2008 World’s Most Ethical Companies

After examining 10,000 global companies, a panel of judges at the Ethisphere Institute selected 93 companies as the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Ethisphere Institute is a think tank that studies business ethics and corporate responsibility. This is the second year Ethisphere Magazine has published the list and the reasoning behind their selections, and the first year that Forbes is a partner. ... lees meer

Carbon Disclosure Project announces findings in supply chain carbon emissions

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the world’s largest investor collaboration on climate change, with 385 institutional investors holding assets under management of US $57 trillion, today announced the first ever findings of its Supply Chain Leadership Collaboration. Cadbury Schweppes, Dell, HP, Imperial Tobacco, L’Oréal, Nestlé, PepsiCo UK & Ireland, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, Tesco and Unilever all work through CDP’s Supply Chain Leadership Collaboration to measure carbon risks and liabilities in the supply chain. ... lees meer

Carbon Disclosure Project announces findings in supply chain carbon emissions

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the world’s largest investor collaboration on climate change, with 385 institutional investors holding assets under management of US $57 trillion, today announced the first ever findings of its Supply Chain Leadership Collaboration. Cadbury Schweppes, Dell, HP, Imperial Tobacco, L’Oréal, Nestlé, PepsiCo UK & Ireland, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, Tesco and Unilever all work through CDP’s Supply Chain Leadership Collaboration to measure carbon risks and liabilities in the supply chain. ... lees meer

SAM starts tenth annual assessment for Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

SAM, the international investment group focused on sustainability, announced the start of the annual review for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). For the tenth time since the initial assessment for the indexes in 1999, SAM has sent out invitations to the largest 2’500 companies worldwide to participate in the company’s yearly analysis. The assessment covers long-term economic, environmental and social criteria and reflects general as well as industry-specific sustainability trends. ... lees meer

Carbon Disclosure Project, The World’s Largest Investor Coalition Seeks Further Disclosure on Climate Change and Shareholder Value

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) a collaboration of 385 institutional investors, with assets under management of $57 trillion, has issued its 2008 information request to the world’s largest corporations. This asks companies to measure and disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and report on their strategy for dealing with risks and opportunities associated with climate change. ... lees meer

Innovest Identifies the 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World

On Thursday, January 24, 2007, Innovest Strategic Value Advisors officially launched the fourth Global 100 list of the most sustainable corporations in the world at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Global 100, initiated by Corporate Knights Inc. with Innovest as the exclusive research provider, includes companies from 16 countries in sectors ranging from Oil and Gas to Wireless Telecommunication Services that were evaluated according to how effectively they manage environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities, relative to their industry peers. ... lees meer

Carbon Disclosure Project working with corporate giants to assess CO2 emissions and climate disclosure from supply chains in 2008

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a collaboration of over 315 institutional investors, including Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Allianz and HSBC, with assets under management of more than $41 trillion, is now working with some of the world’s largest companies to help them assess greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through their supply chains. ... lees meer