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The 34 largest U.S. banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on...
June 23, 2017 California invested heavily in solar power. Now there's so much that other states are sometimes paid to take itSource: LA Times
Well, actually better than free. California produced so much solar power on those days that it paid Arizona to take excess electricity its residents weren’t using to avoid overloading its own power lines.
U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the wealthy, but the bill's fate was quickly thrown into question as several...
nvestors are very interested in sustainable investing, but one of the main ways most people invest, through their workplace defined-contribution, or DC, retirement plans, typically have no sustainable options.
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Resolved! The USA Will Move Forward Despite the Administration’s Cancellation of the Cop 21 -the Paris Accord
Monday, 19. June 2017
Business & Society
“Resolute!” – The root of the word comes down to us from the ancient Latin, meaning (over many centuries) to decide on and stay with a course of action. We’re seeing that these days in the “resolve” of the US … Continue reading
82% of the S&P 500® Published a Sustainability Report in 2016 – Analysis Just Released on the Index Universe of Leading Companies
Friday, 09. June 2017
Everyone in the investing world and the corporate suite knows of the importance of the S&P 500 Index®; it’s the intellectual property of the S&P Dow Jones Indices unit of S&P Global and is the widely used benchmark by which … 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
Ball Corporation Announces 2016 Sustainability Achievements
June 23, 2017 Source: PR NewsWire
XYLEM PUBLISHES 2016 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
June 20, 2017 Source: WaterWorld
HP reveals new sustainability goals
June 15, 2017 Source: IT OroPortal
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Highlighted Materials from the profiles of SHQ
Foxconn plans U.S. display making plant for over $10 billion, scouting for location
June 23, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
Norway issues $1bn threat to Brazil over rising Amazon destruction
June 23, 2017 - - Source: The Guardian
Mylan shareholders vote against executive pay, re-elect board
June 23, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
Man Accused Of Making Millions Of Robocalls Faces Biggest-Ever FCC Fine
June 23, 2017 - - Source: NPR
Business Swiss take action over insider trading, market manipulation
June 23, 2017 - - Source: Washington Post
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