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IMDS: No Need to Fumble With It

By AIAG, Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:39 AM

Jennifer Guest knows how to teach IMDS, not only because she’s been doing it 14 years, but also because she actively works in the system for many of her clients. “I’ve taught over 3,000 people how to use IMDS,” she says.

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Asset Managers with $15 Trillion Urge Companies to Plan Long-Term

By John Howell, Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:16 AM

A group of prominent asset managers are keeping up the pressure on companies to think long term. Organized under the title of CECP: The CEO Force for Good, nine asset managers from firms representing $15 trillion in assets under management will assemble in New York this month, taking a stand with an open letter to chief executives requesting that they look past a quarterly earnings focus and address long-term plans, “with a minimum five-year trajectory,” and include their interaction with society as part of their strategy.

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AIAG Needs Volunteers to Help Create Environmental Tools and Solutions

By AIAG, Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:03 AM

AIAG’s program manager for environmental sustainability, Lecedra Welch, is looking for volunteers to join AIAG in its efforts to help create the best solutions for the industry, including trainings, webinars, common tools, publications, and events. These important workgroups enable AIAG to develop resources that support the needs of the industry, which is why member participation and feedback is so crucial.                                                       

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Improving Your Sustainability Report: 2018 GRI Reporter's North America Summit

By John Howell, Thursday, February 22, 2018 9:37 AM

Interest in sustainability reporting remains high, if the size of the crowd at GRI’s recent reporter’s summit is any indication. The Phoenix event sold out, according to GRI’s Alyson Genevose, who launched the summit last year so CR and sustainability pros in the Americas could hone their skills in the years between GRI’s global conference in Amsterdam.

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