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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Le marché suisse pénalisé en juillet

25 08 2014

La majorité des sociétés composant les indices BBGI-Ethical- Quote 20, 40 et 60 affichaient une majorité d’informations positives sur le front Environnement, Social, Gouvernance (ESG) en juillet. Ce fut ainsi le cas d’ABB (collaboration avec Volvo pour le développement du bus électriques et hybrides), d’Adecco (fourniture d’emplois à des personnes handicapées en Espagne), et de […]

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ESG News Review 21 – 27 June 2014

30 06 2014

Toyota appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it unveiled its first mass-market fuel-cell car, which is due to go on sale in Japan by end-March next year. Ford ranked No. 1 on Interbrand’s 2014 list of the 50 Best Global Green Brands. The George Washington University (GW), American University (AU) and the […]

ESG News Review 21 – 27 June 2014
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ESG News Review 14 – 20 June 2014

23 06 2014

Walmart was among the most praised companies last week as it announced it will triple its spending on food safety in China to 300 million yuan; in addition, the company has been named in a Ceres report showing how firms also including Coca-Cola, General Mills, and Unilever have taken steps to work with suppliers on […]

ESG News Review 14 – 20 June 2014
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L’indice «20» a progressé de 2,9%

20 06 2014

Plusieurs sociétés ont vu leur score Environnement, Social, Gouvernance progresser durant le mois de mai. C’est ainsi le cas d’Adecco, qui continue d’agir et de communiquer sur le front de l’emploi des jeunes, avec notamment la mise en place de stages et de collaborations avec les universités en Espagne et en France. De son côté, […]

L’indice «20» a progressé de 2,9%
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ESG News Review 31 May – 6 June 2014

10 06 2014

Ford was among the most praised companies last week, as it unveiled its Lightweight Concept vehicle, which uses advanced materials to explore weight-reduction solutions that could improve performance and fuel efficiency while reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Johnson Controls supports the inclusion of energy efficiency and distributed energy systems in the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean […]

ESG News Review 31 May - 6 June 2014
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ESG News Review 24 – 30 May 2014

2 06 2014

Nestlé was among the most praised companies last week as it is supporting a new strategy organized by the World Cocoa Foundation to promote sustainability in the cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana; the plan, named ‘CocoaAction’, will help to coordinate and align the sustainability efforts of the world’s largest suppliers and buyers […]

ESG News Review 24 – 30 May 2014
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