CSR News Stories
The FT Sustainable Banking Awards have announced its shortlisted candidates, and revealed that ABN Amro has been shortlisted for every category.
The results of the first year of the Corporate Responsibility Index in Australia have been announced, with Westpac heading the list, and other companies such as BP, Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Toyota also doing well.
Ten leading banks have announced that they have adopted a set of principles to govern how they manage social and environmental issues relating to the financing of development projects.
Westpac has achieved top place in the annual index of corporate reputation run by Reputation Management.
Westpac Bank is to produce a charter of lending responsibility early in the new year partly in response to the growing pressure on the Australian banking sector.
Westpac, National Australia Bank and ANZ have rejected motions submitted for their AGM meetings calling for greater programmes of social responsibility.
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In a recent article, the BBC's economics editor Robert Peston highlighted the fact that in 2012 the chances are that the economy - punch drunk as it is from the various flavours of debt crisis it has been pummelled with over the course of the year - will be hit by the collapse of a major bank and / or government.