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SINGAPORE - Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver his economic agenda.
August 18, 2017 July Was the 2nd Hottest Month in Recorded HistorySource: Bloomberg
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday Earth sweated to its second hottest month since recordkeeping began in 1880. At 61.89 degrees (16.63 Celsius), last month was behind July 2016's all-time record by...
August 18, 2017 Walmart's Online Sales Up 60% Giving Amazon A Good Run For The Money - Consumers To BenefitSource: Walmart
Although many retailers are struggling to draw shoppers in, Wal-Mart posted same-store sales growth at its U.S. locations for the 12th-consecutive quarter, fueled by traffic growth of 1.3 percent, the company said.
August 18, 2017 Millennials Are Driving Global Sustainable InvestmentSource: Clean Technica
A new investor survey conducted by leading global financial services company Morgan Stanley has revealed that three-quarters of investors and 86% of Millennial investors are interested in sustainable investing.
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Corporate Competitiveness — An Important Consideration for Board & C-Suite, Including the CFO — Here’s Important News From Accenture
Friday, 18. August 2017
In brief: Profits and growth are only two legs of a three-legged stool, with sustainability just as important, says a new study. Is corporate growth and profitability “hard wired” to sustainability and trust? Important question! The answer (a declarative “yes”) … Continue reading
Of Prime Concern to Many Companies: Water! Will Corporate Advertising Claims “Around” The Water Issue Click With Customers?
Friday, 11. August 2017
California….Water: The place name and the liquid substance are interconnected in the minds of sustaianbility professionals thinking about climate change and the effects that we are already seeing in the American landscape. The chronic drought in the Golden State has … 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
Eastman Issues 2017 Sustainability Report
August 18, 2017 Source: Greeneville Sun
Molson Coors Announces New Sustainability Goals, Aims for Zero Waste to Landfill by 2025
August 17, 2017 Source: BrewBound
Connecticut Water Service, Inc. Issues 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report
August 16, 2017 Source: NASDAQ
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Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum Announces 2017 Preliminary Agenda and Speakers
September 12, 2017 - - Source: Clean Technica
EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: POOR SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS IN LIVESTOCK RISK HEALTH AND WEALTH OF ALL OF US
August 18, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
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August 18, 2017 - - Source: Forbes
Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement
August 18, 2017 - - Source: Reuters
Morgan Stanley finds 'record levels' of ESG investors
August 18, 2017 - - Source: GreenBiz
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