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November 20, 2017 Oil giants unlikely to share coal’s fate, for nowSource: Hellenic Shipping News
The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund’s proposal to ditch its oil and gas shares, though hugely symbolic in the battle against climate change, is unlikely to cause a rush to the exit by major investors in the sector in the short...
NEW YORK) – Goldman Sachs said it expects a tight U.S. labor market and more normal inflation picture will lead the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates four times next year.
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November 20, 2017 Is The Second Wave Of Sustainability Finally Here?Source: Refinery 29
Sustainability is a buzzword many people are sick of hearing. It’s been overused and virtually lost its meaning (although trying to define it in practical terms is actually pretty hard).
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Seven Important Trends From Textile Exchange Conference Summed Up: The Industry Gets It on Sustainability
Friday, 17. November 2017
“Sustainability is front and center in the apparel sector” — so writes Tara Donaldson in the November 5th feature story in the Sourcing Journal in covering the Textile Sustainability Conference in October. Seven major trends were discussed at the meeting … Continue reading
Thursday, 16. November 2017
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Guest Post by Cher Xue, Sustainability Report Analyst, Governance & Accountability Institute The 2017 Net Impact Conference was held in Atlanta, GA, from October 26-28, 2017. The conference gathered about 2,000 students and young professionals who are committed to making … 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
New Ford Sustainability Report Reveals Progress on Water Stewardship Goals
September 1, 2017 Source: Sustainable Brands
Tiffany & Co. Highlights Progress and Commitments in New Sustainability Report
September 1, 2017 Source: CSRWire
Shaw Industries, other carpetmakers move to more sustainable production
August 29, 2017 Source: Times Free Press
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November 20, 2017 - Associated Profiles : Sustainability Consortium (TSC) - Source: agfundernews.com
Socially responsible investing no longer a fad
November 20, 2017 - Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) - Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune
Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn
November 20, 2017 - - Source: NY Times
Millennials are set to be the most unequal generation yet
November 20, 2017 - - Source: Quartz
Executive Compensation in the Firing Line Under Tax Bills: Section 162(m) $1 Million Deduction Limit
November 20, 2017 - - Source: Lexology
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