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    Strategic Governance - Enabling Financial, Environmental, and Social Sustainability

    A new book by Hank Boerner and Mark Sickles of the 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 Players

    ESG Sustainability Highlights

    Hacker trades 272 million passwords for social media likes
    (Thursday - May 05, 2016)
    Source: CNET
    The Chaos of Predicting Climate Change [Video]
    (Thursday - May 05, 2016)
    Source: Scientific America

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Timberland Announces Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020
    (Thursday - April 28, 2016)
    Source: Triple Pundit
    2015 Sustainability Report shows slow-moving progress
    (Monday - April 11, 2016)
    Source: Michigan Daily

    UK Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    (Monday - October 05, 2015)
    Source: Allstate
    New World Resources Publishes GRI G3 Application Level A 2013 Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - November 20, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    University of Wolverhampton Publishes Non-GRI 2013 Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - November 20, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

    Ireland Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Accenture Publishes GRI G3 Application Level B 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report
    (Tuesday - September 09, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    The Foundation for Investing in Communities Publishes GRI G4 in Accordance Core 2013 Sustainability Report
    (Monday - September 08, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
    ESB Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C+ 2013 Sustainability Report
    (Saturday - August 23, 2014)
    Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    Examining the Bloomberg Average ESG Disclosure Scores– Higher For S&P 500® Companies That Disclose/Publish Sustainability Reports With Relevant ESG Data
    04. May 2016 Business Case
    At G&A Institute we continue to look at the S&P 500® universe of companies in two groups: those companies that have published in some form a sustainability, corporate responsibility, citizenship or some related titling to publicly disclose important data and … Continue reading
    A Fascinating Look Into the 21st Century – The Forbes Interview With Hank Boerner by Chris Skroupa
    29. April 2016 Business & Society
    Of interest, The Forbes interview by Chris Skroupa of G&A Institute chair and chief strategist, Hank Boerner.  As we move deeper into the 21st Century, what are some of the ingredients for business success?  To a significant degree, these will include the … Continue reading
    “Purpose” – It is Central to Business Success Says a Sustainable Brands Thinker As He Explores the Sustainability/CR Intersection
    28. April 2016 Business & Society
    What may sound at first glance to be “touchy-feely” management advice turns out to be solid guidance to corporate executives and managers strategizing about “bullet-proofing” their companies and brands for the immediate and the long-term.  Dimitar Vhalov, the Director of … Continue reading

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    "Our good friend Hank Boerner at Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc., has launched INSIGHTS-edge (now SustainabilityHQTM) ,an essential data platform for investor-relations officers, boards of directors and treasury departments in this brave new world of accountability and sustainability. See Testimonials about SHQ here.....

    Asset Managers

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Altria And 'Socially Confused' Investing
    (Thursday - May 05, 2016)
    Source: Seeking Alpha
    Here’s Why We Can’t Rely on Shareholders to Fix CEO Pay
    (Thursday - May 05, 2016)
    Source: The Nation
    This U.S. Regulator Wants to End Mandatory Arbitration for Consumers
    (Thursday - May 05, 2016)
    Source: Fortune

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    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.