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Accountability-Central.com AC Alert for August 15, 2011 The Shot Heard ‘Round The World!

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It was just after 8:00 pm on Friday August 5th. Most Americans were well on their way to enjoying a summer weekend, one of the last before schools reopen. Wall Street averages had rebounded that day for a modest gain, and investors had tucked away their concerns for the time being to enjoy the weekend.

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Two: Integrated ESG Reporting

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In the second segment of the series "ESG for Investors,” Anne Simpson, Senior Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance at CalPERS, expands upon her initial comments about how ESG reporting must be integrated fully into mainstream reporting so that the impact of ESG issues can be properly evaluated. This is the second part of the interview.

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In the second segment of the series "ESG for Investors,” Anne Simpson, Senior Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance at CalPERS, expands upon her initial comments about how ESG reporting must be integrated fully into mainstream reporting so that the impact of ESG issues can be properly evaluated. This is the second part of the interview.

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part One: How Investment Funds Identify and Measure ESG Impacts

Summary: 

The initial segment of "ESG for Investors -  How Investment Funds Identify and Measure ESG Impacts" is an interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS, Senior Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance. Simpson discusses integrating ESG data into financial analysis, and describes the three "P's"—performance, priorities, and procurement— as a framework for capital allocation. The interview is conducted in three parts.

About 3BL Media @3BLMedia

3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations including, multinational corporations, SME’s and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in corporate responsibility, technology and social media to enable organizations to communicate their Triple Bottom Line initiatives to various stakeholder groups. 3BL Media is the publisher and producer of The CSRminute™  and the CSRreport(TM). http://3blmedia.com

 

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The initial segment of "ESG for Investors -  How Investment Funds Identify and Measure ESG Impacts" is an interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS, Senior Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance. Simpson discusses integrating ESG data into financial analysis, and describes the three "P's"—performance, priorities, and procurement— as a framework for capital allocation. The interview is conducted in three parts.

About 3BL Media @3BLMedia

3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations including, multinational corporations, SME’s and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in corporate responsibility, technology and social media to enable organizations to communicate their Triple Bottom Line initiatives to various stakeholder groups. 3BL Media is the publisher and producer of The CSRminute™  and the CSRreport(TM). http://3blmedia.com

 

Interbrand's Weakest Link: Real World Financial Value

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The branding agency Interbrand just released their first report on the Best Global Green Brands. It’s a wonderful study, looking at both green performance and perception and identifying the gaps. It just doesn’t go far enough. The report never connects its measurements to dollar values.

Accountability-Central.com AC Alert for August 1, 2011 Global Warming & Climate Change: Is Something Happening?

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"I've never been one who subscribed to that global warming and weather extreme hysteria, but after these recent weeks, I'm really beginning to wonder!"

That statement, articulated last week by an adjunct professor at a highly-renowned New York State university, typifies the comments our editors are hearing throughout the country and around the world, as weather events of historical, perhaps even biblical proportions continue:

Accountability-Central.com AC Alert for July 28, 2011 Celebrating Independence Day... ... in Another Part of Our World

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The irony of how close the dates were cannot be ignored. Monday July 4th: Americans from sea-to-shining sea, and around the world, waived the familiar stars and stripes, cooked their burgers and watched fireworks to celebrate the 215th anniversary of American Independence.

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