New Spanish Climate Law: urgent, although it can be improved

NEW SPANISH CLIMATE LAW

New Spanish Climate Law: urgent, although it can be improved The sustainability specialist company SUST4IN brings together authorities, investors, NGOs, unions, lawyers, companies and other actors in a webinar about the draft Spanish Law on Climate Change and Energy Transition. Valvanera Ulargui, Director General of the Spanish Office for Climate Change, Juantxo López de Uralde, …

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The New Spanish Circular Economy Strategy: responsibilities, challenges and opportunities

NEW SPANISH CLIMATE LAW

SUST4IN brings together the Secretary of State for Environment, Hugo Morán, the Director-General of DG Environment of the European Commission, Daniel Calleja, and other authorities, NGOs, investors and companies in a webinar on circular economy.
The event discussed the responsibilities, challenges and opportunities of the new Spanish Circular Economy Strategy, in addition to the Draft New Spanish Law of Waste and Contaminated Soils that is in public information phase.

Manifest for a sustainable economic recovery

Manifest for a sustainable economic recovery More than 240 personalities from politics, civil society and business, including the founder of SUST4IN, Marcio Viegas, have come together to demand the Commission for Social and Economic Reconstruction recovery plans based on sustainability criteria. The COVID-19 crisis is the largest crisis society has faced since World War II, …

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External assurance can reduce ‘greenwashing’

Marcio Viegas, founder and managing director, SUST4INHans Hoogervorst, chair of the International Accounting Standards Board, claims that “greenwashing is rampant” in sustainability reporting (FT.com, April 2). Then Tim Mohin, chief executive of the Global Reporting Initiative, “categorically refutes” that claim (Letters, April 8) while candidly reminding us of the Enron and 1MDB financial reporting scandals. Both are …

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SUST4IN joins New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

Madrid, 14 March 2019. We are pleased to announce that SUST4IN has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, an initiative led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment.  Our announcmente coincides the the publicacion of the First Global Commitment report, revealing details of industry and government efforts to tackle plastic waste and pollution Details of how brands, governments, and other …

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Climate change: COP24 has laid the foundation for ambition

SUST4IN brings together government, NGOs, trade unions, investors and companies at the COP24 Katowice: The Day After Conference held yesterday in Madrid, with full house. The results of the COP24, the new Spanish Law on Climate Change, the cases of Madrid and Seville, the just transition and the actions of investors and various business sectors …

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Sustainable Development Goals: the first one thousand days and the road ahead. A business perspective.

It is one thousand days since the Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by all nations. What happened since then and what next for business? asks Marcio Viegas, founder of SUST4IN. Madrid, 21 June 2018. The weather was mild in New York on that Friday, 25 September 2015. But the atmosphere was electric as the Sustainable Development Goals …

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Budgeting for the Sustainable Development Goals: tactics and resources

Article by Marcio Viegas, founder and managing director, SUST4IN It is now clear that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an enormous business opportunity and responsibility. New reports from the UN Global Compact and the WBCSD show that business understand the opportunity, but real action is missing. 75% of respondents (almost 1,500 companies) to a UN …

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