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March 20, 2018 FLASH REPORT: 85% of S&P 500 Index® Companies Publish Sustainability Reports in 2017

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

G&A Institute has analyzed index companies’ sustainability reporting activities since 2011. Our research over the past seven years shows that corporate reporting on sustainability -- including environmental, social and governance...[more]

March 20, 2018 Deal (Mostly) Struck Over Brexit Terms After Months Of Negotiations

Source: NPR

Negotiators from the U.K. and the EU says they have reached a provisional agreement on how Britain will withdraw from the EU.

March 20, 2018 Dow drops 335 points, Nasdaq slides 1.8% as Facebook drags tech shares lower

Source: CNBC

U.S. stocks pulled back on Monday as a decline in Facebook pressured the technology sector. Wall Street also paid attention to Washington after a Twitter meltdown from President Donald Trump.

May 5, 2018 UNCW and G&A Institute Announce The Certificate & Certification in "Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Strategies" E-Learning Course Offering Dual Credentials

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

To meet the needs of professionals seeking knowledge about the dramatically-expanding fields of Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Sustainability, Corporate Citizenship, Sustainable Investing and related subject matters,...[more]

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Monday, 19. March 2018
Corporate Citizenship
We can view this as very encouraging news:  Ceres released a report – “Turning Point” — that shows almost two-thirds of 600 companies examined intend to reduce GHG emission; half have water management policies; and just under half of the … Continue reading
Friday, 09. March 2018
Business Case
Lately, we’ve been participating in conferences where CEOs and other senior managers have been on the lectern describing their companies’ sustainability journeys – the why, how, challenges and positive outcomes. Most presenters are the leaders in brand marketing who know … Continue reading

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G&A Institute is the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) sole data partner for the United States of America, The United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland for monitoring, analyzing and databasing reporting results. This section of AC announces Sustainability and CR Reports as they are issued in the USA, UK and Ireland.  For even more detail on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Reporting in the USA please click on the GRI graphic above for access to our reports database maintained in SustainabilityHQ™.

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