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July 18, 2017 RESEARCH RESULTS: Using The GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework Improves The Quality of ESG Disclosures - Joint Research From G&A Institute and Baruch College Shows

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

But Now That Most Companies Are Publishing Sustainability Reports the Question Arises: What is the Quality of the Content of These Reports? To explore the answers, G&A teamed with The CSR-Sustainability Monitor® (CSR-S Monitor)...[more]

May 31, 2017 FLASH REPORT: 82% of the S&P 500 Companies Published Corporate Sustainability Reports in 2016

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

G&A Institute research over the last six years shows that reporting on the corporate sustainability including environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) continues to be a consistent, reliable norm for the largest...

March 28, 2017 Investors See Fewer Obstacles to Incorporating ESG in Portfolios

Source: PlanAdvisor.com

A global survey of both institutional and retail investors sponsored by State Street Corporation found that traditional obstacles to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing are fading, while one significant barrier...

March 28, 2017 The ESG Investing Enlightenment

Source: State Street

The focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations as a means to creating sustainable value is on the rise, and traditional barriers are becoming less pronounced.

March 28, 2017 Clearing the Deck For ESG Integration

Source: WealthManagement.com

Advisors are rapidly running out of excuses to avoid, environmental, social and governance investing (ESG), though one significant obstacle remains.

March 28, 2017 Four Steps to Successful Corporate Citizenship

Source: Pyrexa Global

How Volunteerism and Nonprofit Partnership Power John Deere’s Cycle of Citizenship

March 28, 2017 Europe Accounts For Over Half Of $22.89T Global SRI Assets As Sustainable Investing Takes Off

Source: Forbes

There is growing global concern over climate change, regardless of what politicians with big business in their back pockets would like to believe.

March 28, 2017 The Perks of Socially Responsible Investing

Source: Bloomberg

Jerome Dodson, who runs the $3.7 billion Parnassus Endeavor Fund, talks about how he's beating the market with socially-responsible stocks. He spoke with Scarlet Fu and Oliver Renick on "Bloomberg Markets" on March 23.

March 28, 2017 Apple's 2016 supplier sustainability report shows labor, environmental improvements

Source: MacWorld

Apple requires its suppliers to meet specific human rights, health, and environmental standards each year. “We’ll continue to call for collective action because we truly believe, whether it’s regulated or self-regulated, this is...

March 28, 2017 Rural America advances on sustainability, calling it common sense

Source: GreenBiz

Local officials in red states responsible for public health, soil conservation, parks and natural resources management, as well as county commissioners and mayors, are concerned about climate change.

March 21, 2017 Corporate citizenship continues to drive tangible benefits and brand perception: Samsung survey

Source: Business Times

Consumers believe that corporate citizenship activities are genuinely beneficial and expect corporations to actively contribute to society’s well-being. These are the findings from a recent study from nine countries across the...

March 21, 2017 Norway's wealth fund earned less money due ethical divestments

Source: Reuters

Norway's $915-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, is earning less money because of divestments it has made over the past decade due to ethical considerations, it said on Tuesday. It returned 1.11 percentage points...

March 21, 2017 Global Goals: European Pension Funds Tilt Capital Toward ‘SDG Investing’

Source: Impact Alpha

When trillions of dollars – or euros, as the case may be – in private investment is flowing toward solutions for food security, universal education and sustainable development, let it be said that Dutch and Swedish pension funds...

March 21, 2017 Will sustainable agriculture feed our world? It depends on your definition

Source: High Plains Public Radio

Which topic do you think today’s consumer would rather talk about: GMOs or sustainability in agriculture? Surprisingly, ag leaders are being told that consumers don’t really care about GMOs but are very interested in talking...

March 21, 2017 What CSR Pros Need to Know About Integrated External Engagement

Source: TriplePundit

For corporate social responsibility (CSR) to be successful, companies need to incorporate interaction with every stakeholder into decision-making, no matter the level of the organization. Traditional corporate philanthropy...

November 3, 2016 New Training Announcement: Introduction to Corporate Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) for Investment & Finance Professionals Certification

Source: G&A Institute with Global Change Associates

- The Why and How of Applying ESG to Corporate Valuations New York, NY (November 3, 2016) – In response to the growing demand for sustainable investing education from asset owners, asset managers, financial analysts and other...[more]

October 5, 2016 G&A Institute Launches Online Training Platform "Sustainability Training HQ" With First Course Offering Certification in Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Strategies

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute

To meet the needs of professionals seeking knowledge about the growing fields of Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Sustainability, Corporate Citizenship, Sustainable Investing and related subject matters, Governance &...[more]

September 28, 2016 CSR Certificate Program - 2 Day Fall Offering by Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

New York, NY (August 29, 2016) - Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute are partnering to offer the Fall 2016 CSR Certificate Program. The two-day sessions will be held on September 28...[more]

September 15, 2016 Horyou Announces SIGEF 2016, a Leading Side Event of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22)

The Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum will take place at Palais des Congrès Marrakesh, in Morocco, from 9 to 11 November, 2016

April 27, 2016 FLASH REPORT: G&A Institute and Bloomberg LP Partnered to Examine Bloomberg ESG Disclosure Scores For S&P 500 Companies Reporting VS Not Reporting on Sustainability

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

- Results Show Companies Not Publishing Sustainability Reports Are Disadvantaged by Lower Average Bloomberg ESG Disclosure Scores — Continuing the in-depth analysis of S&P 500 (r) companies' sustainability reporting activities,...[more]

April 21, 2016 FAST APPROACHING: The Deadline For Registering for the Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate Program at Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

JOIN YOUR CSR PROFESSIONAL COLLEAGUES ON APRIL 27-28, 2016 -- Representatives from organizations such as Johnson & Johnson and the United Way of St. Louis. Participants traveling from multiple states including MD, MO, NC, NJ, NY...[more]

April 15, 2016 Greenland's Melt Season Started Nearly Two Months Early

Source: Discovery

Warm, wet conditions rapidly kicked off the melt season this weekend, more than a month-and-a-half ahead of schedule. It has easily set a record for earliest melt season onset, and marks the first time it’s begun in April.

April 6, 2016 Sustainability professionals report record levels of job satisfaction

Source: Business Green

Sustainability and environmental professionals are generally happy in their work, highly qualified, and well-remunerated. That is the conclusion of a the latest annual survey from the Institute of Environmental Management...

April 5, 2016 Rutgers / G&A CSR Certificate Update: Effective Supply Chain Management - What CSR Professionals Need To Know

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

Effective CSR & the Supply Chain Management Relationship -- What CSR Professionals Need to Know About Procurement & The Importance of Supply Chain Environmental Archeology[more]

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