ESG News Review 19 — 25 October 2013

28 10 2013

Volkswagen was among the most praised companies last week, as workers voted in favor of a collective agreement in Navarra (Spain), while its Swedish truck-maker affiliate announced more orders for its engines that meet tighter European emissions regulation. Volkswagen India received a Certificate of Appreciation on “Promoting Water Use Efficiency in Urban Sector to Address […]

ESG News Review 19 — 25 October 2013
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ESG News Review 12 — 18 October 2013

21 10 2013

Dell Inc. was among the most praised companies last week for joining forces with Members of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and WEConnect to support women entrepreneurs. Dell Inc. also launched 2020 Legacy of Good Plan initiative for sustainable community development with an environmental focus. McKesson Corporation was praised for its annual Community Day […]

ESG News Review 12 — 18 October 2013
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Nouvelle surperformance sur 3 mois

21 10 2013

Parmi les entreprises ayant vu leur score ESG (Environnement, Social, Gouvernance) progresser en septembre figurent: Barry Callebaut (construction d’une école primaire et d’un centre de formation pour les cultivateurs de cacao en Côte d’Ivoire); Nestlé (maintient sa première position dans le classement de durabilité alimentaire Behind the Brand de l’ONG OXFAM); Clariant (inclusion dans le […]

Nouvelle surperformance sur 3 mois
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ESG News Review 5 – 11 October 2013

14 10 2013

Last week the most criticized company was – again – Tokyo Electric Power Co. Inc., as six workers were exposed to a leak of highly radioactive water at Fukushima nuclear plant. Leighton Holdings Limited also received criticisms for facing a shareholder class action regarding allegations of corruption in Iraq. BP and the U.S. federal government […]

ESG News Review 5 - 11 October 2013
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Russian Roulette: focus on Gazprom and related risks

14 10 2013

We would like to share some information with you in the light of this week’s Gazprom roadshow in Switzerland, arranged by UBS Investment Bank AG, BNP Paribas SA and OAO Gazprombank, and the upcoming sale of Gazprom’s first Swiss franc bond since 2009, putting the company on course to issue the most debt in currencies […]

Russian Roulette: focus on Gazprom and related risks
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L’Oréal announces its new sustainability commitment for 2020 “Sharing Beauty With All”

10 10 2013

Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO of L’Oréal, announced today the new commitment L’Oréal has made to transform by 2020 the sustainability footprint of the company while achieving its business ambition. Achieving growth sustainably. L’Oréal’s ambition is to win 1 billion new consumers by means of its universalization strategy which aims to answer all the diverse […]

L’Oréal announces its new sustainability commitment for 2020
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ESG News Review 28 September – 4 October 2013

7 10 2013

Last week the most criticized company was Tokyo Electric Power Co. Inc., as contaminated water continue leaking at Fukushima nuclear plant. Ryanair also received negative comments for being ordered by a French court to pay more than €9m in fines and damages for breaching labour laws in Marseille. BP has been accused of withholding information […]

ESG News Review 28 September - 4 October 2013
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