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April 18, 2019 Is a recession coming in 2020? Here's what most CFOs thinkSource: Fox Business
An economic slowdown is coming, and soon – that’s according, at least, to a group of U.S. CFOs who think the nation will enter a recession by the third quarter of 2020.
April 18, 2019 Hotels and Resorts Ramp Up Sustainability EffortsSource: NY Times
With rising sea levels, higher carbon dioxide levels and plastic bottles glutting landfills and oceans, the issue of sustainability has become a hot topic. Hotels and resorts have started to act by ramping up efforts to reduce or...
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Survey Results: Global Institutional Investors with US$8.4 Trillion in AUM Confirm The Rising Value of Corporate ESG Principles
Thursday, 18. April 2019
by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute The FTI Consulting business advisory firm surveyed a set of 130 global institutional investors to gauge the depth and breadth of U.S. assets invested using ESG principles. This group of … Continue reading
Corporate Supply Chain Sustainability Strategies & Programs: Count as a Cost or Strategic Investment? Consultant to Large-Cap Companies Provides Some Helpful Answers for Corporate Managers
Monday, 08. April 2019
by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute Question: Does a corporate sustainability program “cost” (and thus shows up on the “expense” side of the ledger) or are there measurable “returns” on the investments that companies are … Continue reading
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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™.
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Impossible Foods Boosts Sustainability Across All Key Metrics
March 21, 2019 Source: Business Wire
People Need to Be Scared About Climate Change. They Also Need to Recognize That It’s Not Too Late.
March 7, 2019 Source: Mother Jones
Del Monte Foods Releases 2018 Sustainability Report
January 23, 2019 Source: BusinessWire
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U.S. labor market remains tight, economy continues to grow: Fed Beige Book
April 18, 2019 - - Source: Reuters
Samsung shares tumble amid concerns its foldable phones are breaking
April 18, 2019 - - Source: CNBC
New study shows majority of Fair Trade Enterprises are led by women
April 18, 2019 - Associated Profiles : World Fair Trade Organization - Source: Sonnenseite
FCC chief seeks to block China Mobile from operating in U.S.
April 18, 2019 - - Source: Axios
The amount of plastic in the ocean is a lot worse than we thought, study says
April 18, 2019 - - Source: CNN
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