General Mills’ approach to establishing sustainability-linked bonds

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Challenge General Mills, the US multinational consumer foods organisation, has a reputation for leading the way on ESG. The company was the first, in 2015, to set a greenhouse-gas-reduction commitment across its full value chain that was approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. With General Mills planning to renew its revolving credit facility, the […]

CBRE’s approach to creating a sustainable supply chain

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Challenge As the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, with more than 7 billion sq. ft. of commercial property and corporate facilities under management, CBRE has a special obligation to help the world address the many challenges posed by the warming planet. CBRE is deeply committed to doing its part to help achieve net […]

Croda’s approach to delivering a positive social impact

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Challenge Like many companies, chemical-maker Croda has a longstanding commitment to promoting sustainability both within the company itself and to the wider world. In 2020 it renewed its commitment to those aims, embedding them within its core purpose – “Smart Science to Improve Lives”. This strategy includes three key pillars, as Croda commits to becoming: […]

Unilever’s approach to tackling deforestation using geolocation data

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Challenge Between 2015 and 2020, the world lost an estimated 10m hectares of forest per year, largely as a result of land being converted for agricultural use. This destruction is a major threat to the environment, both as a contributor to climate change and because of the consequent destruction of diverse habitats for plants and […]