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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 13 — 20 July 2013

  • 22 July 2013

GlaxoSmithKline continued to be the most criticized company last week, as Chinese officials pursued their investigation into the suspected "economic crimes" of executives, including bribery. This affair occupies a large portion of the summer media space. On the other hand,…

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The ethics of banking (and the balance of media)

  • 4 July 2008

A fresh writedown for UBS. An ethical writedown, that is. The below chart compiled by Covalance - an ethical research outfit. As you’ll notice, UBS - generally a poorly behaved child - has been very naughty since mid-April. (...) HSBC,…

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PepsiCo, Kohl’s Among Cos. Honored for Green Power Purchases

  • 23 October 2007

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday honored 17 companies that combined buy nearly 4 billion kilowatt hours of green power each year. The Green Power Purchasing Leaders already are Green Power Partners that commit to buying renewable power such…

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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…

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