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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

    Number of Americans with Alzheimer's expected to soar in coming decades
    (Friday - September 21, 2018)
    Source: CBS News
    Household net worth climbs by $2.19 trillion, driven by stock market, house prices
    (Friday - September 21, 2018)
    Source: MarketWatch
    This satellite image shows Florence's floodwaters polluting the Atlantic
    (Friday - September 21, 2018)
    Source: CNN

    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
    Southwire Launches 2017 Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - August 16, 2018)
    Source: Cision PR Wire

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Pension Protection Fund launches consultation on levy rules
    (Friday - September 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : Pension Protection Fund - United Kingdom
    Source: Pensions&Investments
    Consolidators to pay special levy for pensions lifeboat
    (Friday - September 21, 2018) Associated Profiles : Pension Protection Fund - United Kingdom
    Source: FTAdviser
    Najib Faces 25 Charges Linked to $681 Million in 1MDB Case
    (Thursday - September 20, 2018) Associated Profiles : Aabar Investments PJSC
    Source: Bloomberg

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    Economic Growth, Protecting & Preserving Our Ecological Systems – Are These Conflicted, Or Complementary As We Strive For Greater Global Sustainability?
    17. September 2018 Environmental Protection
    The continued drive toward greater societal sustainability is very encouraging.  The public sector, multilateral organizations, companies, investors, NGOs, and other stakeholders are adopting new strategies and embracing new approaches and best practices.  Picture the installation of the vast array of … Continue reading
    Colleges and Universities and Global Sustainability – Many Higher Ed Institutions Are Addressing the 21st Century’s Great Societal Challenges in Many Ways in North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe
    10. September 2018 Business & Society
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon thinks that institutions of higher learning are “the leading torch bearers for global sustainability.”  The world’s universities, adds the Study International organization team: “…Universities play a vital role in helping us understand climate change…” The … Continue reading
    06. September 2018 Uncategorized
    G&A is offering unpaid internship opportunities for qualified students interested in learning more about corporate sustainability and corporate ESG performance (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) issues. G&A Institute interns learn important elements about the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards for sustainability reporting … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Household net worth climbs by $2.19 trillion, driven by stock market, house prices
    (Friday - September 21, 2018)
    Source: MarketWatch
    Investors Buy into Social Responsibility
    (Friday - September 21, 2018)
    Source: Business Journal Daily
    Dow, S&P close at record highs (Thur.)
    (Friday - September 21, 2018)
    Source: CBS MoneyWatch

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights


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