hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

You are being redirected to the story the piece of content is found in so you can read it in context. Please click the following link if you are not automatically redirected within a couple seconds:

[PDF] Background media information [regarding "The Accountability Rating"]

Author: AccountAbility & csrnetwork, Published on: 1 June 2004

The world’s largest companies have a long way to go in demonstrating accountability to their stakeholders...The top 10 companies...were: BP, Suez, Royal Dutch/Shell Group (Shell), Unilever, Carrefour, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Toyota Motor, Hewlett-Packard, Vodafone and Peugeot [part of PSA Peugeot-Citroën]. [The lowest-scoring companies included] SBC Communications, Sinopec, E.ON, McKesson, China National Petroleum, State Farm Insurance Cos, Target, Sears Roebuck, WalMart Stores, Boeing, AmerisourceBergen, Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance, Cardinal Health, Kroger, Nippon Life Insurance, Sumitomo Life Insurance, Tyco International, Freddie Mac, Costco Wholesale, Berkshire Hathaway, American Intl. Group [AIG] and Assicurazioni Generali. [report also refers to EDF, Nestlé]

Read the full post here

Related companies: AIG AmerisourceBergen Assicurazioni Generali Berkshire Hathaway Boeing BP Cardinal Carrefour China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Costco Dai-Ichi Mutual Life Insurance E.ON EDF Freddie Mac HP (Hewlett-Packard) Kroger McKesson Nestlé Nippon Life Insurance PSA Peugeot-Citroën SBC Communications (now AT&T) Sears Shell Sinopec State Farm Insurance Suez Sumitomo Life Insurance (part of Sumitomo Group) Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Toyota Tyco Unilever Vodafone Walmart