Concerns raised over healthiness off major food & beverage companies’ products

Many leading food and drink manufacturers have stepped up efforts to encourage better diets, largely by  adopting better policies and publishing more information, according to the 2018 Global Access to Nutrition  Index, which measures the efforts being made by the world’s largest food and beverage manufacturers to  reduce ill health due to poor diets. Some […] ... lees meer

SDG Evaluation Tool Launched by Trucost

Trucost, a leader in carbon and environmental data and risk analysis, has launched the Trucost SDG Evaluation Tool to help enable companies to identify business risks and opportunities aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). On September 25th 2015, countries adopted the goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for […] ... lees meer

Duurzaamheid Telecom niet om over naar huis te mailen volgens Rank a Brand

Rank a Brand heeft de criteria en de ranking voor de Telecom sector geactualiseerd. Het klimaatveranderingsbeleid heeft het meest bijgedragen aan het verschil in rankings. Merken van KPN Group (KPN, Ortel, XS4ALL, Telfort en Simyo) spannen de kroon, want al in 2015 bereikten ze klimaatneutraliteit. Andere merken, zoals Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom en Ziggo hebben over het algemeen wel een klimaatbeleid, maar hebben hun CO2-uitstoot niet verminderd, […] ... lees meer

French start-up YuKan is launching the first digital platform that rates the environmental footprint of products

The French start-up YuKan is launching the first digital platform that rates the environmental footprint of products, in line with the new “Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Guide”, a method that the European Commission will present during its “EU Environmental Footprint Final Conference” from 23 to 25 April, which will announce the success of its experimentation […] ... lees meer

Dutch based Responsible Mining Foundation launched the Responsible Mining Index 2018

The Responsible Mining Index 2018, covering companies that produce 25% of all mined commodities globally, is launched in Geneva, Switzerland by the Dutch based Responsible Mining Foundation. Among the key findings are: The vast majority of the assessed mining companies show responsible policies or practices on several economic, environmental, social and governance (EESG) issues. However, very few […] ... lees meer

Nederlandse multinationals nog niet diervriendelijk genoeg

Voor de zesde keer vergelijkt de Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare hoe 110 foodmultinationals het doen op het gebied van dierenwelzijn. McDonald’s blijkt de winnaar onder de restaurants. De Nederlandse bedrijven Unilever, Ahold Delhaize, FrieslandCampina en Vion Food komen ook op de lijst voor, maar draaien niet in de top mee. De Business Benchmark on Farm Animal […] ... lees meer

Nieuwe ontwikkelingen Sustainable Brand Index in Nederland

Dit jaar wordt voor de tweede keer het grootschalige onderzoek achter de Sustainable Brand Index™ in Nederland gelanceerd. Gebaseerd op een onafhankelijk onderzoek van meer dan 35.000 interviews onder consumenten, worden duurzaamheid, branding en communicatie van de grootste consumentenmerken in kaart gebracht. Naast de sectoren Food, Retail, Energy en Supermarkets, worden ook de sectoren Automotive, Travel & Leisure, Mobility, […] ... lees meer

CDP names 58 companies as ‘Supplier Engagement’ leaders including ING, Philips, Philips Lighting & Unilever

The number of companies forging ahead with an industry-leading approach to tackling emissions in the supply chain has doubled in a year,according to new research by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, with analysis provided by McKinsey & Company. CDP has awarded 58 companies – out of a total of +3,300 – a place on its second […] ... lees meer
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