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Sustainability a CFO Can Love
(Thursday - March 27, 2014)
Source: Harvard Business Review - As a CFO who advocates sustainability, I’ve noticed that many of my peers take a lukewarm view of the idea, perhaps because they simply don’t see how sustainability can produce returns for a business. I can relate: I, too, am...

Sustainability in Focus

Sustainability 2.0: The CSO's Role Keeps Growing
(Friday - March 28, 2014)
Source: CIO Insight - Over the course of a decade, sustainability has morphed from a fringe and feel-good idea embraced by a handful of companies into a mainstream business concept. In recent years, companies—particularly Global 2000 firms—have...

What does sustainability reporting mean for smaller companies?
(Friday - March 28, 2014)
Source: GreenBiz - In recent years, a lot of buzz has been in the media about rising levels of sustainability reporting among large corporations. However, there has been comparatively little discussion of how smaller companies fit into the trend of...

World’s Largest Investors Launch Effort to Engage Global Stock Exchanges on Sustainability Reporting Standard for Companies
(Thursday - March 27, 2014)
Source: Ceres - Sustainability advocacy group Ceres, in collaboration with BlackRock and other major institutional investors, today announced an initiative to engage global stock exchanges via the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) on a...

Cloud Computing and Sustainability
(Wednesday - March 26, 2014) Associated Profiles : Sustainability Consortium (TSC)
 Source:  GreenBiz - This white paper from Microsoft, Accenture and WSP Environment and Energy shows how companies can save anywhere from 30 to 90 percent of their energy use and emissions by moving IT operations to cloud computing...

4 tips for ringing up sustainability success in retail
(Wednesday - March 26, 2014)
Source: GreenBiz - Retailers can take pride in their sustainability progress, and the industry's stakeholders increasingly are taking interest. But with the breadth of stakeholders that are important to the industry — consumers, employees...

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 April 2, 2014