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EV Technology Group Announces Platform for Sustainability, Setting the Stage for Further ESG Investment

EV Technology Group Announces Platform for Sustainability, Setting the Stage for Further ESG Investment

TORONTO, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — EV Technology Group Ltd. (“EV Technology Group”, “EVT Group” or the “Company”) (NEO: EVTG, DE:B96A) launched its sustainability platform today, including an articulation of its ESG aspirations and purpose — to drive the adoption of electric vehicles (“EVs”). EV Technology Group’s sustainability platform outlines how it plans to support [...]

Investors Flock to ESG and Greentech Startups

Investors Flock to ESG and Greentech Startups

SEOUL, April 15 (Korea Bizwire) — In tandem with the government’s pursuit of carbon-neutral policies and the business community’s embracing of the environment, social and governance (ESG) management trend, investment is flooding into startups in the ESG sectors. Domestic startups attracted 11.7 trillion won (US$9.51 billion) in investment last year, more than tripling from a [...]

MZ Generation Willing to Pay More for Products from Reputable Companies: Survey

MZ Generation Willing to Pay More for Products from Reputable Companies: Survey

SEOUL, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 60 percent of those in the “MZ generation,” a Korean term referring to those aged between late 10s and 30s, have a preference towards products from companies that focus on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) management even if they are more expensive, a survey showed Sunday. [...]

Ashland Innovative Supplier Partnership Powers Sustainable, Profitable Growth for Local Farmers and Small Villages in India

Ashland Innovative Supplier Partnership Powers Sustainable, Profitable Growth for Local Farmers and Small Villages in India

WILMINGTON, Del., April 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the first of a series of sustainable business initiatives resulting in positive economic, environment and social impacts from the company’s recently announced Responsible Solvers™ program. Fueled by the company’s purpose “to responsibly solve for a better world” and deep commitment to social [...]

Kyung Hee, Stanford Universities to Conduct Joint Research on Sustainability in Asia

Kyung Hee, Stanford Universities to Conduct Joint Research on Sustainability in Asia

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Kyung Hee University has signed an agreement with Stanford University to conduct joint research on sustainability in Asia, the Seoul school officials said Wednesday. Under the agreement signed last month, the two schools will partner to research various topics related to the enhancement of sustainability in Asia, create exchange [...]

Firms Reflect ESG Performance in Rewards for Top Management, Develop ESG Indicators

Firms Reflect ESG Performance in Rewards for Top Management, Develop ESG Indicators

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) — To create stronger incentives for environmental, social and governance (ESG) management that relies on non-financial factors, an increasing number of domestic and foreign firms are developing their own ESG indicators and reflecting them in the assessment of rewards for top management and executives. According to a report from the [...]

Health Technology Leader Philips on Track with its Environmental, Social, and Governance Commitments

Health Technology Leader Philips on Track with its Environmental, Social, and Governance Commitments

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today provided an update on its key Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) achievements in 2021 as it continues to deliver innovative health technology solutions around the world. These 2021 ESG achievements include 1.7 billion lives improved by [...]

Verisk Maplecroft Launches Sovereign ESG Ratings

Verisk Maplecroft Launches Sovereign ESG Ratings

LONDON, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Verisk Maplecroft, a global risk analytics business of Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), has launched new Sovereign ESG Ratings to provide investors with the most comprehensive picture available of ESG risks and opportunities across the entire current and potential sovereign issuer universe. The Ratings, which extend Verisk Maplecroft’s growing presence as a [...]