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Great Worries For 2017 -- Macy's Closings -- Walmart's Openings -- China Is On Everyone's Mind
January 23, 2017 - - Source: Forbes
European stocks hit three-week low as Trump reality sets in
January 23, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry
January 23, 2017 - - Source: BBC
We are destroying rainforests so quickly they may be gone in 100 years
January 23, 2017 - - Source: The Guardian
Donald Trump's First Global Trade Flashpoints as President
January 23, 2017 - - Source: NewsWeek
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Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering setting up a display-making plant in the United States in an investment that would exceed $7 billion, company chairman and chief executive Terry Gou said on...
January 23, 2017 Top Trump aide: 20M on Obamacare "will not be without coverage" in transition to new planSource: CBS News
Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, said Sunday that no one will lose their health insurance during the transition from the Affordable Care Act to a new health care law Republicans aim to put in place.
January 23, 2017 East Coast, California brace for powerful stormsSource: CNN
Millions of coastal residents along the Eastern seaboard and in California are facing potentially disastrous storms Monday as deadly winter weather systems continue to churn
January 23, 2017 Morningstar Launches Sustainability Ratings for Investment ManagersSource: Forbes
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Terra Incognita For Climate Change Policy – “Dead Ahead” As #44 Leaves / #45 Assumes Responsibility for Public Policy
Friday, 20. January 2017
We are about to enter “uncertain terrain” or as the ancient Romans called it, terra incognita - when it comes to what [national] public policies the United States of America will / or will not pursue in the days ahead regarding the … Continue reading
Thursday, 05. January 2017
Business & Society
by Hank Boerner – Chairman, G&A Institute Here we are in the year 2017 — and I see momentum coming into this new calendar year for continuing many of the positive trends for corporate sustainability / citizenship / responsibility managers, … 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™.
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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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