ESG News Review 5 – 11 April 2014

14 04 2014

Baxter International appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it was recognized for safety performance in China when it received the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District’s (GETDD) 2013 Excellent Safety Culture Company Award for dedication to creating a safe manufacturing environment and culture. Xylem gained the 2014 Corporate Excellence Award from Charities@Work, […]

ESG News Review 5 - 11 April 2014
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ESG News Review 29 March – 4 April 2014

7 04 2014

Facebook was among the most praised companies last week as it has made significant progress in adopting renewable energy sources to power its web services, according to a report published by Greenpeace which also salutes Google and Apple. Volkswagen plans to make plug-in hybrids cars in China, according to Reuters; in Spain, VW renewed its […]

ESG News Review 29 March - 4 April 2014
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ESG News Review 22 – 28 March 2014

31 03 2014

Suez Environnement was among the most praised companies last week, as it announced it will build an incinerator near Shanghai to treat hazardous and medical waste that will generate steam and supply energy. SAP AG announced it will power all its data centers and facilities globally with 100% renewable electricity starting in 2014. Neste Oil […]

ESG News Review 22 – 28 March 2014
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ESG News Review 15 – 21 March 2014

24 03 2014

First Solar was among the most praised companies last week as it signed a power purchase agreement with Shams Ma’an Power Generation for a planned 52.5 megawatt solar power plant in Jordan. PepsiCo said it is rolling out a new land policy “with zero tolerance for illegal activities in our supply chain and for land […]

ESG News Review 15 – 21 March 2014
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ESG News Review 8 – 14 March 2014

17 03 2014

Toyota was among the most praised companies last week as it announced a wage increase for its Japan-based workers, responding to calls from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Nestlé published a new report describing its efforts to meet commitments in areas such as nutrition, water, rural development, sustainability and compliance; Nestlé also announced it will […]

ESG News Review 8 – 14 March 2014
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Nouvelle hausse des indices éthiques

14 03 2014

Les indices traditionnels des actions suisses s’affichent ainsi en nette hausse sur le mois (+3.47% SMI, +4.21% SPI), tandis que les stratégies BBGI-EthicalQuote composées de 20, 40 et 60 titres enregistraient respectivement +4.11%, +4.62% et +3.94%. Depuis 1999, les indices éthiques du marché suisses progressent ainsi en moyenne chaque année de +5.85%, +7.78% et +7.60% […]

Nouvelle hausse des indices éthiques
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Homophobie en Ouganda: Orange arrête sa publicité dans Red Pepper

11 03 2014

Le géant français des télécom, Orange, vient d’annoncer qu’il cessait ses campagnes de publicité dans le tabloïd ougandais Red Pepper. Celui-ci a publié fin février une liste de 200 personnes prétendument homosexuelles. Cette publication est intervenue au lendemain de la signature par le président Museweni d’une loi anti-homosexualité. La publication de cette liste par le […]

Homophobie en Ouganda: Orange arrête sa publicité dans Red Pepper
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ESG News Review 1 – 7 March 2014

10 03 2014

Ecolab appeared among the most praised companies last week after it received a 2014 Climate Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) announced they have spent $2.3 billion in 2013 with diverse suppliers, such as minority-owned or women-owned businesses. […]

ESG News Review 1 – 7 March 2014
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Boeing, South African Airways Explore Ways for Farmers to Grow More Sustainable Biofuel Crops

6 03 2014

Boeing [NYSE:BA] is launching an initiative with South African Airways (SAA) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) to expand opportunities for “smallhold” farmers in Southern Africa to grow crops that produce sustainable fuels. The program builds on a global effort by Boeing, RSB and other partners to help farmers with small plots of land […]

Boeing, South African Airways Explore Ways for Farmers to Grow More Sustainable Biofuel Crops
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Congo-Kinshasa: Commerce des «minerais du sang» dans les Grands Lacs – Les nouvelles directives de l’UE

6 03 2014

La Commission européenne a annoncé hier mercredi des mesures destinées à responsabiliser les entreprises, notamment dans l’électronique, qui importent des minerais provenant des zones de conflit, essentiellement en Afrique centrale. « Nous sommes décidés à empêcher que le commerce international de minerais ne contribue à l’escalade ou à la persistance de conflits », ont déclaré […]

Congo-Kinshasa: Commerce des «minerais du sang» dans les Grands Lacs - Les nouvelles directives de l'UE
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