Electrical and Utility Industries Among World’s 100 Most Sustainable Corporations

Sustainable Corporations

 

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.

Find out more: www.corporateknights.com/reports/global-100/2016-global-100-results-14533333/.

 

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