Taken at face value, more evidence surfaced this month supporting a close relationship between company market performance and the disclosure of environmental, social and governance criteria. Less clear is when more investors will reward ESG disclosure and inspire nondisclosing companies to get on board. Integrating fundamental equity analysis with ESG criteria boosts the quality of investment decisions, according to the Principles for Responsible Investment.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In 2008, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) set the U.S. transportation industry’s first fuel efficiency goal with a commitment to improve the overall fuel efficiency of the FedEx Express global vehicle fleet 20 percent by 2020, as compared with its 2005 performance. Less than five years later, FedEx Express has surpassed this goal with a more than 22 percent cumulative improvement in fuel economy for its vehicles.
Tupperware Is the Second Most Admired Company in the Home Equipment Category
ORLANDO, Fla., March 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - For the sixth consecutive year, Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE: TUP) was recognized as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in the Home Equipment category of the annual ranking from FORTUNE.
Ethisphere recognizes Ecolab for ethical business practices and industry leadership
ST. PAUL, Minn., March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - For the seventh consecutive year, Ecolab Inc. (ECL) has been named one of the world's most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Since 2007, the Ethisphere Institute has awarded the annual designation to companies throughout the world that demonstrate the highest ethical standards.
MILWAUKEE, March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls, a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, has been named one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” for the seventh consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. Ethisphere is dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability.
New Paltz, New York and London, United Kingdom, March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - CSRHub is pleased to announce the launch of our partnership with Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy. Most experts agree that corporate sustainability is an important component of brand value.
Often referred to as ‘the next carbon’, water is emerging as a major sustainability challenge facing societies globally. Mega-trends such as population growth, forecast to reach nine billion globally by the middle of the century; the resultant increased agricultural demand; and climate change, are among the main drivers of this issue.
MADISON, N.J., March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that that it has been recognized in FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list as the No. 1 company in the Health Care industry category of "Pharmacy and Other Services."