For Finance/Investing Professionals: "ESG" in Focus in All Day Workshop Hosted at Baruch College/CUNY

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (11.10.2016)

The interest in sustainable investing continues to rise in the mainstream investment community.  Numerous data & analytics providers, ratings & rankings organizations, and other influentials are busily shaping new approaches in and for the mainstream investment community. Corporate “ESG” factors are an important addition to the ubiquitous Bloomberg terminals, as example (i.e.

New Training Announcement: Introduction to Corporate Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) for Investment & Finance Professionals Certification

- The Why and How of Applying ESG to Corporate Valuations
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NEW YORK, November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  In response to the growing demand for sustainable investing education from asset owners, asset managers, financial analysts and other financial professionals we are pleased to announce a one-day certificate program entitled, "Introduction to Corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for Investment and Finance Professionals." The program is organized by Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A) in collaboration with Global Change Associates (GCA) and hosted by the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College/CUNY.

A Business Framework for Global Impact


by John Hodges, managing director, Infrastructure and Finance, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) 

“Energy” and Its Materiality in Your Enterprise Shared Perspectives From an Industry Expert

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (09.29.2016)

In the pages of our newsletters over time there are many mentions of “materiality,” and how this applies (especially) in corporate sustainability, ESG, CSR and so on. “What” is material – and “how” do we report on that? American companies are devoting considerable time, attention and resources to exploring and answering the questions about materiality. The G&A Institute team is focused on the many aspects of the materiality discussion.

REGISTER TODAY & Save 15% for "Building a Best-in-Class CSR Dept" CSR 2-Track Certificate by G&A Institute & Rutgers IEL in September

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (08.23.2016)

The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School Newark and Governance & Accountability Institute are joining forces again on a two-day Certificate program in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

CSR Certificate Program - 2 Day Fall Offering by Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership & Governance & Accountability Institute

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New York, NYAugust 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute are partnering to offer the Fall 2016 CSR Certificate Program. The two-day sessions will be held on September 28 and 29 at the campus of the Business School of Rutgers University in downtown Newark, New Jersey.

New AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP) Working Group Announced

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London, New York, Zurich, August 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The AA1000 Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the selected members of the new AA1000AP Working Group, as approved by the AA1000 Standards Board. The AA1000 series are widely applied tools for integrating and embedding sustainability and accountability into the governance and performance of organisations.

GRI Podcasts: Beyond Reports - Episode 3, Ernesto Ciorra

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This month Ernesto Ciorra, Head of Innovation and Sustainability at Enel, speaks with Bloomberg Sustainability Editor Eric Roston about innovation for sustainability and Enel's plan to go carbon-neutral by 2050. Enel and Bloomberg LP have partnered with GRI to convene the 5th GRI Global Conference, 18 - 20 May in Amsterdam.

Exploring the Definition of Materiality

Materiality starts where guidelines stop

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man”. Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher born in in 535 BC, coined this statement, meaning that no entity may ever occupy a single state at a single time. However, his “colleague” Parmenides disagreed. Instead, he called reality “what-is”, meaning that change is simply the false appearance of a changeless, eternal reality. In short, Heraclitus believed that things exist as “processes”, while Parmenides believed that things exist as “states”.

Rutgers / G&A CSR Certificate Update: Eric Fernald of MSCI, and Peter Roselle of Morgan Stanley

CSR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - FACULTY / COURSE UPDATE: What is the ROI on Sustainability Led by Eric Fernald of MSCI, and Peter Roselle From Morgan Stanley Joins Louis Coppola as Co-Presenter for The Interactive Materiality Workshop

IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration Deadline Approaching for CSR Certificate Program at The Rutgers University Institute for Ethical Leadership -- Click Here to Register for the 2-day Course

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration Deadline Approaching for CSR Certificate Program at The Rutgers University Institute for Ethical Leadership -- Click Here to Register for the 2-day Course


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