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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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    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

    The market rally that could signal a coming recession
       
    (Monday - December 10, 2018)
    Source: Axios
    'Tariff man' Trump has shifted Republicans toward a pro-trade stance
       
    (Monday - December 10, 2018)
    Source: NBC News
    A push to make fracking waste water usable in agriculture — and even for drinking
       
    (Monday - December 10, 2018)
    Source: Washington Post

    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

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Qatar Investment Authority has accelerated investments in technology: CEO
       
    (Monday - December 10, 2018) Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
    Source: Reuters
    G20 investor group wants reform
       
    (Monday - December 10, 2018) Associated Profiles : Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
    Source: top1000funds.com

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    Insights...
    SCARY STUFF: The Fourth Official “Climate Science Special Report” by the U.S. Government’s “Global Change Research Program”
    30. November 2018 Climate Change
    Whether you are an investor, company executive or board member, or an issue advocate, or civic leader, these “high probability” outcomes should keep you up at night:  more superstorms; more drought; increased risk of forest fires; more floods; rising sea levels; … Continue reading
    The State of Sustainable / ESG Investment in 2018: The State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting & How We Got Here
    20. November 2018 Business Case
    by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute In this issue of our weekly newsletter we brought you two important Top Stories that capture the state of sustainable investing from varying points-of-view.  We selected these research efforts for … Continue reading
    The Survey Results Are Here: $12 Trillion in Professionally Managed Assets Are Guided by Sustainable Investing / ESG Approaches in the USA – That’s $1-in-$4 of All Capital Market Assets Under Professional Management At End of 2017
    12. November 2018 Business Case
    The results of the 2018 survey of asset owners, asset managers and community investment professions conducted by The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (“US SIF”) were announced last week. Dramatic results were highly anticipated  — and the US SIF … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Is The OPEC Deal The Start Of A New Rally In Oil?
       
    (Monday - December 10, 2018)
    Source: Oil price.com
    FTSE Russell & Sustainalytics announce global ESG partnership
       
    (Friday - December 07, 2018)
    Source: FTSE Russell & Sustainalytics

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

     

    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.

    G&A identifies key players, monitors their activities, conducts research, charts the players's influence on capital markets and companies, and provides news and intelligence through G&As "SustainabilityHQTM" advisory services. SustainabilityHQTM resources at the intersections of powerful capital markets players--and the public and private companies they invest in.