[PDF] full report: "The Banks and Society: Rebuilding Trust – social, ethical and environmental concerns"
Author: Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility (ECCR)
This report discusses…issues arising as an indirect consequence of the way banks do business – such as concerns about negative environmental and human rights outcomes, corruption and developing country debt…[B]anks have a responsibility to ensure as...
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Author: Ruth Sunderland, The Observer [UK]
Research commissioned by the Observer has revealed that UK boardrooms are still overwhelmingly male-dominated, despite the fact that more than nine out of 10 companies claim to have an equal opportunities policy in place. Women occupy only 242 out of...
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...
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Author: Murray Armstrong, Guardian [UK]
The top 100 companies listed on the London stock exchange earmarked 0.79% of pre-tax profits for financing their social and environmental responsibilities, down almost a full point from last year's 0.87%. [Top 10: Sainsbury's, ITV, Northern Rock, WPP,...