EU Taxonomy - It pays to go green!

EU Taxonomy

It cannot be produced or transferred. Nor can it be shared so that everyone can take care of their piece. Not even the most powerful companies own it. It is... the climate! That is why it is essential that all parties – including businesses – protect it and mitigate its changes. Global action will benefit everyone. We're about to see this in black and white, as the EU taxonomy became mandatory for major companies from 1 January 2022. Find out what this means in practice.
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Harmonization of ESG, CSR, and Sustainability Reporting - It pays to go green!

Harmonization of ESG, CSR, and Sustainability Reporting

In recent years there has been a realization regarding the importance of non-financial reporting, particularly Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG), and sustainability reporting, all of which take into consideration the effects that companies have on the environment and society. There are many reporting standards for these similar and often interchangeable reporting structures - but none that are mandatory.
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IOSCO report – the end of free interpretation in ESG ratings? - It pays to go green!

IOSCO report – the end of free interpretation in ESG ratings?

Companies providing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings can expect some changes in the near future. On Tuesday, November 23, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) announced the need for improved standards for ESG reporting. As an organization that regulates 95% of the global securities market, IOSCO's recommendations could strongly influence the future of ESG reporting around the world.
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Biodiversity means life! - It pays to go green!

Biodiversity means life!

We are all connected to each other, in a circle, in a hoop, that never ends… Sounds familiar? Even if it doesn’t, fret not. All you have to do is... come run the hidden pine trails of the forest. This way, you will quickly learn what biodiversity is and why preserving it is crucial for life on Earth. A short visit to Belize will help! We will show you where TerGo is developing an agroforestry project in close cooperation with the local community. We will also look at Polish peatlands with the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre. Let’s hit the road!
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What do hedgehogs and humus share in common? - It pays to go green!

What do hedgehogs and humus share in common?

Where do hedgehogs head to at night? If they are not going out to eat, they will probably be looking for a cosy resting place. This place could be in your garden! Hedgehogs, like many other small mammals, birds, insects or amphibians, are particularly fond of fallen leaves. So if you're looking for a good excuse as to why your yard is still unploughed – search no more. Leaving leaves is simply better for wildlife!
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