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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 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 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 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 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 4 — 10 January 2014

13 01 2014

The Automobile industry ranked first in our 2013 review (see this exclusive for GreenBiz). The trend seems to continue in 2014. Toyota was among the most praised companies last week, as it announced that it plans to start selling electric vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells by 2015. Ford presented the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, […]


ESG News Review 30 November – 6 December 2013

9 12 2013

Vermilion Energy was among the most praised companies last week because they won  The 2013 Circular Economy Award for Industrial and Regional Ecology in France, an award that honors companies that reduce, recycle and reuse materials and resources throughout the production process. Honda has joined a experimental project that looks at the vehicle to grid […]


ESG News Review 16-22 November 2013

25 11 2013

Volkswagen was among the most praised companies last week, after they recently announced their plan to electrify all vehicles in all segments so that by the end of 2014, fourteen models from the Volkswagen group brands will be available as Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Battery Electric Vehicles, or Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles. BMW made it their […]


ESG News Review 19 — 25 October 2013

28 10 2013

Volkswagen was among the most praised companies last week, as workers voted in favor of a collective agreement in Navarra (Spain), while its Swedish truck-maker affiliate announced more orders for its engines that meet tighter European emissions regulation. Volkswagen India received a Certificate of Appreciation on “Promoting Water Use Efficiency in Urban Sector to Address […]


ESG News Review 21 — 27 September 2013

30 09 2013

Dell was the most praised company last week after it received a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Kohl’s Corporation was awarded a Sustained Excellence in Green Power Award, also from the EPA. The Coca-Cola Company received positive comments as it launched a partnership to deliver safe drinking water […]