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    Special Focus

    Trends Converging!
    A 2016 Look Ahead of the Curve

    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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    Strategic Governance - Enabling Financial, Environmental, and Social Sustainability

    A book by Hank Boerner and Mark Sickles of Governance & Accountability Institute.  Click here for more information.

    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

    Stock slide resumes as Dow slides nearly 400 points as tech selloff intensifies
    (Tuesday - November 20, 2018)
    Source: USA Today
    Consumer group says most U.S. cancer centers use misleading ads
    (Tuesday - November 20, 2018)
    Source: NBC
    3 Reasons for the Crypto Collapse
    (Tuesday - November 20, 2018)
    Source: Fortune

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Where Life-Changing Technology Meets Sustainability
    (Thursday - September 06, 2018)
    Source: PR Newswire
    HBC Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
    (Friday - August 31, 2018)
    Source: Daily Times

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    The State of Sustainable / ESG Investment in 2018: The State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting & How We Got Here
    20. November 2018 Business Case
    This issue we bring you two important Top Stories that capture the state of sustainable investing from varying points-of-view.  We selected these for their value to both corporate managers and investment professionals.  Corporate staff can use the findings to “make … Continue reading
    The Survey Results Are Here: $12 Trillion in Professionally Managed Assets Are Guided by Sustainable Investing / ESG Approaches in the USA – That’s $1-in-$4 of All Capital Market Assets Under Professional Management At End of 2017
    12. November 2018 Business Case
    The results of the 2018 survey of asset owners, asset managers and community investment professions conducted by The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (“US SIF”) were announced last week. Dramatic results were highly anticipated  — and the US SIF … Continue reading
    Is the Movement to Achieve Greater Societal Sustainability Reaching the Consumer? One Consumer Marketers’ Story…
    05. November 2018 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute The story is being well told -– a growing number institutional shareowners and their global networks of asset managers steadily embrace ESG / sustainable investing approaches.  Corporations of all … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    3 Reasons for the Crypto Collapse
    (Tuesday - November 20, 2018)
    Source: Fortune
    Oil prices slide as Russia says wait and see on production cuts
    (Tuesday - November 20, 2018)
    Source: Seeking Alpha
    Sears gets a little more time to stay in business
    (Friday - November 16, 2018)
    Source: CNN

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Oregon Treasury pushes gun safety reforms on manufacturers
    (Tuesday - November 20, 2018) Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
    Source: Herald and News
    As CalPERS rates climb, how high can they go'
    (Tuesday - November 20, 2018) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
    Source: PublicCEO
    Why Investors Should Be Concerned About Proxy Advisers
    (Tuesday - November 20, 2018) Associated Profiles : Virginia Retirement System
    Source: Morning Consult

    Governance & Accountability Institute is a monitoring, intelligence-gathering and knowledge management center operating at the intersection of powerful forces reshaping relationships between stockholders and stakeholders, and the public corporation. The key players transforming the markets and interacting with corporate management and boards include fund owners and asset managers and their third party advisors-in sovereign wealth funds,socially responsible investment organizations, activist hedge funds, public pension funds, labor union funds, private equity firms, investment banks...and more.

    G&A identifies key players, monitors their activities, conducts research, charts the players's influence on capital markets and companies, and provides news and intelligence through G&As "SustainabilityHQTM" advisory services. SustainabilityHQTM resources at the intersections of powerful capital markets players--and the public and private companies they invest in.