The 10 Most Socially Responsible Companies in the World

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The 10 Most Socially Responsible Companies in the World?

In their upcoming issue devoted to the world’s most admired companies, Fortune Magazine includes a section listing their top 10 most socially responsible companies. The list actually features 11 companies, since there is a tie at both the eighth and tenth spots (although it’s not entirely clear what scoring metrics the editors used and how a tie could be possible).

Whether or not this list should be taken seriously is up for debate – it includes five companies with significant exposure to fossil fuel based energy (Statoil, Edison, ENI, Total and Nextera) and two companies with questionable CSR credentials (Total and Nestle). Either way, it’s interesting to see how a mainstream financial magazine rates social responsibility amongst publicly traded companies.

So, without further adieu, let’s take a look at the list, shall we?

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