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A Yale University study reported this year that “Six in ten Americans are now either “Alarmed” or “Concerned” about global warming,” and that “the proportion of “Alarmed” more than doubled” in five years.
April 22, 2019 Climate change protesters announce shift to political negotiations after week-long demonstrations in LondonSource: Fox News
The protesters who glued themselves to trains and stopped traffic for days in London are having a change of heart and have announced that they plan to shift towards political activism moving forward.
April 22, 2019 The stock market’s progress to a fresh record hinges on a key gauge of economic growthSource: MarketWatch
A first reading of U.S. economic performance in the first three months of 2019 is set to be released next Friday. First-quarter gross domestic product — the official scorecard of the economy’s health—comes at a sensitive time for...
April 22, 2019 NAR: Sustainability sellsSource: Inman
59% of respondents to a survey among members of the National Associaton of Realtors said clients were interested in energy efficiency and sustainable housing features
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Survey Results: Global Institutional Investors with US$8.4 Trillion in AUM Confirm The Rising Value of Corporate ESG Principles
Thursday, 18. April 2019
by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute The FTI Consulting business advisory firm surveyed a set of 130 global institutional investors to gauge the depth and breadth of U.S. assets invested using ESG principles. This group of … Continue reading
Corporate Supply Chain Sustainability Strategies & Programs: Count as a Cost or Strategic Investment? Consultant to Large-Cap Companies Provides Some Helpful Answers for Corporate Managers
Monday, 08. April 2019
by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute Question: Does a corporate sustainability program “cost” (and thus shows up on the “expense” side of the ledger) or are there measurable “returns” on the investments that companies are … 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
Impossible Foods Boosts Sustainability Across All Key Metrics
March 21, 2019 Source: Business Wire
People Need to Be Scared About Climate Change. They Also Need to Recognize That It’s Not Too Late.
March 7, 2019 Source: Mother Jones
Del Monte Foods Releases 2018 Sustainability Report
January 23, 2019 Source: BusinessWire
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Bed Bath & Beyond's co-founders retire from board, adds five new members
April 23, 2019 - Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre - Source: Reuters
Stop the fixation on China trade. Investors should be watching US exports to Europe
April 23, 2019 - Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization - Source: CNBC
Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Aims to Achieve Big Impact Toward Hunger Relief
April 23, 2019 - Associated Profiles : CSRwire - Source: CSR Wire
How To Make Every Day Earth Day
April 22, 2019 - - Source: Forbes
Earth Day 2019: High temperatures, rising waters, wild weather – who is to blame? We are.
April 22, 2019 - - Source: USA Today
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