Gildan Publishes Its 18th Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report

Gildan Activewear Inc.  is pleased to announce that it has published its 18th Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, which outlines the Company’s ESG commitments and performance results, accompanied by further details on Gildan’s Next Generation ESG strategy and future targets. 2021 was characterized by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, and geo-political and climate uncertainty. Despite these global challenges, Gildan continued its leadership in responsible apparel manufacturing and closed-off the year with strong ESG performance and further progress against its strategic initiatives. “We are pleased with…

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Cummins Posts New Report on ESG Progress, GHG Reductions

Global power leader Cummins Inc. has released its 19th annual Sustainability Progress Report, which includes the company’s first update on the nine 2030 goals in Cummins’ environmental sustainability strategy. The goals are aligned to company efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its products and facilities, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from Cummins’ paint and coating operations, and company water use and waste generation. Among the reductions the company reported for 2021: a 31% reduction in GHG emissions from plants and facilities compared to a 2018 baseline; a 12.7% reduction…

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Global Returns Project partners with technology platform GrowthInvest 

The Global Returns Project (GRP), a UK registered charity helping investors tackle climate change, announces its new partnership with GrowthInvest, the independent technology platform that simplifies alternative investments for advisers and their clients in the tax efficient investment space.  In the first phase of this partnership, GrowthInvest will start introducing GRP’s Portfolio of not-for-profits to their network of advisers and fund managers. Advisers will be able to offer the Global Returns Portfolio to individual clients, while fund managers can contribute to the Portfolio from the fee structure of investment products…

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First Green Heat Network Fund awards for cutting-edge low carbon energy projects

More than £30 million of funding will benefit homes and businesses in three communities to deliver low carbon heat and help consumers move away from costly fossil fuels as part of the government’s push to cut emissions. Projects in Hull and Peterborough are the first to secure funding through the Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF), a £288 million government funding scheme launched in March last year. Heat networks offer carbon emissions savings by supplying heat to buildings from a central source, avoiding the need for households and workplaces to rely…

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Investors continue to prioritise climate action despite lacking trusted information

PwC’s 2022 Global Investor Survey paints a picture of investors juggling multiple priorities with limited information. While investors see inflation (67%) and macroeconomic volatility (62%) as the biggest threats facing business over the next 12 months, the survey shows that investors want management to continue to make climate change a focus. Almost half (44%) of the investor community surveyed believe that tackling climate change should be a top five priority for business. This contrasts with lower scores for societal ESG issues such as protecting worker health and safety (27%) and…

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