2nd Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance – Call for Papers & Save the date: 27.11.2014

28 02 2014

We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance will take place on November 27th, 2014 at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. The theme for this year’s event is Sustainable Finance, quo vadis? As in the previous year, the conference will provide a platform for sustainable finance related research relevant […]

2nd Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance - Call for Papers & Save the date: 27.11.2014
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ESG News Review 15 — 21 February 2014

24 02 2014

General Motors appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it co-founded The Natural Capital Business Hub, while its Foundation received a Corporate Leadership Award from the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation. Renault signed an agreement with the French Ministry of Labor to train and hire 800 young people by 2016. Unilever also […]

ESG News Review 15 — 21 February 2014
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How Gap’s Minimum Wage Pledge Is Already Paying Off

20 02 2014

Gap Inc. CEO Glenn Murphy shook up the retail world this week by announcing that the retailer would voluntarily raise its corporate-wide minimum wage to $9 this year and to $10 in 2015. Explaining the decision to employees and the public on Wednesday, Murphy said such a “strategic investment” would better the lives of Gap […]

How Gap's Minimum Wage Pledge Is Already Paying Off
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Le marché suisse tire son épingle du jeu

20 02 2014

Parmi les entreprises ayant tiré leur épingle du jeu dans l’actualité Environnement, Social, Gouvernance (ESG) du mois de janvier figure ABB, qui a reà§u le Prix de l’énergie aux Emirats Arabes Unis, récompensant ses innovations dans les domaines des énergies renouvelables et de l’efficacité énergétique. Nestlé présente aussi un bilan positif, après avoir été nommé […]

Le marché suisse tire son épingle du jeu
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L’Oréal Says It Will Phase Out The Use Of Plastic Microbeads In Its Beauty Products

13 02 2014

Earlier this week New York State Attorney General Eric. T Schneiderman and other lawmakers proposed a ban on plastic microbeads in personal hygiene products, saying the beads can end up polluting our waterways, and urged companies to join the fight. L’Oréal says it’s been keeping an eye on the research as well, and will now […]

L’Oréal Says It Will Phase Out The Use Of Plastic Microbeads In Its Beauty Products
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ESG News Review 1 — 7 February 2014

10 02 2014

General Motors was among the most praised companies last year, as its Opel unit has agreed to extend by two years a guarantee that workers at three German plants won’t face job cuts. AT&T announced plans to commit $100 million of free mobile broadband access to educational websites, applications and services.  Cisco was named among […]

ESG News Review 1 — 7 February 2014
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Finance durable: interview de Bertrand Gacon et Antoine Mach

4 02 2014

Frédéric Ruiz (ISFB): Finance durable, finance d’impact, finance socialement responsable: de quoi parle-t-on ? Il existe en effet plusieurs terminologies dans le domaine de la finance durable que les spécialistes du secteur utilisent pour distinguer certaines variations dans les motivations, les sensibilités ou les méthodes employées. Ces différentes approches ont néanmoins toutes un dénominateur commun […]

Finance durable: interview de Bertrand Gacon et Antoine Mach
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ESG News Review 25 — 31 January 2014

3 02 2014

Nissan appeared among the most praised companies last week, and so did FedEx. These two companies announced they would begin testing a 100 percent electric compact cargo vehicle. Costco Wholesale was praised by President Obama for “taking the leadership to pay its workers fair wages”. Nestlé announced it would invest one billion dollars in Mexico, […]

ESG News Review 25 — 31 January 2014
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