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NEW YORK - A U.S. judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by New York City seeking to hold major oil companies liable for climate change caused by carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels.
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The U.S. and Canada are among more than 100 countries potentially affected by a recall of frozen vegetables due to Listeria monocytogenes. An outbreak traced to the vegetables from Greenyard Frozen has sickened 47 people in five...
The New Gilded Age finds — no surprise — that income inequality in the United States “has risen in every state since the 1970s.” The surprise comes from the numbers that cover 2015, the most recent year with full stats available....
Data and progress have largely been seen as synonymous, but speakers at a recent carbon forum cautioned against the potential of data to distract attention from the real problems facing the environment.
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“Total Impact Valuation” – Monetizing the Enterprise’s “Cost-Benefit Analysis” of the Impact on Society? This is for CEOs – Advice From The Conference Board
Monday, 16. July 2018
Today’s question for corporate CEO’s: Have you examined your company’s “Total Impact Valuation,” a new approach being advanced by The Conference Board, wherein the enterprises’ impact on society is monetized (cost/benefit evaluated and value attached)? A small group of companies … Continue reading
Is Business Doing Enough to Address “Environmental Degradation” –and Other Important Points-of-Debate At A Recent Harvard B-School Conference
Friday, 29. June 2018
Business & Society
Is the business community doing enough to advance sustainability…are institutional investor doing enough with their allocation of capital and identification and targeting of positive outcomes for the invested capital? As we continue to be encouraged by the rising interest in … 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
General Motors Commits to Focus on Sustainability
June 26, 2018 Source: Futurecar
HP’s Sustainability Criteria Helped Generate $700M in New Revenue
June 26, 2018 Source: Environmental Leader
John Deere sets 2022 sustainability goals
June 7, 2018 Source: AG Daily
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Major US food companies form sustainability alliance
July 20, 2018 - - Source: Seafood Source
Japan’s 2018 Proxy Season Results Announced
July 20, 2018 - - Source: Lexology
People of all ages define the American Dream the same way — but millennials take it one step further
July 20, 2018 - - Source: Yahoo Finance
Just about everyone seems to be preparing for the Brexit nightmare scenario
July 20, 2018 - - Source: Quartz
What Climate Change Looks Like In 2018
July 20, 2018 - - Source: Fivethirtyeight.com
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