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December 13, 2018 More Floods and More Droughts: Climate Change Delivers BothSource: NY Times
More records for both wet and dry weather are being set around the globe, often with disastrous consequences for the people facing such extremes, according to a study published Wednesday that offered new evidence of climate...
December 13, 2018 Nearly half of US CFOs fear a 2019 recessionSource: CNN
America's finance chiefs fear the economic expansion is nearly over. Almost half (48.6%) of US chief financial officers believe the United States will be in recession by the end of next year, according to the Duke...
December 13, 2018 US dominance in oil markets is only going to get bigger, the IEA saysSource: CNBC
The U.S. might have been left out from the big summit between OPEC and non-OPEC producers in Vienna last week but the country’s influence over global oil markets is only going to get stronger, the International Energy Agency...
December 12, 2018 NEW RESEARCH: SDG TARGETS & GRI INDICATORS MATERIALITY IN ESG / SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING RELEASED BY G&A INSTITUTESource: Governance & Accountability Institute
The results of the analysis of 1,387 corporate enterprises’ materiality decisions in their sustainability reports to examine sector trends on all 91 of the GRI G4 Specific Standard Disclosures and topics related to the 17...
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Corporate America & Climate Change: McDonald’s Sets Pace for Strategies & Action in Global Fast-Food Industry
Tuesday, 11. December 2018
Game changer – early adopter – first mover – tipping point – striving for excellence: These are some of the familiar themes of their work offered by best-selling business authors. These phrases help to frame our understanding of established or … Continue reading
SCARY STUFF: The Fourth Official “Climate Science Special Report” by the U.S. Government’s “Global Change Research Program”
Friday, 30. November 2018
Whether you are an investor, company executive or board member, or an issue advocate, or civic leader, these “high probability” outcomes should keep you up at night: more superstorms; more drought; increased risk of forest fires; more floods; rising sea levels; … 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
Xerox 2018 Global Corporate Social Responsibility Report Showcases Commitment to Sustainability, Social Investment, Governance
October 23, 2018 Source: Business Wire
Where Life-Changing Technology Meets Sustainability
September 6, 2018 Source: PR Newswire
HBC Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
August 31, 2018 Source: Daily Times
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December 13, 2018 - - Source: GreenBiz
Dow rises more than 150 points on new US-China trade hopes
December 13, 2018 - - Source: CNN
Here are the stocks that will get the biggest boost if US-China trade talks are successful: Cramer
December 13, 2018 - - Source: CNBC
Apple could end up manufacturing iPhones in another country due to tariffs
December 13, 2018 - - Source: TechCrunch
Tesla To 90,000: Delivery Forecasts For The Fourth Quarter
December 13, 2018 - - Source: Seeking Alpha
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