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November 17, 2017 Blankfein Tweets Many CEOs Want to See Second Brexit Referendum

Source: Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said in a post on Twitter that many corporate executives want to see a second vote on the U.K.’s decision to exit the European Union.

November 17, 2017 Tax overhaul drama moves to U.S. Senate as House approves its bill

Source: Reuters

WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans took important steps on Thursday towards the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980s, with the House of Representatives approving a broad package of tax cuts, and a Senate panel...

November 17, 2017 Norway's state fund 'needs to drop oil and gas investments'

Source: BBC

Norway's government has been told its state-run fund should drop its investments in oil and gas stocks.

November 17, 2017 From Xerox To Tesla: Using Digital Product Skills For Sustainability

Source: Forbes

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Friday, 17. November 2017
Business Case
“Sustainability is front and center in the apparel sector” — so writes Tara Donaldson in the November 5th feature story in the Sourcing Journal in covering the Textile Sustainability Conference in October. Seven major trends were discussed at the meeting … Continue reading
Thursday, 16. November 2017
Business & Society
Guest Post by Cher Xue, Sustainability Report Analyst, Governance & Accountability Institute The 2017 Net Impact Conference was held in Atlanta, GA, from October 26-28, 2017. The conference gathered about 2,000 students and young professionals who are committed to making … 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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Select content from SustainabilityHQTM - profiling ESG Players; Public Pension Funds; Sovereign Investors; SRI Asset Managers.

How Much Do Big Agrifood Companies Really Know About Their Supply Chains'
November 20, 2017 - Associated Profiles : Sustainability Consortium (TSC) - Source:

Socially responsible investing no longer a fad
November 20, 2017 - Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) - Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

Bloomberg View: Germany needs to stop burning so much coal
November 20, 2017 - Associated Profiles : Bloomberg New Energy Finance - Source: Watertown Daily Times

One Way to Fix America’s Looming Retirement Crisis
November 20, 2017 - Associated Profiles : Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) - Source: Institutional Investor


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