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“The American government may have pulled out of the Paris Agreement, but American society remains committed to it – and we will redouble our efforts to achieve its goals. We’re already halfway there.”

— Mike Bloomberg, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change

The lack of leadership on climate change at the US federal level has not slowed the response of businesses, municipalities, and individuals. If anything, the political vacuum on this issue is spurring the realization that it is our individual and collective responsibility to slow and even reverse global warming.

To explore this idea, in January 2018 Framework hosted a panel sponsored by the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment and the Duke Alumni Association, on how non-federal actors can join in creating effective solutions for climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience.

The panel was one of three held across… More >

Aleksandra Dobkowski-Joy will be speaking at the International Summer School on Sustainable Corporation, Buildings and Investments held on the campus of NYU Polytechnic Institute from July 29 to August 4. Aleksandra will share her insights and expertise with the attendees on the corporate dimension of sustainability, and specifically, the application of materiality analysis to sustainability strategic planning and reporting.

Registration for the 4th International Summer School & Conference organized by The University of Perugia  and NYU Poly is available on their website.

Each year, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index measures the degree to which large U.S. employers implement policies and practices to ensure equal treatment of their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees, consumers, and investors.

The HRC evaluates the Fortune 1000 plus the largest 200 U.S. law firms across a comprehensive set of criteria, including equal employment opportunity policies, benefits, LGBT organizational competencies, public engagement, and responsible citizenship.

Framework clients American Airlines, Staples, and Symantec were among the 190 companies scoring a perfect 100% on the 2012 HRC Corporate Equality Index.

Read the full report.