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Sustainability and the bottom line: the issues most likely to pay – or cost – companies big money
(Thursday - February 12, 2015)
Source: The Guardian - When it comes to corporate sustainability, what really matters? It’s a tough question to answer, especially as the diversity and complexity of issues under the umbrella of “sustainability” continues to grow...

Sustainability in Focus

New York Fashion Week Drops the Ball On Sustainability
(Friday - February 13, 2015)
Source: Huff Post - For New Yorkers, the arrival of February means Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is right around the corner. With the first shows just days away, Soho is already abuzz as press, models, designers and industry insiders are set to descend...

What’s the beef with sustainability?
(Friday - February 13, 2015)
Source: AgriNews - Every beef production system can be sustainable. “Sustainability is not a bad word, and it is not a word we should be afraid to use every day,” said Jude Capper, a livestock sustainability consultant in Montana....

Seven sustainability lessons we can all learn from backpackers
(Friday - February 13, 2015)
Source: - With a reputation in Australia for public drunkenness and antisocial behavior, backpackers might not seem likely role models for "greener" ways of living. Most backpackers are from upper- or middle-class backgrounds where high...

Opinion: Sustainable investing helps your portfolio do well and do good
(Friday - February 13, 2015)
Source: MarketWatch - Sustainable investing has gone mainstream. Today the practice of seeking long-term competitive financial returns together with positive societal impact represents more than one out of every six dollars of U.S. assets under...

UAE leads region in sustainability, according to report
(Thursday - February 12, 2015)
Source: The National - Dubai and Abu Dhabi lead the Middle East in a sustainability ranking of 50 cities. The Sustainable Cities Index report evaluates cities in 31 countries on their social, environmental and economic performance using data published...

This is just a sample of some of the articles from this weeks SustainabilityHQ Highlights.  You can view the full Highlights by using the following links. Sustainability | ESG, Highlights for the Week of February 18, 2015