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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

    Theresa May vows to stop private sector 'pension abuse
    (Monday - January 22, 2018)
    Source: BBC
    Amazon’s Checkout-Free Grocery Store Is Opening to the Public
    (Monday - January 22, 2018)
    Source: Technology Review

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Monsanto Announces Significant Progress on Commitments in 2017 Sustainability Report
    (Friday - December 22, 2017)
    Source: Triple Pundit
    Waste Management shows reduced emissions, flat recycling in sustainability report
    (Thursday - December 21, 2017)
    Source: Waste Drive

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Oman said to plan $1bn infrastructure fund
    (Sunday - January 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : State General Reserve Fund (Oman)
    Source: Arabian Business
    A crisis that may spell the end for PFI
    (Sunday - January 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : Pension Protection Fund - United Kingdom
    Source: Money Week
    Carillion Collapse Leaves Pensions’ Fate in Doubt
    (Saturday - January 20, 2018) Associated Profiles : Pension Protection Fund - United Kingdom
    Source: aiCIO

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    We Love “Top 10” Lists, Right? So – Who Were The Top 10 Movers & Shakers in Sustainability 2017? Huff Po Has Their List… Who Are Your Nominees?
    22. January 2018 Business & Society
    Huffington Post writer Lauren DeMates has her “Top 10” list up for the 2017 forces that shaped (in her opinion) sustainability.  Guiding her choice: “…many of 2017’s activities were prompted by the unprecedented attack on science and environmental protection by … Continue reading
    The Important Group of ESG Rankers for Institutional Investors Expands to a Significant Player — Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
    11. January 2018 ESG Issues
    Traditional Corporate Governance Focus Expanding to Encompass  ISS Environmental & Social QualityScores for 1,500 Public Companies Coming in January… Expanding to 5,000 Companies in Q2… by Hank Boerner – G&A Institute Chair A significant new player is now entering the … Continue reading
    2017’s Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories – HBR Author Andrew Winston Weighs In – What Are Your Top 2017 Stories?
    08. January 2018 Business & Society
    Once again, the authoritative Harvard Business Review weighs in on corporate sustainability with a commentary piece on the top trends of 2017 – with “big leaps both forward and backward” in the year just concluded. And there was some predictability, … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Nevada’s investment strategy' Do nothing
    (Sunday - January 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (NVPERS)
    Source: The Australian
    Bill hikes pension contributions for state agencies, local governments
    (Sunday - January 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : Florida Retirement System Pension Plan
    Source: The Palm Beach Post

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