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Corporate Knights Announces Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations at World Economic Forum in Davos

Published Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:25:00 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights Announces the ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ at the World Economic Forum in Davos DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (under embargo until 2:01 am EST), January 23rd, 2013 Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment research company, announced today its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corporations at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Recently recognized as the world’s mos...... Click here to read this release



9th annual Knight Schools Survey released

Published Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:06:12 EST Read More

(Toronto, Sept. 11th 2012) Corporate Knights released the 2012 Annual Knight Schools Survey today, the definitive annual ranking that analyzes how Canadian universities are faring at integrating sustainability into the school experience. The assessment, now in its ninth year, scored Canadian MBA programs, along with undergraduate Engineering programs in the areas of institutional support, student initiatives and course work. The Schulich School of Business at York University earne...... Click here to read this release



2012 Green Provincial Report Card released

Published Fri, 8 Jun 2012 09:31:10 EST Read More

(Toronto, Ontario, June 8th, 2012) Corporate Knights released today its third bi-annual Green Provincial Report Card, with Ontario and British Columbia leading the pack in the race to become Canada’s greenest province or territory. The highest grade in the 2012 report went to Ontario, which received an A-. The province has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 6.5 per cent since 1990, making it the only province to reach Kyoto emission-reduction targets. It also received high ma...... Click here to read this release



11th annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens of Canada 2012 list released

Published Thu, 7 Jun 2012 09:50:40 EST Read More

(Toronto, Ontario, June 7th, 2012) Corporate Knights has released the 11th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada’s top corporate citizens. The leading ranking of Canadian corporate citizenship transparently ranks the relative impact of companies’ carbon, water, waste, and energy use. Other citizenship indicators include pension fund quality, board diversity, ratio of highest-paid executive to average worker pay, and tax dollar generation,...... Click here to read this release



Paul Martin to receive award for Green GDP vision

Published Wed, 26 Oct 2011 13:20:23 EST Read More

Media Advisory Toronto, ON -- The Right Honourable Paul Martin will be honoured by Corporate Knights, the Canadian magazine for clean capitalism, as a recipient of the Corporate Knights Award of Distinction for his visionary leadership to open the way for Canada’s abundant natural capital wealth to be included in our core economic measurements. The award will be presented at a luncheon in Toronto Thursday afternoon. Mr Martin will be introduced by former World Bank P...... Click here to read this release



The Co-operators Group Tops Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2011

Published Wed, 8 Jun 2011 09:48:11 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, Ontario, June 8, 2011) Corporate Knights has released the 10th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada's top corporate citizens. The leading corporate ranking of Canadian corporate citizenship transparently ranks companies' relative carbon, water, waste, and energy impacts. Other citizenship indicators include pension fund quality, board diversity, ratio of CEO-pay to lowest paid worker, and tax dolla...... Click here to read this release



Danny Williams to receive award for green energy leadership

Published Mon, 6 Jun 2011 13:04:32 EST Read More

Media Advisory Toronto, ON, June 6, 2011 - Danny Williams will be honoured by Corporate Knights, the Canadian magazine for clean capitalism, as a recipient of the Corporate Knights Award of Distinction for his moral courage and unrelenting drive to unleash Canada's energy-super-power potential in a fair and green way. The award will be presented at a Gala dinner in Toronto Tuesday evening. A program of presentations will begin at 7 pm and continue to approximately 9 pm ...... Click here to read this release



Canada's Most Sustainable Cities Rankings

Published Wed, 9 Feb 2011 14:30:27 EST Read More

Media Release The West has won: Victoria and Vancouver top list of Canada’s most sustainable cities. Toronto takes top spot in large city category Victoria, Feb. 9, 2011 -- Corporate Knights, Canada's magazine for clean capitalism, announced its 5th annual Sustainable Cities ranking this morning at a press conference at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ 2011 Sustainable Communities Conference in Victoria, B.C. This year Western Canada...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations announced in Davos

Published Sat, 29 Jan 2011 10:55:04 EST Read More

Media Release List of Global 'Good Guys' beating benchmark by substantial margin DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, (embargoed until 2.01 a.m. EST) January 29, 2011 Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, announced its seventh annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. From its inception on February 1 2005, the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations has achieved a total return of 54.95%, outperforming its benchmark (th...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights launches its new website

Published Mon, 13 Sep 2010 13:24:33 EST Read More

Attention: News/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Corporate Knights launches its new website (Toronto, Ontario, September 13, 2010) Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, has launched a brand-new website that optimizes the user experience. The site’s content has been reorganized to make browsing more intuitive and fun, with related content being grouped together and the ability to share each article. Users can also access the magazine’s growing stable ...... Click here to read this release



Maurice Strong, Galen G Weston, Mayor Miller, Elizabeth May to speak at pre-G-20 sustainability summit

Published Mon, 21 Jun 2010 10:52:05 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Business/environment/general editors Maurice Strong, Galen. G Weston, Mayor Miller, Elizabeth May to speak at pre-G-20 sustainability summit TORONTO, Monday, June 21, 2010 - Corporate Knights and the International Institute for Sustainable Development will host Our Common Future 2.0 on Monday at the Design Exchange. It will be chaired by Maurice Strong to tackle the question of what it will take to reconcile the environment and the economy. Key spe...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Sustainable 100 to open Toronto Stock Exchange Friday, February 11, 2010

Published Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:10:45 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: Photo/News/Business/National/Energy/Assignment Editors Corporate Knights Sustainable 100 to open Toronto Stock Exchange Friday, February 11, 2010 Nine Canadian companies make list of world's 100 most sustainable large cap companies TORONTO, February, 11, 2010 - Tomorrow morning, executives of the nine Canadian companies on Corporate Knights' sixth-annual Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index will open the Toronto S...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Announced in Davos

Published Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:17:27 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Announced in Davos Over 70% of top companies on sustainable path a full list of the Global 100 is available by clicking on Download Original Release to the right DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, (embargoed until 12.01 a.m. EST) January 27, 2010 – Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, announced its sixth annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. Th...... Click here to read this release



Canada's biggest polluters slash emissions while economy grows, says Corporate Knights

Published Wed, 16 Dec 2009 10:23:31 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: News/National/Environment/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Canada's biggest polluters slash emissions Canadian GDP up, carbon pollution down for large emitters (Toronto, Canada, December 16, 2009) Today, Corporate Knights Magazine released a summary of the changes in emissions levels from Canada's top ten biggest greenhouse gas polluters. From 2007 to 2008, the top ten polluters in Canada slashed their greenhouse gas emissions by 9.2...... Click here to read this release



Hydro One Tops Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2009

Published Mon, 22 Jun 2009 08:48:24 EST Read More

Attention: News/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Hydro One Tops Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2009 New in 2009: Top Foreign Corporate Citizens in Canada (Toronto, Ontario, June 22, 2009) Corporate Knights has released the 8th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada's top corporate citizens. Citizenship indicators include pension fund quality, board and C-suite diversity, CEO-pay fairness, and tax doll...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: Corporate Knights Magazine presents Doctor James Lovelock

Published Tue, 19 May 2009 10:30:17 EST Read More

Attention: News/Environment/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Corporate Knights Magazine presents Dr. James Lovelock (Toronto, Canada, May 19, 2009) Corporate Knights Magazine presents Dr. James Lovelock, founder of the Gaia Hypothesis, Fellow of the Royal Society and author of over 200 scientific papers, in Toronto on May 26, 2009. The media is invited to interview Dr. Lovelock on May 25, 2009. Dr. Lovelock has become increasingly apocalyptic in his planetary p...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Magazine announces Canada’s most sustainable cities

Published Thu, 29 Jan 2009 09:35:56 EST Read More

Attention: News/National/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Corporate Knights Magazine announces Canada’s most sustainable cities (Toronto, Canada, January 29, 2009) Today, Corporate Knights Magazine unveiled the third-annual Corporate Knights Most Sustainable Cities in Canada list. The comprehensive ranking identifies Canadian cities whose practices leave the smallest environmental footprint possible and create a healthy, thriving population. The top cities in ...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights -Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list unveiled in Davos

Published Wed, 28 Jan 2009 10:39:05 EST Read More

Media Release Corporate Knights -Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list unveiled in Davos (DAVOS, Switzerland, January 28, 2009) Corporate Knights Inc. and Innovest Strategic Value Advisors today announced the fifth annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. The Global 100 includes companies from 15 countries encompassing all sectors of the economy that were evaluated according to how effectively they manage environmental, social and gove...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity: Leadership Diversity Index rankings announced by Corporate Knights

Published Wed, 29 Oct 2008 10:09:48 EST Read More

The information released by Corporate Knights earlier this morning (5 am, October 29) has been updated, with percentages added for clarity. Percentages represent the number of Board and Top 3 C-Suite members who are women and/or a visible minority. Interview Opportunity Attention News/Business/National/Careers/Diversity Reporters and Assignment Editors Canadian Leadership Diversity Index results announced by Corporate Knights magazine (Toronto, Canada, October 29...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights names the 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada

Published Tue, 1 Jul 2008 08:40:18 EST Read More

Attention News/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors: IBM Tops List of 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada for 2008 (Toronto, Ontario, June 30, 2008) Corporate Knights has released the 7th Annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, the definitive annual list of Canada’s top corporate citizens. Citizenship indicators include pension fund quality, diversity, pollution, CEO-pay fairness, and tax dollar generation, as well as sector specific indicators such as renewable e...... Click here to read this release



Corporate Knights Magazine reveals Canada’s greenest grocers

Published Thu, 1 May 2008 09:19:59 EST Read More

Corporate Knights Magazine reveals Canada’s greenest grocers (Toronto, Canada, May 1, 2008) Corporate Knights Magazine unveiled the first-annual Corporate Knights Green Grocer Report Card in its inaugural Food Issue. The ranking looks at the ways major Canadian grocery chains promote and integrate environmental issues into the shopping experience. The results are as follows: Mainstream grocers 1. Loblaw Companies Limited: C+ 2. Safeway Inc.: C 3. Metro Inc.: C 4. Sobeys I...... Click here to read this release