• Volkswagen's environmental rating from Vigeo plummets 90%

    24 September 2015

    Car giant Volkswagen has seen its first sustainability-rating downgrade since it hit the headlines last week for cheating emissions tests.

  • Volkswagen warned to fasten seatbelt for ESG rating downgrades

    23 September 2015

    The emissions scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen (VW) has left the company staring down the barrel of a downgrade from some environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysts.

  • BoA, UBS in, but HSBC out of sustainability index

    12 September 2013

    Bank of America, UBS and United Parcel Service are the largest of 39 companies admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), following an annual review of constituents carried out by sustainable investment specialist RobecoSAM.

  • Financial rewards drive emissions reductions, says CDP

    12 September 2013

    Financial incentives for employees, particularly at board level, are powerful drivers of corporate action on climate change, according to a major new survey.