100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World

by | Jan 24, 2007

Innovest Strategic Value Advisors is releasing its Global 100 list of the most sustainable corporations in the world at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The G100, initiated by Corporate Knights with Innovest as the exclusive research provider, includes companies from 16 countries in sectors ranging from Oil and Gas to Wireless Telecommunication Services that were evaluated according to how effectively they manage environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities, relative to their industry peers.

This year, the G100 includes 5 Canadian companies, notably Alcan Inc., Enbridge Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Sun Life Financial Inc. and Transcanada Corp. On a country basis, the United Kingdom includes 24 companies, with the United States (19) and Japan (13) following. Approximately one-third of the ranked companies will be replaced from last year’s list.

The 2007 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World:

ABN Amro Holding NV
Investa Property Group
Johnson Matthey Group
Adecco SA
JP Morgan Chase & Company
Adidas Salomon Agency 
Kesko Corp.
Advanced Micro Devices 
Kingfisher PLC 
Agilent Technologies Inc 
Kuraray Company Limited 
Air France-KLM 
Alcan Inc 
Land Securities PLC 
Alcoa Inc 
Marks & Spencer Group PLC 
American International Group Inc 
Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG PLC 
Atlas Copco AB 
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Limited 
Land Securities PLC 
Baxter International Inc 
Nike Inc 
Benesse Corporation 
Nippon Yusen KK 
British Airways PLC 
Nokia Corporation 
British Land Company PLC 
Nomura Holdings Inc 
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC 
Novo Nordisk A/S 
BT Group PLC 
Novozymes A/S 
Cable & Wireless PLC 
NTT Docomo Inc 
Centrica PLC 
Coca Cola Company 
Pearson PLC 
Daikin Industries Limited 
Philips Electronics KON 
Daiwa Securities Group Inc 
Pinnacle West Capital Corp. 
Denso Corp. 
Ricoh Company Limited 
Roche Holdings Limited 
Diageo PLC 
Royal Bank Of Canada 
East Japan Railway Company 
Royal Dutch Shell PLC 
Eastman Kodak Company 
Sainsbury (J) PLC 
Electrocomponents PLC 
Enbridge Inc 
FPL Group Inc 
Scania AB 
Fresenius Medical Care AG 
Schlumberger Limited 
Gamesa Corp. Technologica 
Scottish & Southern Energy PLC 
General Electric Company 
Severn Trent PLC 
Genzyme Corp. 
Smith & Nephew PLC 
Goldman Sachs Group Inc 
Storebrand ASA 
Google Inc 
Sun Life Financial Inc 
Groupe Danone 
Swiss Reinsurance Company 
Grupo Ferrovial SA 
Toppan Printing Company Limited 
Hbos PLC 
Toyota Motor Corp. 
Henkel AG 
Transcanada Corp. 
Hewlett-Packard Company 
Unibail Holding SA 
Holmen AB 
Unilever PLC 
HSBC Holdings PLC 
United Technologies Corp. 
Iberdrola SA 
Vestas Windsystems A/S 
Inditex SA 
Walt Disney Company 
Indra Sistemas SA 
Westpac Banking Corp. 
ING Groep NV 
Whitbread PLC 
Insurance Australia Group 
Wimpey (George) PLC 
Intel Corp. 
Yell Group PLC

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