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Trends Converging! A Look Ahead of the Curve
What’s Ahead that Affects Corporate Citizenship, Sustainability & CSR Managers?  Sustainable/ESG Investment Professionals? The seeds of development can be found in earlier years in this book by Governance & Accountability Institute's Chairman Hank Boerner. Trends Converging! is your guide to positive trends that make the case for continued progress.  Download your complimentary copy of the book.

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January 20, 2021 Five key takeaways from Janet Yellen’s Treasury confirmation hearing

Source: CNBC

Janet Yellen’s journey to become the first female Treasury secretary in U.S. history moved smoothly through a critical Senate hearing Tuesday, with a vote on her confirmation likely to happen before the end of the week.

January 20, 2021 China Says Its Economy, Recovering From The Pandemic, Grew 2.3% Last Year

Source: NPR

Just over a year after the world's first coronavirus cases were identified in China, the country's economy has bounced back from the ravages of the pandemic. China's economy grew by 2.3% last year, according to data published...

January 20, 2021 Gov. Cuomo proposal would raise tax for wealthiest New Yorkers to 14.7%, highest combined rate in nation

Source: CNBC

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed raising taxes on the wealthy to a combined level of 14.7%, which would be the highest state-and-local tax rate in the nation

January 20, 2021 A review of 100 studies crushes assumptions about conflict between profit and sustainability

Source: Anthropocene Magazine

Conventional wisdom holds that adopting sustainability practices increases costs and makes businesses less competitive. But most published studies on the topic find the opposite, a new analysis shows.

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Friday, 01. January 2021
About the Climate Crisis
December 31, 2020 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute This is my last post of 2020 – indeed, a chaotic, challenging and tumultuous year for corporate managers and investment professionals.  And the rest of us! … Continue reading
Friday, 11. December 2020
Corporate CSR Reporting
by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute October 2020 Indexes – Indices – Benchmarks – these are very important financial analysis and portfolio management tools for asset owners and their internal and external managers. We can … Continue reading

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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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