Sunday, July 3, 2011

Global 100's Most Sustainability Corporations in North America for 2011

The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World is an annual project initiated by Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism. In 2010, Corporate Knights collaborated with three strategic partners to identify the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.

The Corporate Knights Global 100 team included Inflection Point Capital Management—a sustainability-focused asset management venture founded by Dr. Matthew Kiernan, Legg Mason's Global Currents Investment Management, and Phoenix Global Advisors LLC (a consulting and technology platform focused on sustainability). As with past editions of the Global 100, the aim was to highlight the global corporations which have been most proactive in managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Launched in 2005, the annual Global 100 is announced each year during the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Here is the Global 100 list (in alphebetical order) of the leading sustainable corporations in North America for 2011:
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Baxter International Inc.
  • BCE Inc.
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises
  • Enbirdge Inc.
  • Encana Corp
  • General Electric Co.
  • Hewlett-Packard Co
  • Intel Corp.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Johnson Controls Inc.
  • Kraft Foods Inc.
  • Nexen Inc.
  • P.G. & E Corp.
  • Procter & Gamble Co.
  • Prologis
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Sun Life
  • Financial Inc.
  • Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Toronto Dominion Bank
  • Weyerhaeuser

© 2011, Richard Matthews. All rights reserved.

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