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October 29, 2019 Boris Johnson loses vote to hold UK election on December 12, says government will try again TuesdaySource: CNBC
Under the rules, two-thirds of Parliament (434 MPs) were needed to approve the motion for it to pass, but got only 299 as opposition lawmakers declined the opportunity to take on Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the ballot box.
May 16, 2019 FLASH REPORT: 86% of S&P 500 Index® Companies Publish Sustainability / Responsibility Reports in 2018Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Highlights from Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. Research: “Sustainability reporting” rose dramatically from 2011, when roughly 20% of companies published reports, to 72% just three years later in 2013. From 2013 to...
June 28, 2018 US crude surges 3.2% on supply concerns, settling at $72.76, best closing price since Nov 2014Source: CNBC
Oil prices rose to their highest level since November 2014 on Wednesday after a bigger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude stockpiles added to a rally fueled by a major Canadian supply outage, concerns about Libya's exports and...
May 7, 2018 Mercury rising: Are the fish we eat toxic'Source: Science Daily
By comparing this data, which was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), postdoctoral fellow Raphaël Lavoie was able to estimate these populations' per capita intake of methylmercury...
Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
G&A Institute has analyzed index companies’ sustainability reporting activities since 2011. Our research over the past seven years shows that corporate reporting on sustainability -- including environmental, social and governance...
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 ShowsSource: 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)...
May 31, 2017 FLASH REPORT: 82% of the S&P 500 Companies Published Corporate Sustainability Reports in 2016Source: 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...
Manufacturing jobs (any jobs, really) are a hot-button topic these days, and our President has made no secret of his desire for big companies, and Apple in particular, to make more products here. In a Wednesday interview with Jim...
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 EnlightenmentSource: 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.
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