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Corporate Knights announces latest additions to its widely followed Global 100 index at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Published Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:14:26 EST Read More

Media Release The Global 100 index has outperformed its benchmark by 3.21% since inception. (Davos, Switzerland, January 22nd, 2014) Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, today released the 2014 iteration of its widely-followed Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) index. In its tenth year, the Global 100 index has come to be recognized as the gold standard in corporate sustainabilit...... Click here to read this release



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



Corporate Knights crée le Conseil du capitalisme durable

Published Tue, 18 Sep 2012 10:41:26 EST Read More

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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



Not all Socially Responsible Mutual Funds are created equal: Survey finds big disparity among socially responsible funds

Published Fri, 24 Feb 2012 13:15:40 EST Read More

Press Release TORONTO, February 24, 2012 - Today Corporate Knights, the company for clean capitalism, unveiled its 2012 Responsible Investing Survey. The results of the ranking, which were released today in the February issue of the magazine, were designed to help investors make an educated judgment on which funds have done the best job of fusing the social, environmental, and financial values they bring to the table. The leading funds were Meritas International...... Click here to read this release



Toronto-based clean capitalism media company closes investment round to launch capital markets division

Published Wed, 16 Nov 2011 14:51:34 EST Read More

Press Release TORONTO, November 16, 2011 - Corporate Knights Inc, Toronto-based publisher of Corporate Knights magazine, which is distributed as a quarterly insert in the Globe and Mail and Washington Post, announced this morning at the Toronto Stock Exchange market open that it closed an investment round with a prestigious group of investors, led by Vancity Community Capital. This private investment will allow Corporate Knights Inc. to launch a new division, C...... 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



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



The Moral Case for Allowing the PotashCorp Takeover

Published Tue, 2 Nov 2010 14:57:08 EST Read More

Media Release Attention News/Business/National/Energy Reporters and Assignment Editors Statement issued by Corporate Knights Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief TORONTO, November 2, 2010 – In anticipation of the Harper government’s decision on whether or not to approve BHP’s bid to takeover PotashCorp, Toby A.A. Heaps, Editor-in-Chief of Corporate Knights Magazine, would like to issue the following statement: “PotashCorp is a mastermind of the world's mo...... 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 unveils list of Canada's most sustainable cities

Published Wed, 3 Feb 2010 09:13:43 EST Read More

Vancouver tops list of Canada's most sustainable cities Toronto and Yellowknife take top spots in large and small city categories (Toronto ON, Feb. 3, 2010) Vancouver, BC gets a gold medal for its leadership in urban sustainability. The fourth annual Corporate Knights Most Sustainable Cities Ranking recognizes Toronto, ON as first in the Big City category, Vancouver, BC as first in the Medium City category and overall ranking, and Yellowknife, NT as first in the Small Ci...... 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 releases Canada's first Green Provincial Report Card

Published Wed, 22 Apr 2009 09:27:52 EST Read More

Attention: News/National/Business Reporters and Assignment Editors Canada's First Green Provincial Report Card BC claims title as Greenest Province; Ontario is #2; Nunavut is #3; PEI pulls up the rear; Alberta edges out Quebec (Toronto, Canada, April 22, 2009) Corporate Knights released the first comprehensive environmental report card today for all of Canada's provinces and territories. The Green Provincial Report Card, which considered environmental performance ...... 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



Canadian Universities and Sustainability ranked by Corporate Knights Magazine

Published Wed, 2 Jul 2008 09:05:24 EST Read More

Canadian Universities and Sustainability ranked by Corporate Knights Magazine (Toronto, Canada, July 2, 2008) Today, Corporate Knights Magazine unveils the fifth-annual Knight Schools ranking. The ranking analyzes how Canadian universities fare in integrating sustainability into the school experience. In reviewing Architecture and Urban Planning programs, the researchers adopted a broad definition of sustainability that encompassed environmental and social concerns. Issues of ec...... Click here to read this release



Canada's most sustainable cities revealed

Published Mon, 11 Feb 2008 14:56:46 EST Read More

Canada's most sustainable cities revealed Saint John, New Brunswick ranks highest in water use while Iqaluit, Nunavut scores lowest on car use (Toronto, Canada, February 11, 2008) Today, Corporate Knights Magazine unveiled the second-annual Corporate Knights Sustainable Cities Ranking 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 th...... Click here to read this release