CSR news of the week. Credit: iStock.
- France, fourth country in the world in terms of CSR according to the EcoVadis study
EcoVadis has just published on September 7 the fifth edition of its study with the Business Mediator based on data from 62,213 companies. The overall CSR score of French companies is 57.6/100 in 2022 compared to 54.3 in 2021. With this score, France ranks fourth behind Norway, Finland and Sweden. It is ahead of Italy and the United Kingdom, in 4th and 5th place. The United States only scores 47.7/100. In particular, France ranks fourth in responsible purchasing with a score of 48/100. In 2022, 52% of the French companies evaluated applied a “responsible purchasing” policy.
- A date for the presentation of the roadmap on ecological planning
Initially scheduled for July 6, the presentation of the ecological planning, The government’s action plan to accelerate the ecological transition., will finally take place the week of September 18, announced the government spokesman, Olivier Véran. During an interview with the youtuber Hugo Travers, Emmanuel Macron assured that this issue will be addressed ” in the coming days “.
- A former adviser to Olivia Grégoire joins WWF France
Until then, Jean Burkard was an advisor to the delegate minister in charge of Small and Medium Enterprises, Commerce, Tourism, Crafts and the Social Solidarity and Responsible Economy, Olivia Grégoire. He announced his joining the WWF France association as promotion director. He succeeds Pierre Cannet, who left the NGO to join ClientEarth. Jean Burkard entered politics in 2019, as a parliamentary collaborator of Olivia Grégoire, then LREM (ex-Renaissance) deputy for Paris. He then followed her to the Secretary of State for Social, Solidarity and Responsible Economy and then to the government spokesperson as deputy chief of staff.
- Generali partners with Goodvest to launch a Retirement Savings Plan compatible with the Paris Climate Agreement
Goodvest, the responsible savings specialist, joins forces with Generali, the leader in online life insurance, to offer the first Retirement Savings Plan (PER) that includes a Goodvest arbitration mandate fully aligned with the objectives of the Paris Agreement . Goodvest relies on an extra-financial analysis methodology to select appropriate investment vehicles. Among the investment topics: access to water, ecological transition, health, employment and solidarity or technological innovations.
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