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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

    Emus Swarm Town As Australia's Drought Worsens
    (Tuesday - August 21, 2018)
    Source: NPR
    ConocoPhillips and Venezuela's PDVSA reach $2 billion settlement
    (Tuesday - August 21, 2018)
    Source: Yahoo

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Southwire Launches 2017 Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - August 16, 2018)
    Source: Cision PR Wire
    U.S. Paper and Wood Products Manufacturers Report Sustainability Progress
    (Wednesday - July 25, 2018)
    Source: Digital Journal

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Nigeria Wasted $1tn Earned in Oil Booms, Says Report
    (Monday - August 20, 2018) Associated Profiles : Excess Crude Account (Nigeria)
    Source: This Day
    Malaysia’s $200 Billion Pension Fund Gets a New CEO
    (Sunday - August 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : Khazanah Nasional Berhad – Malaysia
    Source: Institutional Investor

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    Global Warming / Climate Change — What Are Current Weather Events and Dramatic Changes Telling Us?
    20. August 2018 Climate Change
    The National Geographic describes “Global Warming” as a set of changes to the Earth’s climate, or long-term weather patterns, varying from place-to-place.  The dramatic changes in the rhythms of climate could affect the face of our planet – coasts, forests, farms, mountains…all … Continue reading
    11. August 2018 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute ICCR Provides Leadership for Investor Collaboration To Advance Corporate Sector and Investor Action on Human Rights Issues The recently-launched Investor Alliance for Human Rights provides a collective action platform to … Continue reading
    Eco-Efficiency Green Firm-Specific Advantages — L’Oréal Case Study
    11. August 2018 Business & Society
    Guest Post by Laura Malo Yague, Sustainability Reports Data Analyst, G&A Institute Introduction: The scope of this case study is the analysis of the sustainability strategy of the French company L’Oréal, focused on the actions taken related to the Eco-Efficiency Green … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    ConocoPhillips and Venezuela's PDVSA reach $2 billion settlement
    (Tuesday - August 21, 2018)
    Source: Yahoo
    Gundlach Warns Record Treasury Shorts Risk Pain on Squeeze
    (Tuesday - August 21, 2018)
    Source: Bloomberg

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Health of Oklahoma's public retirement systems improves
    (Sunday - August 19, 2018) Associated Profiles : Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
    Source: NewsOK
    Retirement system reform adds insult to injury
    (Saturday - August 18, 2018) Associated Profiles : Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS)
    Source: Sun Journal
    Chicago Teachers Pension Fund Divesting From Private Prisons
    (Saturday - August 18, 2018) Associated Profiles : New York City Comptroller’s Office: Bureau of Asset Management
    Source: U.S. News & World Report

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