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company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
eurostar n/a 80 83 80.1 -2 +0 34 4
norfolk southern n/a 90 83 78.4 -3.7 +0 56 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

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Profiles

norfolk southern

railroad

Norfolk Southern engages in outreach efforts in the communities we serve. These efforts include developing and presenting training programs for local emergency management agencies and other responders, such as local police and fire departments.

tags: railroad

eurostar

railroad

We believe that global warming is real and that travelling is a contributing factor in climate change. But we also know that staying at home isn't an appealing solution and that travel by Eurostar helps to make sure that you have a much smaller impact on the planet than flying to our destinations.

tags: railroad, high-speed train service

csx

railroad

Responsibility is not a new concept to CSX. We have always worked hard to be a good corporate citizen, actively seeking ways to make things better in the marketplace, in the workplace, in the environment, and in the community. From the beginning, we recognized that our company has a very large stake in each of these areas -- because we're all in this together.

tags: railroad

amtrak

railroad

Amtrak is committed to help protect the environment and this commitment includes compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations; compliance with Amtrak environmental policies and procedures; and the integration of sound environmental principles and practices into our business decisions and operations. This environmental commitment is based on the concepts of leadership, stewardship ...

tags: railroad

burlington northern santa fe

railroad

At BNSF, we do more than just pass through communities we serve, we strive to play a vital role in every community we touch. That's why we support efforts, both on a corporate level and through the work of individual employees, to be environmentally responsible and to help make our world a better place. Contributing to the quality of life in our communities is a foundation of our corporate vi...

tags: railroad, rail transport

canadian pacific

railroad

Good environmental, health and safety practices don't just make sense from a social perspective; they are inseparable from Canadian Pacific's sound business practices. The health and safety of our employees and the public, environmental stewardship and collaborative community relationships are fundamental to our culture and our operations.

tags: railroad

eurotunnel

railroad

The Channel Tunnel and its rail transport system have a number of environmental advantages, making Eurotunnel the most environmentally friendly cross-Channel operator.

tags: railroad, transport

arriva

railroad

At Arriva, corporate responsibility is about minimising our impact on the environment, providing safe places to work and travel for our employees and customers, and playing an active role in the communities in which we serve.

tags: railroad, public transport

union pacific

railroad

At Union Pacific Railroad, we are committed to protecting the environment now and for future generations. Our employees, customers, shareholders and the communities we serve can expect our full compliance with all laws and regulations.

tags: railroad

east japan railway

railroad

We will grow continuously and advance in harmony with customers by generating earnings while meeting social responsibilities as a Trusted Life-Style Service Creating Group.

tags: railroad

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Article Results

Railway Fined $4M For Chlorine Spill

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

Waste Management

Norfolk Southern Railway will pay a $4 million penalty over a 2005 chlorine spill in Graniteville, S.C.

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Eurostar Unveils New Generation Of Energy-saving High-speed Trains

From businessgreen.com (verified), October 7, 2010

Resource Management

Eurostar has today announced a planned £700m investment in its rolling stock that will result in the rail operator running some of the greenest trains on the planet from 2014.

in this article: eurostar

Canadian Pacific And Natural Resources Canada Partner On Cold-Weather Biodiesel Testing

From greencarcongress.com (verified), November 28, 2009

Waste Management, Resource Management

Canadian Pacific and Natural Resources Canada have partnered on a biodiesel fuel pilot project under the National Renewable Diesel Demonstration Initiative. The project is the first time biodiesel will be used in Canadian cold-weather rail service.

in this article: canadian pacific

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, ...

Norfolk Southern To Cut Carbon Footprint 10% By 2014

From environmentalleader.com (verified), September 2, 2010

Waste Management

Norfolk Southern has set a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per revenue ton-mile 10 percent by 2014, using 2009 as a baseline. The freight rail transportation company expects to reduce its carbon footprint through fuel-savings techno...

in this article: norfolk southern

Zero-emissions Locomotive Unveiled

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 6, 2009

Waste Management, Resource Management

A prototype 1,500-horsepower switching locomotive from Norfolk Southern Corp. relies on 1,080 12-volt batteries, reports the Boston Herald. Fully charged, it can operate for three shifts.

in this article: norfolk southern

CSX Introduces Low-emissions Locomotive

From baltimoresun.com (unverified), October 27, 2010

Waste Management

CSX Transportation's newly retrofitted, $1.4 million, low-emissions, fuel-conserving diesel locomotive gleamed as it was put on display for visiting dignitaries at Camden Yards Tuesday.

in this article: csx

BNSF Signs Deal For Measuring Energy Efficiency

From environmentalleader.com (verified), February 9, 2010

Resource Management, Waste Management

BNSF Railway has entered a deal to measure, report and reduce its energy costs and usage with LPB Energy Management. The seven-year contract is geared to helping BNSF get on track with its commitment to energy efficiency and environmental sustainabil...

in this article: burlington northern santa fe

Axion Signs $957,000 Contract For Construction Of Railroad Bridges Made From Recycled Plastic

From greencarcongress.com (verified), November 12, 2009

Resource Management, Waste Management

Axion International Holdings, Inc., a next-generation technology innovator utilizing recycled plastic for high-load industrial products, has signed a $957,000 contract for the construction of two railroad bridges designed from nearly 100% recycled pl...

in this article: axion

Norfolk Southern Unveils Experimental Electric Locomotive

From greencarcongress.com (verified), September 29, 2009

Waste Management, Resource Management, Mission & Values

Norfolk Southern unveiled a prototype 1,500-horsepower switching locomotive that relies solely on rechargeable batteries for power yesterday at its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa.

in this article: norfolk southern

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