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Author: Associated Press
Acknowledging the social and environmental toll it has taken over the past century, automakers and energy companies on Tuesday recommended ways to make the automobile cleaner, safer and more manageable as its global reach is extended. [participants:...
[PDF] full report: "The Materiality of Social, Environmental and Corporate Governance Issues to Equity Pricing: 11 Sector Studies by Brokerage House Analysts at the Request of the UNEP Finance Initiative Asset Management Working Group"
Author: UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative
[contributions by ABN Amro, Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (part of Dresdner Bank, which is part of Allianz), Goldman Sachs, HSBC, NikkoCitigroup (joint venture Nikko Cordial & Citigroup), Nomura, UBS, West LB. Also includes...
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Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
Ford's decision to base its 2002 Corporate Citizenship Report on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines will help analysts get a fuller picture of the company's performance...Neither DaimlerChrysler nor Honda uses the GRI platform
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- Related companies: DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Ford Honda
Author: Severin Carrell, Independent [UK]
Every car on sale in Britain is to carry a colour-coded "energy label" showing how much pollution it causes, in a revolutionary scheme being drawn up by ministers....Cars with the bestCO2 emissions, such as Honda's petrol-and-battery-powered hybrid,...
- Related companies: Honda
Tighter emission rules and worries about dependency on fossil fuels are spurring automakers around the world to develop eco-friendly vehicles [refers to Toyota, General Motors, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, Volkswagen, Ford, Ballard Power Systems]
Author: UN Wire
The Aug. 26-Sept. 4 World Summit on Sustainable Development will be marked by a new level of support from business for sustainable development goals, summit head Nitin Desai told Le Figaro...Desai said...mining companies will be invited to seek new...
Author: Justin Hyde, Reuters
While other auto makers voice their opposition to higher U.S. fuel economy standards, Honda Motor Co. Ltd. is ramping up production of a compact sedan that gets about 50 miles (80 km) per gallon.
- Related companies: Honda