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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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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
State of Corporate Sustainability, Greenbiz Releases Latest Update -- Top Lines: (1) We Are Making Progress and (2) There Are Still Challenges
It’s three-quarters of the way through the year 2018 – what is the state of the Sustainability Profession?  John Davies, writing in GreenBiz (he’s VP & Senior Analyst), shares some interesting highlights gained through the firm’s recent report with us this week. Among the major themes:  (1) Companies large and small see advances – progress – more companies are communicating what...
Oct 9, 2018 10:00 AM ET
7 Compelling Corporate Sustainability Stories for You – How Entrepreneurs Are Managing Their Sustainable Business & Meeting Society’s Needs
How do we structure a more sustainable (and responsible) business – it’s a question we are regularly asked here at G&A Institute. By big firms and small companies -- publicly-traded or privately-owned (and numerous planning to go public). As we get into the conversation, what often becomes clear is that the company really was founded to meet some kind(s) of societal...
Sep 27, 2018 10:30 AM ET
Economic Growth, Protecting & Preserving Our Ecological Systems – Are These Conflicted, or Complementary as We Strive for Greater Global Sustainability?
September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The continued drive toward greater societal sustainability is very encouraging.  The public sector, multilateral organizations, companies, investors, NGOs, and other stakeholders are adopting new strategies and embracing new approaches and best practices.  Picture the installation of the vast array of a desert solar generating “farm” –...
Sep 17, 2018 2:00 PM ET
Colleges and Universities and Global Sustainability – Many Higher Ed Institutions Are Addressing the 21st Century’s Great Societal Challenges in Many Ways in North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon thinks that institutions of higher learning are “the leading torch bearers for global sustainability.” The world’s universities, adds the Study International organization team: “…Universities play a vital role in helping us understand climate change…”  The Study International Staff looks at the roles of universities in addressing climate...
Sep 11, 2018 10:00 AM ET

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