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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.
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    Special Focus

    Trends Converging!
    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...
    A new book by Hank Boerner, Chairman of Governance & Accountability Institute. Trends Converging! is your guide to positive trends that make the case for continued progress.  Click here to download and read your complimentary copy of the book.

    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

    Boeing shares jump nearly 10% to record high
    (Thursday - July 27, 2017)
    Source: CNN Money
    Diesel and petrol car ban: Clean air strategy 'not enough'
    (Thursday - July 27, 2017)
    Source: BBC

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Azerbaijan: The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Nothing
    (Wednesday - July 26, 2017) Associated Profiles : State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ)
    Permanent Fund’s special investments do right by Alaskans
    (Wednesday - July 26, 2017) Associated Profiles : Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
    Source: Anchorage Daily News

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    RESEARCH RESULTS: Using The GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework Improves The Quality of ESG Disclosures – Joint Research From G&A Institute and Baruch College Shows
    19. July 2017 Business Case
    (July 18, 2017 – New York, NY) — Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. is the data partner for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in the United States, United Kingdom, and The Republic of Ireland. In this role the Institute monitors, … Continue reading
    Conversation with Professor Baruch Lev at NYU: Is Accounting Outmoded?
    18. July 2017 Business & Society
    July 17, 2017 by Hank Boerner – Chairman and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute Questions:  Is Accounting as we know it now outmoded … beyond Its usefulness to investors? We share with you today the views of a global thought … Continue reading
    Where Are We Now With Climate Change Solutions After the G20 Meeting and the Trump White House Abandonment of COP 21/Paris Agreement?
    17. July 2017 Climate Change
    All eyes were on Hamburg, Germany last week as the leaders of the “G20″ nations** gathered. High on the agenda was climate change and sustainable development.  Mixed messages came out of the gathering, but as Jens-Peter Saul explains in our … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Boeing shares jump nearly 10% to record high
    (Thursday - July 27, 2017)
    Source: CNN Money
    GE, Invenergy build wind farm in Oklahoma, biggest in the U.S.
    (Thursday - July 27, 2017)
    Source: Reuters
    Bitcoin Exchange Was a Nexus of Crime, Indictment Says
    (Thursday - July 27, 2017)
    Source: NY Times

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights


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