Sustainable development

New Responsible Mining Foundation report: Mining and the SDGs - huge potential, limited action

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 7:17pm

But as the new report "Mining and the SDGs a 2020 status update" reveals, the sector as a whole is falling short.

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  • But as the new report "Mining and the SDGs a 2020 status update" reveals, the sector as a whole is falling short.
  • Published by the Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) and the Columbia Centeron Sustainable Investment, the study bases its findings on the Responsible Mining Foundation's RMI Report 2020 , which assesses the policies and practices of 38 large-scale mining companies around the world.
  • In a recent research article RMF highlighted the striking contrast between companies' materiality analyses and their actions on these SDGs.
  • To that end, the report details nine practical steps companies can take to demonstrate their commitment to meeting the SDGs, and to responsible mining in general.

New Responsible Mining Foundation report: Mining and the SDGs - huge potential, limited action

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 7:14pm

But as the new report "Mining and the SDGs a 2020 status update" reveals, the sector as a whole is falling short.

Key Points: 
  • But as the new report "Mining and the SDGs a 2020 status update" reveals, the sector as a whole is falling short.
  • Published by the Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) and the Columbia Centeron Sustainable Investment, the study bases its findings on the Responsible Mining Foundation's RMI Report 2020 , which assesses the policies and practices of 38 large-scale mining companies around the world.
  • In a recent research article RMF highlighted the striking contrast between companies' materiality analyses and their actions on these SDGs.
  • To that end, the report details nine practical steps companies can take to demonstrate their commitment to meeting the SDGs, and to responsible mining in general.

Barilla Foundation Continues Commitments in "Fixing the Business of Food" to Support Alignment of Businesses with Sustainable Development

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 6:00pm

Today, almost 690 million people are hungry , up to two billion overweight and obese .

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  • Today, almost 690 million people are hungry , up to two billion overweight and obese .
  • To support the private sector in the transition towards sustainable agri-food systems, the development of a robust framework will provide a guide with SDG-based operating principles and metrics in mind for agri-food business alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Many companies are aligning their practices toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Agreement in order to promote their environmental, social, and economic sustainability.
  • For further information: www.barillacfn.com
    For the full text of the "Fixing the Business of Food - How to align the agri-food sector with the SDGs" report, please visit: https://www.barillacfn.com .

Hyundai Motor and UNDP Launch 'for Tomorrow' Global Project for Grassroots Sustainable Innovations

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

Under the agreement, Hyundai Motor and UNDP will collaborate for the first time to create a global initiative, titled for Tomorrow, which will help accelerate progress towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • Under the agreement, Hyundai Motor and UNDP will collaborate for the first time to create a global initiative, titled for Tomorrow, which will help accelerate progress towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • "The for Tomorrow project we are launching today with UNDP aims to offer concrete solutions to many of our problems today," said Mr. Chung of Hyundai Motor Group.
  • "Through this project, Hyundai Motor Company will help mobilize the power of cooperation and innovation to engineer sustainable progress for humanity."
  • Hyundai Motor and UNDP launched dedicated Instagram channels (@forTomorrow2030) to promote the project.

Ecomedes, Pioneer of Cutting-edge Sustainable Building Product Platform, Receives $1.5M Seed Funding from Saint-Gobain NOVA External Ventures and PivotNorth Capital

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

The funding will be used to build SaaS collaboration and optimization tools for modern commercial building product selection.

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  • The funding will be used to build SaaS collaboration and optimization tools for modern commercial building product selection.
  • Ecomedes replaces preconceptions about unjustified cost premiums with ML-driven intelligence, fueling a new generation of building products and building professionals.
  • NOVA is the venture arm of Saint-Gobain, one of the world's largest building materials companies and manufacturer of innovative material solutions.
  • "Ecomedes has built a sophisticated, flexible platform to usher in a new era of efficient building product management, digitization, and wider use of sustainable building materials.

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Bicycle Market | Environmental & Economic Benefits Of Bicycles to boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 4:30am

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities.
  • PT., Merida Industry Co. Ltd., Tandem Group Plc, and Trek Bicycle Corp. are some of the major market participants.
  • The environmental and economic benefits of bicycles have been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.

Windstream Secures Future for Long-Term Growth and Technology Leadership

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:50pm

With an enhanced capital structure, Windstream is now well-positioned to continue making substantial network and software investments, fuel sustainable growth and drive value for all its stakeholders.

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  • With an enhanced capital structure, Windstream is now well-positioned to continue making substantial network and software investments, fuel sustainable growth and drive value for all its stakeholders.
  • With the support of our new owners and current operational momentum, Windstream will continue advancing our long-term growth objectives while providing our customers with quality and reliable services.
  • Windstream offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S.
  • Actual future events may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors.

PIMCO Joins CFOs in Launch of SDG Principles

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 7:00pm

These principles provide the first integrated, UN-backed framework for companies to incorporate the SDGs in their financial strategy and operations.

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  • These principles provide the first integrated, UN-backed framework for companies to incorporate the SDGs in their financial strategy and operations.
  • The Taskforce called on CFOs everywhere to endorse the principles, highlighting the importance of achieving critical mass in order to effectively address the so-called SDG financing gap.
  • With its launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing.
  • PIMCO undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

Bicycle Chain Market to Reach Valuation of US$ 1.4 Bn by 2030-end, Says Future Market Insights in New Study

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 3:30pm

However, the bicycle chain manufacturers are witnessing a slump in demand amid the COVID-19 crisis which has impacted the overall market.

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  • However, the bicycle chain manufacturers are witnessing a slump in demand amid the COVID-19 crisis which has impacted the overall market.
  • Growing presence towards shifting to environment-friendly transport methods such as cycling to be the primary driver of the bicycle market.
  • The rising sports segment is seeking enhanced technologies in shifting gears and chain tensioner mechanism will bode well with the bicycle chain market.
  • The global bicycle chain market is highly competitive, characterized by the existence of small & medium size players.

Bicycle Chain Market to Reach Valuation of US$ 1.4 Bn by 2030-end, Says Future Market Insights in New Study

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 3:30pm

However, the bicycle chain manufacturers are witnessing a slump in demand amid the COVID-19 crisis which has impacted the overall market.

Key Points: 
  • However, the bicycle chain manufacturers are witnessing a slump in demand amid the COVID-19 crisis which has impacted the overall market.
  • Growing presence towards shifting to environment-friendly transport methods such as cycling to be the primary driver of the bicycle market.
  • The rising sports segment is seeking enhanced technologies in shifting gears and chain tensioner mechanism will bode well with the bicycle chain market.
  • The global bicycle chain market is highly competitive, characterized by the existence of small & medium size players.