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The Washington Post reports that 12 of the largest telephone companies, as well as 51 state attorneys general, have all pledged to implement new anti-robocalling technology.
August 23, 2019 Hedge funds aren’t betting on a recession, Goldman data showSource: MarketWatch
Hedge fund investors don’t buy the idea that the U.S. economy is headed for a recession in the near term, according to data from Goldman Sachs.
The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest tropical forest. It’s home to 30 million people and hosts the largest concentration of biodiversity on the planet. It’s quenched by the largest river in the world. It makes 20 percent...
August 23, 2019 Using ESG Ratings to Build a Sustainability Investing StrategySource: CPA Journal
Sustainability investing continues to grow in popularity, but the lack of standardization in sustainability reporting poses a challenge for investors wishing to maximize the social responsibility, and minimize the social damage,...
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What Does “Sustainability” Mean to Manufacturers? Ingersoll Rand Helps to Explain Through Operations & Products
Monday, 22. July 2019
One of the long-term success stories in U.S. manufacturing is that of Ingersoll Rand, with history dating back to the 1870s as the Industrial Revolution gained great momentum in North America. The company’s products were needed by other industrial revolution … Continue reading
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?
Thursday, 18. July 2019
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
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
SJI Releases First-Ever Environmental, Social and Governance Report
August 13, 2019 Source: Yahoo Finance
Wind power features big in Alliant Energy’s sustainability goals
August 8, 2019 Source: Wind Power Engineering
Dunkin’ ramps up sustainability commitment
July 31, 2019 Source: Beverage Daily
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Sustainability and the environment high on Seatrade Europe’s agenda
September 11, 2019 - - Source: SeaTrade News
If Bitcoin Collapses Buy The Dow, Fast
August 23, 2019 - - Source: Forbes
Dow ekes out gain as bond market flashes another recession warning
August 23, 2019 - - Source: CNN
Activist threat: Why these five companies could come under attack
August 23, 2019 - - Source: MarketWatch
SC Johnson promotes recyclable and compostable plastic packaging in sustainability update.
August 23, 2019 - - Source: Biomarket Insights
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