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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

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    2016 Greenbuild Sustainability Report
    (Wednesday - March 08, 2017)
    Source: Dexigner
    Siegwerk publishes first Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - March 02, 2017)
    Source: Labels and Labeling
    Walgreens celebrates key achievements in 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility report
    (Wednesday - March 01, 2017)
    Source: Drugstore News

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Using Sovereign Wealth Funds for development
    (Friday - March 24, 2017) Associated Profiles : Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
    1MDB-hit Swiss bank Falcon posts $130 mln loss for 2016
    (Friday - March 24, 2017) Associated Profiles : Aabar Investments PJSC
    Source: Reuters

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    World Bank & Partners + S&P Dow Jones Indices, & Partners — Rolling Out New Sustainable Investing Approaches for Institutions…
    27. March 2017 Impact Investing
    Forward Momentum! — Two new approaches that spell out a-d-v-a-n-c-e-m-e-n-t for sustainable investment: World Bank and S&P Dow Jones Indices (separately) roll out new products and approaches with key partners’ participation. Despite the nay-saying about climate change, global warming, sustainability … Continue reading
    Climate Change Resolutions / and Investors’ Voting — “Hurricane” Coming in 2017 Shareholder Voting?
    21. March 2017 Climate Change
    “Stormy Weather Ahead Warning”:  Climate Change Resolutions / and Investors’ Voting — “Hurricane” Coming in 2017 Shareholder Proxy Voting Season? Guest Commentary – by Seth Duppstadt – Proxy Insight Limited The United Nations‘ consensus reached in the “Paris Agreement” (COP … Continue reading
    Musing About the Alphabet Soup of ESG – SRI – CSR … et al!
    20. March 2017 Community Investing
    Blog post March 16, 2017 by Hank Boerner and Louis Coppola – G&A Institute Often in our conversations with managers at companies that are new to corporate sustainability and especially new to publishing corporate sustainability reports, we often move into … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Dow-DuPont Deal Wins Conditional Antitrust Approval From EU
    (Monday - March 27, 2017)
    Source: Bloomberg
    OPEC, non-OPEC to look at extending oil-output cut by six months
    (Monday - March 27, 2017)
    Source: CNBC
    For Goldman Sachs, a rare pass from shareholder resolutions
    (Friday - March 24, 2017)
    Source: KJGO

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Calpers Urges the SEC Not to Delay CEO Pay Rule
    (Thursday - March 23, 2017) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
    Source: Bloomberg
    CA lawmakers want to divest funds from companies involved in border wall construction
    (Thursday - March 23, 2017) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
    Source: San Francisco Examiner
    Global Goals: European Pension Funds Tilt Capital Toward ‘SDG Investing’
    (Tuesday - March 21, 2017)
    Source: Impact Alpha

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