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ESG News Review 18 – 24 October 2014

  • 27 October 2014

Neste Oil was among the most praised companies last week, as it said that its renewable NEXBTL diesel are among the quickest and most efficient way to reduce traffic-related emissions, following a decision by the European Council to add renewable…

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ESG News Review 18 — 24 January 2014

  • 27 January 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,…

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ESG News Review 13 — 20 July 2013

  • 22 July 2013

GlaxoSmithKline continued to be the most criticized company last week, as Chinese officials pursued their investigation into the suspected "economic crimes" of executives, including bribery. This affair occupies a large portion of the summer media space. On the other hand,…

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Business playing key role in drive for gay marriage

  • 22 March 2012

Gay marriage wouldn’t have passed in the Washington state Legislature this year without Gov. Chris Gregoire’s decision to reverse course and push for it. Legislators’ personal pleas to colleagues, as epitomized by Republican Rep. Maureen Walsh’s passionate floor speech about…

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Boeing named best company for diversity

  • 27 April 2009

Boeing has been named the most preferred employer in a readership survey conducted by a career-guidance and recruitment magazine. In the latest survey, Equal Opportunity magazine randomly selected 1,000 of its readers and asked them to name the employers, in…

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Norwegian ethics ruffle financial world

  • 23 September 2007

Last year, the Church of Norway asked the Norwegian Government Pension Fund to consider divesting the fund's holdings in Caterpillar Inc. The reason: Caterpillar was selling the Israeli army bulldozers that were being used against Palestinian civilians. Given the avalanche…

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Western cos launch greener products

  • 18 September 2007

Many Western companies are waking up to the importance of going green. Boeing is one such company that has undergone an image makeover and gone green. The Boeing 787, which is scheduled to enter service in May 2008, is twenty…

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