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September 21, 2017 Confident Fed Sets Stage for December Rate IncreaseSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — Nearly a decade after the Federal Reserve embarked on an unprecedented effort to shore up the collapsing American economy, the central bank said on Wednesday that it would begin withdrawing some of the trillions of...
September 21, 2017 Climate Change Is Already Making People SickerSource: Time
Leaders at the UN say that while more countries are explicitly calling out these risks to health now than in the past, there’s still more work to do
September 21, 2017 Oil prices steady ahead of key OPEC meetingSource: Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices steadied on Thursday, holding most of their recent gains before a meeting of oil producers that could extend production limits aimed at clearing a glut that has depressed the market for more than...
September 21, 2017 ROE (Return on Environment) Is The New ROI: How Sustainability Drives Business SuccessSource: Forbes
Comparing the themes of Climate Week 2016 versus 2017 provides a telling picture of the state of climate affairs. “America Means Business: US Leadership in a post-Paris World” was last year’s focus, while this year is all about...
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DJSI Results Announced — Are You In / Out? Attend Our Workshop in Collaboration with RobecoSAM in New York City on October 24th
Monday, 18. September 2017
Many corporations that endeavor to be sustainable become a bit nervous as we pass Labor Day in the USA. The rebalancing of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes is traditionally announced at that time. Is my company in? Out? Increasingly, CEOs … Continue reading
This Is Hurricane Season in the Americas — And Climate Change Discussions Will Accompany News Reports About the Super-Storms Coming Ashore
Friday, 08. September 2017
All news/all the time — that was the American television viewer’s diet of content during the week long siege, with Hurricane Harvey sweeping ashore along the Gulf of Mexico areas of the State of Texas. And the plight of the people … 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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RobecoSAM & G&A's Practitioner Workshop: Demystifying the CSA & the DJSI
October 24, 2017 - - Source: G&A Institute, Inc. in collaboration with RobecoSAM
The Feds are looking into some suspicious Equifax trades
September 21, 2017 - - Source: Business Insider
Arctic summer ice melt slowed by low sea pressure
September 21, 2017 - - Source: Weather Channel
Dull but important – why corporate governance matters
September 21, 2017 - - Source: Eco-Business
STUDY SAYS NEW DIESELS NO BETTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT THAN GASOLINE
September 21, 2017 - - Source: MotorTrend
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