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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 Perks of Socially Responsible Investing - video
    (Wednesday - March 29, 2017)
    Source: Bloomberg
    Ford Investing $1.2 Billion in Plants as Trump Touts Jobs
    (Wednesday - March 29, 2017)
    Source: Bloomberg
    A strong parliament will be nature’s last line of defence during Brexit
    (Wednesday - March 29, 2017)
    Source: The Guardian

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    2016 Greenbuild Sustainability Report
    (Wednesday - March 08, 2017)
    Source: Dexigner
    Siegwerk publishes first Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - March 02, 2017)
    Source: Labels and Labeling

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Future Fund a model for superannuation'
    (Wednesday - March 29, 2017) Associated Profiles : Future Fund (Australia)
    Source: The Australian
    Saudi Arabia, Jordan ink 15 major agreements
    (Wednesday - March 29, 2017) Associated Profiles : Sanabil al-Saudia - (Has been known as Public Investment Fund), Hassana Investment Company
    Source: Construction Week Online

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    Worried About Climate Change? Nah – The Deniers & Destroyers At Work – White House Attempts to Roll Back Obama Environmental Protection Legacy
    28. March 2017 Climate Change
    Deniers/Destroyers at work – at US EPA — the White House — hoping/wishing for rollback of rich Obama legacy positions on climate change issues… by Hank Boerner – Chairman, Chief Strategist – G&A Institute March 28, 2017 In classic-CNN style … Continue reading
    World Bank & Partners + S&P Dow Jones Indices, & Partners — Rolling Out New Sustainable Investing Approaches for Institutions…
    27. March 2017 Impact Investing
    Forward Momentum! — Two new approaches that spell out a-d-v-a-n-c-e-m-e-n-t for sustainable investment: World Bank and S&P Dow Jones Indices (separately) roll out new products and approaches with key partners’ participation. Despite the nay-saying about climate change, global warming, sustainability … Continue reading
    Climate Change Resolutions / and Investors’ Voting — “Hurricane” Coming in 2017 Shareholder Voting?
    21. March 2017 Climate Change
    “Stormy Weather Ahead Warning”:  Climate Change Resolutions / and Investors’ Voting — “Hurricane” Coming in 2017 Shareholder Proxy Voting Season? Guest Commentary – by Seth Duppstadt – Proxy Insight Limited The United Nations‘ consensus reached in the “Paris Agreement” (COP … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    The Perks of Socially Responsible Investing - video
    (Wednesday - March 29, 2017)
    Source: Bloomberg
    BlackRock cuts fees and jobs; stockpicking goes high-tech
    (Wednesday - March 29, 2017)
    Source: Reuters
    Wells Fargo Agrees To $110 Mln Settlement Of Class Action Lawsuit
    (Wednesday - March 29, 2017)
    Source: NASDAQ

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Calpers Urges the SEC Not to Delay CEO Pay Rule
    (Thursday - March 23, 2017) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
    Source: Bloomberg
    CA lawmakers want to divest funds from companies involved in border wall construction
    (Thursday - March 23, 2017) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
    Source: San Francisco Examiner
    Global Goals: European Pension Funds Tilt Capital Toward ‘SDG Investing’
    (Tuesday - March 21, 2017)
    Source: Impact Alpha

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