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WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development)
Making Massachusetts a Safer Place to Live and Work Greg Morose, Rachel Massey and Liz Harriman The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell provides resources and tools to help make the Commonwealth a safer and more sustainable place to live and work.Established by the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) of 1989, TURI collaborates with businesses, community organizations and government agencies to reduce the use of toxic chemicals, protect public health and the environment, and increase competitiveness of Massachusetts businesses. TURI Programs <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is the world's largest public funder of environmental projects. The GEF serves as the principal entity, on an interim basis, entrusted with the operations of the Financial Mechanism of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. On Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 August 2012, Dr Naoko Ishii, the newly appointed GEF CEO, hosted a retreat with the Executive Secretary of the Conventions, Mr. Jim Willis, and senior staff of the Convention Secretariat, in the offices of the GEF Secretariat in Washington DC. The meeting was attended by Chemicals and Climate staff, representatives of External Affairs and Natural Resources Teams from the GEF Secretariat and the GEF Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP).
Natural Capitalism Solutions
The Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) is a network of 100 institutional investors representing more than $10 trillion in assets committed to addressing the risks and seizing the opportunities resulting from climate change and other sustainability challenges. INCR members are Changing their practices throughout the investment value chain to address climate and sustainability risks and opportunities. Engaging with companies in their portfolios on climate and sustainability issues.