Toyota tops list of greenest companies for clean energy revenue
Automotive giant Toyota has beaten Siemens, Schneider Electrics and Panasonic to the top spot of the first Carbon Clean 200 rankings, which lists the world's largest publicly listed companies by revenue generated from clean energy products.
Report: Executive boards failing to 'walk the walk' on sustainability
Corporate board directors are failing to deliver tangible environmental impacts despite incorporating sustainability into a company's ethos, a new report has found.
HSBC: 2014 marks start of new economic focus on climate
HSBC has said climate change will rise up the corporate finance agenda this year, highlighting three issues - impacts, carbon risk and green bonds - that will lend impetus to this.
Green Investment Bank invests £635m in first year
The Green Investment Bank (GIB) invested £635m in its first year of operation but recorded a net loss of £6.2m, according to the bank's first annual review.
LED boost fails to shed light on Philips' disappointing profit figures
Lighting manufacturer Philips has announced that the sale of its LED lighting has risen by 38% in the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same period last year.
Modern Water revenues rocket but OP slides
Full-year accounts released today by Modern Water Group (MWG) reveal an impressive jump in group revenue and a strong financial position despite an operating loss of almost £5m.
Greener business is better business
The Environment Agency's sixth report on the environmental performance of businesses, Spotlight on business: environmental performance in 2003 is the most rounded to date. This article shows how the agency is examining many more measures of performance, and how large businesses and sectors are taking the environment more seriously than ever before.
Study of FTSE companies shows little environmental accounting
Less than a quarter of FTSE All Share companies bother to make any quantitative environmental disclosures in their annual reports, and only a small proportion of those that do actually link environmental disclosures to financial consequences or future changes in shareholder value.