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ESG News Review 11 – 17 October 2014

  • 20 October 2014

Procter & Gamble was among the most praised companies last week as it announced its plans to cut the water used in manufacturing by 20 percent in the next six years as part of an expansion of its sustainability goals.…

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ESG News Review 30 August – 5 September 2014

  • 8 September 2014

Tesla Motors was among the most praised companies last week as it chose Nevada for its planned "gigafactory," which should produce batteries to power 500,000 of the company's electric cars annually and lower the costs of these cars; 6,500 on-site…

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ESG News Review 1 — 7 March 2014

  • 10 March 2014

Ecolab appeared among the most praised companies last week after it received a 2014 Climate Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) announced they…

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ESG News Review 11 — 17 January 2014

  • 20 January 2014

Alstom appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it announced it would cease engaging sales consultants to ensure it “conducts business in a responsible way and strives to achieve the highest ethical standards”. Alstom is also calling for…

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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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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 7 – 13 September 2013

  • 16 September 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…

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ESG News Review 10 — 16 August 2013

  • 19 August 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…

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ESG News Review 22-28 June 2013

  • 1 July 2013

Microsoft has been praised for expressing its willingness to disclose US government data queries and for launching ad-free Bing search for schools last week, while UBS received negative coverage as its French unit was fined 10m euros for failing to tighten…

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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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