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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

    Sustainability and the environment high on Seatrade Europe’s agenda
    (Wednesday - September 11, 2019)
    Source: SeaTrade News
    If Bitcoin Collapses Buy The Dow, Fast
    (Friday - August 23, 2019)
    Source: Forbes
    Dow ekes out gain as bond market flashes another recession warning
    (Friday - August 23, 2019)
    Source: CNN

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    SJI Releases First-Ever Environmental, Social and Governance Report
    (Tuesday - August 13, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance
    Wind power features big in Alliant Energy’s sustainability goals
    (Thursday - August 08, 2019)
    Source: Wind Power Engineering
    Dunkin’ ramps up sustainability commitment
    (Wednesday - July 31, 2019)
    Source: Beverage Daily

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    What Does “Sustainability” Mean to Manufacturers? Ingersoll Rand Helps to Explain Through Operations & Products
    22. July 2019 Corporate Responsibility
    One of the long-term success stories in U.S. manufacturing is that of Ingersoll Rand, with history dating back to the 1870s as the Industrial Revolution gained great momentum in North America. The company’s products were needed by other industrial revolution … Continue reading
    About Those Assembled “Best Of” Lists of Companies – What Lessons Are There For The Managers Of Other Firms…Not On The List Of The Chosen?
    18. July 2019 Business Case
    There are a number of “best of” lists that corporate managers and investment professionals scour to see what companies are judged to be doing well (by the list makers)…whether they be industry peers & competitors, or possible acquisitions or partners, … Continue reading
    Do Consumer Favor Sustainable Brands for Their Products and Services Needs? NYU Stern School Research Dives Deep into the Data For Answers
    01. July 2019 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute Many people in consumer marketing are wondering about consumer preferences for “sustainable” products! In our weekly newsletter the G&A Institute team offers media and experts’ shared perspectives on various issues … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Hedge funds aren’t betting on a recession, Goldman data show
    (Friday - August 23, 2019)
    Source: MarketWatch
    Major wildfires have ignited across Europe, Asia, and Latin America
    (Friday - August 23, 2019)
    Source: Vox
    Dow jumps more than 200 points, Target and Lowe's surge on strong earnings
    (Thursday - August 22, 2019)
    Source: CNBC

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Activists in the Boardroom
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
    Source: City Journal
    New York Comptroller Plans to Expand Pension Plan’s ESG Funding
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
    Source: Fox Business Network
    Louisiana State Employees Retirement System taps Mellon
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS)
    Source: MarketWatch

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    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.