Category Summary* ?

company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
reed elsevier n/a 85 85 87.2 +5.1 +0 44 5
pearson n/a 88 83 82.9 +0.8 +0 80 26
time warner n/a 86 79 82.7 +0.6 +0 69 9
microsoft n/a 78 79 79.9 -2.2 +0 410 111
elsevier n/a 79 n/a 78.7 -3.4 +0 32 4
news corporation n/a 65 77 74.8 -7.3 +0 35 7

*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


media, publishing

Our businesses have a special, privileged role in society: we try to create the most effective educational services; the most reliable tests of educational achievement; the most independent and authoritative business news and analysis; the most entertaining and informative books. For this kind of company, 'social responsibility' is our core business.

tags: media, publishing, books

time warner

conglomerates, entertainment, media, publishing

As the world's leading media company, Time Warner is committed to being a world-class corporate citizen. We know that, in order to succeed as a business and as a responsible citizen, our actions must be guided by the highest standards of ethics. You should expect nothing less from us.

tags: conglomerates, entertainment, media, publishing, broadcasting, internet, telecommunications

reed elsevier


Corporate Responsibility may be called social responsibility, sustainability, ethics, or governance. But, by whater name it's known, at Reed Elsevier we believe it means living up to our responsibility to positively contribute to our employees, customers, society and the environment in the conduct of our business.

tags: publishing, information provider, books, magazines, science, ScienceDirect

news corporation

conglomerates, entertainment, media, publishing

News Corporation is committed to addressing its impact on climate change and lowering the energy use of its businesses

tags: conglomerates, entertainment, media, publishing, broadcasting, internet, films, television, cable programming, satellite television, magazines, newspapers, books, sporting events, websites



As a global leader in science, technical and medical publishing, Elsevier has an opportunity to make unique contributions, improve science and health, and help communities around the world.

tags: publishing

dow jones

media, publishing

At Dow Jones & Company, we have a long and strong history of corporate giving, and we believe in supporting the many communities that support us around the world.

tags: media, publishing, news, stock market



For more than 87 years, Scholastic has recognized the importance of working with public, private, and non-profit organizations that share its mission and goals to improve the well-being of children. Scholastic's total commitment to social responsibility and educational outreach is demonstrated by its diverse partnerships, which address today's most critical issues facing communities, wit...

tags: publishing, books, printing

national geographic

media, publishing

The National Geographic Society (NGS) is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical conservation, and the study of world culture and history

tags: media, publishing, geography, archaeology, science



Corporate Responsibility is about maintaining trust, integrity, and credibility; responding to new risks; meeting societal needs; exceeding stakeholder expectations; and capitalizing on new opportunities. It permeates how we think and how we behave.

tags: publishing

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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, ...

Elsevier And Royal Tropical Institute Sign 5 Year Memorandum Of Understanding To Provide ScienceDirect And Scopus To 150 Developing Country Researchers

From csrwire.com (verified), August 27, 2010

Community Impact

Elsevier and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam announced on 26th of August the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) providing 150 researchers working in least-developed and low-income countries (for example Benin, Mozambique, ...

in this article: elsevier

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

Dow Jones Adding Large Solar Power Plant To New Jersey Offices

From sustainablebusiness.com (verified), April 14, 2010

Resource Management

Dow Jones & Company plans to construct a large-scale solar-power installation to generate clean energy for its corporate offices in central New Jersey.

in this article: dow jones

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

UNCF Celebrates 66th Anniversary With Awards To The Late John H. And Eunice Johnson, Johnson Publishing Company, JPMorgan Chase, Benny Andrews And Dr. Donnie Eddins

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

Community Impact

JPMorgan Chase's support of UNCF's Campaign for Emergency Student Aid (CESA) brings the campaign to within $750,000 of its $5 million goal.

in this article: jpmorgan chase

Nat Geo Plans 80% Operational Emissions Cut By 2011

From environmentalleader.com (verified), September 25, 2009

Mission & Values, Waste Management, Community Impact, Resource Management

National Geographic plans to cuts CO2 emissions from its operations 80 percent by the end of 2010, compared to a 2005 baseline. That figure does not include emissions from paper and printing materials. The publisher aims to cut emissions in those sec...

in this article: national geographic

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

Reed Elsevier Selects Hara To Help Drive Energy, Carbon Efficiencies

From environmentalleader.com (verified), July 21, 2010

Resource Management

Reed Elsevier, a global publisher and information provider, has selected the Hara Environmental and Energy Management (EEM) solution to help the publishing firm drive higher energy and carbon efficiencies by tracking emissions and environmental data ...

in this article: reed elsevier, hara