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ESG News Review 12 — 18 October 2013

  • 21 October 2013

Dell Inc. was among the most praised companies last week for joining forces with Members of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and WEConnect to support women entrepreneurs. Dell Inc. also launched 2020 Legacy of Good Plan initiative for sustainable…

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Nouvelle surperformance sur 3 mois

  • 21 October 2013

Parmi les entreprises ayant vu leur score ESG (Environnement, Social, Gouvernance) progresser en septembre figurent: Barry Callebaut (construction d’une école primaire et d’un centre de formation pour les cultivateurs de cacao en Côte d’Ivoire); Nestlé (maintient sa première position dans…

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ESG News Review 5 – 11 October 2013

  • 14 October 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…

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Russian Roulette: focus on Gazprom and related risks

  • 14 October 2013

We would like to share some information with you in the light of this week’s Gazprom roadshow in Switzerland, arranged by UBS Investment Bank AG, BNP Paribas SA and OAO Gazprombank, and the upcoming sale of Gazprom’s first Swiss franc…

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ESG News Review 28 September – 4 October 2013

  • 7 October 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…

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ESG News Review 21 — 27 September 2013

  • 30 September 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…

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Syngenta’s unlikely ally

  • 25 September 2013

FARM chemical giants and environmental lobby groups are frequently at loggerheads about agriculture's impact on farmland, farm communities and ecological issues, but Syngenta's ambitious "good growth plan" vows have drawn keen support from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).  As previously…

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ESG News Review 14 – 20 September 2013

  • 23 September 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…

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Indice 60: solide face aux turbulences

  • 20 September 2013

L’actualité Environnement, Social, Gouvernance (ESG) a été chahutée le mois dernier, pour les entreprises suisses (31% d’informations positives, 69% de négatives) ainsi qu’au plan international (34% de positives). Parmi les firmes du pays ayant vu leur score ESG progresser le…

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