Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
honest tea 95 99 91 93.9 +11.8 +1 30 9
bon appetit 81 87 88 91.2 +9.1 +1 56 11
sunny delight n/a 81 95 89.8 +7.7 +0 33 3
united natural foods n/a 83 90 89.4 +7.3 +0 47 7
fresh & easy n/a 82 93 89.3 +7.2 +0 47 6
danisco 78 87 90 88.9 +6.8 +0 59 11
smithfield foods n/a 89 87 88.8 +6.7 +0 34 8
bacardi n/a 83 90 88.1 +6 +0 44 6
clif bar n/a 72 89 87.8 +5.7 +0 49 7
tetra pak 83 81 86 87.7 +5.6 +0 111 12
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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




bottled water, food manufacturers, soft drinks

PepsiCo's commitment to sustainable growth, defined as Performance with Purpose, is focused on generating healthy returns while giving back to communities the company serves. We build strategic partnerships with national community based organizations. We view Community Affairs as an integral part of the way we do business.

tags: bottled water, food manufacturers, soft drinks, soda, soft drink


bottled water, food manufacturers, soft drinks

We are committed to serving and supporting sustainable communities because our business succeeds where communities thrive. Together with our bottling partners, our business partners and members of the communities where we operate, The Coca-Cola Company works to identify and address existing and emerging social and environmental issues, as well as potential solutions.

tags: bottled water, food manufacturers, soft drinks, soda, soft drink


coffee & tea

Our Commitment to Being a Deeply Responsible Company Contributing positively to our communities and environment is so important to Starbucks that it's one of the six guiding principles of our mission statement. We work together on a daily basis with partners (employees), suppliers, farmers and others to help create a more sustainable approach to high-quality coffee production, to help build s...

tags: coffee & tea, coffee

kraft foods

confectioneries, dairy, food manufacturers

In 1903, Kraft was part of a single community. That was Chicago, and J.L. Kraft had just started his own business - selling cheese to local grocers from his horse-drawn wagon. Today, we are part of hundreds of communities around the world, and we're making a difference, one community at a time.

tags: confectioneries, dairy, food manufacturers, cheese, snack, confectionery, convenience, cereals

whole foods

grocery stores

Community giving at Whole Foods Market is rooted in our belief that corporations, as well as individuals, must be good tenants of the planet. We are intimately connected to the health and economy of each community we serve, and feel it is our responsibility to give back to those communities in meaningful ways. We are committed to donating at least five percent of our annual net profits to charitab...

tags: grocery stores, grocery store, health food store, supermarkets, supermarket, chain, grocer


bottled water, confectioneries, dairy

For a business to be successful in the long term it has to create value, not only for its shareholders but also for society. We call this Creating Shared Value. It is not philanthropy or an add-on, but a fundamental part of our business strategy.

tags: bottled water, confectioneries, dairy, coffee, baby food, breakfast cereals, confectionery, ice cream

campbell soup company

food manufacturers

Together we will build the world's most extraordinary food company by nourishing people's lives everywhere, every day.

tags: food manufacturers, soups, soup, juice


fast food

Our founder, Ray Kroc, built McDonald's on a foundation of ethical business conduct and involvement in our local communities. McDonald's owner/operators and company-operated restaurants fulfill these vital commitments every day in many ways.

tags: fast food, food chains, restaurants

general mills

food manufacturers

As a global leader in the food industry, General Mills is committed to making a difference in the lives of our consumers, our customers, our investors, our employees and our communities.

tags: food manufacturers, food processing, baking, cereals, snacks


cleaning, coffee & tea, conglomerates, personal care

Unilever's mission is to add vitality to life and to do this in a sustainable way.

tags: cleaning, coffee & tea, conglomerates, personal care, conglomerate, home

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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, ...

Cadbury Brings In Fairtrade Dairy Milk As Ethical Foods Prosper

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

Worker Treatment

Cadbury's Dairy Milk chocolate bars will carry the Fairtrade moniker in the U.K. from this week as the world’s largest confectionary company seeks to draw consumers wanting to purchase ethically sourced products. The candy maker will pay e...

in this article: cadbury

SABMiller Transforms Beer Cans Into Drinking Cups

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 13, 2010

Waste Management

SABMiller has adapted its easy-to-open beer can into a drinking cup when the top is removed as part of an effort to reduce waste at sporting events, reports Bloomberg Businessweek.

in this article: sab miller

Heinz Cuts Energy Costs 13% At Food Processing Plant

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 11, 2010

Waste Management

Heinz has reduced its carbon emissions by 17,000 tons since 2006 at its UK factories in Kendal, Cumbria and Kitt Green with the help of Carbon Trust, reports Food and Drink Digital.

in this article: heinz

Daewoo Targets Boom In Offshore Wind Power

From businessgreen.com (verified), August 25, 2010

Resource Management

South Korean ship building giant Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has announced that it is aiming to generate a third of its sales from wind power by 2020 as global demand for alternative energy continues to climb.

in this article: daewoo

Wegmans’ Warehouse Operations Launches 50 Fuel-Cell Powered Pallet Trucks

From greencarcongress.com (verified), April 27, 2010

Waste Management

Wegmans, a supermarket chain leader, has launched a fleet of 50 hydrogen fuel cell-powered pallet trucks fitted with Plug Power’s GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell power units and fueled using Air Products’ hydrogen and hydrogen fueling station...

in this article: wegmans food markets

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Names Tim Gratto Vice President, Sustainability

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

Mission & Values

As part of a continuing commitment to become a leader in corporate social responsibility, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) has appointed Tim Gratto to the newly created position of vice president of sustainability.

in this article: dr pepper snapple

PepsiCo, Waste Management, KAB Launch Dream Machine Recycling Initiative

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

Resource Management

PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), and Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) yesterday announced a multi-year partnership to increase recycling in the US through the deployments of kiosks, called Dream Machines.

in this article: pepsico, waste management

Green Mountain Coffee & Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Foundation Commit Nearly $1 Million To Fair Trade Towns In U.S.

From justmeans.com (verified), March 9, 2010

Community Impact, Worker Treatment

TransFair USA™, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announces that it has received a $50,000 grant from Green Mountain Coffee®, and a three-year commitment of $925,000 from the Green Mountain...

in this article: green mountain coffee roasters

Chiquita Announces Expanded Partnership For San San Pond Sak Biodiversity Project

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

Resource Management

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today announced an expanded partnership for its San San Pond Sak biodiversity project located in the border region of Panama and Costa Rica. The German government development corporation GTZ and the Cos...

in this article: chiquita