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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

    Global stocks rise after sell-off; yields up on comments by Fed chair
    (Thursday - June 21, 2018)
    Source: Reuters
    Korean brands top J.D. Power quality; Ford, GM and FCA make strides
    (Thursday - June 21, 2018)
    Source: Detroit Free Press
    OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma cuts remaining sales force
    (Thursday - June 21, 2018)
    Source: Reuters

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    John Deere sets 2022 sustainability goals
    (Thursday - June 07, 2018)
    Source: AG Daily
    Union Pacific marks sustainability progress
    (Friday - June 01, 2018)
    Source: Railway Age
    Intel makes sure sustainability is inside its business
    (Thursday - May 24, 2018)
    Source: Climate Action Programme

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Dutch pension group takes 50% of 558MW EDF US portfolio
    (Thursday - June 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : PGGM – Asset Managers for Pension Funds
    Source: Recharge
    Nigeria told to end security 'slush funds'
    (Thursday - June 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : Excess Crude Account (Nigeria)
    Source: France 24

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    7 Reasons Why America is Rethinking Capitalism Now
    17. June 2018 Business & Society
    Guest Post by Linda E. Dunbar Global Public Affairs Executive: PR Strategist, Spokesperson, Employee Communications Leader Adept at Engaging Key Stakeholders. 7 Reasons Why America is Rethinking Capitalism Now There is a move afoot to change capitalism as we know … Continue reading
    Yes, It’s Hot in Saudi Arabia – Where Air Conditioning is a Must-Have – How Can A/C Be Made More Sustainable to Meet Future Power Challenges?
    11. June 2018 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute Many people are fascinated with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with its wondrous 21st Century blend of modern and medieval elements – and the country appears to moving along with … Continue reading
    U.S. States and Cities — “Still In” to the Paris Agreement — and Great Progress is Being Made
    04. June 2018 Business & Society
    By Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute This is our second commentary this week on the occasion of the first anniversary of the decision by the Trump White House in June 2017 to begin the multi-year process … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Global stocks rise after sell-off; yields up on comments by Fed chair
    (Thursday - June 21, 2018)
    Source: Reuters
    Bitcoin Is 'Not For Me' Says Goldman Sachs CEO
    (Wednesday - June 20, 2018)
    Source: CoinDeask

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    OPERS names Paul Greff chief investment officer.
    (Thursday - June 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
    Source: PE Hub
    TPG scolded for ‘stunning’ lack of diversity by pension fund official
    (Thursday - June 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
    Source: Pensions&Investments

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