Non-profit "Climate Counts" ranks 56 companies on climate change performance

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19 June 2007

'Climate Counts' Reveals Which Companies Are Walking the Walk

Author: Joel Makower, in World Changing

Today marks the launch of Climate Counts, a new nonprofit initiative to rate major consumer brands on their climate commitments and performance. The project…represents the first time big companies have been rated consistently on climate using a comprehensive, consistent, and credible set of metrics…The data released today rate 56 companies on a 100-point scale based on more than 20 criteria in four categories…[The top 10 companies were Canon,] Nike, Unilever, IBM, Toshiba, Stonyfield Farm, General Electric, Motorola, and Hewlett-Packard, with News Corp. and Coca-Cola tied for tenth place. Companies who fared worst include Amazon.com, Wendy's, Darden Restaurants, Burger King, Jones Apparel, Clorox, Yum!, Levi Strauss, and eBay.

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1 June 2007

[PDF] full report: "Climate Counts - Company Scorecard Report"

Author: Climate Counts

The Climate Counts Company Scorecard provides consumers with an objective, balanced way to gauge which companies are seriously committed to reversing climate change—and which ones are not...Our full scorecard ranks 56 companies in eight major consumer sectors, among them Electronics, Household Products, Apparel, and Food Products. [Refers to Amazon.com, Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Avon, Burger King, Canon, CBS, Clorox, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, ConAgra Foods, Darden Restaurants, Dell, Disney, eBay, Gap, General Electric, General Mills, Google, Groupe Danone, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Jones Apparel, Kellogg, Kimberly-Clark, Kraft, Levi Strauss, Limited Brands, Liz Claiborne, L'Oréal, McDonald's, Microsoft, Molson Coors Brewing, Motorola, Nestlé, News Corporation, Nike, Nokia, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, SAB Miller, Samsung, Sara Lee, Siemens, Sony, Starbucks, Stonyfield Farm, Time Warner, Toshiba, Unilever, VF Corporation, Viacom, Wendy's, Yahoo, Yum!

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