Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
joule biotechnologies n/a n/a 97 92.7 +10.6 +1 30 11
agilent technologies n/a 86 90 90.0 +7.9 +0 30 3
amyris biotechnologies n/a 75 82 88.0 +5.9 +0 53 8
clearfuels technology n/a n/a 87 87.9 +5.8 +0 30 4
sg biofuels n/a n/a 84 87.8 +5.7 +0 44 6
ls9 n/a n/a 84 87.4 +5.3 +0 36 10
novozymes n/a 86 80 85.4 +3.3 +0 132 17
verenium n/a n/a 83 79.1 -3 +0 30 7
monsanto 8 49 55 28.7 -53.4 -6 87 34

*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





In Novozymes, the overall theme of our commitment to sustainability development is integration. We strive to integrate sustainability into all aspects of the business, ranging from our mindset and organisational set-up to our daily actions.

tags: biotechnology, enzymes, microorganisms



Agriculture intersects the toughest challenges we all face on the planet. Together, we must meet the needs for increased food, fiber and energy while protecting the environment. In short, the world needs to produce more and conserve smarter.

tags: biotechnology, agriculture, herbicides, pesticides, crop seeds, rbst

amyris biotechnologies

alternative energy, biotechnology

Amyris is a renewable products company devoted to creating a more sustainable world. We make products that address the global energy and climate crises by applying a unique science platform that enables us to create truly No Compromise(C) renewable fuels and chemicals.

tags: alternative energy, biotechnology

sg biofuels

alternative energy, biotechnology

SG Biofuels is a sustainable plant oil company using elite Jatropha cultivars and advanced agronomics to produce high-quality crude oil for less than $1.00 per gallon. We're turning the opportunities of Jatropha into reality through a world-class leadership team, leading-edge science and genetics and expertise in plantation management.

tags: alternative energy, biotechnology, biofuels



LS9, Inc., the Renewable Petroleum Company(TM), is a privately-held industrial biotechnology company based in South San Francisco, California developing patent-pending UltraClean(TM) fuels and sustainable chemicals made with the power of synthetic biology.

tags: biotechnology

clearfuels technology

alternative energy, biotechnology

Clearfuels is a leading developer of low-cost advanced renewable biofuels. We employ a proprietary thermochemical steam reformation process that converts various cellulosic biomass feedstocks into high-value energy products including ethanol, renewable Fischer-Tropsch "FT" diesel, hydrogen and electrical power at industry-leading yields.

tags: alternative energy, biotechnology, biofuels

joule biotechnologies

alternative energy, biotechnology

Joule is the answer to affordable, renewable fuel - bringing meaningful innovation to an industry long hindered by incremental progress. Our mission is nothing short of world-changing; to make energy independence a reality with proven bioscience and systems that succeed in every aspect where other fuel alternatives fail.

tags: alternative energy, biotechnology, biofuels

agilent technologies

biotechnology, manufacturing

Agilent Technologies is committed to being an economic, intellectual and social asset to each nation and community where we operate.

tags: biotechnology, manufacturing, electronic equipment


alternative energy, biotechnology

Verenium Corporation is a leader in the development and the commercialization of cellulosic ethanol, an environmentally-friendly and renewable transportation fuel, as well as higher performance specialty enzymes for applications within the biofuels, industrial, and animal nutrition and health markets.

tags: alternative energy, biotechnology, metagenomics, biofuels, cellulosic ethanol



At Genzyme we are mindful of our responsibility to all of our stakeholders, including patients, physicians, shareholders, employees and our communities. We are driven, first and always, by our commitment to patients. Genzyme exists to innovate on behalf of people with serious diseases and to meet major unmet medical needs. This commitment includes all patients, regardless of their location or fina...

tags: biotechnology

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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, ...

Joule Closes $30 Million Funding Round To Advance Renewable Solar Fuel Production

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

Resource Management

Joule Unlimited, a company advancing a process for the direct microbial conversion of carbon dioxide into hydrocarbons via engineered organisms, powered by solar energy, has closed of a $30-million second round of funding. The round includes investme...

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Amgen Scientists Visit Biotechnology Classrooms Across The Country In Support Of National Lab Day

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

Community Impact

Amgen scientists will visit high schools that include the Amgen-Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Lab Program in their science curriculum. In conjunction with National Lab Day, the visits will give students a first-hand perspective on how the very same lab...

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Amyris Gets $47.8M More For Sugarcane-based Biofuel

From venturebeat.com (verified), April 1, 2010

Resource Management

Amyris Biotechnologies, one of the more successful companies in the emerging biofuels industry, just took another step up, raising $47.8 million from Singapore venture capital firm Temasek Holdings. Relying primarily on sugarcane-based fuel technolog...

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ClearFuels Signs Cooperative Agreement For $7.7M First Round Of DOE Biorefinery Funding

From greencarcongress.com (verified), April 15, 2010

Resource Management

ClearFuels Technology, Inc., headquartered in Aiea, Hawaii, has signed a Cooperative Agreement with the US Department of Energy (DOE) to receive its first $7.7 million of a $22.6 million grant award to construct a biomass gasifier at Rentech’s ...

in this article: clearfuels technology

Gevo Produces Isobutanol, Hydrocarbons And Renewable Jet Fuel From Cellulosic Biomass

From greencarcongress.com (verified), July 29, 2010

Resource Management

Gevo, a privately held renewable chemicals and advanced biofuels company, has successfully produced isobutanol from fermentable sugars derived from cellulosic biomass. The company also successfully converted the cellulosic isobutanol into isobutylene...

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Agilent Cuts Water Use By Nearly 24%

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

Resource Management

Agilent cut its global water consumption by nearly 24 percent in 2009, from 1.074 million cubic meters in 2008 to 0.818 million cubic meters in 2009, according to the company’s Corporate Citizenship Report 2009

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LS9 May Have Just Solved Biofuels’ Scaling Problem

From venturebeat.com (verified), July 29, 2010

Resource Management

The company’s scientists have published a paper, academically titled “Microbial Biosynthesis of Alkanes,” claiming that they can now implant genes into E. coli that allow the bacteria to directly churn out alkanes — otherwise ...

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COFCO, Sinopec And Novozymes To Build Cellulosic Biofuel Demonstration Facility In China By 2011

From greencarcongress.com (verified), May 28, 2010

Resource Management

Enzyme company Novozymes, COFCO, a leading producer and supplier of processed agricultural products, and Sinopec, the world’s third-largest oil refiner, signed a Memorandum of Understanding covering the next steps towards commercialization of c...

in this article: novozymes

SG Biofuels Partners With Roundtable On Sustainable Biofuels For Jatropha Initiative

From greencarcongress.com (verified), March 23, 2010

Resource Management

SG Biofuels, a sustainable plant oil company specializing in the development of Jatropha as a low-cost, sustainable source of oil, has developed the first large-scale Jatropha community-farming initiative in Central America and entered into the first...

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