Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
mastercard n/a 89 n/a 86.7 +4.6 +0 39 9
american express n/a 86 82 85.2 +3.1 +0 157 24
visa n/a 81 75 80.4 -1.7 +0 34 6

*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



american express

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At American Express we believe that serving our communities is not only integral to running a business successfully, it is part of our individual responsibilities as citizens of the world. The mission of our program is to bring to life the American Express value of good corporate citizenship by supporting diverse communities in ways that enhance the company's reputation with employees, custom...

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MasterCard is committed to enhancing the communities in which we do business and promoting education as the major tool for economic self-sufficiency. We focus our giving efforts on youth education and technology, delivering our support through contributions to eligible nonprofits that help youth access education, understand and utilize technology, and develop the skills necessary to enter and succ...

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Our goal is to encourage sustainable economic growth - inclusive economic growth that supports innovation, enhances efficiencies and enriches the quality of lives all over the world.

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Discover Financial Services believes in being a good corporate citizen particularly in communities where our employees live and work. We are committed to supporting the many volunteer efforts of our employees and have an interest in supporting educational initiatives.

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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...

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American Express Will Pay You $5 An Hour To Volunteer

From thedailygreen.com (verified), March 8, 2010

Community Impact

Through an innovative partnership with Take Part, American Express will not only donate $4 million annually to causes selected by the public, but it will actually reward volunteer service.

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American Express Offering Cardholders Chance To Buy Fusion Hybrid For Half Price

From greencarcongress.com (verified), May 18, 2010

Waste Management

American Express’ online marketplace Daily Wish will offer the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid for half price ($14,337, regularly $28,675) on 20 May.

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Wainwright Bank Supports Development Of Solar Energy For Nonprofits Through Credit Facility Extended To GreenBridge Energy

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

Resource Management

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4th Annual Green Grades Report Card Finds FedEx, Staples And Office Depot Leading And Amazon And Costco Lagging On Key Eco-Issues

From csrwire.com (verified), September 9, 2010

Resource Management

Major office supply companies and retailers received their report cards today, and while the sector saw overall progress on critical sustainability issues such as Endangered Forest protection, several prominent brands continue bad habits that harm th...

in this article: staples, fedex, amazon, office depot, costco wholesale

Google Invests $86 Million In Low-Income Housing

From techcrunch.com (verified), August 30, 2010

Community Impact

Google is partnering with U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), a division of U.S. Bank; to create an $86 million Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) fund. According to a release issued today, the funding will be used towards the...

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Visa Inc. Responds To Haitian Earthquake

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

Community Impact, Worker Treatment, Mission & Values

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced a comprehensive commitment to help the people of Haiti following the recent devastating earthquake, which includes a $200,000 donation to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund. Visa will also mat...

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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 ...

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Empowering Women Through Micro Credit

From justmeans.com (verified), March 12, 2010

Community Impact

Seventh Generation, in alliance with the Whole Planet Foundation and Grameen Bank America, funds microcredit loan programs abroad and in the United States. The loans, made to women, are aimed at helping alleviate poverty through entrepreneurship.

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Wal-Mart’s $11M Profit From Oregon’s Renewable Energy Loophole Spurs Critics

From environmentalleader.com (verified), December 30, 2009

Mission & Values

Critics of Oregon’s generous renewable energy incentives are pointing to how corporate giants are profiting at the expense of taxpayers. For instance, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. last year paid $22.6 million for the right to claim $33.6 million in tax...

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