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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

    ESG investing provides strong return
    (Friday - October 11, 2019)
    Source: FT Adviser
    Changing Your Diet Can Help Tamp Down Depression, Boost Mood
    (Friday - October 11, 2019)
    Source: NPR
    Californians Learning That Solar Panels Don't Work in Blackouts
    (Friday - October 11, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo/Bloomberg

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Nu Skin Focuses Sustainability Efforts Around Key Initiatives
    (Friday - October 11, 2019)
    Source: PR NewsWire
    Harsco Releases 2018-2019 Environmental, Social & Governance Report
    (Wednesday - October 09, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance
    Pattern Energy Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Report
    (Thursday - October 03, 2019)
    Source: Yahooo Finance

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Here's why the retail sector keeps bleeding jobs
    (Monday - October 07, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance
    Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
    Source: Reuters

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    The Young People Move to the Streets to Protest Slow or Lack of Action on Climate Change Challenges…
    08. October 2019
    When young people take to the streets in significant number, there is usually a revolution of some type in store, history tells us.  Revolutions belong to the young, we can say with some certainty if history is our guide.  (Think: … Continue reading
    The DJSI – Pioneer in ESG/Sustainable Investing Indexes, Celebrating 20 Years of Industry Leadership and Partnership of RobecoSAM and S&P Global Dow Jones
    03. October 2019
    by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute ESG equity indexes are certainly all the buzz these days as many more institutional and retail investors are embracing sustainable investing and directing their investment dollars toward existing and new … Continue reading
    Climate Change-Related Disclosure: The TCFD Is Here — the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures
    02. October 2019
    Original Document: August 2017 – published in G&A’s “To the Point” Management Briefing Platform Republished on  Sustainability Update – October 2, 2019 by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute The Work of the TCFD Will Affect … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    ESG investing provides strong return
    (Friday - October 11, 2019)
    Source: FT Adviser
    6 myths of sustainable investing
    (Friday - October 11, 2019)
    Source: Morningstar India

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Activists in the Boardroom
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
    Source: City Journal
    New York Comptroller Plans to Expand Pension Plan’s ESG Funding
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
    Source: Fox Business Network
    Louisiana State Employees Retirement System taps Mellon
    (Thursday - June 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS)
    Source: MarketWatch

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    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.