Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
sony 100 67 79 85.9 +3.8 +0 213 65
virgin group 71 77 85 81.8 -0.3 +0 53 21
microsoft n/a 78 79 79.9 -2.2 +0 410 111

*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




computers, publishing, software, video games

Microsoft has a long history of community engagement, and this has led to many community partnerships around the world. Through monetary grants, software and curriculum donations, technology solutions, and employee volunteer hours, we support projects and organizations that are making a difference.

tags: computers, publishing, software, video games, research, development, hardware, gaming consoles


computers, consumer electronics, video games

Sony is strongly committed to using its unique talents in developing new and innovative approaches to help maintain a sustainable society for the next generation.

tags: computers, consumer electronics, video games, music, movies, television, games, laptops, digital cameras, gaming consoles

virgin group


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


consumer electronics, entertainment, video games

Ever since its establishment over a century ago, Nintendo has continuously been providing entertainment. Nintendo defines entertainment as something that brings pleasant surprises with the purpose of putting smiles on the faces of all those involved. CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) refers to responsibilities that corporations have toward its stakeholders including society and the environment...

tags: consumer electronics, entertainment, video games, gaming consoles, card games

electronics arts

entertainment, video games

Electronic Arts has long had an established set of values that reflect a clear vision for the Company and how we do business. These values - which we call "EA Actions" - provide a roadmap for our growth, govern our relationships with each other, with our partners and our customers, and should be used by our employees to guide their day-to-day decision-making.

tags: entertainment, video games, interactive entertainment


video games

At GameStop, we have a commitment to being a good neighbor and contributing to non-profit initiatives that support communities. This support takes the form of national community partnerships and employee volunteerism.

tags: video games


entertainment, websites

Zynga was founded in July 2007 with the vision of connecting the world through games. Since then we've dedicated ourselves to making fun and social games for people to play with their friends and have become the largest developer of social games on the web in the process.

tags: entertainment, websites, games

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IBM Plays ‘Smart’ Games

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 5, 2010

Resource Management

IBM has unveiled CityOne, a Smarter Planet interactive simulation game that is designed to help business and civic leaders make their cities and industries smarter by solving real-world business, environmental, and logistical problems.

in this article: ibm

AMD Foundation To Sponsor Game Design Workshop At 2010 Games For Change Festival

From justmeans.com (verified), March 18, 2010

Community Impact

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Foundation, in support of AMD Changing the Game, has awarded a $100,000 grant to Games for Change. The funds will be used to sponsor a day-long game design workshop for educators at the upcoming 7th annual Game...

in this article: amd

Microsoft Citizenship Report: Data Centers Consume 50% Less Energy

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 24, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

Microsoft has opened new data centers that consume 50 percent less energy than those built three years ago, according to the company’s 2010 Citizenship Report. In FY2011, the software giant is working to reduce the power use effectiveness (PUE)...

in this article: microsoft

Sony's Energy Saving TVs Watch You While You Sleep

From businessgreen.com (verified), May 16, 2010

Resource Management

Sony last year launched a new addition to its Bravia range of TVs, which features facial recognition technology similar to that found in the electronics giants' most advanced cameras. As a result, the TV is able to "watch" you and can ...

in this article: sony

Mannington Recycles 3M Canada Supplied Graphics From 2010 Winter Games Into Flooring

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

Resource Management

3M Canada Company and Mannington Commercial announced a joint project, where large format graphics used in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games will be reclaimed and manufactured into high recycled content flooring.

in this article: 3m, mannington

HP, Microsoft Among Winners Of Green Enterprise Awards

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 19, 2010

Resource Management

Microsoft won in the Audacious Idea category for its strategy for data center efficiency. Hewlett-Packard won the Data Center Design award for its Wynyard data center, which uses rainwater collection and recycled materials to reduce energy demands.

in this article: microsoft, hewlett-packard

Sony Kicks Off Open Planet Initiative

From businessgreen.com (verified), September 12, 2010

Resource Management

Calling all wannabe designers with a bright green idea: Sony has today officially launched its Open Planet Ideas initiative and is inviting proposals for how the company's products could be repurposed to tackle environmental problems.

in this article: sony

Microsoft Launches Tools For Teachers

From readwriteweb.com (verified), September 3, 2009

Community Impact, Waste Management

Microsoft's Education Labs launched a new project this afternoon and it's better on trees and the environment. The group just announced a new Math Worksheet Generator where teachers can generate math problems and email them in paperless Wor...

in this article: microsoft

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, ...