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ESG News Review 8 — 14 March 2014

17 03 2014

Toyota was among the most praised companies last week as it announced a wage increase for its Japan-based workers, responding to calls from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Nestlé published a new report describing its efforts to meet commitments in areas such as nutrition, water, rural development, sustainability and compliance; Nestlé also announced it will […]


ESG News Review 5 – 11 October 2013

14 10 2013

Last week the most criticized company was – again – Tokyo Electric Power Co. Inc., as six workers were exposed to a leak of highly radioactive water at Fukushima nuclear plant. Leighton Holdings Limited also received criticisms for facing a shareholder class action regarding allegations of corruption in Iraq. BP and the U.S. federal government […]


ESG News Review 28 September – 4 October 2013

7 10 2013

Last week the most criticized company was Tokyo Electric Power Co. Inc., as contaminated water continue leaking at Fukushima nuclear plant. Ryanair also received negative comments for being ordered by a French court to pay more than €9m in fines and damages for breaching labour laws in Marseille. BP has been accused of withholding information […]


ESG News Review 14 – 20 September 2013

23 09 2013

JPMorgan Chase was the most criticized company last week, as it has agreed to pay about $920m in penalties to US and UK regulators for “unsafe and unsound practices” including last year’s “London whale” trading losses and dissimulations. Shell also received a large amount of negative comments after Nigeria’s Bodo community rejected its compensation offer […]


ESG News Review 7 – 13 September 2013

16 09 2013

Yahoo! was the most praised company last week, as it published a first aggregate summary of U.S. governmental information requests. Together with Google, Microsoft and Facebook, the company filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government for the right to reveal the numbers of national security-related requests they receive. Nissan also received mostly positive reviews as […]


ESG News Review 31 August — 6 September 2013

9 09 2013

For the third week in a row Tokyo Electric Power Co. was the most criticized company, as a result of recent increases in radiation from the Fukushima plant. Wal-Mart also received  criticism after protesters calling for higher wages were arrested and union organizers allegedly fired. In other news, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua, […]


ESG News Review 24 — 30 August 2013

2 09 2013

Wal-Mart has been the most praised company last week as it opened-up healthcare benefits to employees’ same-sex partners, which The Newsweek/Daily Beast’s Daniel Gross describes as a “corporate shift”. Nissan and Ford also received positive coverage for creating jobs in the U.S., while Peugeot presented a new hybrid car. On the other hand, Tokyo Electric […]


ESG News Review 17 — 23 August 2013

26 08 2013

Staples Inc. was the most praised company last week after announcing that it recycled 350 million ink and toner cartridges since 2005. Another retailer, Wal-Mart, also received mostly positive coverage for its “made-in-America” campaign promoting the creation of more manufacturing jobs in the United States. On the negative side, Tokyo Electric Power Co. was the […]


ESG News Review 10 — 16 August 2013

19 08 2013

Toyota was the most praised company last week thanks to initiatives such as the donation of business expertise to non-profits, environmental education and scholarship programs. On the other hand, Ryanair was the most criticized company, after it fired a pilot who expressed safety concerns in a Channel 4 documentary. Sanofi also generated many negative comments […]


ESG News Review 3 — 9 August 2013

12 08 2013

Tokyo Electric Power Co. was the most criticized company last week, after Japan’s Prime Minister called for an “urgent battle to stop radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant leaking into the ocean” (Sky News). JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs, along with Glencore Xstrata, also received criticism for alleged antitrust practices pertaining to aluminium supplies […]