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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

    Major US food companies form sustainability alliance
    (Friday - July 20, 2018)
    Source: Seafood Source
    Japan’s 2018 Proxy Season Results Announced
    (Friday - July 20, 2018)
    Source: Lexology

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    General Motors Commits to Focus on Sustainability
    (Tuesday - June 26, 2018)
    Source: Futurecar
    HP’s Sustainability Criteria Helped Generate $700M in New Revenue
    (Tuesday - June 26, 2018)
    Source: Environmental Leader
    John Deere sets 2022 sustainability goals
    (Thursday - June 07, 2018)
    Source: AG Daily

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    “Total Impact Valuation” – Monetizing the Enterprise’s “Cost-Benefit Analysis” of the Impact on Society? This is for CEOs – Advice From The Conference Board
    16. July 2018 Uncategorized
    Today’s question for corporate CEO’s:  Have you examined your company’s “Total Impact Valuation,” a new approach being advanced by The Conference Board, wherein the enterprises’ impact on society is monetized (cost/benefit evaluated and value attached)? A small group of companies … Continue reading
    Is Business Doing Enough to Address “Environmental Degradation” –and Other Important Points-of-Debate At A Recent Harvard B-School Conference
    29. June 2018 Business & Society
    Is the business community doing enough to advance sustainability…are institutional investor doing enough with their allocation of capital and identification and targeting of positive outcomes for the invested capital?  As we continue to be encouraged by the rising interest in … Continue reading
    Barron’s Magazine Heralds the Arrival of Sustainable Investing to the Mainstream In Special Issue This Week – Sustainable Investing Version 2.0 Is Here!
    25. June 2018 Climate Change
    By Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute The influential Barron’s magazine is published on Mondays by Dow Jones & Company with distribution to almost a half-million retail and institutional investors (300,000+ for print version, the rest digital … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Merck pledges to cut prices for seven drugs
    (Friday - July 20, 2018)
    Source: CNN
    IBM stock rises after earnings beat
    (Thursday - July 19, 2018)
    Source: CNBC
    Papa John's Surges on Report Ousted Chair Had Held Merger Talks With Wendy’s
    (Thursday - July 19, 2018)
    Source: Bloomberg

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    CalPERS fighting divestment review bill
    (Thursday - July 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
    Source: Pensions&Investments

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