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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Net rebond au mois d’août

24 09 2014

Dans l’actualité Environnement, Social, Gouvernance (ESG) du mois d’août, 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 grâce à des commentaires favorables sur ses collaborations avec le CICR pour faciliter […]

Net rebond au mois d’août
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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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