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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ESG News Review 17 — 23 May 2014

26 05 2014

Dell was among the most praised companies last week, as it announced new sustainability initiatives among which carbon-negative packaging, through a partnership with Newlight Technologies, inventor and manufacturer of AirCarbon. Walmart is collaborating with Kellogg Company to support the livelihoods of rice growers and sustainable rice-growing practices worldwide. Volkswagen has earned the World Environment Center’s […]

ESG News Review 17 — 23 May 2014
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Les banques et pharmas ont été à  la peine le mois dernier

23 05 2014

Les indices BBGI-EthicalQuote composés de 20, 40 et 60 titres, calculés en total return, ont une nouvelle fois surperformé les indices de la bourse suisse, en progressant respectivement de +1,81%, +1,84% et +1,91%. Notons pour finir que depuis 1999, les stratégies BBGI-EthicalQuote 20, 40 et 60 gagnent en moyenne +5,8%, +7,8% et +7,6% chaque année, […]

Les banques et pharmas ont été à  la peine le mois dernier
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ESG News Review 10 — 16 May 2014

19 05 2014

Dell appeared among the most praised companies last week, as several sources including The Guardian’s Sustainability case studies highlighted its objectives for 2020, including waste-free packaging, reducing its operational carbon footprint by 50% and cutting the energy intensity of its product portfolio by 80%. NiSource released its 2013 Sustainability Report, showing the company’s progress across […]

ESG News Review 10 — 16 May 2014
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ESG News Review 3 — 9 May 2014

12 05 2014

GDF Suez and Areva appeared among the most praised companies last week as they have been selected by the French government to install and operate two 500 megawatt offshore wind farms, according to Reuters, which will create 2000 jobs. Avery Dennison announced it will collaborate with the Rainforest Alliance to promote sustainable forestry in Honduras. […]

ESG News Review 3 — 9 May 2014
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ESG News Review 26 April – 2 May 2014

5 05 2014

Wal-Mart and General Mills were among the most praised companies last week as both companies announced a commitment to accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in collaboration with Field to Market, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working across the agriculture supply chain to address the food demands of the rapidly growing […]

ESG News Review 26 April - 2 May 2014
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Indices 20 et 40: hausse de 5,2% au Q1

23 04 2014

Le mois dernier, les stratégies BBGI-EthicalQuote composées de 20, 40 et 60 titres ont ainsi toutes trois surperformé les indices traditionnels du marché suisse (enregistrant +0.62%, +1.05% et +1.18% respectivement). (…) Dans l’actualité Environnement, Social, Gouvernance (ESG) du mois de mars, Nestlé s’est distingué par un gros volume d’information et un ratio positif / total […]

Indices 20 et 40: hausse de 5,2% au Q1
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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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