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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

    New York Stock Exchange appoints first female leader
    (Tuesday - May 22, 2018)
    Source: BBC
    China says it will cut tariffs on some auto parts and vehicles
    (Tuesday - May 22, 2018)
    Source: CNBC

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    2017 Sustainability Report Highlights Progress, Features New Graphics
    (Friday - April 27, 2018)
    Source: Harvard Crimson
    How To: the PGA Crafts Its First Sustainability Report, Solves Unique Challenges
    (Thursday - January 25, 2018)
    Source: Environmental Leader

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Managing Expectations – The Need for an Oil & Gas SWF
    (Tuesday - May 22, 2018) Associated Profiles : Pula Fund
    Source: The Namibian
    Barclays may have been cleared, but scrutiny of its £12bn Qatar cash call will run on
    (Tuesday - May 22, 2018) Associated Profiles : National Wealth Fund
    Source: The Daily Telegraph

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    The “100 Best Corporate Citizens 2018” Roster -– Published by CR Magazine
    17. May 2018 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair, G&A Institute Now in its 19th year, the well known CR Magazine “100 Best Corporate Citizens 2018” list was just unveiled; this effort recognizes the ESG performance of public companies in the United States. (The publication is … Continue reading
    Are We Making Progress? Considering Recent News About “Apparel Fashion and Sustainability” — and the Investor Initiative to Help Make East Asian Factory Workers Safer and Better Paid…
    04. May 2018 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair, G&A Institute In monitoring the growing abundance of news stories and commentary about “supply chain,” “globalization” or “trade” topics and issues, our editors often see the focus is on apparel, clothing, textiles, fashion, and related topics & … Continue reading
    As the Global Demand for Palm Oil Rises, There is More Focus on the Growing Areas – and on Industry Behaviors Such as Deforestation
    30. April 2018 Business & Society
    By Hank Boerner – Chair, G&A Institute Palm Oil is one of the world’s most popular vegetable cooking oils and in western nations is widely used as prepared food ingredients. Food industry interests promote the benefits: lower cholesterol levels, less … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    New York Stock Exchange appoints first female leader
    (Tuesday - May 22, 2018)
    Source: BBC

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights


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