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ESG News Review 27 September – 3 October 2014

  • 6 October 2014

Ford was among the most praised companies last week as it announced the creation of 1000 jobs at its plant in Oakville, Canada. Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy Group said they have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with…

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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 16-22 November 2013

  • 25 November 2013

Volkswagen was among the most praised companies last week, after they recently announced their plan to electrify all vehicles in all segments so that by the end of 2014, fourteen models from the Volkswagen group brands will be available as…

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ESG News Review 9-15 November 2013

  • 18 November 2013

Chevron Corp. was among the most criticized companies last week as the US oil giant was ordered to pay $9.51 billion by an Ecuadorian court as compensation for decades of damages caused to the Amazon rainforest by its sister company,…

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Shenzhen wage hike causes supply chain jitters

  • 28 August 2012

Chinese tech hub and boom town Shenzhen is set to increase the minimum wage of workers there by 13.3 per cent in early 2013, causing a few sweaty palms in the technology supply chain. Shenzhen and the wider Pearl River…

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Samsung chief concerned about corruption in the company

  • 9 June 2011

The chairman of Samsung Electronics, Kun-Hee Lee, has voiced his concerns about the possible spread of corruption within the group's companies. Mr Lee said that corruption allegations had tarnished the company's image. His comments came after the chief executive of…

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Samsung Promotes Green Memory and Washing Machine, Recycling

  • 7 September 2010

Samsung Electronics Co. has been quite vocal on green issues over the last two days. Expanded “Green Memory” initiative, the “Eco Bubble” washing machine, as well as the launch of Samsung Takeback and Recycle (STAR) Program in India have been…

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