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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

    Don't Miss The Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit
    (Tuesday - May 08, 2018)
    Source: Plastics Techno;ogy
    Carbon Taxes Could Make Significant Dent in Climate Change, Study Finds
    (Thursday - April 19, 2018)
    Source: The Energy Collective

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    How To: the PGA Crafts Its First Sustainability Report, Solves Unique Challenges
    (Thursday - January 25, 2018)
    Source: Environmental Leader
    Monsanto Announces Significant Progress on Commitments in 2017 Sustainability Report
    (Friday - December 22, 2017)
    Source: Triple Pundit

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Caisse’s Stake in Kinder Brings Quebec Fund Into Pipeline Feud
    (Thursday - April 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
    Source: Bloomberg L.P.
    LIA Files Lawsuit Against JPMorgan Chase
    (Thursday - April 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : Libyan Investment Authority
    Source: Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute
    Hong Kong has spent $6.5B to defend currency
    (Thursday - April 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : Hong Kong (China) Monetary Authority -- Investment Portfolio
    Source: MarketWatch

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    It’s ESG Survey & Query Time — Public Companies Are In Response Mode
    19. April 2018 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner & Louis Coppola Barrage… Avalanche… Tidal wave… Tsunami…“Survey Fatigue…” These are terms we hear all year ‘round but especially in the spring of the year as corporate managers describe for us what they often feel as the inevitable … Continue reading
    Dispatch From London and The Economist Sustainability Summit 2018
    16. April 2018 Business & Society
    Guest Post By Juliet Russell – Sustainability Reporting Analyst, G&A Institute The Economist’s third annual Sustainability Summit was convened in London on March 22nd, 2018. I attended as a representative of G&A Institute. The discussions focused on how to shift … Continue reading
    Feeding 9 Billion People in 2050? Challenging!  – A Leading U.S. CEO in the Food & Agriculture Business Has Important Perspectives to Share
    16. April 2018 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner -Chair, G&A Institute The CEO of one of the nation’s leading food and agriculture companies has important messages for us:  “To move the planet forward, farmers must lead the charge. But they cannot do it alone. Coordinated … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    P&G to buy German Merck's consumer health unit for $4.2 billion
    (Thursday - April 19, 2018)
    Source: Reuters
    Goldman may acquire its way to a bigger consumer bank
    (Wednesday - April 18, 2018)
    Source: Street Insider

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    As investments climb, SDRS waits for fall
    (Thursday - April 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS)
    Source: Watertown Public Opinion
    New Pensions Group Says Forget About Climate Change
    (Thursday - April 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
    Source: Institutional Investor
    PERA recovers $50M in settlement with Wells Fargo
    (Thursday - April 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
    Source: The Santa Fe New Mexican

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