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Originally published in UN PRI written by Will Martindale If investors are to be successful in their sustainability objectives, banks will need to be sustainable too. In many countries, banking assets exceed GDP. So, it will be welcome news to many investors, that thirteen years after the PRI’s launch, UNEP FI has launched the Principles for Responsible Banking. There are three ways that investors can support these principles. Investors own banks: most major investors will invest in most major…

Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), in collaboration with UN Environment, the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment was launched Our Ocean Conference in Bali on October 29th. The Commitment is signed by over 250 companies with the mission to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source. The Commitment is defined by six key points: Elimination of problematic or unnecessary plastic packaging through redesign, innovation, and new delivery models is a priority Reuse models are applied where relevant, reducing the…