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
henkel n/a 92 91 90.8 +8.7 +1 75 16
sonoco n/a 88 84 89.8 +7.7 +0 43 9
steelcase n/a 80 91 89.3 +7.2 +0 76 12
whirlpool n/a 86 87 89.2 +7.1 +0 133 28
aveda n/a 94 85 87.4 +5.3 +0 34 10
jc penney 83 87 83 87.1 +5 +0 128 31
hennes & mauritz 75 92 85 87.1 +5 +0 37 7
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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




appliances, conglomerates

Siemens is committed to exercising responsibility for society in every country in which it operates, so as to help create a secure future for all. Corporate responsibility is one of the levers by which Siemens seeks to promote sustainable business development.

tags: appliances, conglomerates, conglomerate, communication systems, power generation, lighting, medical equipment, transportation, water technologies, building technologies, home appliances


computers, office supplies, printing, software

Global citizenship is HP's comprehensive commitment to hold ourselves to a higher standard of integrity, transparency and accountability, helping us balance our values and business goals with our impact on society and the planet.

tags: computers, office supplies, printing, software, printers, scanners, digital cameras, calculators, PDAs, servers, consulting

procter & gamble

conglomerates, personal care

P&G is committed to social responsibility. We are always seeking ways to better integrate economic progress, social development and environmental concerns to ensure a better quality of life for future generations.

tags: conglomerates, personal care, hair, laundry, detergent, cleaners, soap, dishwashing

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


office supplies, retail

Staples SoulSM reflects our commitment to corporate responsibility. It's a holistic approach to business that recognizes the close connection between our financial success and our desire to make a positive impact on our associates, communities, and the planet by joining together the following areas: diversity, the environment, our community, and ethics. It's how we do business-that'...

tags: office supplies, retail


furniture, retail

IKEA has always tried to do more with less. This goes hand in hand with our environmental work - to use resources in an economical and careful way.

tags: furniture, retail


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


furniture, retail

At Target, we don't define the success of our business simply by the bottom line. We also measure our company's achievement based on our role in the communities we serve. Target is committed to social, economic and environmental well-being in every community. We're working hard to enhance life through integrity and hard work, and we recognize there is always more that can be done.

tags: furniture, retail, housewares, lawn and garden, sporting goods

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

home depot

appliances, hardware, retail

The Home Depot is built on the principle of creating value for our stockholders while never forgetting our values . We seek to be profitable, responsible and balance the needs of our communities.

tags: appliances, hardware, retail, home improvement, tools, lumber, building materials, paint, plumbing, flooring, garden supplies, plants

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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

Philips Unveils World's First 60 Watt LED Bulb

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

Resource Management

Yesterday at the Lightfair International tradeshow in Las Vegas, Royal Philips Electronics unveiled its breakthrough EnduraLED light bulb. This bulb will be the world's first LED replacement for the 60 watt incandescent light bulb, which represe...

in this article: philips

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

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

JCPenney Receives 2010 ENERGY STAR(R) Award For Sustained Excellence

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

Resource Management

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded J. C. Penney Company, Inc. with a 2010 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting environmental resources through energy efficiency.

in this article: jc penney

P&G Reformulating Herbal Essences To Limit Toxins

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

Product Safety, Waste Management

Procter & Gamble is reformulating its Herbal Essences shampoos to reduce the amount of a carcinogenic chemical in them.

in this article: procter & gamble

Steelcase Reduces GHG Emissions 49% Since 2001

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

Waste Management

Steelcase, a manufacturer of office furniture, has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions 49 percent since 2001, and its water consumption is down 64 percent over the same period, according to the firm’s corporate responsibility report. Additiona...

in this article: steelcase

Procter & Gamble Launches Widget To Convert Clicks Into Water

From mashable.com (verified), October 25, 2010

Community Impact

Major consumer goods company Procter and Gamble (P&G) has launched a widget that bloggers can embed into their blogs in several days. For each click they receive from readers, P&G will donate a day’s worth of clean drinking water (about...

in this article: procter & gamble

IKEA, Clif Bar Carpet Property With Solar Panels

From greenbiz.com (verified), October 14, 2010

Resource Management

IKEA plans to install solar power systems totaling 4.5 megawatts of generating capacity at seven stores and a distribution center in California, bringing arrays to 90 percent of the chain's portfolio in the Golden State. The others include a sm...

in this article: clif bar, ikea