ESG News Review 18 — 24 January 2014

27 01 2014

Boeing was among the most praised companies last week as it announced a partnership with Abu Dhabi’s state-owned carrier Etihad Airways and French energy firm Total to develop biofuels. Boeing, with other members of the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group, has identified a commercially viable “green diesel” that emits 50% less carbon dioxide than conventional […]

ESG News Review 18 — 24 January 2014
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+26% en 2013 pour les actions éthiques

22 01 2014

Dans ce contexte de croissance, les stratégies éthiques BBGI-EthicalQuote ne sont pas en reste, surperformant à  la fois en décembre et en 2013. En décembre, les stratégies 20, 40 et 60 enregistrent +0,08%, +0,88% et +0,89% contre -0,74% et -0,37% pour les indices SMI et SPI. Pour l’année dernière, si l’indice composé de 20 titres […]

+26% en 2013 pour les actions éthiques
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ESG News Review 11 — 17 January 2014

20 01 2014

Alstom appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it announced it would cease engaging sales consultants to ensure it “conducts business in a responsible way and strives to achieve the highest ethical standards”. Alstom is also calling for a target of more than 30% of renewable energy sourced in Europe by 2030. Hewlett-Packard […]

ESG News Review 11 — 17 January 2014
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Le géant du textile H&M à  la conquàªte de l’Afrique

17 01 2014

C’est un pas de plus vers la conquàªte du marché africain qui a été faite par le géant suédois du textile H&M. Le patron de la société Hennes and Mauritz a expliqué dans un entretien pour un quotidien suédois que l’Afrique, et notamment l’Afrique subsaharienne, avait un potentiel « énorme » notamment dans le secteur de la […]

Le géant du textile H&M à  la conquàªte de l’Afrique
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ESG News Review 4 — 10 January 2014

13 01 2014

The Automobile industry ranked first in our 2013 review (see this exclusive for GreenBiz). The trend seems to continue in 2014. Toyota was among the most praised companies last week, as it announced that it plans to start selling electric vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells by 2015. Ford presented the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, […]

ESG News Review 4 — 10 January 2014
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Controversy Damages Ratings

10 01 2014

In this interview for Dukascopy TV, Covalence EthicalQuote’s Antoine Mach discusses some of last year’s results in terms of winning and losing industries. He also talks about the future of the Swiss financial center and the work undertaken by Sustainable Finance Geneva, an association promoting sustainability and responsibility within the Geneva financial community. Source: Dukascopy […]

Controversy Damages Ratings
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Exclusive: Inside McDonald’s quest for sustainable beef

7 01 2014

Today, McDonald’s announces that it will begin purchasing verified sustainable beef in 2016, the first step on a quest to purchase sustainable beef for all of its burgers worldwide. Behind McDonald’s lofty ambitions is a complex story that has been unfolding over the past several years. It involves engaging the global beef industry, from ranchers […]

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