Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Best Foreign Corporations with Operations in Canada

Here is a list of the top non-Canadian corporations with operations in Canada as compiled by Corporate Knights. Corporate Knights “is a media, research and financial products company focused on quantifying and animating clean capitalism drivers for decision makers.” Corporate Knights Capital is a source for objective, data-driven ‘clean capitalism’ ratings for over 2000 companies globally.  To be on this list the companies must also “be listed on the Financial Post 500, and rank among the top 10 per cent of 4500 global companies according to the Global Sustainability Research Alliance (GSRA).” The GSRA is one of the “world’s largest sustainability research consortiums. According to GSRA and Corporate Knights the top Foreign Corporations operating in Canada:
  1. Honda Canada Inc. from Japan
  2. IBM Canada Ltd. From United States
  3. Toyota Canada Inc. from Japan
  4. Hewlett-Packard Co. from United States
  5. Nissan Canada Inc. from Japan
  6. Siemens Canada Ltd. From Germany
  7. Lafarge Canada Inc. from France
  8. RSA Canada Group from Great Britain
  9. Cisco Systems Canada Co. from United States
  10. BASF Canada from Germany
  11. Kia Canada, Inc from South Korea
  12. L’Oréal Canada Inc. from France
  13. SAP Canada Inc. from Germany
  14. Direct Energy from Great Britain
  15. Xerox Corp. Inc. from United States
  16. Johnson Controls LP from United States
  17. ING Bank of Canada from Netherlands
  18. Aviva Canada Inc. from Great Britain

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2 comments:

ecoseed said...

Wow. It's always nice to know that there are corporations out there that are trying to be sustainable. The Zayed Future Energy prize is looking for corporations like that, check it out here http://www.ecoseed.org/more/press-releases/14950-last-call-for-submissions-zayed-future-energy-prize-2013

Richard Matthews said...

Thank you for your comment. It is an interesting coincidence that you posted on the Zayed Future Energy Prize. Please note that we have just published a post on the subject: http://thegreenmarket.blogspot.ca/2012/07/zayed-future-energy-prize-for-renewable.html