Better read the fine print! While 2020 was the year of companies committing to Net-Zero targets, 2021 is proving to be the year we are getting to see how organizations are progressing toward their goals. As of March 2021, one fifth of the world’s largest public companies have committed to achieving Net-Zero targets. Although climate related disclosures have yet to be mandated, over 90% of the S&P 500 companies are now creating Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Reports
August 12,2021 As organizations & investors continue to focus on the impact that Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) factors have on their performance; companies who rate and provide “ESG ratings” have cropped up everywhere. ESG ratings are now being used by investors to make pivotal decisions on whether a company is sustainable or socially responsible. Similar to the challenges of how to disclose ESG efforts of an organization, there are significant challenges with ho
May 18,2021 Have you heard the term “Responsible Investing” or “Sustainable Investing” and thought, is this just a marketing ploy? In fact, the concept has really taken off because investors, large and small, have been demanding it. We recently conducted a webinar with Christine Calderon and Carly Barton from Bank of New York Mellon Wealth Management where we investigate why it is more than just a trend, and how to get started with Responsible Investing. When discussing tre
The process of extracting & producing energy from non-renewable sources such as oil & coal pollutes our environment in many ways, the most significant being the emission of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide & methane. The burning of coal also releases mercury & other pollutants into the air and water. So in addition to depleting non-renewable resources, like fossil fuels, we are warming & polluting our planet, and causing more extreme weather events. Since the pre-indus
bringing sustainability to life On April 22nd we celebrated Earth Day by hosting our first ESG Webinar, the event focused on the Environmental aspects of ESG and how to bring sustainability to life in an organization or through responsible investing. During the session we had panelists from Bank of New York Mellon, Schiff Hardin & NiSource join us to discuss these topics and more! In case you missed the event, the full webinar is available to watch on our website. We plan on
bringing sustainability to life This week's focus is on Water - water pollution in both ocean water and fresh waters.
How polluted are our waters now? What are the primary contributors? and how do we improve water
quality? Does water quality pose a risk to your organization in the future? Is your water supply sustainable for the long term?
When you dig into the supply chain, you quickly recognize why WATER is such a critical resource to protect and save for the long term and
YOUR WEEKLY SUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY Dream Source Solutions is excited to launch our ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) practice to help our clients Lead with Purpose. Our ESG team & framework will help our clients connect the dots between reality, risk management, & exceptional sustainability ratings. To help educate and bring sustainability to life we are introducing "The ESG Minute" newsletter. But what is ESG exactly? ESG refers to 3 central areas - "Environmental, S