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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 Players

    ESG Sustainability Highlights

    Exxon fracking report responds to shareholders
       
    (Wednesday - October 01, 2014)
    Source: Houston Chronicle
    Has Healthcare Reform Lowered Medicare Expenditures?
       
    (Wednesday - October 01, 2014)
    Source: Medscape
    Sustainability Manager Hiring: Look for these Key Traits
       
    (Wednesday - October 01, 2014)
    Source: Environmental Leader

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Firestone Building Products Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C 2013 Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    Salesforce Publishes GRI G4 Undeclared 2014 Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    Allergan Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level A 2014 Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

    UK Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Bowmer & Kirkland Publishes NON-GRI 2013 Social Responsibility Report
       
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    Machester Airports Group (MAG) Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level A+ 2013-2014 Sustainability Report
       
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    SITA Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C 2013 Sustainability Report
       
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

    Ireland Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Accenture Publishes GRI G3 Application Level B 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report
       
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    The Foundation for Investing in Communities Publishes GRI G4 in Accordance Core 2013 Sustainability Report
       
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    ESB Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C+ 2013 Sustainability Report
       
    (Saturday - August 23, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

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    Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Agriculture Sector
    29. September 2014 ESG Issues
    Sustainability – What Matters in the Agriculture Sector? Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Agriculture Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 26 global peer organizations publishing … Continue reading
    CalPERS – Beyond the Headlines About Hedge Fund Exit – Guide for the California System Are Its “Investment Beliefs”
    16. September 2014 Corporate Governance
    by Hank Boerner – Chairman & Chief Strategist – Governance & Accountability Institute This week’s capital markets headlines focus on the planned divestment of hedge funds by the USA’s largest public employee retirement system (CalPERS).  The US$300 billion California Public Employees Retirement System … Continue reading
    The DJSI – Analytical Game Changer in 1999 – Sustainable Investing Pacesetter in 2014
    16. September 2014 Corporate Governance
    by Hank Boerner – Chairman – Chief Strategist, G&A Institute updated with information provided to me by RobecoSAM for clarification on 17 September 2014. It was 15 years ago (1999) that an important — and game-changing  ”sustainability investing” resource came in … Continue reading

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    Asset Managers

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Wall Street’s Inner Sanctum
       
    (Tuesday - September 30, 2014)
    Source: Market Place
    Gold Falls as Metal Set for Biggest Drop in 15 Months
       
    (Tuesday - September 30, 2014)
    Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek
    Socially responsible investments do deliver
       
    (Tuesday - September 30, 2014) Associated Profiles : EU Social Investment Forum

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Florida Pension Fund Had Robust Year
       
    (Tuesday - September 30, 2014) Associated Profiles : Florida Retirement System Pension Plan

    Public pensions face $2 trillion hole: Moody's
       
    (Monday - September 29, 2014)
    Source: CNBC
     

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