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December 1, 2015 A Path for Climate Change, Beyond Paris

Source: NY Times

The pledges that countries have signaled they will make over the next two weeks in Paris to cut emissions will inevitably fall short of what is needed to solve the problem of climate change.

December 1, 2015 UK plans to make banks hold up to $15 bln more capital

Source: Reuters

The Bank of England set out plans on Tuesday to require banks to hold a total of up to 10 billion pounds ($15 billion) more capital as they start to lend more freely in a recovering economy, but stopped short of demanding...

December 1, 2015 Oil edges up, but concern over supply persists ahead of OPEC

Source: Reuters

Crude oil prices rose on Tuesday as the dollar eased slightly, but with OPEC widely expected to stick to its output target this week, concern about oversupply remained in focus.

December 1, 2015 'We can't go on as we are': why sustainability is the big issue of our time

Source: The Guardian

Businesses, alongside governments and citizens, will lead the way towards a more equitable, sustainable future. Along with our UK and US counterparts, GSB Australia will investigate the social and environmental impact of business...

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Tuesday, 01. December 2015
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The GRI global organization is conducting a series of interviews with thought leaders to gain their perspectives on what they expect the main issues to be on corporate agendas and their public reports in 2025.  These are produced monthly and G&A Institute will … Continue reading
Monday, 30. November 2015
Corporate Responsibility
Executives of major consumer brand marketers are increasingly concentrating their focus on their sustainability and responsible business practices up and down the value chain.  Senior managements are paying attention to their global enterprise value chain, from beginning to end. For … Continue reading

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Source: Allstate

Allstate today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report, highlighting key milestones in the company’s ongoing commitment to address some of society’s most challenging issues, including domestic violence, safe teen...[more]

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

Coca-Cola Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability Report

July 29, 2015 Source: MarketWatch
Arizona Chemical Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level B

November 21, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
World Bank Group Publishes GRI G4 CORE 2014 Sustainability Report

November 21, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

United Kingdom Corporate Reporting

New World Resources Publishes GRI G3 Application Level A 2013 Sustainability Report

November 20, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
University of Wolverhampton Publishes Non-GRI 2013 Sustainability Report

November 20, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

Ireland Corporate Reporting

Accenture Publishes GRI G3 Application Level B 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report

September 9, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Publishes GRI G4 in Accordance Core 2013 Sustainability Report

September 8, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
ESB Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C+ 2013 Sustainability Report

August 23, 2014 Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

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