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    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...
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    Strategic Governance - Enabling Financial, Environmental, and Social Sustainability

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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

    Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in US
    (Tuesday - September 19, 2017)
    Source: BBC
    Another Win, Record Close for Dow; S&P, Nasdaq Hit New Highs (Mon.)
    (Tuesday - September 19, 2017)
    Source: NSADAQ
    Cities Try Convincing Amazon They're Ready For Its New Headquarters
    (Tuesday - September 19, 2017)
    Source: NPR

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    New Ford Sustainability Report Reveals Progress on Water Stewardship Goals
    (Friday - September 01, 2017)
    Source: Sustainable Brands
    Tiffany & Co. Highlights Progress and Commitments in New Sustainability Report
    (Friday - September 01, 2017)
    Source: CSRWire
    Shaw Industries, other carpetmakers move to more sustainable production
    (Tuesday - August 29, 2017)
    Source: Times Free Press

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    States Test Whether Public Pension Benefits Given Can Be Taken Away
    (Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS)
    Source: Governing
    French bank SocGen settles dispute with Libyan Investment Authority
    (Tuesday - September 19, 2017) Associated Profiles : Libyan Investment Authority
    Source: Today

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    DJSI Results Announced — Are You In / Out? Attend Our Workshop in Collaboration with RobecoSAM in New York City on October 24th
    18. September 2017 Corporate Citizenship
    Many corporations that endeavor to be sustainable become a bit nervous as we pass Labor Day in the USA.  The rebalancing of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes is traditionally announced at that time.  Is my company in?  Out?  Increasingly, CEOs … Continue reading
    This Is Hurricane Season in the Americas — And Climate Change Discussions Will Accompany News Reports About the Super-Storms Coming Ashore
    08. September 2017 Climate Change
    All news/all the time — that was the American television viewer’s diet of content during the week long siege, with Hurricane Harvey sweeping ashore along the Gulf of Mexico areas of the State of Texas.  And the plight of the people … Continue reading
    Practitioner Workshop: DEMYSTIFYING THE CSA & DJSI
    06. September 2017 Corporate Citizenship
    Practitioner Workshop: DEMYSTIFYING THE CSA & DJSI Focus on Assessment Questions for Human Rights, Human Capital & Supply Chain  October 24, 2017 Presented to you by G&A Institute in collaboration RobecoSAM Hosted at Baruch College/CUNY in New York City The aim … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Another Win, Record Close for Dow; S&P, Nasdaq Hit New Highs (Mon.)
    (Tuesday - September 19, 2017)
    Source: NSADAQ
    Wisconsin approves $3bn deal for Foxconn factory
    (Tuesday - September 19, 2017)
    Source: BBC News
    Jamie Dimon, Here's Why You're Wrong About Bitcoin
    (Tuesday - September 19, 2017)
    Source: Forbes

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights


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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.