Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
astrazeneca 81 89 89 90.5 +8.4 +0 89 9
schering-plough 94 89 92 88.9 +6.8 +0 38 10
novo nordisk 100 88 84 86.3 +4.2 +0 80 13
boots n/a 82 88 85.7 +3.6 +0 32 3
abbott 74 86 85 85.3 +3.2 +0 230 48
glaxosmithkline 48 84 89 80.3 -1.8 +0 95 24
bristol-myers squibb 0 85 91 78.8 -3.3 +0 33 11
eli lilly 90 81 86 78.8 -3.3 +0 86 23
novartis 0 86 83 78.7 -3.4 +0 79 15
johnson & johnson 32 85 88 78.5 -3.6 +0 177 41
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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




healthcare, pharmaceuticals

Improving access to affordable health care remains one of the most critical and challenging issues facing society. Abbott's contributions reflect the areas where our expertise, knowledge and resources will have the greatest positive impact and results for patients and for our company over the long-term.

tags: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostic assays, nutritional products



At Merck, our business is discovering, developing and delivering novel medicines and vaccines that can make a difference in people's lives. But our mission also entails something more. As a Company, we seek to maintain high ethical standards and a culture that values honesty, integrity and transparency in all that we do.

tags: pharmaceuticals, drugs

johnson & johnson

conglomerates, personal care

We estimate that the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people's lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving and the volunteer efforts of our employees. We're part of the daily rituals people follow to care for themselves and their families. We help doctors and nurses care for patients, heal the sick and restore th...

tags: conglomerates, personal care, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, health care products, toiletries



Bayer is committed to the concept of sustainable development: with economy, ecology and social commitment being accorded equal importance in all of our activities. To quote our Group mission statement, "we acknowledge and accept our role as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen and are committed to the principles of sustainable development." Consequently, respect for peo...

tags: pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical, chemical


healthcare, pharmaceuticals

As a member of today's rapidly changing global community, we are striving to adapt to the evolving needs of society and contribute to the overall health and wellness of our world. We are continually reviewing and improving our efforts to lessen our impact on the environment, nurture a workplace of diversity and inclusion, conduct responsible business practices, and uphold the highest ethical ...

tags: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, drugs


healthcare, pharmaceuticals

Corporate responsibility (CR) is central to our business. We aim to operate in a way that reflects our values, to understand and respond to stakeholder views and to connect business decisions to ethical, social and environmental concerns. We seek to minimise the negative impacts and maximise the positive benefits of our business.

tags: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, health care



Our business activities touch many people's lives, including patients, physicians, employees, investors and the communities around us. We know that how we do business, as well as what we do, is important to our reputation among these groups and wider society. Maintaining their trust and confidence in AstraZeneca as a responsible company means making sure that our high-level values and princip...

tags: pharmaceuticals

eli lilly

healthcare, pharmaceuticals

For more than 130 years, Eli Lilly and Company ("Lilly") has sought to earn the public's trust by upholding the highest standards in the way we make medicines, conduct business and act as a corporate citizen.

tags: healthcare, pharmaceuticals

novo nordisk


Understanding sustainability and its implications in a societal and a business perspective is a journey towards a moving target. On this website we present our approach to corporate sustainability and account for our company's performance.

tags: pharmaceuticals, health care



We strive to provide our associates with the safest possible workplace and to promote their health and well-being. We are an integral part of the communities that host our operations. We pay living wages worldwide, contributing to the stability and prosperity of these communities.

tags: pharmaceuticals

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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, ...

Abbott Rated One Of The 'Best In Class' Companies For Responsible Citizenship

From csrwire.com (verified), June 25, 2010

Mission & Values

Abbott was named one of the top three 2010 Best in Class companies in its industry sector by Storebrand Investments, a leading Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) firm. Abbott's Best in Class status is based on an evaluation of the financial, ...

in this article: abbott

AmeriCares And AstraZeneca Expand Breast Cancer Treatment For Impoverished Women In Cambodia

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

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact

AmeriCares and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals have made a three-year commitment to expand early breast cancer detection and treatment in Cambodia in hopes of increasing survival rates.

in this article: astrazeneca

Amgen Scientists Visit Biotechnology Classrooms Across The Country In Support Of National Lab Day

From csrwire.com (verified), May 6, 2010

Community Impact

Amgen scientists will visit high schools that include the Amgen-Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Lab Program in their science curriculum. In conjunction with National Lab Day, the visits will give students a first-hand perspective on how the very same lab...

in this article: amgen

Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s To Cut Packaging Carbon Footprint 10% By 2012

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

Waste Management

Asda, Boots, Tesco and Sainsbury’s are some of the biggest UK retailers that have voluntarily agreed to reduce the carbon footprint of their grocery packaging by 10 percent by 2012, according to Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Cu...

in this article: sainsbury, boots, tesco, asda

Merck Receives 2010 ENERGY STAR(R) Sustained Excellence Award From U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

From csrwire.com (verified), March 3, 2010

Resource Management

Merck & Co., Inc. announced today that it has received a 2010 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its continued efforts to protect the environment through energy efficiency.

in this article: merck

Merck Tops List Of 1K Most Sustainable Companies

From greenbiz.com (verified), September 19, 2010

Resource Management

CRD Analytics, a provider of sustainability investment analytics whose methodology forms the basis of the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability 50 Index, has published its list of the Global 1000 Sustainable Performance Leaders. In 2010, Merck is rank...

in this article: merck

Dow And BASF Receive Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award For HPPO Technology

From greencarcongress.com (verified), June 22, 2010

Resource Management

The Dow Chemical Company and BASF received a 2010 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for their jointly developed hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide (HPPO) technology that vastly improves the production process of a key chemical intermedia...

in this article: dow chemical, basf

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Begins Installation Of North America's Largest Rooftop Solar Array

From csrwire.com (verified), October 28, 2010

Resource Management

GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) Consumer Healthcare is taking its commitment to renewable energy to the next level. Today, GSK begins installing North America's largest rooftop solar array at its Northeast Regional Distribution Center (RDC) in York,...

in this article: glaxosmithkline

Merck Announces Recipients Of "Will To Win" Scholarship For Students With Asthma

From csrwire.com (verified), October 13, 2010

Community Impact

Merck today announced recipients of the 2010 Will to Win Scholarship, which recognizes high school seniors with asthma who are pursuing higher education. Ten scholarships of $5,000 each have been awarded to two high school seniors who demonstrated ou...

in this article: merck