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    What’s Ahead in 2017 that Affects Corporate Citizenship, Sustainability & CSR Managers?  Sustainable/ESG Investment Professionals? The seeds of development are found in 2016 and earlier...
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    Introduction to SustainabilityHQ™

    Introduction  to SustainabilityHQ™ -- this is Governance & Accountability Institute’s proprietary research and monitoring platform for following trends,  news, commentary, research and other critical information related to Sustainability and ESG factors (environmental & energy, social issues, corporate governance)  This platform is designed to the knowledge management headquarters for enterprise sustainability issues and topics. more SustainabilityHQ Introduction here.....

    ESG & Sustainability Highlights

    Surprise! Debt collectors don’t love the FCC’s plan to kill robocalls
    (Tuesday - May 21, 2019)
    Source: Fast Company
    El-Erian: These three companies are driving inflation down
    (Tuesday - May 21, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance
    A five-step approach to engaging investors on sustainability
    (Tuesday - May 21, 2019)
    Source: GreenBiz

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Timberland 2018 CSR Report Shows Steady Progress Toward 2020 Sustainability Goals
    (Friday - April 26, 2019) Associated Profiles : CSRwire
    Source: CSR Wire
    NRG Energy’s 2018 Sustainability Report Showcases 37% Reduction in Carbon Emissions
    (Friday - April 26, 2019) Associated Profiles : CSRwire
    Source: CSR Wire

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Kuwait Investment Authority denies Pakistan spend
    (Tuesday - May 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Kuwait Investment Authority
    Source: MENAFN

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    Today, We Have Corporate Comparisons Galore – The Institutional Investor Has Access to Volumes of ESG Data Sets & Information – Where Can Others Find Scores, Rankings and Ratings of Public Companies?
    17. May 2019 Business Case
    These days the comparisons of companies in sectors and industries and among investment peers (those companies chasing similar sources of capital) are continuing to gain momentum.  There are numerous third party players busily analyzing, measuring and charting company ESG performance … Continue reading
    09. May 2019 Uncategorized
    G&A’S unpaid internship opportunity is for qualified students interested in learning more about corporate sustainability and corporate ESG performance (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) issues. G&A Institute Interns learn important elements about the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards for sustainability reporting as … Continue reading
    Trump Administration Continues Attempts to Unravel U.S. Environmental Protections Put in Place Over Many Years – Now, Shareholder Proxy Resolution Actions on Climate Issues Also In Focus For Investors…
    09. May 2019 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute We should not have been surprised: in 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump promised that among his first steps when in the Oval Office would be the tearing up of his … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    China's technology tactics irk its trading partners
    (Tuesday - May 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
    Source: Star Tribune

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights


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