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SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights

Highlighting the top news, commentary, and research for the week coming from SHQ. The highlights newsletter also spotlights one profiled organization and their recent activity as monitored by SHQ.

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Scary Stuff: The Fourth Official "Climate Science Special Report" by the U.S. Government's “Global Change Research Program"
Whether you are an investor, company executive or board member, or an issue advocate, or civic leader, these “high probability” outcomes should keep you up at night:  more superstorms; more drought; increased risk of forest fires; more floods; rising sea levels; melting glaciers; ocean acidification; increasing atmospheric water vapor (thus, more powerful rainstorms)…and more. ...
Dec 3, 2018 11:30 AM ET
The State of Sustainable / ESG Investment in 2018: The State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting & How We Got Here
This issue we bring you two important Top Stories that capture the state of sustainable investing from varying points-of-view.  We selected these for their value to both corporate managers and investment professionals.  Corporate staff can use the findings to “make the case” upward to C-suite and boardroom using both documents.  Investors not yet on board with Sustainable / ESG investing can...
Nov 27, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Is the Movement to Achieve Greater Societal Sustainability Reaching the Consumer? One Consumer Marketers’ Story…
The story is being well told -– a growing number institutional shareowners and their global networks of asset managers steadily embrace ESG / sustainable investing approaches.  Corporations of all sizes are adopting sustainability strategies and churning out sustainability and responsibility reports to tell the story of their sustainability journey.  Many national, state and local...
Nov 6, 2018 11:30 AM ET
FSB Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Considers the Dramatic Contents of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988 (30 years ago!) to provide a “clear scientific view of the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts”. In the late 1970s, the discussion about climate...
Oct 30, 2018 9:35 AM ET
UN IPCC Warns Us: The Time to Act Is Now – The Window For Action on Global Warming is Fast Closing
The buzz for the past few days has been about the report of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that urged governments everywhere to “take rapid and far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avoid catastrophic events and conditions brought on by climate change. Why?  The planet temperature could reach the critical point – keep 1.5 degrees...
Oct 16, 2018 9:15 AM ET

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