In Davos - World's Top 100 Sustainable Companies

By: EconomyWatch   Date: 29 June 2010

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A new global business ranking - called the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World - was unveiled at the World Economic Forum, identifying the top 100 companies that are leading the way to a more sustainable world.

'Top 100' companies emerged from a pool of over 2,000 firms, representing such large global indices as the , MSCI World, FTSE 350 and Eurostoxx. Companies were selected on their ability to manage strategic opportunities in new environmental and social markets.

The top companies were rated on such criteria as strategic governance, environmental initiatives, and human capital/labour relation practices. Research was conducted by the leading environmental investment advisory firm offices in New York, London and Toronto.

Global 100 Rankings by Country

Great Britain 32
US 20
Germany 9
Sweden 7
Canada 6
Japan 5
Netherlands 5
France 4
Finland 3
Denmark 2
Spain 2
Switzerland 2
Australia 1
Belgium 1
Norway 1

Companies List

Company Name Country Name
Insurance Australia Group Australia
Westpac Banking Corp. Australia
Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG Austria
Dexia Belgium
Alcan Inc Canada
Enbridge Inc Canada
Royal Bank Of Canada Canada
Sun Life Financial Inc Canada
Transalta Corp. Canada
Novo Nordisk A/S Denmark
Novozymes A/S Denmark
Vestas Windsystems A/S Denmark
Kesko Corp. Finland
Nokia Corporation Finland
Groupe Danone France
Lafarge France
Adidas Salomon Agency Germany
BASF AG Germany
Deutsche Telekom AG Germany
Fresenius Medical Care AG Germany
Henkel AG Germany
SAP AG Germany
Alliance Unichem PLC Great Britain
Aviva PLC Great Britain
BAA PLC Great Britain
Boots Group PLC Great Britain
BP PLC Great Britain
British Airways PLC Great Britain
British Land Company PLC Great Britain
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC Great Britain
BT Group PLC Great Britain
Cadbury Schweppes PLC Great Britain
Centrica PLC Great Britain
Diageo PLC Great Britain
Glaxosmithkline PLC Great Britain
GUS PLC Great Britain
Hbos PLC Great Britain
Land Securities PLC Great Britain
Marks & Spencer Group PLC Great Britain
Mitchells & Butlers PLC Great Britain
Pearson PLC Great Britain
Sabmiller PLC Great Britain
Scottish & Southern Energy PLC Great Britain
Severn Trent PLC Great Britain
Slough Estates PLC Great Britain
Smith & Nephew PLC Great Britain
Smiths Group PLC Great Britain
Taylor Woodrow PLC Great Britain
Unilever PLC Great Britain
Vodafone Group PLC Great Britain
Whitbread PLC Great Britain
Yell Group PLC Great Britain
Aeon Company Limited Japan
Canon Inc Japan
Denso Corp. Japan
Kuraray Company Limited Japan
Matsushita Electric Industrial Company Japan
Nikko Cordial Corp. Japan
NSK Limited Japan
NTT Docomo Inc Japan
Ricoh Company Limited Japan
Toyota Motor Corp. Japan
ABN Amro Holding NV Netherlands
ING Groep NV Netherlands
Philips Electronics KON Netherlands
Reed Elsevier PLC Netherlands
ARCELOR France
Storebrand ASA Norway
Tomra Systems ASA Norway
Gamesa Corp. Technologica Spain
Iberdrola SA Spain
Atlas Copco AB Sweden
Ericsson Telephone AB Sweden
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB Sweden
Holmen AB Sweden
SCA AB Sweden
Skanska AB Sweden
Stora Enso OYJ Sweden
Volvo AB Sweden
ABB Limited Switzerland
Novartis AG Switzerland
Stmicroelectronics Switzerland
Swiss Reinsurance Company Switzerland
Agilent Technologies Inc United States
Alcoa Inc United States
Bank Of America Corp. United States
Baxter International Inc United States
Coca Cola Company United States
Eastman Kodak Company United States
FPL Group Inc United States
General Electric Company United States
Hewlett-Packard Company United States
Intel Corp. United States
Johnson & Johnson United States
Masco Corp. United States
Nike Inc United States
Pinnacle West Capital Corp. United States
Schlumberger Limited United States
United Parcel Service Inc United States
United Technologies Corp. United States

 

 

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