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[July 10, 2014]

New Partnership Offers Clients of Governance & Accountability Institute Access to RepRisk Comprehensive ESG Intelligence

(3BL Media Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SOURCE: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

DESCRIPTION:New York/Zurich, July 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As part of its portfolio of resources to help managers identify, understand, monitor, and address their sustainability challenges, the Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute will now bring the benefits of RepRisk’s comprehensive ESG risk information to its clients.


G&A is a leading strategy, research and consulting services firm based in New York that serves the leaders and boards of organizations in the corporate sector and investment community. RepRisk is a leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks based in Zurich that runs the most comprehensive database on ESG risks for companies, projects, sectors and countries.

Louis D. Coppola, Partner and Executive Vice President of G&A, commented: “Companies are now, more than ever, held accountable for the environmental and social impact of their business and their operations. We are excited to include RepRisk among our suite of services, as their data is uniquely capable in supporting companies in identifying and monitoring ESG risks related to their own organization as well as to their clients, business partners, and suppliers.” Alexandra Mihailescu, Head of Business Development at RepRisk, stated: “G&A is a leader in the sustainability field. We are delighted to work with G&A to help their clients better understand the ESG risks that increasingly affect and shape corporate perception, reputation, and valuation”.

Contact: For RepRisk:Alessandra OglinoMarketing and Client RelationsStampfenbachstrasse 428006 Zurich, Switzerland Phone: +41 43 300 54 48Email: media@reprisk.com For G&A:Peter HamiltonVP, Media Relations845 Third Avenue, Suite 644New York, NY 10022 USA Tel 646.430.8230 x18Email phamilton@ga-institute.com About RepRiskRepRisk is the leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks. Born as a due diligence tool for the financial sector, RepRisk runs the most comprehensive database on the ESG risks related to companies, projects, sectors and countries.

On a daily basis, RepRisk systematically collects and analyzes criticism, controversies and negative incidents related to an unlimited universe of companies and projects worldwide. It does so in 14 languages from thousands of public sources and third parties including international and local media, government agencies, NGOs, newsletters, blogs and more.

The RepRisk database currently includes information on over 43,000 companies, 10,000 projects, 7,000 NGOs and 5,000 governmental bodies. These numbers are continuously growing as relevant ESG information is added.

RepRisk data supports transparency, ensures compliance with internal and international standards, and equips the user with material and actionable information that supports decision-making. The use of RepRisk business intelligence allows companies and financial institutions to proactively assess ESG issues that may present financial, reputational and compliance risks. For more information, please visit: www.reprisk.com.

  About Governance & Accountability Institute Inc.Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. is a strategy, research, and consulting services firm focused on the key issues of sustainability and corporate responsibility.  We serve the leaders and boards of organizations in the corporate sector and in the investment community.

The Institute provides a portfolio of resources to help managers detect, identify, understand, monitor, quantify, analyze, address, and communicate their progress in meeting sustainability challenges. We work with clients to effectively navigate the sustainability journey.

We help clients to understand ESG performance factors that increasingly affect and shape corporate reputation, valuation and perception.  The Institute enables the development of winning strategies to address stakeholder and shareholder concerns.

Governance & Accountability Institute is the Sustainability Headquarters™ for clients, providing advisory and strategic information resources including: ESG Counseling & Strategies; Third Party Awards & Recognitions Programs; Benchmarking / Peer Analysis; Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility Reporting; G&A Institute Knowledge Management Team on Demand; Sustainability Coaching, Team Building & Training; ESG & CR Issues Monitoring & Research; Stakeholder Identification, Monitoring & Engagement. For more information, please visit: www.ga-institute.com # # #   © Copyright 2014, 3BL Media LLC

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