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November 17, 2017 Blankfein Tweets Many CEOs Want to See Second Brexit ReferendumSource: 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 billSource: 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.
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Seven Important Trends From Textile Exchange Conference Summed Up: The Industry Gets It on Sustainability
Friday, 17. November 2017
“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
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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
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
New Ford Sustainability Report Reveals Progress on Water Stewardship Goals
September 1, 2017 Source: Sustainable Brands
Tiffany & Co. Highlights Progress and Commitments in New Sustainability Report
September 1, 2017 Source: CSRWire
Shaw Industries, other carpetmakers move to more sustainable production
August 29, 2017 Source: Times Free Press
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November 20, 2017 - Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office - Source: Tickle The Wire
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