This is the fourth year Newsweek ranked the 500 largest companies on their environmental footprint (45% of score), corporate management (45%) and transparency (10%), using data from Trucost and Sustainalytics.
World’s Top Green Corporations
All the top companies got scores of 82 out of 100 or above - here are some very brief highlights on what makes them stand out.
IBM - which always tops these lists - is the only US company included in the world’s 20 top corporations.
It’s rated #4 in the world for its “Smarter Planet” service that helps clients measure and reduce their own footprint, while saving them money. At its Zurich lab, water that cools a supercomputer is used to warm nearby buildings. Read our profile on IBM.