Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
method n/a 92 93 94.1 +12 +1 44 11
terracycle n/a 88 94 92.9 +10.8 +1 105 24
kao n/a 97 75 92.3 +10.2 +1 38 3
seventh generation 80 87 87 86.0 +3.9 +0 284 46
sc johnson & son 90 87 86 85.5 +3.4 +0 206 43
ecolab 75 89 91 85.0 +2.9 +0 46 3
unilever 72 75 65 78.3 -3.8 +0 222 49
clorox 56 82 82 77.1 -5 +0 78 29

*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



seventh generation

cleaning, personal care

Seventh Generation is committed to becoming the world's most trusted brand of authentic, safe, and environmentally-responsible products for a healthy home. For 20 years, the closely held Burlington, Vermont-based company has been at the forefront of a cultural change in consumer behavior and business ethics.

tags: cleaning, personal care, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, cleaners, paper


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

sc johnson & son


It's nice to live next door to a family that cares about its neighbors, and at SC Johnson we are committed to being a good neighbor and contributing to the well-being of the countries and the communities where we conduct business.

tags: cleaning, household cleaning supplies, consumer chemicals



TerraCycle is trying to eliminate the idea of waste. To do so, we must find great uses for objects that used to be considered waste. And best of all, you can raise funds for your favorite charity by helping us collect waste. It's easy and shipping is free.

tags: cleaning, cleaners, lawn and garden, fertilizer, repellents, composters, bags



At Clorox, we believe that the long-term health of our company depends on maintaining high standards of business conduct, integrity, safety, quality and respect for people and the environment in everything we do. Our corporate social responsibility principles reflect a deep commitment to uphold these standards. We've made this commitment to our shareholders, business partners, communities and...

tags: cleaning, chemicals, cleaners



Ecolab is committed to delivering premium levels of service to our customers in order to help them achieve cleaner, healthier, and safer surroundings in cost-effective ways that enhance their sustainability. We also take the same passionate approach to service in the communities where we live and work.

tags: manufacturing, cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, food safety


cleaning, personal care

At method, we call ourselves "people against dirty." And by "dirty," we don't just mean the stuff dust bunnies are made of. method isn't only about cleaning up your home or your body; it's about cleaning up the way we clean.

tags: cleaning, personal care, non-toxic, biodegradable, cleaners, soap, detergent, laundry


cleaning, cosmetics, personal care

Kao's mission is "to strive for the wholehearted satisfaction and enrichment of the lives of people globally". In carrying out this mission, Kao strives to globally promote CSR activities and thereby contribute to the sustainable development of society.

tags: cleaning, cosmetics, personal care, fabric, home care, feminine hygiene, chemicals, cleaning products


personal care

JohnsonDiversey's deep commitment to social responsibility is specifically expressed in This We Believe, the company's formal statement of guiding principles... This We Believe says that "we believe in contributing to the well-being of the countries and communities where we conduct business." This belief is evident in our actions.

tags: personal care, cleaning, hygiene

reckitt benckiser


Our commitment is to make our business more sustainable and responsible. By this we mean a business that operates effectively today with as little environmental, social, and ethical cost to the future as possible

tags: cleaning, cleaning products, chemicals

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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, ...

Seventh Generation Wants You To Help A Friend Detox Her Home And Treat You Both To A Green Getaway

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

Waste Management

Seventh Generation, the nation's leading brand of eco-friendly, non-toxic home and personal care products, today launched the "Under the Sink Makeover Contest" to reveal your best friend's dirtiest secrets -- those hiding under th...

in this article: seventh generation

Seventh Generation Ranks Tops Among America's Best Places To Work By Outside Magazine

From csrwire.com (verified), April 7, 2010

Worker Treatment

Seventh Generation, the nation's leading brand of environmentally responsible household solutions, was named to Outside magazine's third annual "Best Places to Work" list, ranked number nine out of 50 companies.

in this article: seventh generation

Walmart Celebrates Earth Day By Selling Upcycled Trash

From greenbiz.com (verified), April 7, 2010

Resource Management

The market for products made from waste packaging is getting a big boost this month as Walmart stocks items made by TerraCycle at all of its stores.

in this article: terracycle, wal-mart

Seventh Generation Partners With Author Alexandra Zissu To Share New Products And Tips From Her Book, "The Conscious Kitchen," To Get Your Kitchen Responsibly Clean

From csrwire.com (verified), March 15, 2010

Waste Management

Seventh Generation, the company that has lead the "responsible cleaning" charge for the past twenty years, is tapping into the disinfecting power of the herb thyme, to introduce an EPA registered disinfectant that kills germs* naturally! Th...

in this article: seventh generation

SC Johnson Grows Sustainability Around The World

From csrwire.com (verified), April 2, 2010

Resource Management

SC Johnson believes a flower can change a community. The company’s latest ad, titled "Flower," highlights the company's work with partners in Rwanda. For more than 40 years, SC Johnson, A Family Company, has purchased pyrethrum (...

in this article: sc johnson & son

Five Walmart Stores To Collect 28 Types Of Trash For TerraCycle

From greenbiz.com (verified), September 30, 2010

Resource Management

Five Walmart stores on the East Coast will be the first to test a new collection system for 28 types of trash that TerraCycle turns into new products.

in this article: terracycle, wal-mart

Ecolab Sets New Goals For Water Use, Waste And Effluent Water

From environmentalleader.com (verified), April 8, 2010

Resource Management

Ecolab, a provider of cleaning, food safety and health protection products, has set a new goal to reduce global water consumption, disposed waste and effluent water in its operations by 18 percent per metric ton of shipped product from 2009 to 2015, ...

in this article: ecolab

Seventh Generation Steps Up Packaging, Supply Chain Goals

From greenbiz.com (verified), August 13, 2009

Waste Management, Resource Management

In setting goals for the coming years, Seventh Generation aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2 percent per year, normalized to sales, with a goal of reaching an 80 percent reduction over current levels by 2050. On the packaging front, the...

in this article: seventh generation

Method ‘Green’ Household Cleaners Try To Take Market Share From Clorox

From environmentalleader.com (verified), March 10, 2010

Waste Management

The maker of “green” bathroom cleaners, dish soap and hand soap in January expanded its product line with the introduction of an environmentally-friendly laundry detergent. Method differentiates its packaging by providing products in slee...

in this article: method