How Gap’s Minimum Wage Pledge Is Already Paying Off

20 02 2014

Gap Inc. CEO Glenn Murphy shook up the retail world this week by announcing that the retailer would voluntarily raise its corporate-wide minimum wage to $9 this year and to $10 in 2015. Explaining the decision to employees and the public on Wednesday, Murphy said such a “strategic investment” would better the lives of Gap […]

How Gap's Minimum Wage Pledge Is Already Paying Off
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Le marché suisse tire son épingle du jeu

20 02 2014

Parmi les entreprises ayant tiré leur épingle du jeu dans l’actualité Environnement, Social, Gouvernance (ESG) du mois de janvier figure ABB, qui a reà§u le Prix de l’énergie aux Emirats Arabes Unis, récompensant ses innovations dans les domaines des énergies renouvelables et de l’efficacité énergétique. Nestlé présente aussi un bilan positif, après avoir été nommé […]

Le marché suisse tire son épingle du jeu
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L’Oréal Says It Will Phase Out The Use Of Plastic Microbeads In Its Beauty Products

13 02 2014

Earlier this week New York State Attorney General Eric. T Schneiderman and other lawmakers proposed a ban on plastic microbeads in personal hygiene products, saying the beads can end up polluting our waterways, and urged companies to join the fight. L’Oréal says it’s been keeping an eye on the research as well, and will now […]

L’Oréal Says It Will Phase Out The Use Of Plastic Microbeads In Its Beauty Products
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ESG News Review 1 — 7 February 2014

10 02 2014

General Motors was among the most praised companies last year, as its Opel unit has agreed to extend by two years a guarantee that workers at three German plants won’t face job cuts. AT&T announced plans to commit $100 million of free mobile broadband access to educational websites, applications and services.  Cisco was named among […]

ESG News Review 1 — 7 February 2014
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Finance durable: interview de Bertrand Gacon et Antoine Mach

4 02 2014

Frédéric Ruiz (ISFB): Finance durable, finance d’impact, finance socialement responsable: de quoi parle-t-on ? Il existe en effet plusieurs terminologies dans le domaine de la finance durable que les spécialistes du secteur utilisent pour distinguer certaines variations dans les motivations, les sensibilités ou les méthodes employées. Ces différentes approches ont néanmoins toutes un dénominateur commun […]

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ESG News Review 25 — 31 January 2014

3 02 2014

Nissan appeared among the most praised companies last week, and so did FedEx. These two companies announced they would begin testing a 100 percent electric compact cargo vehicle. Costco Wholesale was praised by President Obama for “taking the leadership to pay its workers fair wages”. Nestlé announced it would invest one billion dollars in Mexico, […]

ESG News Review 25 — 31 January 2014
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ESG News Review 18 — 24 January 2014

27 01 2014

Boeing was among the most praised companies last week as it announced a partnership with Abu Dhabi’s state-owned carrier Etihad Airways and French energy firm Total to develop biofuels. Boeing, with other members of the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group, has identified a commercially viable “green diesel” that emits 50% less carbon dioxide than conventional […]

ESG News Review 18 — 24 January 2014
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+26% en 2013 pour les actions éthiques

22 01 2014

Dans ce contexte de croissance, les stratégies éthiques BBGI-EthicalQuote ne sont pas en reste, surperformant à  la fois en décembre et en 2013. En décembre, les stratégies 20, 40 et 60 enregistrent +0,08%, +0,88% et +0,89% contre -0,74% et -0,37% pour les indices SMI et SPI. Pour l’année dernière, si l’indice composé de 20 titres […]

+26% en 2013 pour les actions éthiques
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ESG News Review 11 — 17 January 2014

20 01 2014

Alstom appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it announced it would cease engaging sales consultants to ensure it “conducts business in a responsible way and strives to achieve the highest ethical standards”. Alstom is also calling for a target of more than 30% of renewable energy sourced in Europe by 2030. Hewlett-Packard […]

ESG News Review 11 — 17 January 2014
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Le géant du textile H&M à  la conquàªte de l’Afrique

17 01 2014

C’est un pas de plus vers la conquàªte du marché africain qui a été faite par le géant suédois du textile H&M. Le patron de la société Hennes and Mauritz a expliqué dans un entretien pour un quotidien suédois que l’Afrique, et notamment l’Afrique subsaharienne, avait un potentiel « énorme » notamment dans le secteur de la […]

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