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    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...
    A new book by Hank Boerner, Chairman of Governance & Accountability Institute. Trends Converging! is your guide to positive trends that make the case for continued progress.  Click here to download and read your complimentary copy of the book.

    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

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    How To: the PGA Crafts Its First Sustainability Report, Solves Unique Challenges
    (Thursday - January 25, 2018)
    Source: Environmental Leader
    Monsanto Announces Significant Progress on Commitments in 2017 Sustainability Report
    (Friday - December 22, 2017)
    Source: Triple Pundit

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Ezam fails to stop Najib, ex-1MDB directors nullifying his lawsuit
    (Friday - March 16, 2018) Associated Profiles : International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC)
    Source: Free Malaysia Today
    MOVES-Ex-Masdar advisor hired as CEO of Abu Dhabi's Invest AD
    (Friday - March 16, 2018) Associated Profiles : Invest AD
    Source: Yahoo!

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    Building Success Into The Firm’s Sustainability Efforts – By Making Sustainability Everyone’s Responsibility
    09. March 2018 Business Case
    Lately, we’ve been participating in conferences where CEOs and other senior managers have been on the lectern describing their companies’ sustainability journeys – the why, how, challenges and positive outcomes. Most presenters are the leaders in brand marketing who know … Continue reading
    “Does the RobecoSAM CSA Deliver Quantifiable Business Returns?” – Find out April 6th in NYC at DJSI How INSIGHTS Inspire Action
    08. March 2018 Business Case
    As the opening of RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) draws nearer we wanted to remind you about our upcoming workshop on April 6th at Baruch College/CUNY in New York City. The workshop will be a very intimate discussion with 30 … Continue reading
    Supply Chain Responsibility – A Signal of Excellence in Corporate Accountability? Stakeholders Are Increasingly Thinking That Way…in the “New World Order”
    05. March 2018 Corporate Citizenship
    Back in 1991, the tense “Cold War” environment of the post-WWII era was coming to an end.  President George H.W. Bush, a veteran fighter pilot in WWII and “Cold War Warrior,” addressed the U.S. Congress (January 19th) to deliver his … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    United States: What Directors Need To Know In 2018 About Board Diversity
    (Friday - March 16, 2018)
    Source: Mondaq
    Winn-Dixie parent closing 94 stores, filing for bankruptcy
    (Friday - March 16, 2018)
    Source: Orlando Sentinel

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights


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