Weekly Highlights January 22, 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 11:25am

What Matters to Sustainability Managers in 2015?

The market has evolved significantly over the years and it’s now time to determine what more is needed to elevate efforts!

GRI Partners, ISOS and Governance & Accountability Institute are teaming up to examine what sustainability topics, issues, and concerns are on the minds of managers - helping to guide the Sustainability function inside leading organizations today.

If you are a manager inside an organization working in the Sustainability function of your organization we are looking for you to participate in our first ever "Sustainability Managers Market Survey". 

The survey is only 15 questions and should not take more than 20 minutes of your time to complete.

In exchange for participation, there are a few perks you may be interested in:

  1. A complimentary copy of the overall findings from the survey so you can learn more about what your peers views are on these important topics.
  2. Entry in a drawing to win 2 complimentary seats to an ISOS Group 2 Day GRI Certified Training.
    (valued at $1,500 each)
    Learn more here: 
  3. 10% off any purchase of G&A Institute's "Sustainability - What Matters" full or 84 GRI indicator rankings by sector report or customized What Matters research service.
    Learn more here: 

Sustainability Managers please access the survey here:

In addition to benefitting from receiving an overview of the findings, the general public will be able to access a feature story published after on what all of this means for the next generation of sustainability practitioners!

Top Story of the Week

6 Trends That Will Drive Better Board Oversight in 2015
(Friday - January 16, 2015)
Source: Chief Executive - Activist investors focused on leveraging opportunities to shape corporate fiduciary practices continue to impact board chairmen in both large and small companies. Here, our experts identify six trends in board oversight in 2015.

Sustainability in Focus

What does 2015 hold for sustainability?
(Friday - January 16, 2015)
Source: Co-operative News - Sustainability is a core part of the values behind the co-operative business model. Here, Co-operative News hears from leaders across the sector about what the movement should expect in 2015

Who Needs Cars' Smart Mobility Can Make Cities Sustainable
(Friday - January 16, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Resources Institute
Source: WRI - We at the World Bank and the World Resources Institute (WRI) believe that we must seize this opportunity, because cities and urban mobility are key to a sustainable future. Business-as-usual urbanization...

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 January 22, 2015

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