Indice 20: +1,3% en octobre

21 11 2014

Les indices traditionnels du marché suisse SMI et SPI enregistraient ainsi respectivement +0,03% et -0,04% sur la période. L’indice BBGI-Ethical- Quote composé de 20 titres affichait a contrario une progression de +1,32%, propulsé par la hausse des cours de SGS et de Givaudan, deux entreprises aux scores ESG très satisfaisants et naturellement surpondérés dans l’indice. […]

Indice 20: +1,3% en octobre
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La finance durable prend enfin du galon à l’université

31 10 2014

L’Université de Genève vient de nommer Philipp Krüger au poste de Professeur assistant en finance responsable, ce qui représente une première en Suisse. M. Krüger est chercheur au sein de la nouvelle Faculté d’économie et management (GSEM) et est rattaché au Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI). Il constitue la cheville ouvrière du colloque international Geneva […]

La finance durable prend enfin du galon à l’université
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Les blue chips en tête le mois dernier

28 10 2014

Les sociétés suisses ont présenté un comportement satisfaisant dans l’actualité Environnement, Social, Gouvernance (ESG) du mois de septembre, suivant un bon mois d’août, avec 49% d’informations positives, alors que le benchmark international n’affichait que 47%. Parmi les sociétés ayant généré une majorité de commentaires favorables apparaît Swiss Re, dont le CEO a annoncé un engagement […]

Les blue chips en tête le mois dernier
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ESG News Review 18 – 24 October 2014

27 10 2014

Neste Oil was among the most praised companies last week, as it said that its renewable NEXBTL diesel are among the quickest and most efficient way to reduce traffic-related emissions, following a decision by the European Council to add renewable traffic fuels to the Community’s energy and climate package; Neste Oil also announced it has […]

ESG News Review 18 - 24 October 2014
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ESG News Review 11 – 17 October 2014

20 10 2014

Procter & Gamble was among the most praised companies last week as it announced its plans to cut the water used in manufacturing by 20 percent in the next six years as part of an expansion of its sustainability goals. Iberdrola said it was included in the 2014 editions of the Climate Performance Leadership and Climate […]

ESG News Review 11 - 17 October 2014
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Widespread safety issues identified at Bangladesh clothing factories

14 10 2014

Inspectors hired by a group of Western clothing brands have found safety problems at all the Bangladesh factories they visited as part of an initiative launched after a building collapse last year killed more than 1,100 workers. The Accord for Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh is seeking remedial action after identifying more than 80,000 […]

Widespread safety issues identified at Bangladesh clothing factories
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ESG News Review 4 – 10 October 2014

13 10 2014

The Dow Chemical Company was among the most praised companies last week after it announced the launch of a U.S. Apprenticeship pilot program as part of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), which also involves Alcoa; Alcoa Foundation and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) said that in its first year, their innovative new biodiversity partnership has provided […]

ESG News Review 4 - 10 October 2014
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ESG News Review 27 September – 3 October 2014

6 10 2014

Ford was among the most praised companies last week as it announced the creation of 1000 jobs at its plant in Oakville, Canada. Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy Group said they have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Ontario Power Authority for the 100 megawatt Belle River Wind project in Ontario, Canada. […]

ESG News Review 27 September - 3 October 2014
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2nd Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance Thursday, 27th November 2014 | 8:30 International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG)

2 10 2014

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Yngve Slyngstad, CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management, manager of Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global. Following the success of the inaugural Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance held in 2013, the Geneva Finance Research Institute and the Institute For Environmental Sciences of the University of Geneva together with Sustainable Finance Geneva are pleased […]

2nd Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance  Thursday, 27th November 2014
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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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