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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 15 — 21 February 2014

  • 24 February 2014

General Motors appeared among the most praised companies last week, as it co-founded The Natural Capital Business Hub, while its Foundation received a Corporate Leadership Award from the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation. Renault signed an agreement with the…


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 30 November – 6 December 2013

  • 9 December 2013

Vermilion Energy was among the most praised companies last week because they won  The 2013 Circular Economy Award for Industrial and Regional Ecology in France, an award that honors companies that reduce, recycle and reuse materials and resources throughout the…


Global Compact Survey

  • 13 September 2007

In 2006 and 2007, UNI Finance conducted a survey on finance companies' commitments to Principle 3 of the UN Global Compact, "Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining". 35 major…


Banks Embracing Green Challenge, Study Finds

  • 3 July 2007

According to the latest Banking Industry report from research group Covalence, competition for eco-minded customers has helped improve how banks' services affect the environment. The study looked at the EthicalQuote Reputation Index for nine industries from June 2006 to June…


RBS is accused of sponsoring global warming

  • 18 March 2007

THE ROYAL Bank of Scotland (RBS) is being threatened with a student boycott over its multi-billion-pound investments in climate-wrecking oil and gas projects around the world. The threat comes in the wake of a new report attacking RBS's record on…

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