Encouraging environmental leadership at Apple

Posted July 11, 2014

The appointment of Lisa Jackson, former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to Vice President of Environmental Initiatives at Apple, Inc. was strong signal from Apple that it is taking its environmental responsibility more seriously.  Recognizing Ms. Jackson’s educational background as a chemical engineer as well as a senior…  

New Holding: Siemens

Posted July 1, 2014

Siemens’ goal is to become one of the world’s top three suppliers of technological solutions for wind energy, biofuels, and solar thermal energy. In addition, Siemens offers a variety of products with environmental benefits, such as wind turbines, wastewater treatment technologies, and energy-efficient train systems, which contribute to the company’s…  

New Holding: Banco Santander

Posted July 1, 2014

Headquartered in Spain, Banco Santander is a global finance group with significant presence in Latin America, the United Kingdom and the United States. The bank offers a range of traditional financial products centered on its retail banking business. Impacts and Opportunities for Banks Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Risk Analysis…  

New Holding: National Grid PLC

Posted July 1, 2014

National Grid is one of the world’s largest utilities and delivers electricity and natural gas to customers in Great Britain and the northeastern United States. While the company’s business is primarily based on the use of fossil fuels, which drives climate change, Portfolio 21 is attracted to National Grid for…  

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