Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
enova systems n/a n/a 93 92.8 +10.7 +1 44 6
thomas built buses n/a n/a 91 91.1 +9 +1 33 2
balqon corporation n/a n/a 91 91.0 +8.9 +1 54 6
byd auto n/a 86 92 90.0 +7.9 +0 51 16
better place n/a 88 89 89.9 +7.8 +0 86 22
smart 92 92 91 89.0 +6.9 +0 34 12
coulomb technologies n/a 88 89 88.7 +6.6 +0 108 21
smith electric vehicles n/a 88 89 88.3 +6.2 +0 82 15
mazda n/a n/a 93 88.0 +5.9 +0 77 22
think global 81 81 90 87.8 +5.7 +0 90 28
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*showing companies with at least 30 votes
**amount above or below average score of all companies based on user votes
†number of standard deviations above or below overall average





Seeking to contribute toward a prosperous society and its sustainable development, Toyota has been engaged in various social contribution activities worldwide with the goal of becoming 'a good corporate citizen.'

tags: carmakers, cars, trucks, suvs



All of us at Ford consider corporate responsibility a key part of who we are as a business. Our legacy of caring will continue, because we all share the commitment of our founder. In the words of our executive chairman Bill Ford, "I want us to be the company that makes a difference in people's lives-one that inspires its employees, delights its customers, rewards its shareholders and mak...

tags: carmakers, cars, trucks, SUVs, hybrids



Enriching People's Lives. That is the global vision of Nissan and all of its operating companies across the world. Nissan strives to support this vision by not only offering our customers unparalleled products and services, but by improving the quality of life in the communities in which Nissan operates.

tags: carmakers, cars, engines, SUVs, trucks

general motors

carmakers, conglomerates

General Motors is committed to sound corporate citizenship in all aspects of our business. Above all, we know that maintaining a strong company will help ensure our continued commitment to the communities in which we live and work, and to the social interests we have identified as important to our business and our stakeholders.

tags: carmakers, conglomerates, cars, trucks, SUVs, engines



As a car manufacturer, Renault takes its responsibility towards the community very seriously by playing an active role in: road safety, mobility, eco-driving, education, philanthropy, and Global Compac

tags: carmakers, cars, trucks, buses


gas & oil

At BP we define sustainability as the capacity to endure as a group: by renewing assets; creating and delivering better products and services that meet the evolving needs of society; attracting successive generations of employees; contributing to a sustainable environment; and retaining the trust and support of our customers, shareholders and the communities in which we operate.

tags: gas & oil, oil, natural gas, alternative fuel


gas & oil

How the world's energy system changes over the next half century will matter a lot to all of us, and to our children and grandchildren even more. Shell is committed to playing its part in building a responsible energy future.

tags: gas & oil, oil, natural gas, petrochemicals



Mitsubishi International Corporation (MIC) conducts business in accordance with the three Corporate Principles established by its parent, Mitsubishi Corporation: corporate responsibility to society, integrity and fairness, and international understanding through trade.

tags: carmakers, cars, trucks, SUVs



When it comes to talking about the environment, we let our products speak for themselves. In 1974, Honda introduced the ingeniously simple Civic CVCC engine. World-changing for its fuel efficiency and low emissions, the CVCC demonstrated our spirited commitment to environmentally responsible technology. Many other firsts were to follow, such as the first hybrid vehicle sold in North America and th...

tags: carmakers, cars, trucks, motorcycles, motorbikes, hybrids

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World's Most Ethical Companies 2009

From projectlabel.org (verified), May 27, 2009

Mission & Values

Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies ranking provides companies a chance to be recognized for their efforts in ethics and compliance. The winne...

in this article: pepsico, starbucks, nike, bmw, mcdonald's, dell, kellogg, toyota, general electric, ikea, american express, ...

Shell, Cargill Fuel Up Virent With $46M

From earth2tech.com (verified), June 8, 2010

Resource Management

For biofuels to make a dent in the U.S. fuel supply, big oil will have to get on board. Case in point: This morning biofuel startup Virent Energy Systems announced that it has raised $46.4 million from oil giant Shell and agriculture company Cargill.

in this article: shell, cargill

Toyota Provides Solar Flower Power To The Flatiron

From nytimes.com (verified), July 22, 2009

Resource Management

Toyota is "planting" a bunch of 18-foot-high plastic flowers in Manhattan’s Flatiron Plaza starting Thursday to promote the new third-generation Prius hybrid.

in this article: toyota

Mitsubishi Leaps Into The Smart Grid Game With $76M Initiative

From venturebeat.com (verified), May 17, 2010

Resource Management

Couched as a two-year experiment starting this year, the plan’s goal is to research and develop advanced technologies to revamp the grid and increase energy efficiency. Like many of its corporate peers in the game, the Japanese company is takin...

in this article: mitsubishi

Shell Researchers Develop New Generation Of Lignocellulose-based Biofuels Derived From GVL

From greencarcongress.com (verified), May 11, 2010

Resource Management

Researchers at Shell have developed what they are calling a new generation of biofuels based on the hydrogenation of γ-valerolactone (GVL)—an intermediate produced from biomass-derived carbohydrates—to valeric acid and its subsequen...

in this article: shell

Petrobras Launches Two Palm Oil Projects; Biodiesel In State Of Pará, Renewable Diesel With Galp In Portugal

From greencarcongress.com (verified), May 6, 2010

Resource Management

Brazil’s Petrobras is launching two projects to produce biofuels from palm oil (dendê) in Tomé-Açu (state of Pará): a Petrobras-owned biodiesel plant (the Biodiesel Pará project), and a project to produce renew...

in this article: petrobras

Honda To Begin Selling Insight And CR-Z Hybrids In China By End Of 2012

From greencarcongress.com (verified), April 25, 2010

Waste Management

Honda will begin selling two hybrid models produced in Japan—the Insight and CR-Z—in China before the end of 2012, said Honda Motor Co., Ltd. President & CEO Takanobu Ito in his speech at the 2010 Beijing International Automotive Exhi...

in this article: honda

Suzuki To Raise Output Of Low-Emission Engines In India

From greencarcongress.com (verified), April 20, 2010

Waste Management

The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor Corp. will boost engine output capacity in India by roughly 30% to more than 1.25 million units a year.

in this article: suzuki

BP Whets Appetite For Alternative Energy Investment Bonanza

From businessgreen.com (verified), April 14, 2010

Resource Management

Oil giant BP is preparing to invest more than $1bn (£648m) in alternative energy projects this year as it looks to accelerate efforts to diversify its operations.

in this article: bp

Ford Becomes The First Automaker To Join CDP Water Disclosure

From csrwire.com (verified), April 7, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

Ford Motor Company is the first automaker and one of several companies taking a leadership position in joining the CDP Water Disclosure program, which will establish a water disclosure protocol for companies around the world and promote conservation ...

in this article: ford