AkzoNobel tops CDP chemicals ranking

AkzoNobel has been ranked number one on the influential CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) Global Chemical Companies List, which ranks the largest publicly listed chemical companies on business readiness for a low carbon transition. The results are published in the Catalyst for change report, which focuses on a group of 22 companies responsible for a combined total of […] ... lees meer

Arcadis, Philips en Philips Lighting in eerste editie ‘Carbon Clean 200’

De Nederlandse bedrijven Arcadis, Philips en Philips Lighting zijn opgenomen in de eerste editie van de ‘Carbon Clean 200’ van Corporate Knights. De lijst is reeds in februari van dit jaar gepubliceerd maar nu pas opgepikt. Er is niet eerder aandacht aan geschonken in Nederland. Als uitnodiging voor een grotere discussie over hoe we kunnen investeren […] ... lees meer

Leading brands improve performance on sustainable cotton but many still fall short

Leading international retailers C&A Group, H&M, M&S and Tchibo GmbH have joined IKEA as ‘frontrunners’ in 2017’s Sustainable Cotton Ranking (sustainablecottonranking.org) but overall, big brand progress on cotton sustainability is insufficient according to Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF. Assessing the performance of 75 of the largest cotton-using companies, up from 37 in […] ... lees meer

The World Benchmarking Alliance launches global consultation on sustainability rankings of companies

Aviva, in partnership with Index Initiative, the United Nations Foundation and the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, will today launch the consultation phase of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA). This global multi-stakeholder initiative will develop and publish free to access, publicly available benchmarks ranking companies on their sustainability performance and contributions towards achieving the Sustainable […] ... lees meer

Nederlandse grote bedrijven scoren bovengemiddeld op duurzaamheid

Nederland stijgt weer op de belangrijkste graadmeter voor duurzaamheid, de Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Had Nederland vorig jaar nog 15 bedrijven in deze ranglijst, dit jaar zijn het er 16. Hiermee scoren Nederlandse multinationals internationaal bovengemiddeld als het gaat om duurzaamheid.  VNO-NCW is bijzonder trots op KPN, dat volgens onafhankelijke experts het meest duurzame […] ... lees meer

Unilever tops high-profile sustainability ranking

Unilever has once again ranked first in the Personal Products sector of the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – one of the most credible and high-profile markers of corporate sustainability leadership. DJSI assesses and ranks the economic, environmental and social performance of over 3,000 publicly traded companies. Unilever has participated in the benchmark since it was […] ... lees meer

KPN voor het eerst het duurzaamste telecombedrijf in de wereld

RobecoSAM heeft vandaag de resultaten bekend gemaakt van de jaarlijkse review van de Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. KPN is nu het duurzaamste bedrijf in de industriegroep Telecommunications als ‘Industry Group Leader’. Dit is voor het eerst dat KPN deze koppositie bereikt. MVO-adviesbureau Sustainalize adviseerde KPN in het traject. Dit jaar werd geen andere Nederlandse onderneming leider […] ... lees meer

DSM among leaders in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Royal DSM, a global science company active in health, nutrition and materials, has yet again been named among the world leaders in the Materials industry group in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index published today. DSM has been recognized for its consistent and longstanding commitment to sustainability, having been named among the global leaders for the past […] ... lees meer

Randstad Holding in DJSI 2017 and assessed best in class in the social dimension

Today, the results have been announced of the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (‘DJSI’) review. Launched in 1999, the DJSI recognize the leading companies in each industry sector for responsible economic, environmental, and social performance. Randstad Holding is proud to be included as a member in the Professional Services industry of the DJSI world and […] ... lees meer
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