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Four months after the S&P 500 hit its lowest level since the recession, the benchmark index staged a comeback Tuesday, closing at a record high of 2,933. The Nasdaq Composite Index also hit a record, closing at 8,120, surpassing...
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The release of methane and carbon dioxide from thawing permafrost will accelerate global warming and add up to $70tn (£54tn) to the world’s climate bill, according to the most advanced study yet of the economic consequences of a...
April 24, 2019 Understanding The Economy: Where We Are HeadingSource: Seeking Alpha
Over the past two months, there has been slight downward pressure to the coincident index, namely from industrial production, but recession risk remains low at the moment.
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Tuesday, 23. April 2019
“Movements” – what comes to mind when we describe the characteristics of this term are 20th Century examples. The late-20th Century “environmental movement” was a segue from the older 19th and early 20th Century “conservation movement” that was jump started … Continue reading
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
Sustainability / CR Reporting
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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Climate change makes poor countries poorer, widening global inequality, researchers say
April 24, 2019 - - Source: CNN
Purpose Is Not CSR, It's Just Good Business
April 24, 2019 - - Source: Forbes
5 Simple, $0 Ways to Be Eco-Friendlier, Starting Today
April 24, 2019 - - Source: Food 52
Kohl's goes all-in on Amazon, bringing free returns to every store
April 24, 2019 - - Source: CNN
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