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company person people planet overall score mean diff** std dev† votes articles
rio tinto n/a 62 84 80.4 -1.7 +0 56 15
alcoa n/a 86 78 78.1 -4 +0 190 33
bhp billiton n/a 59 67 54.2 -27.9 -3 37 8

*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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alcoa

raw materials

Wherever we go, whatever we do, we take our values with us. They are the core of what defines us and drives us. One of our values - accountability - measures our success in the context of our many stakeholders, specifically mentioning the long-term health and well-being of our communities.

tags: raw materials, aluminum, building products, fastenings castings

rio tinto

raw materials

We believe that our contribution to sustainable development is not just the right thing to do. We also understand that it gives us business reputational benefits that result in greater access to land, human and financial resources.

tags: raw materials, mining, coal, iron, copper, uranium, gold, diamond, aluminum

bhp billiton

raw materials

Our Company can make a real contribution to sustainable development and poverty reduction in the world and we need to work hard to realise this potential. We truly are charged with resourcing the future - in a responsible way.

tags: raw materials, iron, diamonds, coal, manganese, gold, petroleum, aluminium, copper, nickel, uranium, silver

umicore

raw materials

We develop, produce, apply, market and recycle metal-related materials and we contribute to material based solutions. We combine our competences in metallurgy, chemistry and materials science with a thorough understanding of our customers' needs, applications and systems.

tags: raw materials, materials technology

peabody energy

raw materials

Peabody Energy is the global leader in clean coal solutions. We believe in continuous environmental improvement in coal mining and coal use. And we are advancing clean coal energy projects on three continents toward a vision of near-zero emissions from coal.

tags: raw materials, coal, clean coal

newmont mining

raw materials

We know that our long-term success depends on creating value within our communities and for our shareholders. From the day we begin exploration, our success is tied to our ability to develop, operate and close mines in a manner that improves the lives of the people in the surrounding communities, in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

tags: raw materials, mining, gold

hydro

alternative energy, manufacturing, raw materials

In Hydro we do not view environmental considerations as obstacles, but as a basis for all economic activity. Tough demands inspire us. We believe they give us the opportunity to forge ahead and develop new, forward-looking solutions.

tags: alternative energy, manufacturing, raw materials, metals, renewable energy, aluminium, hydropower, solar power

cotton

raw materials

For more than 35 years, we have researched, developed and implemented practices to help cotton growers improve the quantity and quality of their yields, while decreasing their reliance on pesticides and irrigation. This work continues today, through more than 300 agricultural and agriculture-related research projects.

tags: raw materials, cotton, agriculture

barrick

raw materials

Barrick's reputation rests on responsibility. Good corporate citizenship is a calling card that precedes us wherever we g

tags: raw materials, gold

horsehead

raw materials

Horsehead Corporation continues its dedication as an environmentally responsible member of the community and leader in promoting the principles of sustainable development and product stewardship. For each Horsehead facility, the goal is to maintain our operations and premises as a show place of the metals industries, not only because it reflects well on the company that is Horsehead today, but bec...

tags: raw materials, zinc

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Alcoa Howmet Reduces Carbon Footprint Of Company, Community

From environmentalleader.com (verified), April 29, 2010

Waste Management

As one of the world’s largest aluminum manufacturers, Alcoa uses massive amounts of energy in daily production, but by setting aggressive goals for waste reduction, water conservation, and now energy efficiency, it is seeking to position itself...

in this article: alcoa

Wal-Mart To Pay $27.6 Million For Environmental Violations In California

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 4, 2010

Waste Management

Wal-Mart has agreed to pay $27.6 million to settle charges that it violated California environmental laws by improperly handling, storing and disposing of hazardous materials, reports the Los Angeles Times. Materials included pesticides, chemicals, p...

in this article: wal-mart

Hanes Aims For 30% Renewable Energy Use, 15% Emissions Cut

From environmentalleader.com (verified), March 19, 2010

Mission & Values, Waste Management, Resource Management

Aimed at saving more energy, using less materials and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Hanes has released a set of global environmental performance goals that includes increasing its use of renewable energy to 30 percent of its total energy consump...

in this article: hanes

Aluminum Maker Eyes Solar Industry

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

Resource Management

Alcoa, the aluminum giant, is testing a new type of solar technology that the company said it believed will lower the cost of renewable energy.

in this article: alcoa

IBM Eyes Plastic Recycling, Sentilla Cuts More Data Center Power, And More

From greentechmedia.com (verified), March 9, 2010

Resource Management

This week, IBM and Stanford researchers published a paper describing how they have found ways to employ new forms (organocatalysts) to develop new types of polymer molecules. Ideally, these catalysts could be used to recycle plastic or develop new ty...

in this article: ibm, sentilla

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

How Cisco's Packaging Diet Saves $24 Million A Year

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

Resource Management

The savings that Cisco is seeing from its packaging diet are sensational, to say the least: The pilot program alone would lead to $24 million in annual savings. And by focusing on packaging material content, volume and transport container efficiency,...

in this article: cisco

Starbucks Shareholders Vote Down ‘Aggressive’ Recycling Initiative

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

Mission & Values, Resource Management

The proposal requested that Starbucks consider a more aggressive recycling strategy and goals for materials consumed in the stores and when they leave their doors, reports Triple Pundit. Starbucks, similar to the bottled water industry, is a target f...

in this article: starbucks

Alcoa Dedicates Can Recycling Expansion In Tenn.

From google.com (verified), March 29, 2010

Resource Management

The Pittsburgh-based company dedicated an expansion of its aluminum can recycling operation in east Tennessee, a $24 million investment that a spokesman said makes it the largest such operation under one roof.

in this article: alcoa

Mining Giant BHP Billiton Admits It May Have Bribed Foreign Officials

From businessrespect.net (verified), April 22, 2010

Mission & Values

The world's biggest miner admitted yesterday that it had uncovered possible corruption involving the bribery of foreign government officials at some of its exploration projects.

in this article: bhp billiton

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