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Executive Dialogue Series Governance Symposium
February 21, 2017 Source: Skytop Strategies
The 3rd Annual Responsible Investing Summit
March 9, 2017 Source: Financial Research Associates
Building the Bridge from Wall Street to Green Street
March 27, 2017 Source: Global Change Associates
Highlighted Materials from the profiles of SHQ
Facebook creates ‘Community Help’ feature for disaster assistance
February 17, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
Hard to Detect, China Bird Flu Virus May Be More Widespread
February 17, 2017 - - Source: US News
Samsung family succession hits snag with chief’s arrest
February 17, 2017 - - Source: USA Today
Apra says companies must factor climate risks into business outlook
February 17, 2017 - - Source: The Guardian
Swedish bank SEB issues first green bond raising $532 million
February 17, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
A book by Hank Boerner and Mark Sickles of the Governance & Accountability Institute. Click here for more information.
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February 17, 2017 Scheme Tied to UnitedHealth Overbilled Medicare for Years, Suit SaysSource: NY Times
UnitedHealth Group, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, is accused in a scheme that allowed its subsidiaries and other insurers to improperly overcharge Medicare by “hundreds of millions — and likely billions — of...
February 17, 2017 UAW head backs 'Buy American' campaign, praises TrumpSource: USA Today
The president of the United Auto Workers union declared Thursday that the "Buy American" movement is back, praised President Trump for criticizing outsourcing and reiterated his call for the renegotiation of the North American...
February 17, 2017 The Global Water CrisisSource: American Spectator
In recent years, 600 million people have begun experiencing water shortages. In less than a decade it could be as high as 20 percent of the world’s population or 1.5 billion people. Since water is crucial to generating energy and...
February 17, 2017 Sustainability is Alive and Well – and Moving ForwardSource: Huff Post
For those of us committed to sustainability, 2016 was a year of drama. There were some great highs, including the entry into force of the Paris Agreement, in which most countries committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. And...
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Doing the Right Things in Business — Making the Business Case – Making the Financial Case — Also Incorporating the Moral Case?
Friday, 17. February 2017
Business & Society
It’s an age-old topic of discussion: Where in American business do the issues of morality, ethical behaviors, and “fair and equitable” fit in? Andrew Winston, author of the best-selling “Green to Gold,” explores the topic (“morality”) in an essay on … Continue reading
State Street CEO to Boards of Companies in Portfolio: Disclose More About the Impact of Climate Change on Your Business — Be More Transparent…and More
Monday, 13. February 2017
State Street Corp is one of the world’s leading asset managers, with US$2.47 trillion in AUM. State Street Global Advisors CEO Ron O’Hanley in late-January sent a message to the boards of directors of public companies whose stock is in State … 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
Waste Management Issues Interactive Sustainability Report
December 26, 2016 Source: Emvironmental Protection
Wendy's Pushing Forward with Sustainability Efforts
December 7, 2016 Source: QS Magazine
Apache Releases 2016 Sustainability Report
October 25, 2016 Source: PR Newswire
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