Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
smart 92 92 91 89.0 +6.9 +0 34 12
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
renault n/a 85 86 87.8 +5.7 +0 556 87
nissan 75 84 88 87.7 +5.6 +0 714 161
honda 75 83 88 85.8 +3.7 +0 310 80
lotus cars n/a 92 89 85.4 +3.3 +0 39 8
toyota 61 84 86 84.4 +2.3 +0 836 179
tesla motors 73 83 89 84.3 +2.2 +0 167 49
bmw 57 87 87 83.6 +1.5 +0 299 69
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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



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



The BMW Group sets new standards in the automotive industry. As an international company, we here at the BMW Group feel socially and ecologically responsible for everything we do, everywhere in the world.

tags: carmakers, cars, SUVs, motorbikes, motorcycles, bicycles



As an internationally active vehicle manufacturer, we feel it is our task to stand up for sustainable environmental protection. This responsibility extends from research in future technologies and the development and manufacture of our products, the everyday use of Volkswagen all over the world up to waste prevention in spare parts logistics.

tags: carmakers, cars, trucks, suvs, vans



We take a holistic approach to the issue of sustainability. Our business operations are therefore inseparable from our social and ecological responsibility: We can only convince our customers with the lasting excellence of our products when we combine economic success with social concerns and effective environmental protection. So our actions are always based on the principle of sustainability - n...

tags: carmakers, cars, trucks, suvs

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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, ...

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

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

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

BMW Group Receives Order For More Than 240K Diesel Engines From Carbon Motors For US Law Enforcement Vehicles

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

Waste Management

The BMW Group has received a major order from new US law enforcement vehicle manufacturer, Carbon Motors Corp., to supply more than 240,000 diesel engines. The agreement calls for delivery of inline six-cylinder diesel engines complete with cooling a...

in this article: bmw

Renault Launching New 2.3L Diesel

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

Waste Management

The new engine offers reduced fuel consumption (by 1 liter/100 km on average and by up to 2.7 liters/100 km on rear-wheel drive models) and lower CO2 emissions (down by an average 10%), together with 30 N·m more torque and the best cost in use...

in this article: renault

Mitsubishi Motors Partners To Promote The I-MiEV Electric Vehicle In Switzerland

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

Waste Management

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MM Automobile Schweiz AG and Switzerland’s largest electricity provider Alpiq Holding AG (Alpiq) through which the three parties will work together to promo...

in this article: mitsubishi


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

Resource Management

Ford Motor Company's actions to reduce the amount of energy used to manufacture vehicles and support its U.S. operations have earned it the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's coveted 2010 ENERGY STAR Award for the fifth consecutive year...

in this article: ford