April 30, 2012 – (via The Independent) British bus companies have a better ethical record than new-tech giants Apple and Google, according to a global-sustainability league table published today.
FirstGroup, the UK’s biggest bus operator, was named the second best in the world for social, environmental and governance, while the Go-Ahead Group was the 10th best globally. Continue reading>>
March 21, 2012 – (via Stakeholder Forum) – Sustainability is of course a central concept for Rio+20. For many, it’s shorthand for ‘environmentalism’ but for Aviva Investors it’s much more than that. It means looking to the future and thinking about the long term consequences of all our actions. Continue reading>>
March 7, 2012 – (via Greenbiz.com) - This report examines six corporate sustainability trends, based on a survey conducted in late 2011 by GreenBiz Group and Ernst & Young of members of the GreenBiz Intelligence Panel, consisting of executives and thought leaders in the area of corporate environmental strategy and performance. For this report, we analyzed the results from 272 respondents in 24 industry sectors who are employed by companies generating revenue greater than $1 billion. Approximately 85% of these respondents are based in the United States. Continue reading>>
Feb. 8, 2012 - (via Scidev.net) LONDON – One of the most likely outcomes of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) taking place in Brazil in June will be a high-level intergovernmental panel charged with monitoring the planet’s progress towards sustainability. Continue reading>>