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April 18, 2014 Earnings lift S&P 500, Nasdaq; S&P's best week since July

Source: CNBC

US stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains on Thursday, though the S&P 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong results.

April 18, 2014 Fighting Climate Change is Now Less Gloomy, More Optimistic... Even Fun!

Source: Huff Post Canada

Suddenly, the debate over climate change seems less shrill and a little bit more reasonable. Two things have changed the debate: The IPCC and the weather.Scientists have just got a lot better in explaining climate change in a...

April 18, 2014 Report: One fifth of China's soil contaminated

Source: BBC News

Almost a fifth of China's soil is contaminated, an official study released by the government has shown. Conducted between 2005-2013, it found that 16.1% of China's soil and 19.4% of its arable land showed contamination. The...

April 18, 2014 Earth Day 2014: Why The Public Isn't Warming To The Climate Change Debate

Source: Forbes

Many environmental activists, fueled by generous support from super-wealthy Democratic donors, are vowing to make climate change a top priority in the 2014 elections and beyond. There are several reasons they won’t be...

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Guest Post by Herb Blank - Senior Consultant | S-Network Global Indexes, LLC, - Partner: Thomson Reuters Corporate Responsibility Indices G&A’s good friend Herb Blank wrote this very interesting piece on Responsible Investing that we thought our readers would enjoy, … Continue reading
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April 8, 2014 CROCS Publishes GRI Application Level B 2013 Sustainability Report

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute Newsroom

Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) today announced the release of its 2013 sustainability report. The company’s second report provides an update on its sustainability-related accomplishments and objectives, and sets goals in three...

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

Fifth Third Bancorp Publishes 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

April 19, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Timberland Publishes a GRI G3 Application Level B 2013 CSR Report

April 19, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Alask Air Publishes G4 Core 2013 Sustainability Report

April 14, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

United Kingdom Corporate Reporting

BG Group Publishes GRI G3.1 A+ 2013 Sustainability Report

April 18, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Old Mutual Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C 2013 Responsible Business Report

April 11, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Centrica Publishes 2013 Corporate Responsibility Performance Review

April 1, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

Ireland Corporate Reporting

Accenture Publishes G3 Application Level B Corporate Citizenship Report

April 14, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Heineken Ireland publishes 2012 Sustainability Report

December 2, 2013 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
ESB Releases 2012 Sustainability Report

October 13, 2013 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

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Select content from SustainabilityHQTM - profiling ESG Players; Public Pension Funds; Sovereign Investors; SRI Asset Managers.


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