Who cares about Trust in 2017? G&A's Co-Founders Boerner & Coppola care a lot about trust in business & society & think that the important element of trust in leaders and their organizations will set apart the market winners/losers in the 21st Century.
NEW YORK, March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Trust Across America / Trust Around the World (TAA-TWA), globally recognized leaders in organizational trust, has selected both of G&A Institute's Co-Founders, Hank Boerner and Louis Coppola as 2017's Top Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business.
According to Barbara Kimmel, TAA-TWA Executive Director, "The release of this seventh annual list recognizes those whose work helps foster organizational trust and recognize the importance of organizational trust as a business imperative."
In 2017, the G&A Institute team is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of our corporate sustainability consulting, counseling, advice and research firm. Many of us at G&A worked together in a prominent issues and crisis management consulting practice serving the Fortune 100 companies and many prominent multi-national businesses. Our former firm was acquired and the business was being wound down. And so, literally, in a garage with office space, G&A was launched.
New York, March 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute are partnering to offer the Spring 2017 CSR Certificate Program for corporate managers, not-for-profit and foundation managers, and others interested in career opportunities and advancement in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Sustainability, Philanthropy, Risk Management, Ethics and related positions.
The media establishment in Washington, DC is closely watching the signals as well as specific action taken by the Trump Administration and the 115th Congress that could or does affect the future of key government agencies whose mission and work directly/indirectly affects the mission and work of corporate sustainability and sustainable investing professionals.
Especially In focus: the US Environmental Protection Agency; the Department of Energy; the Department of the Interior; the Securities & Exchange Commission; the Department of Defense...and others.
Some of the most popular -- and valuable -- brands in the world are housed under the big umbrella of Unilever (and consider that the Anglo-Dutch parent company name itself is a valuable brand). Think Unilever brands: Dove (soap); Hellmanns (mayo); Lipton(tea); Breyer's (ice cream); and Ben & Jerry's (one of the great pioneers in CSR and purveyors of iconic ice creams).
The Barron's weekly newspaper is the "hot read" for Wall Streeters - both institutional and retail investors alike eagerly absorb the news and opinions of the editors, writers, and columnists. "Did you see Barron's....?" is a familiar question in the investment community.
It's an age-old topic of discussion: Where in American business do the issues of morality, ethical behaviors, and "fair and equitable" fit in? Andrew Winston, author of the best-selling "Green to Gold," explores the topic ("morality") in an essay on Sustainable Brands' "New Metrics" web platform.
G&A & GCA Confirm Agenda With ESG Thought Leaders from MSCI, Bloomberg, RepRisk, SASB, Flat World Partners and more.
The Why and How of Applying ESG Factors to Corporate Valuations -- A One-Day Professional Educational Seminar Presented by Governance & Accountability Institute, Global Change Associates and hosted by Baruch College/CUNY
State Street Corp is one of the world's leading asset managers, with US$2.47 trillion in AUM. State Street Global Advisors CEO Ron O'Hanley in late-January sent a message to the boards of directors of public companies whose stock is in State Street portfolios: SSGA is increasing focus on climate change, safety, workplace diversity and various other ESG issues. Especially climate change. Tell us more about what you are doing.