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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…

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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…

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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 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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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