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Author: Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment [UK]
In 2007, we initiated a project to assess how companies are managing their greenhouse gas emissions...In total, we assessed 125 companies, covering the FTSE100...and large cap European stocks…47 of the 125 companies have stabilised or reduced their...
- Related companies: 3i Alliance & Leicester Allianz Anglo American Antofagasta Associated British Foods AstraZeneca Aviva AXA BAE Systems Barclays BBVA BG Group (part of Shell) BHP Billiton BNP Paribas BP British Airways British American Tobacco British Land British Sky Broadcasting BT Cable and Wireless Cadbury Schweppes (now Cadbury) Carnival Centrica Crédit Agricole Credit Suisse Daily Mail and General Trust Daimler Deutsche Bank Deutsche Telekom Diageo Drax E.ON EDF Enel Eni Enterprise Inns France Telecom (now Orange) Friends Provident GlaxoSmithKline Hammerson HBOS (part of Lloyds) Home Retail Group HSBC ICAP ICI Imperial Tobacco ING InterContinental Hotels International Power Invesco ITV Johnson Matthey Kazakhmys Kelda Kingfisher L'Oreal Land Securities Legal & General Investment Management Lloyds Lonmin Man Group Marks & Spencer Mitchells & Butlers Morrisons National Grid Nestlé Next Nokia Northern Rock Novartis Old Mutual Pearson Persimmon Prudential plc Reckitt Benckiser Reed Elsevier Group Reuters (part of Thomson Reuters) Rexam Rio Tinto Roche Rolls-Royce plc Royal Bank of Scotland SABMiller (part of Anheuser-Busch InBev) Sage Sainsbury's Sanofi Santander Schroders Scottish and Southern Energy Severn Trent Shell Shire Siemens Smith & Nephew Smiths Group Société Générale Standard Chartered Standard Life Tate & Lyle Telefónica Tesco Total UBS Unicredito Italiano (now Unicredit) Unilever United Utilities Vedanta Resources Vodafone Whitbread Wolseley WPP Xstrata (part of Glencore) Yell Group
Author: Felicity Lawrence, Guardian [UK]
British supermarkets were under renewed pressure to clean up abuses in their supply chains yesterday as a Guardian investigation revealed that 40 Bulgarians found by the authorities to be illegally employed and exploited by a gangmaster in Cornwall...
Author: Christian Aid
[refers to Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Shell, BP, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Xstrata, Marks & Spencer, Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Tesco, Waitrose, Morrison, Sainsbury]
- Related stories: Christian Aid says accounting for carbon emissions by UK companies abroad would raise UK's share of global total from 2 to 15 percent - calls for mandatory disclosure
- Related companies: Barclays BHP Billiton BP Marks & Spencer Morrisons Rio Tinto Sainsbury's Shell Tesco Waitrose (part of John Lewis Partnership) Xstrata (part of Glencore)
Author: Julia Finch & John Vidal, Guardian [UK]
Supermarket chain Tesco pledged last night to revolutionise its business to become "a leader in helping to create a low-carbon economy" with a raft of new measures to help combat climate change. In the most significant step announced yesterday, the UK...
Some are short, others long, but critics say FTSE 100 CSR reviews are nothing more than corporate spin [UK]
Author: Andy Favell, The Independent [UK]
...nearly a fifth of the UK's top public companies are still failing to deliver comprehensive reports detailing the economic, environmental and social impact of their business. [also refers to BHP Billiton, Reuters, Wolseley, Alliance UniChem,...
Author: Barrie Clement, Independent
The supermarket group Wm Morrison faces legal action for sex discrimination after allegedly offering a largely female group of workers one-third of the redundancy money being paid to a workforce dominated by men...[also refers to Safeway (part of...
Author: Rachel Stevenson, Independent
Gap is now a member of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), a body made up of companies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and trade unions. Nike...is in discussions to join...But while most of the UK high street has agreed to the ETI's ethical...
[refers to BASF, Bayer, Dow, DuPont, Monsanto, Syngenta, Chiquita, Dole, Archer Daniels Midland, Barry Callebaut, Cargill, Fyffes, ADM, Cargill, Zen Noh, Unilever, Nestlé, Tyson, Wal-Mart, Tesco, Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Safeway (part of Morrisons),...
- Related stories: ActionAid report says food multinationals "threaten fight against poverty" (refers to Nestlé, Unilever, Monsanto, Parmalat, Cargill, Wal-Mart, others)
- Related companies: Archer Daniels Midland ASDA (part of Walmart) Barry Callebaut BASF Bayer Booz Allen Hamilton British American Tobacco Cargill Carrefour Chiquita Dole Morrisons PepsiCo Safeway UK (part of Morrisons) Sainsbury's Syngenta Tesco Tyson Unilever Walmart