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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Recycling – the Circular Economy: Admirable Efforts, With Significant Challenges as the Efforts Expand & Become More Complex for Businesses
In these last days of the year 2018, of course, we’ll be seeing shared expert perspectives on the year now ending and a look into the new year, 2019.  Sustainable Brands shared one person’s perspectives on three sustainability trends that are gaining momentum heading into 2019. The commentary is authored by Renee Yardley, VP-Sales & Marketing of Rolland Inc., a prominent North...
Dec 27, 2018 10:00 AM ET
The UN Sustainable Development Goals – “What Matters” for 40 Sectors? G&A Institute's Research Project Yields Key Data
Nearing the end of the 20th Century, the United Nations assembled experts to develop the eight Millennium Goals (MDGs), to serve as blueprints and guides for public, private and social sector actions during the period 2000-2015 (the “new millennium”). For “post-2015”, the more ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were launched with 17 goals and 169 targets – these are calls to...
Dec 17, 2018 10:45 AM ET
Corporate America and Climate Change: McDonald’s Sets Pace for Strategies & Action in Global Fast-Food Industry
Game changer – early adopter – first mover – tipping point – striving for excellence:  These are some of the familiar themes of their work offered by best-selling business authors. These phrases help to frame our understanding of established or emerging trends. Peter Economy, the “leadership guy” at Inc. magazine, offers us his take on the McDonald’s food chain announcement...
Dec 11, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Scary Stuff: The Fourth Official "Climate Science Special Report" by the U.S. Government's “Global Change Research Program"
Whether you are an investor, company executive or board member, or an issue advocate, or civic leader, these “high probability” outcomes should keep you up at night:  more superstorms; more drought; increased risk of forest fires; more floods; rising sea levels; melting glaciers; ocean acidification; increasing atmospheric water vapor (thus, more powerful rainstorms)…and more. ...
Dec 3, 2018 11:30 AM ET
The State of Sustainable / ESG Investment in 2018: The State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting & How We Got Here
This issue we bring you two important Top Stories that capture the state of sustainable investing from varying points-of-view.  We selected these for their value to both corporate managers and investment professionals.  Corporate staff can use the findings to “make the case” upward to C-suite and boardroom using both documents.  Investors not yet on board with Sustainable / ESG investing can...
Nov 27, 2018 10:00 AM ET

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