PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.

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    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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    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 Rise of Coffee Shaming
       
    (Friday - July 19, 2019)
    Source: The Atlantic
    The 5 Benefits of Increasing Your Corporate Social Responsibility
       
    (Friday - July 19, 2019)
    Source: Real Leaders
    Toys 'R' Us is coming back to the United States
       
    (Friday - July 19, 2019)
    Source: CNN

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Skyworks Releases Positive Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - July 16, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance
    Amtrak Releases FY2018 Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - July 09, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance
    Dow releases annual Sustainability Report
       
    (Tuesday - June 18, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    Insights...
    About Those Assembled “Best Of” Lists of Companies – What Lessons Are There For The Managers Of Other Firms…Not On The List Of The Chosen?
    18. July 2019 Business Case
    There are a number of “best of” lists that corporate managers and investment professionals scour to see what companies are judged to be doing well (by the list makers)…whether they be industry peers & competitors, or possible acquisitions or partners, … Continue reading
    Do Consumer Favor Sustainable Brands for Their Products and Services Needs? NYU Stern School Research Dives Deep into the Data For Answers
    01. July 2019 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute Many people in consumer marketing are wondering about consumer preferences for “sustainable” products! In our weekly newsletter the G&A Institute team offers media and experts’ shared perspectives on various issues … Continue reading
    Affording an Unaffordable Utility Upgrade
    26. June 2019 Community Investing
    Guest Column by John-Michael Cross, Policy Associate, Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) Last year, I moved into a 115 year-old home after years of living in modern apartment buildings. The house was in pretty good shape, but I knew from … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    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
     

    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.