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March 2, 2015 Wal-Mart's pay hike will have massive ripple effects in America

Source: Business Insider

After decades of shop floor and political campaigning, US retailers are finally beginning to increase their minimum wages. While the increase is benefiting millions of workers across the country, its driving force is market...

March 2, 2015 Most Americans see combating climate change as a moral duty

Source: Reuters

A significant majority of Americans say combating climate change is a moral issue that obligates them – and world leaders - to reduce carbon emissions, a Reuters/IPSOS poll has found. The poll of 2,827 Americans was conducted in...

March 2, 2015 Global water solution critical to preempt looming conflicts

Terra Daily - Prepared in association with the îGlobal Water Partnershipî and Canada's McMaster University, the report says the success of global efforts on the scale required rests in large part on a crackdown on...

March 2, 2015 7 Sustainability Secrets That Will Save the World

Source: Huff Post

In preparing to deliver the closing lecture to Hofstra University's Model United Nations Conference, I realized that I knew seven sustainability secrets that could save the world that I wanted to share with attendees. I came up...

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Thursday, 19. February 2015
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by Larry Checco sTo hear many politicians, pundits and financial analysts tell it, it’s morning again in America. The stock market is at record highs. Corporations are sitting on trillions of dollars in cash (Apple, alone, has US $178 billion … Continue reading
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by Hank Boerner – G&A Institute This week I was among the fortunate to be named to the Trust Across America / Trust Around the World organization’s annual recognitions of respected thought leaders who advance arguments about the importance of … Continue reading

Featured Sustainability Report

January 19, 2015 RobecoSAM Publishes the Annual Sustainability Yearbook 2015

Busbyway - As a reflection of its own commitment to advocating sustainable investment practices, RobecoSAM is a signatory of the UNPRI and a member of Eurosif, îASrIAî and Ceres. Approximately 130 professionals work...

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

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
Union Bank Publishes GRI G4 CORE 2013 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
Royal Mail Publishes GRI-G3.1 Application Level B+ 2013-2014 Sustainability Report

November 19, 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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