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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

    Sears Today, Walmart Tomorrow? Why You Don't Want To Own Any Retail St
    (Thursday - March 23, 2017)
    Source: Forbes
    What I learned on my Listening Tour: Sustainability reporting needs to evolve
    (Thursday - March 23, 2017)
    Source: Huff Post
    Japanese innovation serves sustainability
    (Thursday - March 23, 2017)
    Source: Euro News

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    2016 Greenbuild Sustainability Report
    (Wednesday - March 08, 2017)
    Source: Dexigner
    Siegwerk publishes first Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - March 02, 2017)
    Source: Labels and Labeling
    Walgreens celebrates key achievements in 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility report
    (Wednesday - March 01, 2017)
    Source: Drugstore News

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Tamp down agency risk to promote long-term investing
    (Wednesday - March 22, 2017) Associated Profiles : Future Fund (Australia)
    Norway's wealth fund earned less money due ethical divestments
    (Tuesday - March 21, 2017)
    Source: Reuters

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    Climate Change Resolutions / and Investors’ Voting — “Hurricane” Coming in 2017 Shareholder Voting?
    21. March 2017 Climate Change
    “Stormy Weather Ahead Warning”:  Climate Change Resolutions / and Investors’ Voting — “Hurricane” Coming in 2017 Shareholder Proxy Voting Season? Guest Commentary – by Seth Duppstadt – Proxy Insight Limited The United Nations‘ consensus reached in the “Paris Agreement” (COP … Continue reading
    Musing About the Alphabet Soup of ESG – SRI – CSR … et al!
    20. March 2017 Community Investing
    Blog post March 16, 2017 by Hank Boerner and Louis Coppola – G&A Institute Often in our conversations with managers at companies that are new to corporate sustainability and especially new to publishing corporate sustainability reports, we often move into … Continue reading
    In 2017 the G&A Institute Team Celebrates the Company’s 10th Anniversary — and Editor-in-Chief Ken Cynar’s Continuing Efforts to Keep You Well Informed
    16. March 2017 Business & Society
    In 2017, the G&A Institute team is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of our corporate sustainability consulting, counseling, advice and research firm.  Many of us at G&A worked together in a prominent issues and crisis management consulting practice … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Sears Today, Walmart Tomorrow? Why You Don't Want To Own Any Retail St
    (Thursday - March 23, 2017)
    Source: Forbes
    Executive Compensation Commands Board Committee Expertise
    (Wednesday - March 22, 2017)
    Source: Forbes
    What the Biggest Banks Are Planning Once Brexit Starts
    (Wednesday - March 22, 2017)
    Source: Bloomberg

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Global Goals: European Pension Funds Tilt Capital Toward ‘SDG Investing’
    (Tuesday - March 21, 2017)
    Source: Impact Alpha
    Arizona State Retirement System taps new CIO
    (Sunday - March 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
    Source: Pensions & Investments
    N.J. Senate passes bill to give police, fire system investment and management autonomy
    (Wednesday - March 15, 2017) Associated Profiles : New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits
    Source: Pensions & Investments

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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.