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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

    Asian shares resume descent, oil prices up on Saudi tensions
    (Monday - October 15, 2018)
    Source: Reuters
    Safety group demands Hyundai, Kia to recall 2.9M cars over reported fire complaints
    (Monday - October 15, 2018)
    Source: Star Advertiser

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Where Life-Changing Technology Meets Sustainability
    (Thursday - September 06, 2018)
    Source: PR Newswire
    HBC Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
    (Friday - August 31, 2018)
    Source: Daily Times
    Southwire Launches 2017 Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - August 16, 2018)
    Source: Cision PR Wire

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Temasek Holdings and GIC on worldwide buying spree
    (Sunday - October 14, 2018) Associated Profiles : Temasek Holdings
    Source: WHAT HAS
    Super Fund warns feritliser co-operative Ballance over phosphate
    (Saturday - October 13, 2018) Associated Profiles : New Zealand Superannuation Fund
    Super Fund could lose half its value as share markets fall
    (Thursday - October 11, 2018) Associated Profiles : New Zealand Superannuation Fund
    Source: Newshub

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    UN IPCC Warns Us: The Time to Act Is Now – The Window For Action on Global Warming is Fast Closing
    15. October 2018 Climate Change
    The buzz for the past few days has been about the report of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that urged governments everywhere to “take rapid and far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avoid … Continue reading
    State of Corporate Sustainability, GreenBiz Releases Latest Update — Top Lines: (1) We are making progress and (2) There are still challenges
    09. October 2018 Business Case
    It’s three-quarters of the way through the year 2018 – what is the state of the Sustainability Profession?  John Davies, writing in GreenBiz (he’s VP & Senior Analyst), shares some interesting highlights gained through the firm’s recent report with us … Continue reading
    Seven Compelling Corporate Sustainability Stories For You – How Entrepreneurs Are Managing Their Sustainable Business and Meeting Society’s Needs
    27. September 2018 Business Case
    How do we structure a more sustainable (and responsible) business – it’s a question we are regularly asked here at G&A Institute. By big firms and small companies — publicly-traded or privately-owned (and numerous planning to go public). As we get … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Here’s Why More Scares Are Ahead for the Stock Market
    (Monday - October 15, 2018)
    Source: Barons
    Tears For Sears
    (Friday - October 12, 2018)
    Source: Seeking Alpha
    Warren Buffett on why interest rates matter so much for investing
    (Friday - October 12, 2018)
    Source: CNBC

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    The World's Most Reputable Companies For Corporate Responsibility 2018
    (Friday - October 12, 2018)
    Source: Forbes
    Public pensions help the whole city, not just retirees
    (Thursday - October 11, 2018) Associated Profiles : New York City Comptroller’s Office: Bureau of Asset Management
    Source: Crain's New York

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