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    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...
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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

    The new World Bank head wants some changes. That could backfire.
    (Friday - April 26, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
    Source: The Washington Post
    Report ranks oil companies by water, chemical management practices
    (Friday - April 26, 2019) Associated Profiles : As You Sow
    Source: Houston Chronicle

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Impossible Foods Boosts Sustainability Across All Key Metrics
    (Thursday - March 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business Wire – CSR Circuit
    Source: Business Wire
    Del Monte Foods Releases 2018 Sustainability Report
    (Wednesday - January 23, 2019)
    Source: BusinessWire

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    When Will Sustainable Investing Be Considered to be in the Mainstream?
    23. April 2019 Impact Investing
    “Movements” – what comes to mind when we describe the characteristics of this term are 20th Century examples. The late-20th Century “environmental movement” was a segue from the older 19th and early 20th Century “conservation movement” that was jump started … Continue reading
    Survey Results: Global Institutional Investors with US$8.4 Trillion in AUM Confirm The Rising Value of Corporate ESG Principles
    18. April 2019 Corporate Citizenship
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute The FTI Consulting business advisory firm surveyed a set of 130 global institutional investors to gauge the depth and breadth of U.S. assets invested using ESG principles.  This group of … Continue reading
    Corporate Supply Chain Sustainability Strategies & Programs: Count as a Cost or Strategic Investment? Consultant to Large-Cap Companies Provides Some Helpful Answers for Corporate Managers
    08. April 2019 Business Case
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute Question:  Does a corporate sustainability program “cost” (and thus shows up on the “expense” side of the ledger) or are there measurable “returns” on the investments that companies are … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    McDonald’s is teaming up with AARP to hire older workers
    (Thursday - April 25, 2019)
    Source: cnbc
    Tesla lost $702 million last quarter, snapping its profit streak
    (Thursday - April 25, 2019)
    Source: CNN

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights


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