ESG News Review 13 — 20 July 2013

22 07 2013

GlaxoSmithKline continued to be the most criticized company last week, as Chinese officials pursued their investigation into the suspected “economic crimes” of executives, including bribery. This affair occupies a large portion of the summer media space. On the other hand, Microsoft was the most praised company for calling on President Obama and the U.S. Congress […]

ESG News Review 13 — 20 July 2013
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Tech Companies Issue Loud Call For Surveillance Transparency

18 07 2013

Apple, Google, Microsoft and a broad coalition of major tech companies are making a loud call for greater government disclosure of digital communications monitoring. In a letter out today, an alliance of 63 companies and groups are calling for dramatically increased transparency around U.S. government surveillance efforts. This comes as the companies – and individual […]

Tech Companies Issue Loud Call For Surveillance Transparency
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Volume conséquent d’information ESG

17 07 2013

Le mois du juin a connu un gros volume d’information ESG (Environnement, Social, Gouvernance), comparé au mois précédent (+20%). Alors qu’elle était supérieure en mai, la réputation éthique agrégée des entreprises suisses a obtenu un moins bon résultat que celle des sociétés étrangères en juin (40% d’information positives vs. 59%). Les entreprises du pays ont […]

Volume conséquent d’information ESG
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ESG News Review 6 — 12 July 2013

13 07 2013

GlaxoSmithKline has been the most criticized company last week, as some of its executives in China confessed to “bribery and tax violations”. Microsoft also received substantial negative coverage after The Guardian revealed the company “has collaborated closely with U.S. intelligence services to allow users’ communications to be intercepted”. On the positive side, The Coca-Cola Company […]

ESG News Review 6 — 12 July 2013
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Covalence On Reputation Index

12 07 2013

Antoine Mach, Co-Founder of Covalence EthicalQuote, joins Monica Gibson to discuss the importance of a reputation index when gauging a company’s commitment to environmental, social, governance, corporate social responsibility, ethics and sustainabililty. More… Covalence in the News | Source: Dukascopy TV

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ESG News Review 29 June – 5 July 2013

8 07 2013

Last week The Coca-Cola Company has received positive media coverage for joining the Soft Drinks Sustainability Roadmap, an initiative aiming at reducing the environmental footprint of soft drink products. At the same time, Google was criticized by Oklahoma and Nebraska’s Attorney’s General for making money from YouTube ads promoting illegal drugs. This weekly review has been produced […]

ESG News Review 29 June - 5 July 2013
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ESG News Review 22-28 June 2013

1 07 2013

Microsoft has been praised for expressing its willingness to disclose US government data queries and for launching ad-free Bing search for schools last week, while UBS received negative coverage as its French unit was fined 10m euros for failing to tighten proper controls on money-laundering and tax evasion. This weekly review has been produced using the […]

ESG News Review 22-28 June 2013
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