Weekly Highlights February 7,2013 Weekly Highlights February 7,2013
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Top Story of the Week

Are human-caused and natural global warming different? Study says yes.       
(Friday - February 01, 2013)
Source: Christian Science Monitor - A study suggests that human-caused and natural global warming episodes affect rainfall rates differently. The finding could help scientists better forecast what's ahead.

The U.S. is turning into an energy 'superpower': API      
(Tuesday - February 05, 2013)
Source: Market Watch - A revolution in oil and natural-gas development hasn't just spurred economic growth and new job creation in the United States, it's turning the nation into an "energy superpower," according to the American Petroleum Institute.

ESG / Sustainability

Companies profit from embracing sustainability      
Wednesday - February 06, 2013)
Source: MIT - The percentage of companies reporting a profit from their sustainability efforts rose 23 percent last year, to 37 percent, according to the most recent global study by the MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) and the Boston...

How to get your CFO to love your sustainability director 
(Wednesday - February 06, 2013)
Source: GreenBiz - For years people have been talking about making the business case for sustainability. That process typically entails the sustainability director coming up with an environmentally focused initiative and then spending several...

4 Innovative Sustainability Concepts For Big Business       
(Tuesday - February 05, 2013)
Source: - Giant companies can have a massive impact when they change their policies to benefit society and the planet. Here are some new ways that big corporations can take their operations in a healthier direction.

Harnessing sustainability: hearing the voice of the CEO      
(Tuesday - February 05, 2013)
Source: GreenBiz - Having just returned from Davos, where the uncertain economic outlook was preoccupying delegates, it surprised me just how many were talking about sustainability as a growing imperative despite -- or perhaps because of...

The Interfaith Center On Corporate Responsibility Issues 2013 Proxy Resolutions And Voting Guide     
(Friday - February 01, 2013)
Source: ICCR - New York, NY - Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) have released their 2013 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide including all member-sponsored shareholder proposals for the upcoming proxy...

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 February,7 2013