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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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Feeding 9 Billion People in 2050? Challenging! – A Leading U.S. CEO in the Food & Agriculture Business Has Important Perspectives to Share
The CEO of one of the nation’s leading food and agriculture companies has important messages for us:  “To move the planet forward, farmers must lead the charge. But they cannot do it alone. Coordinated action on sustainability across the food supply chains is the only way to achieve lasting progress.”  He tells us how and why in his commentary in a Top Story. Background:  The Population...
Apr 16, 2018 10:30 AM ET
DJSI CSA Will Soon Be “Open” for US Companies to Begin Their Response Effort – Workshop for Corporate Staff Scheduled for April 6th/NYC, Presented by G&A Institute w/ RobecoSAM
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are some of the most important and widely-used benchmarks for global investors – the suppliers of capital to the corporate sector.  The “DJSI” benchmarks include the well-known “World” and “North America” indexes.  The DJSI are managed by RobecoSAM which described them as a family of best-in-class indices (launched in 1999) that evaluate the...
Apr 2, 2018 12:30 PM ET
Ceres on Corporate Sustainability: "Turning Point" Research Effort Results
We can view this as very encouraging news:  Ceres released a report – "Turning Point" -- that shows almost two-thirds of 600 companies examined intend to reduce GHG emission; half have water management policies; and just under half of the companies are formally committed to "workers' rights". The current research effort is the third assessment of corporate progress against key expectations of...
Mar 19, 2018 4:15 PM ET
Building Success Into the Firm’s Sustainability Efforts – By Making Sustainability Everyone’s Responsibility
Lately, we’ve been participating in conferences where CEOs and other senior managers have been on the lectern describing their companies’ sustainability journeys – the why, how, challenges and positive outcomes. Most presenters are the leaders in brand marketing who know that the stakes are higher now, in terms of both investor and customer expectations.  They know that the customer-...
Mar 12, 2018 11:30 AM ET
Supply Chain Responsibility – A Signal of Excellence in Corporate Accountability? Stakeholders Are Increasingly Thinking That Way…in the “New World Order"
Back in 1991, the tense “Cold War” environment of the post-WWII era was coming to an end.  President George H.W. Bush, a veteran fighter pilot in WWII and “Cold War Warrior,” addressed the U.S. Congress (January 19th) to deliver his State of the Union address.  “We stand at a defining hour,” he declared. “What is at stake is more than one small country (referring to Iraq at that moment...
Mar 5, 2018 11:30 AM ET

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