Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Canada's Greenest Companies

Here is a list of Canada's greenest companies according to Newsweek's Global 2011 Green Rankings, which were compiled in cooperation with Trucost and Sustainalytics, two leading environmental-research firms. Their assessments of the environmental footprints of the world's largest companies included greenhouse-gas emissions, water use, reporting, transparency, environmental policies programs and initiatives.

Of the big Canadian companies 19 of the 500 spots were Canadian. Here is the list of the top 19 Canadian firms and their global ranking.
  1. Bell Canada Enterprises 12
  2. TELUS Canada 84
  3. Power Financial Canada 120
  4. TD Bank Canada 131
  5. Rogers Communications 157
  6. Thomson Reuters 194
  7. Great-West Lifeco 195
  8. Canadian National Railway 203
  9. RBC Canada 209
  10. BMO Canada 224
  11. CIBC Canada 225
  12. Barrick Canada 305
  13. Suncor Canada 306
  14. Loblaw Canada 314
  15. ScotiaBank 336
  16. Research in Motion 357
  17. Magna 371
  18. Manulife 390
  19. Power Corp. of Canada 465
© 2011, Richard Matthews. All rights reserved.

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