ESG News Review 26 April – 2 May 2014

5 05 2014

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Silicon Valley companies face minority hiring complaints

10 02 2011

Silicon Valley high tech firms are on the hot seat over accusations that they’re not hiring enough minorities. Three non-profit groups targeted Google for a protest because it wouldn’t provide a breakdown of its workforce by race or ethnicity. « The only way we can solve the problem is finding out what is your employment, what […]

Former Laggard Wal-Mart Turns into Ethical Leader – Covalence Retail Industry Report 2008

11 12 2008

Laggards of the past often turn into leaders of the present. The case of Wal-Mart perfectly illustrates this paradoxical tendency, states a report published today by Geneva-based ethical reputation research firm Covalence — Covalence Retail Industry Report 2008. A year ago Wal-Mart was still last in Covalence EthicalQuote ranking calculated for 27 companies in the […]

Le site d’enchà¨res eBay se résout à  interdire totalement la vente d’ivoire

21 10 2008

Le groupe américain eBay a annoncé mardi qu’il allait totalement interdire à  partir du 1er janvier les ventes d’objets en ivoire sur son site d’enchères en ligne, sous la pression des défenseurs des animaux, afin de lutter contre le commerce illicite d’espèces menacées. Cette annonce est intervenue quelques heures après la publication d’un rapport du […]

eBay Creates New Site with Social and Environmental Goals

7 09 2008

Most consumers probably associate eBay Inc. more with vintage lunch boxes and low-priced electronics than with laptop bags made from recycled plastic by women in New Delhi. The online auction operator is trying to change that perception with, a Web site due to launch Wednesday to sell goods produced with social and environmental goals […]

Marks & Spencer and Wal-Mart are leading the retail sector’s green agenda

8 11 2007

Marks & Spencer and Wal-Mart are driving the ethical agenda for the retail sector, according to a report published by Covalence, a Switzerland-based company operating an ethical quotation system. The Covalence Retail Industry Report 2007 refers to Marks & Spencer as a « proactive leader, appearing in many positive news items. » Wal-Mart is said to be […]

Marks & Spencer and Wal-Mart Drive the Retail Industry’s Eco-Agenda – Covalence Retail Industry Report 2007

6 11 2007

Marks & Spencer and Wal-Mart drive the ethical agenda of Retailers, which has been dominated by environmental issues in 2006-2007, states a report released by Geneva-based ethical reputation research firm Covalence, Covalence Retail Industry Report 2007. Marks & Spencer is a proactive leader: it appears in many positive news items and maintains a remarkably low […]