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ESG News Review 22 — 28 February 2014

  • 3 March 2014

General Electric belongs to the group of most praised companies last week as it announced a $10 billion investment in clean technology as part of its "ecomagination" initiative, according to Reuters. Ericsson has been recognized for "Connecting the Unconnected" by…


ESG News Review 25 — 31 January 2014

  • 3 February 2014

Nissan appeared among the most praised companies last week, and so did FedEx. These two companies announced they would begin testing a 100 percent electric compact cargo vehicle. Costco Wholesale was praised by President Obama for “taking the leadership to…


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…


ESG News Review 24 — 30 August 2013

  • 2 September 2013

Wal-Mart has been the most praised company last week as it opened-up healthcare benefits to employees’ same-sex partners, which The Newsweek/Daily Beast’s Daniel Gross describes as a "corporate shift". Nissan and Ford also received positive coverage for creating jobs in…


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…


Want an Eco-Friendly Car? Buy a BMW!

  • 8 September 2009

If your carbon footprint is an important consideration to you when you're car shopping, you may picture yourself in a Toyota Prius. Or perhaps, if you pay close attention to the auto industry, you've got your eye on a Chevy…


Green chemicals of the month

  • 3 February 2009

2009 started with a lot of new green chemical offerings ranging from the cleaning industry, to automobile and construction. Here are some of the selected ones mostly in the plastic arena. Hint: If you want your newly launched green chemicals/technology…


Nissan announces its love for green paint … sort of

  • 19 September 2008

All right, so Nissan isn't planning on painting more of its cars in a green hue, but they are reducing the overall environmental impact of their painting process. The new technology will cut down paint waste, use less space, reduce…


Nissan and Habitat for Humanity Build Houses With Energy-Saving Features

  • 5 June 2008

Habitat for HumanityInternational and Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) announced today the renewalof an annual $1 million partnership. Through the partnership, Nissan will fundthe construction of affordable houses that conserve energy and water, supportongoing Habitat for Humanity homebuilding projects and…


Toyota not so green

  • 24 April 2008

Most of us now understand that pollution from cars causes global warming. So, we also know that driving cleaner cars — like Toyota’s low-emission, 48 miles-per-gallon (mpg) Prius hybrid — means less global warming pollution. Unfortunately, the overall truth about…

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