Weekly Highlights March 7,2013

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Weekly Highlights March 7,2013
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Make Sure Your Sustainability Report is Counted --
G&A Institute's Final Call
For Official GRI Report
Database Registration

Governance & Accountability Institute is issuing a final call for organizations headquartered in the USA, UK and The Republic Ireland to submit their sustainability reports published during calendar year 2012.  Organizations have until March 15th, 2013 to submit their reports for inclusion in the official GRI Global Reporting database.  Click here for more information.

Sustainability in Focus

Clean Energy Helps Wal-Mart Reach Elusive Sustainability Goal      
(Tuesday - March 05, 2013)
Source: Bloomberg - Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke delivered upbeat news to the company's semi-annual Sustainability Milestones Meeting in November 2009. The world's largest retailer was on track to hit 36 of the 37 energy and environment goals Duke's...

More Standout Leaders On Corporate Sustainability Needed      
(Monday - March 04, 2013)
Source: Sustainable Business - In December, we reported on the deepening commitment the world's largest corporations are showing when it comes to climate change and clean energy. A majority have set renewable energy targets, greenhouse gas reduction targets...

4 reasons why your business should embrace sustainability       
(Monday - March 04, 2013)
Source: Technicaly Philly - If you're not adopting sustainable practices, like installing solar panels or giving bikes to your employees (the way IKEA does), you're missing out on an opportunity, said local business owners who spoke at a recent panel on the...

Question Marks Are to Sustainability as Coughs Are to the Flu      
(Friday - March 01, 2013)
Source: Bloomberg - It seems the word has an unshakable bond with the question mark -- most recently confirmed by a little-known Google tool called Google Correlate, which lets you type in a word and spits out other words and phrases that people...

Sustainability Pays      
(Friday - March 01, 2013)
Source: US News and World Report - In recent years, many U.S. companies have found that a commitment to sustainability can boost the bottom line. It's a finding that has surprised critics, who have long claimed that when a business considers any goals other than...

Sustainability Structures That Fail       
(Thursday - February 28, 2013)
Source: Huff Post - A former client recently pointed out that her executive management team considered sustainability as integrated into their organization. When I asked where it was integrated, she said, "in the facilities department."

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 March,7 2013

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