Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
principal financial group n/a 94 75 90.0 +7.9 +0 46 4
westpac n/a 95 79 89.3 +7.2 +0 48 5
td bank n/a 79 91 88.4 +6.3 +0 34 9
u.s. bancorp n/a 87 89 87.2 +5.1 +0 45 8
capital one n/a 86 84 86.7 +4.6 +0 59 9
deutsche bank n/a 89 83 86.2 +4.1 +0 70 16
rabobank n/a 89 80 85.7 +3.6 +0 42 8
piraeus bank n/a 86 83 85.2 +3.1 +0 52 5
standard chartered bank n/a 94 80 84.5 +2.4 +0 51 5
wainwright bank n/a 82 86 84.3 +2.2 +0 48 5
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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




grocery stores, retail

At Sainsbury's we take a deep interest in the impact of our operations and this is as relevant today as it was in 1869 when we opened our first store to bring good-quality, safe food into the reach of poorer parts of London. Being a responsible retailer is part of our heritage and our customers continue to tell us that social, environmental and ethical concerns should remain at the core of ho...

tags: grocery stores, retail, supermarket, banking, grocery, supermarkets


banking, wealth management

We focus our resources on areas that align with our business goals and enable us to leverage our strengths: our financial services expertise, our global network and our local presence in communities all over the world. We do this through our philanthropy and our employee volunteerism, but even more importantly through our business practices and our business franchises.

tags: banking, wealth management, financial services, investment banking, global wealth management, investment research, private equity, bank, banks


banking, insurance

For ING, being a responsible company not only compliments our long-term business objectives but it also helps to define our strategy, identity and the way we do business. Today, a responsible financial institution has to make investment and insurance decisions while taking into account a wide number of ethical, social and environmental issues.

tags: banking, insurance, financial services, insurance asset management



For HSBC, corporate responsibility (CR) means managing our business responsibly and sensitively for long-term success. As part of our CR, HSBC strives to be a catalyst for progress in the communities we serve.

tags: banking, finance, insurance, financial services, bank, banks

wells fargo


We work together with our communities the same way we work together with our customers. Think about it-every customer belongs to a community. We make it a priority to help every one of our customers and every one of our communities succeed financially.

tags: banking, insurance, mortgages, banks, bank, investment, financial services

bank of america


We believe, very simply, that it is the actions of individuals working together that build strong communities ... and that business has an obligation to support those actions in the communities it serves.

tags: banking, financial services, banks, bank

jpmorgan chase


At JPMorgan Chase, we believe that being profitable and doing good works for the people and the world around us aren't exclusive of each other; they're integrated goals. When our business is strong and well governed, we're in a better position to translate positive financial results into sustainable community and environmental efforts that benefit everyone. This is the essence of co...

tags: banking, investment banking, financial services, finance, bank, banks

morgan stanley

banking, wealth management

Morgan Stanley is dedicated to making a positive contribution to society through our focus on the environment, our people, responsible business practices, community investment and strengthening the next generation of citizens. Because our firm was founded on the principal of doing first-class business in a first-class way, we take the larger view that the way business is done matters to our client...

tags: banking, wealth management, investment services, financial services, investment banking, investment management

bank of new york mellon


Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program is built on our shared Values, and relies for its success on the commitment of our employees to live those Values. The goal of the CSR program is to take responsibility for the impact of our activities on our various constituencies - and society as a whole.

tags: banking

goldman sachs


We take seriously our responsibility to the communities in which we work and live, and commit ourselves to initiatives addressing social, environmental and economic needs worldwide.

tags: banking, finance, insurance, investment banking, financial services

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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, ...

ING Celebrates Volunteerism And Earth Day

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

Community Impact, Resource Management

ING employees will celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 18 - 24, and Earth Day, April 22, through volunteerism projects and awareness activities. With nearly 10,000 employees in 12 major cities across the United States, ING will partner with nonp...

in this article: ing

Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s To Cut Packaging Carbon Footprint 10% By 2012

From environmentalleader.com (verified), March 5, 2010

Waste Management

Asda, Boots, Tesco and Sainsbury’s are some of the biggest UK retailers that have voluntarily agreed to reduce the carbon footprint of their grocery packaging by 10 percent by 2012, according to Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Cu...

in this article: sainsbury, boots, tesco, asda

Sainsbury’s Faces Prosecution On Excess Packaging Charge

From foodproductiondaily.com (verified), September 19, 2010

Waste Management

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is facing prosecution over charges that excess packaging on one of its fresh beef products could cause unnecessary environmental damage.

in this article: sainsbury

New Green Development Plan By Piraeus Bank

From csrwire.com (verified), May 9, 2010

Resource Management

The Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness & Shipping, the Ministry of Environment, Energy & Climate Change and Piraeus Bank, through its subsidiary ETVA VI.PE SA (a company owned 35% publicly and 65% by Piraeus Bank that manages 26 Industrial ...

in this article: piraeus bank

Samsung, Wells Fargo, Capitol One Commit To E-Waste Recycling Initiative

From environmentalleader.com (verified), April 18, 2010

Resource Management

Samsung, Wells Fargo and Capitol One, among others, are the first major corporations to commit to the Basel Action Network’s new e-Stewards Initiative to certify that electronics waste is responsibly recycled

in this article: samsung, capital one, wells fargo

Citigroup, BOA, 3rd Federal Among America’s ‘Greenest’ Banks

From environmentalleader.com (verified), March 30, 2010

Resource Management

Citigroup, Bank of America, Johnson Financial Group, First National Bank of Omaha, New Resource Bank and 3rd Federal are among the nation’s “greenest” banks, according to a ranking from Banking Technology News.

in this article: bank of america, citigroup, first national bank, third federal

Proportion Of Wells Fargo Green Building Lending In Decline

From environmentalleader.com (verified), March 22, 2010

Resource Management

To date, banking giant Wells Fargo has made a $6 billion business in lending to and investing in environmental and renewable energy projects, but the proportion of the total going toward green building is in decline.

in this article: wells fargo

A Gold Award To Piraeus Bank By The Corporate Responsibility Index (CRΙ)

From csrwire.com (verified), April 18, 2010

Mission & Values

For the second consecutive year, Piraeus Bank received an award by the international Corporate Responsibility Index (CRI), placing it in the golden category. This is the highest distinction awarded this year to a business in Greece. Moreover, at the ...

in this article: piraeus bank

Dow Jones Sustainability Index Adds Morgan Stanley, Cuts Shell

From greenbiz.com (verified), September 9, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

The annual update of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), the oldest benchmarks for sustainable investment, has been completed. As has been the case for the 11 years of the indexes' existence, SAM Indexes was responsible for both corpora...

in this article: shell, morgan stanley