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ESG News Review 13 – 19 September 2014

  • 22 September 2014

Kroger appeared among the most praised companies last week as it announced it has donated more than 50 million pounds of products to local Feeding America food banks in 2013; Kroger, together with The Coca-Cola Company, Honeywell International and other…

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ESG News Review 17 — 23 May 2014

  • 26 May 2014

Dell was among the most praised companies last week, as it announced new sustainability initiatives among which carbon-negative packaging, through a partnership with Newlight Technologies, inventor and manufacturer of AirCarbon. Walmart is collaborating with Kellogg Company to support the livelihoods…

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ESG News Review 8 — 14 March 2014

  • 17 March 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…

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ESG News Review 2-8 November 2013

  • 11 November 2013

Iberdrola was among the most praised companies last week as it presented the first results of its SIGMA program aiming at reducing CO2 emissions during electricity generation. This Spanish company has also been named in other news covering its initiatives…

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ESG News Review 29 June – 5 July 2013

  • 8 July 2013

Last week The Coca-Cola Company has received positive media coverage for joining the Soft Drinks Sustainability Roadmap, an initiative aiming at reducing the environmental footprint of soft drink products. At the same time, Google was criticized by Oklahoma and Nebraska's Attorney's General…

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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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HSBC chairman vows to put ethics at heart of sales

  • 13 August 2012

In the wake of furore over terrorist links and money laundering controls failings that have cast a cloud over banking group HSBC, its chairman has vowed to change the way business is done by reducing complexity and implementing a more…

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HSBC Accused of Laundering Money for Mexico Drug Cartels

  • 17 May 2011

The U.S. Justice Departments is reportedly working on a case against HSBC bankers they say have laundered money from Mexican drug gangs. Still at the beginning of the investigation, the Justice Department is building its case against the bank. The…

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Undue Diligence: How banks do business with corrupt regimes

  • 11 March 2009

Global Witness' new report Undue Diligence names some of the major banks who have done business with corrupt regimes. By accepting these customers, banks are assisting those who are using state assets to enrich themselves or brutalise their own people.…

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