Headquarters in Japan
Author: Michael Shields, Reuters
Carmakers are presenting new-age automobiles at the Paris car show this week that could give much-hyped fuel cells a run for their money in the coming market for vehicles that do less damage to the environment. [refers to BMW, Renault, PSA Peugeot...
Author: Doug Wheat, SocialFunds.com
Yesterday, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) announced the results of its once a year review of corporate sustainability best-practice. [Companies on DJSI World Index included: General Electric, Staples, 3M, adidas-Salomon, Barclays, Canon,...
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...
- Related companies: ABN Amro Allianz BP British Airways Centrica CEPSA Chevron Citigroup Deutsche Bank Dresdner Bank (part of Allianz) E.ON easyJet Electrabel Eni Equinor (formerly Statoil) ExxonMobil Foschini Goldman Sachs Honda Iberdrola Iberia Lufthansa Lukoil Marathon Oil Matsushita (now Panasonic) Mitsubishi Group Mr Price Group Nikko Cordial Nomura Norsk Hydro OMV RWE Ryanair Sanyo (part of Panasonic) Scottish and Southern Energy Sharp Shell Toyota UBS West LB Woolworths Holdings Yukos
Author: AccountAbility & csrnetwork
The world’s largest companies have a long way to go in demonstrating accountability to their stakeholders...The top 10 companies...were: BP, Suez, Royal Dutch/Shell Group (Shell), Unilever, Carrefour, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Toyota Motor, Hewlett...
- Related stories: AccountAbility & csrnetwork rate how well the world's 100 largest companies account for their impacts on society & environment
- Related companies: AIG AmerisourceBergen Assicurazioni Generali Berkshire Hathaway Boeing BP Cardinal Carrefour China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Costco Dai-Ichi Mutual Life Insurance E.ON EDF Freddie Mac HP (Hewlett-Packard) Kroger McKesson Nestlé Nippon Life Insurance PSA Peugeot-Citroën SBC Communications (now AT&T) Sears Shell Sinopec State Farm Insurance Suez Sumitomo Life Insurance (part of Sumitomo Group) Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Toyota Tyco Unilever Vodafone Walmart
More than a dozen manufacturers, retailers, and shipping companies have announced the Clean Cargo Environmental Performance Survey for shippers to gauge their carriers’ environmental management performance and address the environmental impacts of their...
- Related in-depth areas: Maritime Industry
- Related companies: APL Limited (part of Neptune Orient Lines) Atlantic Container Line Chiquita Del Monte Foods Evergreen Group Evergreen Marine (part of Evergreen Group) General Motors Great White Fleet (part of Chiquita) Hapag-Lloyd Group Home Depot HP (Hewlett-Packard) IKEA K Line Mattel New United Motor Manufacturing (joint venture General Motors & Toyota) Nike NYK Line OOCL (part of Orient Overseas (International) Limited) P&O (part of Dubai World) P&O Nedlloyd (joint venture between P&O and Royal Nedlloyd) Royal Nedlloyd Starbucks Teragren Toyota Williams Sonoma
Author: special online briefing, Hazards Magazine
Major occupational diseases of the 21st century will be heart attacks, suicide and strokes. Hazards looks at why so many of us are being worked into the ground...Japan and China each have a word for death by overwork - karoshi and guolaosi. And both...
- Related companies: Toyota
Author: Japan Times
The Nagoya High Court on Tuesday in effect granted workers' compensation to the wife of a Toyota Motor Corp. employee who committed suicide in 1988 as a result of overwork. Presiding Judge Katsusuke Ogawa said the suicide was triggered by excessive...
- Related companies: Toyota