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WASHINGTON/BEIJING - Aiming to jumpstart dormant talks, the top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he will confer with his Chinese counterpart before next week’s meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President...
A divided Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates Wednesday and indicated formally that no cuts are coming in 2019. The decision came amid divisions over what is ahead and still leaves open the possibility that policy...
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Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared.
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For the Board Room and C-Suite, Questions and Advice From the Harvard Business Review and ESG and Sustainability
Friday, 14. June 2019
Corporate managers & executives: is your board “sustainability/ESG fluent”? And if not – why not? Attorney Silda Wall Spitzer and John Mandyck, CEO of Urban Green Council, writing in Harvard Business Review explain that while “some” board members have become increasingly “sustainability/ESG … Continue reading
Tuesday, 04. June 2019
There is encouraging news for sustainability professionals coming from the world of stock exchanges this month. The NASDAQ Exchange just published its guide for listed companies – as well for privately-owned firms as perhaps future IPOs for NASDAQ listing – … Continue reading
Sustainability / CR Reporting
G&A Institute is the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) sole data partner for the United States of America, The United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland for monitoring, analyzing and databasing reporting results. This section of AC announces Sustainability and CR Reports as they are issued in the USA, UK and Ireland. For even more detail on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Reporting in the USA please click on the GRI graphic above for access to our reports database maintained in SustainabilityHQ™.
USA Corporate Reporting
Dow releases annual Sustainability Report
June 18, 2019 Source: Yahoo Finance
Smithfield Foods Showcases Continued Leadership and Transparency in New Sustainability Report, Launches Unique Tool for Today’s Conscious Consumer
May 22, 2019 Source: Yahoo Finance
Hershey Highlights Progress in Key Areas of Deforestation, Sustainable Cocoa and Human Rights in 2018 Sustainability Report
May 15, 2019 Source: Globe Newswire
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The Design of Business Ethics
June 21, 2019 - - Source: JDSupra
China’s economic census uncovers more fake data as officials promise ‘zero tolerance’ to data manipulation
June 20, 2019 - - Source: South China Morning Post
U.S. consumer debt is now breaching levels last reached during the 2008 financial crisis
June 20, 2019 - - Source: MarketWatch
What On Earth Is Sustainable Jet Fuel? Can It Save Our Planet?
June 20, 2019 - - Source: Simple Flying
More pregnant women in the US are using pot, study finds
June 20, 2019 - - Source: CNN
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