Jan 31 2016
A who’s who from the global electrical and utilities industries rank among the world’s most sustainable corporations, as compiled by Corporate Knights, a Canadian-based media company.
Companies that make the Global 100 ranking are the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors, selected from a starting universe of 4,353 listed companies with a market capitalization greater than US$2 billion on October 1, 2015.
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Among the top 100:
• Schneider Electric (12th)
• Philips (22nd)
• Siemens (42nd)
• Enbridge (46th)
• Legrand (62nd)
• General Electric (70th)
Canada accounted for nine firms on the list. U.S. firms earned 19 positions; France, 11; the U.K., 9.
The rankings were compiled by Corporate Knights Inc. The company has a media and research division, which includes the business and society magazine Corporate Knights, and a research division that produces corporate rankings, research reports and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance. Its best-known rankings include the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada and the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations.