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July 26, 2017 Jobs lift U.S. consumer confidence to near 16-year highSource: Reuters
WASHINGTON - U.S consumer confidence jumped to a near 16-year high in July amid optimism over the labor market while house prices maintained their upward trend in May, which could boost consumer spending after recent sluggishness.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has committed to build three big manufacturing plants in the United States, the Wall Street Journal quoted U.S. President Donald Trump as saying.
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RESEARCH RESULTS: Using The GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework Improves The Quality of ESG Disclosures – Joint Research From G&A Institute and Baruch College Shows
Wednesday, 19. July 2017
(July 18, 2017 – New York, NY) — Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. is the data partner for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in the United States, United Kingdom, and The Republic of Ireland. In this role the Institute monitors, … Continue reading
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July 17, 2017 by Hank Boerner – Chairman and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute Questions: Is Accounting as we know it now outmoded … beyond Its usefulness to investors? We share with you today the views of a global thought … 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
Annual sustainability report shows Johns Hopkins has reduced environmental impact while growing operations
July 25, 2017 Source: HUB
Northrop Grumman’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Achievements in Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion, and Corporate Citizenship
July 25, 2017 Source: NASDAQ
CA Technologies Releases Latest Sustainability Report
July 13, 2017 Source: CSRWire
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Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040
July 26, 2017 - - Source: The Guardian
Senate Votes Down Broad Obamacare Repeal
July 26, 2017 - - Source: NY Times
GM promises to cut high inventory as profit beats expectations
July 26, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
Final decision on steel trade policy may have to wait, Trump tells WSJ
July 26, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
Using forests to manage carbon—a heated debate
July 26, 2017 - - Source: PHYS.org
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