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    What’s Ahead in 2017 that Affects Corporate Citizenship, Sustainability & CSR Managers?  Sustainable/ESG Investment Professionals? The seeds of development are found in 2016 and earlier...
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    Introduction to SustainabilityHQ™

    Introduction  to SustainabilityHQ™ -- this is Governance & Accountability Institute’s proprietary research and monitoring platform for following trends,  news, commentary, research and other critical information related to Sustainability and ESG factors (environmental & energy, social issues, corporate governance)  This platform is designed to the knowledge management headquarters for enterprise sustainability issues and topics. more SustainabilityHQ Introduction here.....

    ESG & Sustainability Highlights

    Norway issues $1bn threat to Brazil over rising Amazon destruction
    (Friday - June 23, 2017)
    Source: The Guardian
    Mylan shareholders vote against executive pay, re-elect board
    (Friday - June 23, 2017)
    Source: Reuters

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Ball Corporation Announces 2016 Sustainability Achievements
    (Friday - June 23, 2017)
    Source: PR NewsWire
    (Tuesday - June 20, 2017)
    Source: WaterWorld
    HP reveals new sustainability goals
    (Thursday - June 15, 2017)
    Source: IT OroPortal

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Nigeria resumes payments into excess crude account – Minister
    (Wednesday - June 21, 2017) Associated Profiles : Excess Crude Account (Nigeria)
    Source: Premium Times
    Ex-finance minister says Russia's return to single sovereign fund reasonable
    (Wednesday - June 21, 2017) Associated Profiles : National Wealth Fund
    Qatar deposits billions into local banks to prevent cash shortage
    (Wednesday - June 21, 2017) Associated Profiles : National Wealth Fund
    Source: Middle East Monitor

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    Resolved! The USA Will Move Forward Despite the Administration’s Cancellation of the Cop 21 -the Paris Accord
    19. June 2017 Business & Society
    “Resolute!” – The root of the word comes down to us from the ancient Latin, meaning (over many centuries) to decide on and stay with a course of action.  We’re seeing that these days in the “resolve” of the US … Continue reading
    82% of the S&P 500® Published a Sustainability Report in 2016 – Analysis Just Released on the Index Universe of Leading Companies
    09. June 2017 Business Case
    Everyone in the investing world and the corporate suite knows of the importance of the S&P 500 Index®; it’s the intellectual property of the S&P Dow Jones Indices unit of S&P Global and is the widely used benchmark by which … Continue reading
    Meet Donald Schepers, PhD – Associate Dean, Zicklin School of Business; Professor Of Management, Baruch College/CUNY @ #Intro2ESG Training
    08. June 2017 Business & Society
    Presenting at Introduction to ESG, Sustainable & Impact Investment One–Day Training The How & Why of Applying ESG to Corporate Valuations Hosted by Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College/CUNY on June 15th Introduction:  For professionals in the capital markets, … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Business Swiss take action over insider trading, market manipulation
    (Friday - June 23, 2017)
    Source: Washington Post
    Biggest U.S. banks clear first hurdle in Fed's annual stress tests
    (Friday - June 23, 2017)
    Source: Reuters
    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure
    (Thursday - June 22, 2017)
    Source: Slash Gear

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    South Dakota Retirement System expects more activity
    (Wednesday - June 21, 2017) Associated Profiles : South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS)
    Source: Sioux City Journal
    CalPERS can send a strong message to Trump
    (Wednesday - June 21, 2017) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
    Source: TheSacramento Bee
    A massive hedge fund that shut itself to outsiders is crushing it
    (Tuesday - June 20, 2017) Associated Profiles : Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island (ERSRI)
    Source: Business Insider

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