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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 12:45pm

Top Stories This Week...

Three Reasons Diversity is Important in Driving Sustainability
(Wednesday - April 05, 2017) 
Source: Sustainable Brands - The term “sustainability” can be complex and take on different meanings. The most common definition of sustainability comes from the 1987 UN Brundtland Commission...  

Commentary & Opinion

Cradle-to-Cradle Case History: Shaw Industries
April 5, 2017
Source: Sustainability Update Blog, Guest Commentary by Jennifer Moore – at the Conference Board
Content originally prepared for Certification in Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Strategies – on-line courseware by G&A Institute 
The early 21st century ushered in a new wave of heightened concern about resource scarcity and climate change. Consequently, consumers have been more concerned about the sustainability of the products they purchase and the effects they are having on the environment.

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Sustainability Trends, News & Issues in Focus

Sustainable strategies on growth track in US 
(Monday - April 03, 2017) 
Source: Pensions and Investments
 - Investments in sustainable strategies are growing rapidly in the U.S. as more investors look to drive investment returns and social good at the same time, and money managers design new products to meet demand...

Why sustainability is key to keeping the haze away
(Monday - April 03, 2017) 
Source: Today
 - The skies over Singapore in the past 12 months have mostly been free of haze pollution. This is a relief from the prolonged bouts of haze and extensive fires in 2015, and the record-high 400PSI that hit Singapore in 2013...

It’s the Little Things: How to Add Brand Value, Sustainability to Retail Spaces
(Tuesday - April 04, 2017) 
Source: Sustainable Brands
 - Branding is one of the most important aspects of any business, and it is not a feature reserved only for products and services. B2B and retail companies, too, face the challenge of distinguishing themselves in the marketplace...

Transforming Organizations with Sustainability Management
(Tuesday - April 04, 2017) 
Source: Huff Post
 - More and more companies and nonprofits have a chief sustainability officer and are beginning to incorporate sustainability concerns into routine management. The world is slowly starting the transition from today’s economy based..

3 Reasons Even Trump Supporters Should Love Sustainability
(Tuesday - April 04, 2017) 
Source: Clean Technica
 - There’s a lot of great news these days about innovations and projects that are moving our society forward toward a sustainable future. There’s also a lot of bad news out there about the damage we are doing.

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. Systainability | ESG, Highlights for the week of April 18, 2017

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