EARTH DAY – 22nd April

Hi Everyone,

We were unable to publish last Friday due to technical difficulties but could not miss a dedicated post for, after all, Earth Day is a movement, not just a day!

Friday 22nd April was EARTH DAY 2022: #InvestInOurPlanet

How can actuaries Invest in Our Planet, both as a profession and as individuals? Aren’t we perfectly placed to help lead the charge? Here’s the investment made by one of our members.

Please share other stories about actuaries you know who are Investing in Our Planet.

You’re sure to find at least two or three articles that IMPACT YOU among the wide selection offered this week.

What actuaries and regional organisations are doing:

Here are some CAA Climate Action recordings from our past conferences:

Stay tuned for our Green Forum on World Environment Day, 5th June!

Earth Day Climate Action Summit: Nature in the Race to Zero (3+ hrs on YouTube)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest Report, Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change, offers solutions. You can download summaries, chapters or the entire Report.

Suggested reading:

This writer’s personal focus is PLASTIC. Plastic has so many lifechanging and lifesaving uses BUT that percentage is infinitesimal compared to what is thrown away. About 79% of plastic produced annually ends up in landfills and our oceans.

Sometimes it just can’t be avoided: 86,000 bottles of water on the wall: Tonga struggles with post-volcano waste problem but could international aid agencies expand to include recycling plants or other follow-up?

Other News:

Save the Date: Convention A 19th-23rd September. Includes four hours of content from Cathy Lyn and her Diversity team

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