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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 Players

    ESG Sustainability Highlights

    Bond Losses Wiped Out for Treasuries With Dollar Beating All
       
    (Monday - September 22, 2014)
    Source: Bloomberg
    The bottom line is a sustainability one
       
    (Monday - September 22, 2014) Associated Profiles : FTSE4Good

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Firestone Building Products Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C 2013 Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    Salesforce Publishes GRI G4 Undeclared 2014 Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    Allergan Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level A 2014 Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

    UK Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Bowmer & Kirkland Publishes NON-GRI 2013 Social Responsibility Report
       
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    Machester Airports Group (MAG) Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level A+ 2013-2014 Sustainability Report
       
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    SITA Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C 2013 Sustainability Report
       
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

    Ireland Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Accenture Publishes GRI G3 Application Level B 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report
       
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    The Foundation for Investing in Communities Publishes GRI G4 in Accordance Core 2013 Sustainability Report
       
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    ESB Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C+ 2013 Sustainability Report
       
    (Saturday - August 23, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

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    CalPERS – Beyond the Headlines About Hedge Fund Exit – Guide for the California System Are Its “Investment Beliefs”
    16. September 2014 Corporate Governance
    by Hank Boerner – Chairman & Chief Strategist – Governance & Accountability Institute This week’s capital markets headlines focus on the planned divestment of hedge funds by the USA’s largest public employee retirement system (CalPERS).  The US$300 billion California Public Employees Retirement System … Continue reading
    The DJSI – Analytical Game Changer in 1999 – Sustainable Investing Pacesetter in 2014
    16. September 2014 Corporate Governance
    by Hank Boerner – Chairman – Chief Strategist, G&A Institute updated with information provided to me by RobecoSAM for clarification on 17 September 2014. It was 15 years ago (1999) that an important — and game-changing  ”sustainability investing” resource came in … Continue reading
    Bolded Wall Street Names Advancing Sustainable Investing — Add Morgan Stanley
    08. September 2014 Corporate Responsibility
    by Hank Boerner – Chair, G&A Institute In recent weeks our conversations with asset owners and managers have been very encouraging — a host of brand name Wall Street houses have been tuning in to sustainable investing and a good number … Continue reading

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    Asset Managers

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Bond Losses Wiped Out for Treasuries With Dollar Beating All
       
    (Monday - September 22, 2014)
    Source: Bloomberg
    Green Bonds Planting Seeds for Eco-Friendly Investment
       
    (Monday - September 22, 2014) Associated Profiles : FTSE4Good

    The G20 finance ministers meeting, explained
       
    (Monday - September 22, 2014)
    Source: ABC.net

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Goldman Sachs hits back against Libyan claims
       
    (Monday - September 22, 2014) Associated Profiles : Libyan Investment Authority

    Kiwis lag on corporate social responsibility
       
    (Friday - September 19, 2014) Associated Profiles : New Zealand Superannuation Fund

    MIDEAST STOCKS-Arabtec, Emaar may lift Dubai; Saudi vulnerable
       
    (Friday - September 19, 2014) Associated Profiles : Aabar Investments PJSC

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    CalSTRS to boost clean energy, tech investment
       
    (Monday - September 22, 2014) Associated Profiles : Investor Network on Climate Risk

    States Face Rising Tide of Retirement
       
    (Monday - September 22, 2014) Associated Profiles : South Carolina Retirement Systems

    Slamming a Door on Hedge Funds
       
    (Sunday - September 21, 2014) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)

     

    Governance & Accountability Institute is a monitoring, intelligence-gathering and knowledge management center operating at the intersection of powerful forces reshaping relationships between stockholders and stakeholders, and the public corporation. The key players transforming the markets and interacting with corporate management and boards include fund owners and asset managers and their third party advisors-in sovereign wealth funds,socially responsible investment organizations, activist hedge funds, public pension funds, labor union funds, private equity firms, investment banks...and more.

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