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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

    Amazon HQ2: Cities are trying to woo tech giant after cancellation of New York plans
    (Thursday - February 21, 2019)
    Source: USA Today
    Disney, Nestle pull YouTube ads in uproar over child videos
    (Thursday - February 21, 2019)
    Source: Engadget
    Society and customers expect more, and a sustainable business model delivers
    (Thursday - February 21, 2019)
    Source: Greenbiz

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Del Monte Foods Releases 2018 Sustainability Report
    (Wednesday - January 23, 2019)
    Source: BusinessWire
    Where Life-Changing Technology Meets Sustainability
    (Thursday - September 06, 2018)
    Source: PR Newswire

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

    Sustainability Update11
    Question for Corporate Leaders: Is Your Company’s Sustainability Journey Based on Key Strategies? Is There Clear Alignment of Foundational Strategies with Sustainability?
    18. February 2019 Business Case
    HBR Authors Share Some Research Findings Of Importance to Corporate Leaders and Asset Managers… Strategy – the familiar word comes down to us over the eons from the language of ancient Greece. The roots of the original word (translated to “stratagem”) … Continue reading
    The Ethical and Sustainable Supply Chain – Some Thoughts on This For You From Forbes
    11. February 2019 Business Case
    “Ethical sourcing” — we see that a lot of companies are systematically addressing issues in their sourcing and supply chain management to better understand and address (and better manage!) the various issues that their investors, customers, employees, business partners, and … Continue reading
    Davos 2019: The Conversation in Switzerland Ripples Out to The Rest of the World – News, Commentaries, Reports, Initiatives, For Your Consideration
    01. February 2019 Business & Society
    Davos, Switzerland –  January 2019: The Conversation in Switzerland Ripples Out to The Rest of the World – News, Commentaries, Reports, Initiatives, For Your Consideration by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute The world leadership gathering in … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    Fed sees balance sheet reduction ending, notes 'risks and uncertainties'
    (Thursday - February 21, 2019)
    Source: CNBC
    Three experts weigh in on Walmart as the company soars on earnings
    (Wednesday - February 20, 2019)
    Source: CNBC

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Lawmaker aims to change pension forfeiture rules
    (Wednesday - February 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System
    Source: abc27
    Hedge Fund Manager Joins Wyoming Pension
    (Monday - February 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Wyoming Retirement System
    Source: FINalternatives

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