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company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
discovery n/a 88 80 84.4 +2.3 +0 30 7
virgin group 71 77 85 81.8 -0.3 +0 53 21

*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

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virgin group

conglomerates

Today's heightened interest in the role of business in society has partly been prompted by increased sensitivity to and awareness of environmental and ethical issues. Issues such as environmental damage and the improper treatment of workers have been highlighted in the media and the pressure on business to play a role in social and environmental issues is bound to grow. At Virgin we share our...

tags: conglomerates, conglomerate, beverages, airlines, trains, games, financial services, internet, cable tv, music, radio, cosmetics, jewelery, retail, mobile phones

discovery

media

Discovery Communications is committed to being a thoughtful and responsible corporate citizen, supporting the extension of science, environmental and other educational programs in the U.S. and abroad, and promoting the value of nonfiction content and documentary filmmaking across all genres.

tags: media, broadcasting, cable tv

viacom

conglomerates, entertainment

Viacom's social commitment leverages the power of its brand and the strength of its audience relationship to encourage action on a variety of pro-social issues that are important to our partners, employees, audience, shareholders and communities alike.

tags: conglomerates, entertainment, cable tv, motion pictures, television, films, movies

rogers communications

media, telecommunications

As Canada's top communications and media organization, we strive to be the best at what we do – bringing innovative products and first-rate customer service to the marketplace. But for us it's also about being a responsible, ethical and sustainable company. It's about striving to be an employer of choice and a good neighbour in our communities. And it's about enriching Ca...

tags: media, telecommunications, cable tv, wireless, broadcasting

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Uh-Oh: Tesla Recalls 439 Roadsters For Fire Concern

From gigaom.com (verified), October 4, 2010

Product Safety

Electric vehicle startup Tesla Motors has issued its second recall. The company, which started trading on the NASDAQ in June, said on Friday that it’s recalled 439 of its electric sports cars, the Roadster, to fix a problem with a cable that co...

in this article: tesla motors

Brand Emissions Leaders

From projectlabel.org (verified), November 25, 2009

Mission & Values, Waste Management, Resource Management

The Brand Emissions Leaders Project aims to provide an annual rating of the carbon performance of the leading brands operating in the UK. In 2009, it ...

in this article: nokia, ibm, nike, levi strauss & co, bmw, dell, general motors, l'oreal, wal-mart, general electric, ikea, ...

Chevron And Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership Receive 2009 U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center Partnership Award

From csrwire.com (verified), December 2, 2009

Community Impact, Mission & Values

Chevron and the non-profit Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership (DCGEP) announced today that their collaboration to help educate students around the world has been awarded the 2009 Partnership Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business ...

in this article: chevron, discovery

North American Green Carrier Matrix

From projectlabel.org (verified), September 18, 2009

Waste Management, Resource Management

The Green Mobile Operator Matrix ranks operators on their environmentally friendly, clean technology initiatives primarily focused around green networ...

in this article: at&t, verizon, sprint nextel, t-mobile, telus, rogers communications, bell canada, metropcs, leap wireless, us cellular

The Earthsense 35

From projectlabel.org (verified), February 16, 2009

Mission & Values, Resource Management

Research findings from the Earthsense Eco-Insights Survey show how consumers perceive corporate environmental responsibility. Findings are based on Ea...

in this article: kraft foods, wal-mart, general electric, microsoft, target, walt disney, hess, stonyfield farm, google, trader joe's, whole foods, ...

Corporate Equality Index 2008

From projectlabel.org (verified), January 1, 2008

Worker Treatment

The HRC Foundation's CEI report provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to lesbian...

in this article: pepsico, coca-cola, starbucks, ibm, nike, levi strauss & co, ford, dell, kraft foods, molson coors, general motors, ...

Virgin, Continental Fly High In Green Airlines Rankings

From greenbiz.com (verified), June 3, 2010

Waste Management

Greenopia today released its latest rankings of the airline sector, finding wide differences among how many environmental initiatives airlines are undertaking, with room for improvement the only consistent element.

in this article: virgin group, continental airlines

AT&T Intros Eco-Friendly Phone Charger

From mashable.com (verified), March 17, 2010

Resource Management

It works by automatically sensing when a cell phone is not plugged in and cutting the power supply from the wall socket. Now you can save electricity (and your conscience) when you just grab your phone and go without taking the time to cut the power....

in this article: at&t

Dow Corning To Be Featured On Green Magazine TV

From csrwire.com (verified), February 4, 2010

Resource Management, Mission & Values

Dow Corning Corporation will be featured on "Green Magazine TV" for its companywide initiatives in innovation and sustainability. Escalating fossil fuel prices and decreasing petroleum reserves are renewing the world's focus on alterna...

in this article: dow corning, discovery

Climate Counts Climate Action Scores 2009 - Bottom 10

From projectlabel.org (verified), November 18, 2009

Mission & Values, Waste Management

You can use the Climate Counts Company Scorecard to see how serious companies are about stopping climate change - and how they compare to their sector...

in this article: burger king, pnc, capital one, global hyatt, liz claiborne, viacom, wendy's, vf corporation, regions financial, suntrust banks, airtran, ...

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