ESGByte: Issue 13

In this issue of ESGByte – Clean energy seems to be the buzzword courtesy Norges Bank, EDF and Saudi Arabia(!) as BlackRock increases thrust on diversity. President Biden, meanwhile, continues with his climate agenda. Another oil major faces shareholder activism…


Ireland sets binding target of 51% greenhouse gas cut by 2030

DUBLIN — The Irish government on Tuesday approved a law setting a binding target of cutting greenhouse gases by 51% by 2030, with the aim of reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. Read More

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Global investors with $54 trillion tell companies pledging net zero emissions to show their work

There is growing global momentum around companies making ambitious climate-change commitments, but a corporate tracker said Monday that companies have a long way to go in delivering on these promises.

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Sustainability-linked bond market to swell up to $150 bln – JPMorgan ESG DCM head

LONDON — The market for bonds that are linked to companies meeting certain environmental goals could grow 20-fold this year to between $120 billion and $150 billion, a senior JP Morgan banker said, as businesses look to tap into booming


Collaborative Consumption’s Sustainable Fashion Goals

With more than 90 million tonnes of textile waste produced annually, the forerunners of sustainable fashion or ‘slow fashion’ are voicing concerns and sharing solutions, asking brands and consumers to reflect on the environmental and social aspects of the fashion ecosystem…

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Columbia Care Unveils National Retail Experience with Launch of Cannabist; Creates a National Dispensary Network Leveraging Proprietary Technology Platforms to Support the Customer Journey Anytime, Anywhere

NEW YORK — Columbia Care Inc. (NEO: CCHW) (CSE: CCHW) (OTCQX: CCHWF) (FSE: 3LP) (“Columbia Care” or the “Company”), one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of medical and adult-use cannabis products, today announced the launch

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Broadridge completes Itiviti acquisition

Broadridge completes Itiviti acquisition Submitted 12/05/2021 – 10:21am Broadridge Financial Solutions has completed its previously announced acquisition of Itiviti Holding AB (Itiviti), a provider of trading and connectivity technology to the capital markets industry.  The acquisition extends Broadridge’s back office

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