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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

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**amount above or below average score of all companies based on user votes
†number of standard deviations above or below overall average



american express

credit cards

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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credit cards

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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credit cards

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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credit cards

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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From projectlabel.org (verified), May 27, 2009

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

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

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From earth2tech.com (verified), July 2, 2010

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From environmentalleader.com (verified), April 25, 2010

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From earth2tech.com (verified), March 30, 2010

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

Resource Management

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From greencarcongress.com (verified), April 21, 2010

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From greentechmedia.com (verified), March 26, 2010

Resource Management

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