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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

    Breaking News: Here are the details of the Brexit agreement
       
    (Thursday - March 21, 2019)
    Source: CNN
    U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floods
       
    (Thursday - March 21, 2019)
    Source: Reuters
    Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 42,000 Pounds of Protein To Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
       
    (Thursday - March 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : CSRwire
    Source: CSR Wire

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Impossible Foods Boosts Sustainability Across All Key Metrics
       
    (Thursday - March 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business Wire – CSR Circuit
    Source: Business Wire
    Del Monte Foods Releases 2018 Sustainability Report
       
    (Wednesday - January 23, 2019)
    Source: BusinessWire

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    New Zealand Investment Funds Demand Facebook, Google, and Twitter to Patrol and Censor Violent Content
       
    (Thursday - March 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : New Zealand Superannuation Fund
    Source: Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute
    Omani sovereign wealth fund explores investment opportunities in Egypt
       
    (Wednesday - March 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : State General Reserve Fund (Oman)
    Source: Daily News Egypt

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    Insights...
    Focus on Green Finance – The European Union Action Plan – Mandates Being Put In Place for Fiduciaries
    19. March 2019 SRI
    The European Union adopted a Sustainable Finance Action Plan in May 2018; the package of measures included a proposal for a regulation to establish a framework to facilitate sustainable investment.  The aim is to create a unified classification system or … Continue reading
    Five/in/Five – IBM Predicts Five Innovations To Change Our Lives in the Next Five Years at 2019 Think Conference
    14. March 2019 Business & Society
    At the recent IBM Think 2019 Conference, fascinating artificial intelligence (“AI”) innovations were showcased; these are approaches in development to help meet the needs of global stressed food and water ecosystems. Forbes’ contributor Lee Bell outlined the work of scientists and … Continue reading
    Morgan Stanley Research Important Takeaway: Sustainable Investing Approaches Now Clearly Mainstream For Institutional and Retail Asset Owners
    04. March 2019 Investment Case
    A 2018 survey by Morgan Stanley took the pulse of U.S. asset managers (with in-depth telephone interviews) to determine the level of adoption of sustainable investing approaches by asset managers in the United States. Results:  in the report “Sustainable Signals: … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Global stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bonds
       
    (Thursday - March 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
    Source: Reuters
    Federal Reserve signals no interest rate hikes in 2019
       
    (Thursday - March 21, 2019)
    Source: Fox Business
    Here's why Levi Strauss, the world's biggest denim brand, is going public
       
    (Wednesday - March 20, 2019)
    Source: CNBC

    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.