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ESG News Review 15-21 June 2013

  • 24 June 2013

Ford has been praised for cutting production emissions by 37% per vehicle since 2000, while HSBC (and Standard Chartered) officers have been caught in a Cobrapost sting operation, offering to launder money. This weekly review is produced using the EthicalQuote…

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Anti-slavery campaign targets Nintendo

  • 20 June 2013

Human rights organisation Walk Free has launched a campaign targeting Nintendo. The body seeks assurances that Nintendo hardware doesn’t use slave-mined minerals, which can arrive on the global market from troubled regions such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, in…

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L’éthique surperforme le SPI et le SMI

  • 20 June 2013

Après plusieurs mois de sous-performance, la réputation éthique agrégée des entreprises suisses a été meilleure que celle des sociétés étrangères en mai (56% d’information positives vs 49%). Les entreprises du pays ont été particulièrement complimentées par des sources basées en…

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M&S Plan A sustainability savings reach £135m

  • 7 June 2013

Marks & Spencer's Plan A sustainability strategy has racked up £135m worth of savings over the past year, a 29 per cent increase on the previous 12 months. The £30m extra net benefit is one of a number of achievements…

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Coke Recycling Venture Processes 500 Million Bottles in Year One

  • 5 June 2013

Continuum Recycling, the recycled-PET joint venture between Coca-Cola Enterprises and ECO Plastics, says it has processed 500 million bottles since opening in May 2012. The companies say the development of Continuum Recycling, located on the site of ECO Plastics’ existing…

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