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November 25, 2015 7 Reasons the world will be sustainable

Source: Reuters

Every day, news headlines and science reports reflect a world increasingly impacted by unsustainable trends and catastrophic climate events. But in fact, disaster is avoidable, and this series will explain why. It takes you...

November 25, 2015 Greenwashing Goes To Court, Stopping First At The Court Of Public Opinion

Source: Forbes

Few mishaps make a legal department or public relations team scramble to check their disclosure reports like seeing a good old fashioned case of greenwashing.

November 25, 2015 CalPERS shared $3.4 bln in private equity profits over 25 years

Source: Reuters

The nation's largest public pension, the California Public Employees' Retirement System, said on Tuesday that it had paid $3.4 billion to private equity firms in profit-sharing over the past 25 years - a big step to opening the...

November 25, 2015 ESG / Sustainability — Is the Topic Coming up on Earnings Calls?

Source: Alpha Sense - Pamela Styles, principal, Next Level Investor Relations LLC

There is growing evidence of attention to ESG / Sustainability in mainstream investing. Global ESG / Sustainability investments are now 30% of all professionally managed funds with significant growth both in the U.S. and UK /...

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In October 1863, in the midst of a tragic and prolonged civil war engulfing all of the regions of the United States of America, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a day of Thanksgiving. The year, he wrote, “…has been filled with … Continue reading
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The GRI global organization is conducting a series of interviews with thought leaders to gain their perspectives on what they expect the main issues to be on corporate agendas and their public reports in 2025.  These are produced monthly and G&A Institute will … Continue reading

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Source: Allstate

Allstate today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report, highlighting key milestones in the company’s ongoing commitment to address some of society’s most challenging issues, including domestic violence, safe teen...[more]

Sustainability / CR Reporting

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™.

USA Corporate Reporting

Coca-Cola Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability Report

July 29, 2015 Source: MarketWatch
Arizona Chemical Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level B

November 21, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
World Bank Group Publishes GRI G4 CORE 2014 Sustainability Report

November 21, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

United Kingdom Corporate Reporting

New World Resources Publishes GRI G3 Application Level A 2013 Sustainability Report

November 20, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
University of Wolverhampton Publishes Non-GRI 2013 Sustainability Report

November 20, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

Ireland Corporate Reporting

Accenture Publishes GRI G3 Application Level B 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report

September 9, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Publishes GRI G4 in Accordance Core 2013 Sustainability Report

September 8, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
ESB Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C+ 2013 Sustainability Report

August 23, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

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