Legal & General Investment Management takes action on climate change risks

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has today revealed the corporate leaders and laggards on climate change, following the first engagement period under its Climate Impact Pledge. LGIM introduced the Climate Impact Pledge in November 2016, focused on accelerating the progress companies are making in addressing climate change and transitioning to a low-carbon economy. LGIM has initially focused on engaging with 84 of the world’s largest companies across different sectors and geographies identified as pivotal in meeting the 2°C target set in the Paris Agreement. These companies have since been…

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Air New Zealand launches World’s Coolest Safety Video

Featuring Hollywood actor, filmmaker and environmentalist Adrian Grenier, the World’s Coolest Safety Video takes viewers on a breath-taking journey to Antarctica, where Kiwi scientists are tackling the most pressing questions on global climate change. Building on Air New Zealand‘s long-standing partnership with Antarctica New Zealand and the New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute, the video sees Grenier team up with Scott Base scientists to track penguin populations, study ice core samples and visit early explorer Ernest Shackleton’s hut and the vast Dry Valleys. UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Grenier, whose environmental work also includes…

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New Virtual Reality App Brings Climate Impacts & Action to Life in San Francisco

Imagine some of San Francisco’s most iconic locations submerged in water. Hard to picture? An innovative new campaign aimed at raising awareness around sea level rise is helping San Franciscans envision what things could look like without action to address climate change. Launched in early December, Look Ahead – San Francisco uses a customized virtual reality app to give the public a first-person look at future sea level rise in three locations in San Francisco – the Embarcadero, Mission Creek and Heron’s Head Park – as well as how those sites…

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Creative agency Impero takes tackling climate change into its owns ‘paws’ with a no clients attached, Christmas campaign to help save the polar bears.

Climate change is certainly not ‘fake news’ – statistics for the near future look pretty bleak, as scientists predict that two-thirds of the world’s polar bears could disappear within the next ten years. Which is why Trump’s Xmas Meltdown, a retro arcade-style game developed by creative agency Impero, aims to give back and help raise money to save the polar bears – one of many beautiful species who stand to be destroyed as the ice caps continue to melt. There is no doubt that 2017 has been a difficult year…

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Make Earth Great Again: BrewDog’s new protest beer challenges leaders to prioritise Climate Change issues

Independent craft brewer, BrewDog, today launches its latest protest beer, Make Earth Great Again – a beer it hopes will ‘shake the world by the shoulders’ and remind leaders to prioritise Climate Change issues. First compelled to brew the beer by America’s decision to withdraw from Paris Accord, BrewDog’s incendiary new beer is to be served directly from a beer tap built into a life-size polar bear replica and contains ingredients sourced from areas most affected by global warming. All proceeds from Make Earth Great Again will be donated to…

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