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Top Story of the Week
New Partnership Offers Clients of
Governance & Accountability Institute Access
to RepRisk Comprehensive ESG Intelligence

(Friday - July 11, 2014) Source: Governance & Accountability Institute
New York/Zurich – As part of its portfolio of resources to help managers identify, understand, monitor, and address their sustainability challenges, the Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute will now bring the benefits of...

Sustainability in Focus

Is a sustainable supply chain an obligation or necessity?      
(Friday - July 11, 2014)
Source: Packaging Digest - Over the past decade, sustainability across industries has evolved and grown in importance. Most organizations that once felt it was something they needed to do to meet their social, legal and regulatory responsibilities, today...

Setting Standards For Corporate Responsibility And Sustainability -- Together      
(Friday - July 11, 2014)
Source: Forbes - If there were any lingering doubts on sustainability moving into the mainstream and increasingly deemed essential to financials in corporate boardrooms, they should have been checked again by yesterday’s events in London. The...

Sustainable energy becoming cost effective option, says report      
(Thursday - July 10, 2014) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
- Blue & Green Tomorrow - It states, According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, costs for solar PV systems fell by 57% between 2009 and 2014. Costs for other technologies also...

Study: Shoppers more focused on sustainability      
(Thursday - July 10, 2014)
Source: BizReport - When it comes to spending money, more global consumers are looking at what brands give back to the world - and not just in the products offered. According to a new report out from Nielsen just over half of the global online...

With the launch of its first professional body, has sustainability lost its edge?      
(Wednesday - July 09, 2014)
Source: The Guardian - Has the corporate responsibility movement come of age or is it in danger of losing its radical edge? The reason for asking is that today marks the launch of the UK's first professional body for people working in sustainability....

Promote sustainability without disadvantaging business      
(Wednesday - July 09, 2014)
Source: Statesman Journal - Oregon’s natural resources are valued by the public and support biodiversity, tourism and tens of thousands of jobs in the forest products industry. Policies for this economic sector should serve the well-being of all Oregonians....

Competent Leaders Need to Understand the Science of Sustainability      
(Tuesday - July 08, 2014)
Source: Huff Post - In speaking about climate policy last week, President Obama chided senators who are trying to dodge the climate issue by claiming they were not scientists. The president went on to claim that he was not a scientist either, but...

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 July 15, 2014