SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights

Highlighting the top news, commentary, and research for the week coming from SHQ. The highlights newsletter also spotlights one profiled organization and their recent activity as monitored by SHQ.

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The Young People Move to the Streets to Protest Slow or Lack of Action on Climate Change Challenges…
When young people take to the streets in significant number, there is usually a revolution of some type in store, history tells us.  Revolutions belong to the young, we can say with some certainty if history is our guide.  (Think: American Revolution, French Revolution, Civil Rights protests in the American South.  Dramatic change followed these protests.) So what to make now of four...
Oct 8, 2019 11:00 AM ET
The DJSI – Pioneers in ESG/Sustainable Investing Indexes, Celebrates 20 Years of Industry Leadership and Partnership of RobecoSAM and S&P Global Dow Jones
ESG equity indexes are certainly all the buzz these days as many more institutional and retail investors are embracing sustainable investing and directing their investment dollars toward existing and new index families that qualify (or purport to qualify) as a suitable ESG/sustainable investment. Of note, Morgan Stanley Institute reports that its surveys reveal that are there very...
Oct 1, 2019 11:00 AM ET
Generation M – the “Millennials” – Making a Difference in Many Spheres of Society
For many years, our references to “generation” usually meant that we were speaking about the people living (and able to act) at the time.  For example, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1936 on accepting his party’s nomination to a campaign for second term, ended his remarks with this: “There is a mysterious cycle in human events.  To some generations much is given.  Of other generations...
Sep 23, 2019 11:30 AM ET
60% of the Russell 1000 Published Sustainability Reports in 2018 -- Trends Among Large-Cap, Publicly-Traded U.S. Companies Included in the Russell 1000® Index -- G&A Institute Shares Research Results
60% of the Russell 1000 Published Sustainability Reports in 2018 -- Trends Among Large-Cap, Publicly-Traded U.S. Companies Included in the Russell 1000® Index -- G&A Institute Shares Research...
Sep 17, 2019 10:00 AM ET
GRESB at the Decade Mark – the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark Serving Investors, Real Estate Asset Owners and Managers, Developers…
A decade ago, two large institutional investors (PGGM Investments and APG Asset Management and Maastricht University (The Netherlands) launched “GRESB” to try to develop more efficient access to comparable and reliable data related to the ESG performance of their investments.  (GRESB=Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark.)  The initial research for the approach was done by Dr....
Sep 3, 2019 10:15 AM ET

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