European firms ‘the most sustainable’

The world’s most sustainable companies are in Europe. That’s according to a report by RobecoSAM which analyses the sustainability performance of 454 firms worldwide in 2015. The report, which was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, stated 36 European companies out of 203 received a gold medal which represents the highest score in […]

Companies reporting environmental data doubles

The number of companies reporting environmental and social information nearly doubled between 2012 and 2014, suggests the latest Sustainability Yearbook. In 2014, 15.3% of firms put key sustainability details in their annual reports, rising from 8.8% in 2012. This statistic in the Sustainability Index released today is based on 1,813 companies assessed for the Dow Jones Sustainability […]

UK ranked sixth most sustainable country in the world

Sweden has been dubbed the most sustainable country in the world in a new ranking, beating the UK which came in sixth place. A new report rated a total of 59 countries on a range of environmental and social issues, including how a country’s government deals with an ageing population, the type of policies and […]