ESG News Review 20 – 26 September 2014

29 09 2014

Nestlé was among the most praised companies last week as it announced its endorsement of Caring for Climate, the world’s largest coalition on climate issues, during the U.N. Climate Summit in New York. At the same occasion Kellogg Company announced a new commitment to support the livelihoods of 15,000 smallholder growers around the world. Unilever […]

ESG News Review 20 - 26 September 2014
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Net rebond au mois d’aoà»t

24 09 2014

Dans l’actualité Environnement, Social, Gouvernance (ESG) du mois d’aoà»t, les sociétés suisses ont affiché une majorité d’informations positives (66%), ce qui n’était pas arrivé depuis belle lurette, alors que le benchmark international n’affichait que 44%. Roche a tiré son épingle du jeu grà¢ce à  des commentaires favorables sur ses collaborations avec le CICR pour faciliter […]

Net rebond au mois d’aoà»t
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Businesses and Investors Pressing for Green Policy

22 09 2014

Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute. The idea, long advocated by policymakers, economists and environmental activists, is that the world can’t hope […]

Businesses and Investors Pressing for Green Policy
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ESG News Review 13 – 19 September 2014

22 09 2014

Kroger appeared among the most praised companies last week as it announced it has donated more than 50 million pounds of products to local Feeding America food banks in 2013; Kroger, together with The Coca-Cola Company, Honeywell International and other US firms, also committed to reduce emissions of hydrofluorocarbons at the Climate Summit in New […]

ESG News Review 13 - 19 September 2014
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ESG News Review 6 – 12 September 2014

15 09 2014

BASF appeared among the most praised companies last week as it announced the development of a new process to systematically review and evaluate the sustainability aspects of the approximately 50,000 relevant product applications in the company’s portfolio. French groups Renault and Bolloré are joining forces to promote electric vehicles through industrial cooperation, the founding of […]

ESG News Review 6 - 12 September 2014
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Report on the World’s First Certified-Responsible Oil Development Site

12 09 2014

Earlier this week, Equitable Origin issued the world’s first certification for socially and environmentally responsible practices by an oil production operation. The certified site, located in Colombia and operated by Pacific Rubiales Energy, achieved certification by demonstrating adherence to the EO100TM Standard for best industry practices across several categories, like Fair Labor and Working Conditions […]

Report on the World's First Certified-Responsible Oil Development Site
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ESG News Review 30 August – 5 September 2014

8 09 2014

Tesla Motors was among the most praised companies last week as it chose Nevada for its planned “gigafactory,” which should produce batteries to power 500,000 of the company’s electric cars annually and lower the costs of these cars; 6,500 on-site jobs and 16,000 indirect jobs sould be created in the community. Unilever and the World […]

ESG News Review 30 August - 5 September 2014
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ESG News Review 23 — 29 August 2014

1 09 2014

Nestlé appeared among the most praised companies last week as Nespresso launched its 2020 Sustainability ambition, The Positive Cup, and the Nespresso Sustainable Development Fund, a strategy based on a CHF 500 million investment aiming at improving farmer welfare and driving environmental sustainability in coffee sourcing and consumption. Verizon announced that it will invest nearly […]

ESG News Review 23 — 29 August 2014
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