SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights April 18,2013

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SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights April 18,2013

Weekly Highlights April 18,2013
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Top Stories of the Week

G&A Institute And 3BL Media Announce Service For Companies To Achieve CSR & Sustainability Awards & Recognitions       
(Tuesday - April 16, 2013)
Source: 3BL Media & Governance & Accountability Institute Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A), a strategies and consulting firm focusing on Sustainability and 3BL Media, the leading distributor of Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Health, and Energy news and...

Sustainability in Focus

New Guidelines to Help Companies Report on Sustainability Issues     
(Wednesday - April 17, 2013)
Source: Bloomberg - Sustainability initiatives assuage the conscience of executives and honor the appeals of NGOs. It's no wonder that feel-good business improvements are plentiful in most large companies. The trouble is, as these programs mature...

Companies: what is your unique contribution to a sustainable future'     
(Wednesday - April 17, 2013) Associated Profiles: Water.org
Source:  The Guardian - By 2050, there will be nine billion people living on earth. That's nearly 30% more people in the next 37 years to feed and water, to clothe and to live together with what we hope will be a high degree of life...

Sustainability, By Design      
(Wednesday - April 17, 2013)
Source: Forbes - How do you convince your neighbors to recycle or to use less electricity? In Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, mud stenciling, moss graffiti and Works Progress Administration-inspired posters were a few of the media used by a...

The sustainability Generation      
(Tuesday - April 16, 2013)
Source: Huff Post - I recognize that I do not see a random sample of young people by teaching graduate students in environmental policy and sustainability management at Columbia University. I also confess that my visit last week to Portland, Oregon...

Business leads the way in sustainability      
(Tuesday - April 16, 2013)
Source: FT.com - While many companies have embraced energy efficiency or resource management, some argue that corporate leaders must go beyond incremental change and transform their business models. So as Business in the Community (BITC), the UK...

Game on: Why Walmart is ranking suppliers on sustainability      
(Tuesday - April 16, 2013) Associated Profiles : Carbon Disclosure Project
- GreenBiz - Oakhurst Dairy, a family-owned company in Maine that markets milk and dairy products, has been reporting its greenhouse gas emissions to the Carbon Disclosure Project, at Walmart's request. Now the dairy is working...

Business leads the way in sustainability     
(Tuesday - April 16, 2013)
Source: FT.com - While many companies have embraced energy efficiency or resource management, some argue that corporate leaders must go beyond incremental change and transform their business models. So as Business in the Community (BITC), the UK...

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,18 2013

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