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Getting Serious About SASB – Companies, Investors Are Tuning In. What About Accounting Firms?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (02.25.2020)
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The importance of the work over the past several years of the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board in developing industry-specific ESG disclosure recommendations was underscored with the recent letters to company leadership from two of the world’s leading asset management firms.

Celebrating the Agents of Change This Black History Month

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Each year during the month of February, Americans set aside a few weeks to focus their historical hindsight on the contributions that people of African descent have made to this country.

In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, America's Charities is celebrating the following agents of change who we are proud to call members:

February Is Cancer Prevention Month: Research Shows That up to 50% of Cancer Cases and 50% of Cancer Deaths Are Preventable.

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Research shows that up to 50% of cancer cases and about 50% of cancer deaths are preventable with the knowledge we have today. In fact, individuals can reduce their cancer risk with some simple lifestyle changes, such as these seven steps to prevent cancer shared by Prevent Cancer Foundation.

February Is Marfan Awareness Month! Nearly Half the People Who Have Marfan Syndrome Do Not Know It.

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Marfan syndrome affects an estimated 1 in 5,000 people regardless of race, ethnicity, or gender, and experts estimate that nearly half the people who have Marfan syndrome do not know it.  Without proper diagnosis and treatment, they are at high risk for an aortic dissection and sudden death. 

The Circular Economy is Coming Our Way. Here Are Some Things to Think About for Product and Product Delivery…

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (02.12.2020)
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During your travels, or even going about your usual business and personal activities, do you recall the days when…  Pilots remember having to use cockpit instruments when flying over large cities because the “smog” (usually thick yellow) eliminated visibility below.  That was caused by belching smokestacks as dirty coal was burned for industrial use or for generating electric power. 

Help Miriam's Kitchen Build a Neighborhood to End Homelessness in DC

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You can make a significant difference in helping Miriam's Kitchen by donating to them through workplace giving. Don't have a program? Click here to have your employer contact our team about bring employee giving to your workplace. 

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You can make a significant difference in helping Miriam's Kitchen by donating to them through workplace giving. Don't have a program? Click here to have your employer contact our team about bring employee giving to your workplace. 

Save the Date: 2020 Collective Impact Conference Presented by America’s Charities

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When:

Friday, June 12, 2020, from mid-morning to the end of the day, followed by a networking happy hour. Lunch will be provided.

Where:

Hogan Lovells US LLP, Columbia Square, 555 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. One block walk from Metro Center Station.

Who:

America’s Charities Grows Employee Assistance Fund; Kicks Off 2020 with Six New Clients

Companies Offering EAFs Strive to Be the Difference for Their Employees
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WASHINGTON, February 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – America’s Charities, a nonprofit celebrating its 40th year as a pioneer in employee engagement, today announced it has expanded its Employee Assistance Fund (EAF) service by welcoming six new clients.

Who Is the “Best Of” of Sustainable Companies in the Important Annual Rankings? Mirror, Mirror on the Wall – What Reflection for Our Company?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (02.07.2020)
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Mirror, mirror on the wall – who is the most sustainable company of them all?  That memorable line from the Walt Disney Studios’ 1930s classic, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, is being regularly applied now by a widening range of third party players in examining the performance and achievements of U.S., North American and global companies (and applying their methodologies on an ever-widening list of criteria). 

Five ESG Investing Trends to Watch in 2020

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by Linda-Eling Lee, Global Head of ESG Research, MSCI; Meggin Thwing Eastman, Research Editorial Director, MSCI; and Ric Marshall, Corporate Governance Research (ESG), MSCI. 

ESG themes are long-term, but some can emerge with sudden force. We are watching Five Trends we believe will unfold in 2020 to catapult ESG investing into the new decade:

1) Climate Change Innovators: Spotting the Sleeping Giants

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