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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

    'Vaccine' created for huge cyber-attack
    (Wednesday - June 28, 2017)
    Source: BBC
    Gold Plunges After 1.8 Million Ounces Were Traded in One Minute
    (Wednesday - June 28, 2017)
    Source: Bloomberg

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Ball Corporation Announces 2016 Sustainability Achievements
    (Friday - June 23, 2017)
    Source: PR NewsWire
    (Tuesday - June 20, 2017)
    Source: WaterWorld
    HP reveals new sustainability goals
    (Thursday - June 15, 2017)
    Source: IT OroPortal

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    Are You Still In? Are You Signed on Yet? C’Mon – the Country Needs You!
    26. June 2017 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner, Chairman & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute Question of the Day:  Are YOU Still In?  Have you signed on?  “In” — that is, for the long haul on addressing the many challenges of climate change and related global warming issues.  And … Continue reading
    Corporate Sustainability Disclosure – On the Rise But Does the Disclosure Address What Investors Seeking?
    26. June 2017 Business Case
    The good news is that more public company managements are involved in, and approving, broader disclosure on sustainability information.  There are widely-accepted frameworks in place to help boards and managements better understand the needs and desires of stakeholders — especially … Continue reading
    Resolved! The USA Will Move Forward Despite the Administration’s Cancellation of the Cop 21 -the Paris Accord
    19. June 2017 Business & Society
    “Resolute!” – The root of the word comes down to us from the ancient Latin, meaning (over many centuries) to decide on and stay with a course of action.  We’re seeing that these days in the “resolve” of the US … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Gold Plunges After 1.8 Million Ounces Were Traded in One Minute
    (Wednesday - June 28, 2017)
    Source: Bloomberg
    Google Faces Years of EU Oversight on Top of Record Antitrust Fine
    (Wednesday - June 28, 2017)
    Source: NY Times

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights


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