Meet the Circularity21 Emerging Leaders, a group of students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy. When it comes to advancing CE, innovators are working around the world with these three principles in mind - design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.
The Koehler Group is investing in the European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF) with the aim of actively fostering the development of sustainable innovations and technologies. The ECBF is the first growth investment fund to be dedicated exclusively to projects in the field of the bioeconomy in Europe, including the accompanying circular economy.
The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, of which US SIF is a founding member, has released its biennial Global Sustainable Investment Review 2020, revealing an industry that has grown to US $35.3 trillion, up 15 percent since 2018. It now comprises 36 percent of all professionally managed assets in the US, the EU, Australia/NZ, Canada, and Japan.
The new Report showcases key milestones achieved through company engagements globally. In 2020, we had 300 engagement meetings: 73 focused on climate change; 115 focused on human capital development; 60 focused on sustainability; and 88 focused on corporate governance. Helping us all to navigate the transition to a more sustainable economy.
B Lab has announced the Certified B Corporations (B Corps) that have achieved the distinction of Best for the World 2021 companies. It recognizes the B Corps globally whose B Impact Assessment scores ranked in the top five percent, and across one or more of the five impact areas - community, customers, environment, governance, and workers.