidst global disruption.

7 Facts About Recycling You May Not Know

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November 15th is America Recycles Day! This nationwide event is part of the Keep America Beautiful organization, which aims to end littering, improve recycling, and beautify communities. In the spirit of the day, here are seven facts and tips about recycling you may not have known.

Scenario Planning: Understanding Risk and Opportunity

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Scenario planning is a strategic planning tool that helps you account for the uncertainty of future conditions while developing your business strategy. Evaluating multiple factors involved in a range of future possibilities will help you better understand uncertainties and key areas of vulnerability.

What Corporate Sustainability Rankings Should You Focus On?

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Measuring and managing corporate sustainability have become central parts of doing business for companies around the world. Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ranking systems, which assess a company’s sustainability performance, are becoming increasingly valued as key decision-making indicators by consumers, investors, and other stakeholders.

Absolute vs Intensity: How Are You Setting Science-Based Targets?

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At the Paris Climate Conference in 2015, nearly 200 nations came together to sign a legally binding global climate deal to keep global temperature rise this century below 2°C. The agreement aims to keep global warming at well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, but that will not be possible without the dedicated, active participation of companies around the world.

How to Prepare for 2019 CDP Disclosures: Are You up to Date?

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The CDP response season is over for another year. If your company participated in the world’s most widely-recognized measurement of carbon emissions this year, then it is time for a moment of celebration – but not a vacation. There is plenty you can be doing as the 2018 CDP cycle wraps up, and as the 2019 cycle begins, to build on your momentum for an even better response next year.

Pension Plans Are Driving Sustainability Reporting

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Kinder Morgan, a publicly-traded company known for its controversial Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline through British Columbia, recently made another news headline: Shareholders voted against the Board of Directors’ recommendation to reject a shareholder’s resolution to adopt GRIS reporting guidelines for its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. How did this shareholder revolt happen?

CDP’s 2016 Methodology: An Overview

CDP’s methodology underwent several changes for 2016. First, CDP came up with a new scoring system. Under the old scoring system, organizations were rated according to disclosure (their level of transparency) and performance (how effectively they are addressing climate risks). Organizations received a numerical score for disclosure and a letter band for performance. Under CDP’s new scoring methodology, organizations will be given a single letter band per criteria.

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