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A sustainable supply chain offers many benefits - news

By Adam Woodhall — The demands on an ethical organisation of consumer and client expectations, government regulation and voluntary standards, make doing good business ever more complex....

First ranking of top 500 global public companies for human rights performance - news

The first-ever ranking of the human rights performance of global listed companies is now underway. The ranking follows a recent survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit that found the top...

European SRI retail funds market expands €9bn in 2015 - news

The latest annual report on ethical, green and social funds at the retail level across Europe from Vigeo, the leading European rating agency evaluating corporate responsibility, reveals that the...

Ethical retail funds see rapid growth through 2015 - news

European SRI retail funds have continued to show good growth over the course of 2015, according to the yearly report produced by CR evaluation agency Vigeo Italy in partnership with data...

BNP Paribas commits to ‘doubling’ renewable energy financing by 2020 - news

BNP Paribas, the French multinational bank with a presence in 75 countries, is to take a further significant step in financing the transition to a low carbon economy by “more than...

EIB-backed initiative boosts climate conscious investing - news

The European Investment Bank (EIB), BNP Paribas and Vigeo have launched Tera Neva, a sustainable investment initiative which allows investors to align their financial objectives with their...

CR reporting becoming more widespread, finds Vigeo - news

CSR audit and consultancy firm Vigeo’s latest analysis shows a dramatic movement towards a more universal adoption by listed companies in publishing commitments and information about their...

Jacques Maire joins Vigeo executive committee - news

Former executive at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jacques Maire has joined CSR rating agency Vigeo's corporate executive committee as director of...

European SRI retail mutual funds see further growth in 2013 - news

European SRI retail funds’ assets reached an historic peak of €108 billion (c.£90bn) at the end of June 2013 and represented a 14% increase over the preceding year according to...

ESG analyst Vigeo new sustainability focuses - news

ESG analyst Vigeo has published two new sustainability focuses; one on the extractive industries – Extractive industries and the challenges of implementing the Voluntary Principles in Weak...

ICT companies need to take human rights seriously - news

In June, Apple, AOL, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, PalTalk, Skype (Microsoft), Twitter, Yahoo! And YouTube (Google) were accused of allowing intelligence services to access their servers...

Business warned over human rights violations following data breaches - news

Following PRISMgate where companies such as Apple, Google and Microsoft were accused of allowing intelligence services to access their servers to retrieve data about users, Vigeo has warned of...

Vigeo publishes corruption study - news

Demonstrating that preventing corporate corruption is a performance issue at the heart of corporate responsibility, a new study from Vigeo identifies and compares the corruption prevention...

Smart move at Vigeo - news

Lindsay Smart will head up Vigeo’s newly-opened UK offices. Smart, previously sustainability initiatives manager at Citi Global Transaction Services, will spearhead business development in...

Egypt move helps Google - news

Recent actions by Google to support free speech in Egypt have led the SRI research firm Vigeo to upgrade the company’s score on human rights issues. Vigeo decided on the move in the...

Google actions in Egypt rewarded by Vigeo - news

Recent actions by Google to support free speech in Egypt have led the SRI research firm Vigeo to upgrade the company’s score on human rights issues. Vigeo decided on the move in the wake of...

Responsiveness should never be a substitute for performance - news

On the face of it, the conclusion from recent research that sustainability ratings favour companies that are most responsive to data information requests, rather than those that are actually the...

FTSE4Good invents new expulsion category for BP - news

BP has become the first company ever to be suspended from the FTSE4Good indexes. The oil giant was one of eight businesses to be taken out of the index last month in the wake of the...

BP's chickens are finally coming home to roost - news

Index expulsions and disinvestments are following hard on the heels of the worst oil spill in US history. EP looks at some consequences in the SRI sector The expensive and embarrassing...

Vigeo measures lobbying - news

The increasing importance of corporate lobbying as a CSR issue has been recognised by the Vigeo ratings agency, which will now include an assessment of 'the transparency and integrity of...

Sceptical charity softens its stance - news

Christian Aid, an anti-poverty charity with a track record of scepticism on corporate responsibility, has commissioned CSR research from a European rating agency. The charity, which...

Seven research firms qualify for new certificate - news

Scandinavia’s GES Investment Services and the UK-based responsible investment specialist Eiris are among the first SRI research providers to be certified against a new European Voluntary...

Axa gives SRI data to its managers ‘as standard’ - news

One of the world’s biggest investment management consultancies has taken the unusual step of providing its portfolio managers with a detailed database on 1800 companies’ social and...

Vigeo teams up with Asian partner - news

Vigeo, the leading European CSR ratings agency, is extending its coverage into the Asia Pacific area by forming a partnership with OWW Consulting, a Malaysia-based specialist in responsible...

inbrief - news

The world’s second-largest pension fund has chosen the France-based rating agency Vigeo to provide extra-financial analysis. The Dutch company ABP Investments will use Vigeo’s Equi-sector...

European companies fall short on dialogue with unions - news

One in ten multinationals based in Europe has a strategic commitment to constructive consultation with trade unions, according to a study of more than 500 European companies by the ratings agency...

inbrief - news

Vigeo has been selected by the French Pensions Reserve Fund to report on the environmental, social and governance performance of its €13.7billion ($18bn, £9.2bn) European equity fund. The...

pension funds appoint research providers - news

A large French pension fund has chosen Paris-based rating agency Vigeo and Munich-based research provider oekom to assist in developing a new SRI policy. ERAFP (Établissement de Retraite...

firms ‘too defensive’ on CSR - news

Companies engaged by investors on corporate responsibility issues can become too defensive and bogged down in debating specific allegations about their performance rather than looking at the...

inbrief - news

Italian rating agency Avanzi SRI Research, founded in 2002, is to be bought by the Paris-based Vigeo Group in a takeover indicating further consolidation of the sector in Europe. The takeover...

French navy makes waves with first CSR assessment - news

The French navy has shown there is life in CSR beyond the corporate sector by submitting itself to a social responsibility assessment. The Marine Nationale opened itself to scrutiny by...

inbrief - news

The Vigeo Group has become the latest rating agency to offer to identify for investors those companies that do not comply with the principles of the United Nations Global Compact. Its...

Morocco embraces CSR - news

The Moroccan government says it wants to ‘differentiate’ the country from other emerging markets by gaining a reputation for high workplace standards in human rights, environmental impact and...

consolidation of SRI rating agencies benefits the market - news

A few years ago, specialist agencies rating companies' social, environmental and ethical record were popping up all over the place. Now the talk is of consolidation. Ethibel and Vigeo have...

rating market consolidates as European agencies merge - news

Two of the largest socially responsible investment rating agencies in continental Europe have merged. Brussels-based Ethibel and Paris-based Vigeo have joined forces to create the...

UK university founds research centre - news

A CSR research centre has been set up by Bath University in the UK. The Centre for Business, Organizations and Society aims to study ‘the relationship between corporations and the societies within...

inbrief - news

The ASPI Eurozone index, which selects Europe’s 120 best-rated companies according to CSR criteria defined by the Vigeo ratings agency, has dropped Allied Irish...

cleaning products firms scrub up nicely - news

Every one of the world’s leading producers of personal hygiene and cleaning products has been given a good ethical performance rating by the German socially...

French sustainability funds grow rapidly - news

The value of French funds managed along socially responsible investment lines more than doubled in 2003 and is now above €2.8bn ($3.5bn, £1.9bn), according to...

200 analysts hear firms’ stories on CSR - news

Sixteen large European companies gathered in Paris last month to present details of their ethical performance to 200 investment analysts. The gathering was hailed as a...

Fimilac launches CSR ratings agency - news

A company that owns one of the world’s largest ratings agencies has set up a service focusing on corporate social responsibility. Fimilac, which owns the Fitch ratings...

agency rises out of Arese ashes - news

A new ratings agency has been formed to analyse the social and environmental performance of companies around the world. Vigeo, which will be based in Bagnolet, France, has...

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Done and Said: Gas Natural Fenosa publishes its corporate responsibility report - reports

Gas Natural Fenosa is a leading multinational group in the energy sector and a pioneer in gas and electricity integration, with a balanced business mix, which supplies gas and electricity to...

Done and Said: Gas Natural Fenosa publishes its corporate responsibility report, adding a specific chapter on responsible supply chain. - reports

Gas Natural Fenosa is a leading multinational group in the energy sector and a pioneer in gas and electricity integration, with a balanced business mix, which supplies gas and electricity to...

OTE and COSMOTE launch joint 2014 Sustainability Report - reports

OTE Group is the leading telecommunications provider in Greece and one of the pre-eminent providers in South East Europe, offering its customers excellent quality products and services. ...

Thales's 2012 Corporate Responsibility Performance. A Year of Progress and Recognition - reports

Driven by a common vision of our business and its role in society, and by a strong commitment to ethical conduct, each Thales employee has been contributing directly to the long-term performance...

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