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If it weren’t for the “Giant 5,” your money would have been better off sitting in cash than the stock market over the past few years, according to Wolf Richter of the Wolf Street blog.
July 13, 2020 We've been using the same bricks for over 5,000 years. This engineer says it's time for a change.Source: CMM
But the brick as we know it causes significant environmental problems, by using up raw, finite materials and creating carbon emissions. That's why Gabriela Medero, a professor of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering at...
July 13, 2020 Hybrid Remote Work Offers the Worst of Both WorldsSource: Wired
REMOTE WORK, ONCE considered a novelty or an odd experiment, has become a necessity for many businesses in the Covid-19 world. This has challenged the common assumption that remote work environments hinder employee productivity
Source: The Guardian
The world grieves for lost lives and the economic devastation caused by the pandemic. Yet, when the world returns to consider this year’s reboot of global environmental goals, the operating assumptions that confined previous...
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Moving The World Forward Toward a More Sustainable Future: The Member Nations of the United Nations, Working Collaboratively For Progress in the 21st Century
Thursday, 02. July 2020
Business & Society
by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute “The United Nations” began as a World War II era concept as President Franklin D. Roosevelt talked about the allies of the United States partnering in the fight to … Continue reading
There, In The Company’s 401-K Plan – Do You Have the Choice of ESG Investments? Ah, That Would Have Been Good For You to Have in the Recent Market Downturn…
Tuesday, 16. June 2020
About the Climate Crisis
June 2020 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute As many more institutional investors — asset owners, and their internal & outside managers — move into ESG / sustainable investing instruments and asset classes, the question … 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™.
USA Corporate Reporting
Kimberly-Clark Introduces Ambitious Sustainability Strategy for a Decisive Decade
July 9, 2020 Source: PR Newswire
Hexion Releases 2019 Sustainability Report: Reduces Environmental Events, Continues Community Support
July 2, 2020 Source: Business Wire
SITE Centers Issues 2019 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report
July 1, 2020 Source: Yahoo Finance
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For Sustainable Oyster Harvesting, Look to Native Americans’ Historical Practices
July 13, 2020 - - Source: Scientific America
Sustainability needs culture change. Introducing Environmental Champions.
July 13, 2020 - - Source: The Mozilla Blog
The Future of Sustainability Certification: Micro-Certification?
July 13, 2020 - - Source: Hospitality Net
Can Sustainability and Plastics Ever Peacefully Coexist?
July 13, 2020 - - Source: EHS Daily Advisor
Viewpoint: Organic food represents a ‘reactionary’ ideology that doesn’t promote health or sustainable farming?—and should not be subsidized
July 13, 2020 - - Source: Genetic Literacy Project
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