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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

    Sustainability and the environment high on Seatrade Europe’s agenda
    (Wednesday - September 11, 2019)
    Source: SeaTrade News
    Uniqlo deploys lasers and eco stones for sustainable jeans
    (Wednesday - August 21, 2019)
    Source: Nikkei Asian Review
    Bank watchdogs approve rule to loosen ban on risky Wall Street trades
    (Wednesday - August 21, 2019)
    Source: The Hill

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    SJI Releases First-Ever Environmental, Social and Governance Report
    (Tuesday - August 13, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance
    Wind power features big in Alliant Energy’s sustainability goals
    (Thursday - August 08, 2019)
    Source: Wind Power Engineering
    Dunkin’ ramps up sustainability commitment
    (Wednesday - July 31, 2019)
    Source: Beverage Daily

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    How Do We Get Board Room Attention For Our Corporate Sustainability Efforts? And Help Directors Understand and Support The Corporate Effort?
    19. August 2019 Business Case
    Those questions and more are often raised by managers trying to get the board room and C-suite attention – and support needed — to launch or advance the company’s sustainability journey. Here at G&A Institute our team has ongoing conversations … Continue reading
    How To Build a Better – More Sustainable! – Brand … Advice From an Adweek Commentator
    09. August 2019 Business & Society
    We seem to love our “top 10” [etc.] lists; these are typically eye-catching headlines for published news and commentaries about certain subjects. (As in: the 10 things you need to know about…).  In Adweek, the authoritative news and insights publication for … Continue reading
    As Investors Suggested Tying Executive Compensation to Progress in ESG / Sustainability – Can This Be Factored Into Today’s Corporate Pay Programs?
    06. August 2019 Corporate Responsibility
    For several decades now, investors have increasingly focused on issues involving executive compensation.  Remember Graef S. Crystal?  Back in 1992 the former compensation consultant to the largest corporations became an activist focused on “excess” pay arrangements for U.S. corporate CEOs … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Bank watchdogs approve rule to loosen ban on risky Wall Street trades
    (Wednesday - August 21, 2019)
    Source: The Hill
    Biggest recession risk is fear of recession, says BofA's CEO - Bloomberg
    (Wednesday - August 21, 2019)
    Source: Seeking Alpha
    The new threat to capitalism
    (Wednesday - August 21, 2019)
    Source: Axios

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Activists in the Boardroom
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
    Source: City Journal
    New York Comptroller Plans to Expand Pension Plan’s ESG Funding
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
    Source: Fox Business Network
    Louisiana State Employees Retirement System taps Mellon
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS)
    Source: MarketWatch

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    G&A identifies key players, monitors their activities, conducts research, charts the players's influence on capital markets and companies, and provides news and intelligence through G&As "SustainabilityHQTM" advisory services. SustainabilityHQTM resources at the intersections of powerful capital markets players--and the public and private companies they invest in.