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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

    Bitcoin: Does it really use more electricity than Ireland?
    (Tuesday - December 12, 2017)
    Source: BBC
    FCC, FTC announce partnership to police internet after net neutrality repeal
    (Tuesday - December 12, 2017)
    Source: The Hill
    You No Longer Need to Sign When Paying With American Express
    (Tuesday - December 12, 2017)
    Source: Fortune

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Allstate Enhances Sustainability Reporting
    (Wednesday - December 06, 2017)
    Source: PR NewsWire
    Mercury Marine releases 2017 Sustainability Report
    (Tuesday - November 28, 2017)
    Source: PR NewsWire
    New Ford Sustainability Report Reveals Progress on Water Stewardship Goals
    (Friday - September 01, 2017)
    Source: Sustainable Brands

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Governor Named to Overhaul New Zealand's Pioneering Central Bank
    (Monday - December 11, 2017) Associated Profiles : New Zealand Superannuation Fund
    Source: Bloomberg
    Why no action against 1MDB, asks Husni
    (Monday - December 11, 2017) Associated Profiles : Aabar Investments PJSC
    Source: Free Malaysia Today
    How divesting of fossil fuels could help save the planet
    (Monday - December 11, 2017) Associated Profiles : Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    North Sea Oil & Gas – Fueling Great Accumulations of Wealth for the Long-Term Benefit of Norway’s Future Generations
    07. December 2017 SRI
    The foundation for the significant progress made in so many spheres of society in the 20th Century was…Oil!  The oil-producing nations of the world amassed great wealth with the marketing of oil and petroleum-derived products; those products enabled fantastic progress … Continue reading
    27. November 2017 Business & Society
    Guest Post by Laura Maio Yague, Sustainability Report Analyst, Governance & Accountability Institute The Annual Net Impact Conference in the City of Atlanta, Georgia was held on October 26th, 27th and 28th of October and I was one of the fortunate ones to … Continue reading
    Seven Important Trends From Textile Exchange Conference Summed Up: The Industry Gets It on Sustainability
    17. November 2017 Business Case
    “Sustainability is front and center in the apparel sector” — so writes Tara Donaldson in the November 5th feature story in the Sourcing Journal in covering the Textile Sustainability Conference in October. Seven major trends were discussed at the meeting … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Bitcoin: Does it really use more electricity than Ireland?
    (Tuesday - December 12, 2017)
    Source: BBC
    You No Longer Need to Sign When Paying With American Express
    (Tuesday - December 12, 2017)
    Source: Fortune
    Carney to Put Pen to Paper as U.K. Inflation Climbs Above 3%
    (Tuesday - December 12, 2017)
    Source: Bloomberg

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Pensions: A Promise is a Promise... Unless it's Inconvenient
    (Monday - December 11, 2017) Associated Profiles : Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island (ERSRI)
    Source: Truth Out
    CalPERS exposes taxpayers to unnecessary risks
    (Sunday - December 10, 2017) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
    Source: Orange County Register
    IPERS' unfunded pension liabilities rise to nearly $7 billion
    (Saturday - December 09, 2017) Associated Profiles : Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS)
    Source: Des Moines Register

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