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Forbes Shares The World’s Most Sustainable Companies 2017

Recently, Forbes shared Toronto-based magazine and research firm Corporate Knights project, the Global 100, an annual list of the world’s most sustainable companies. The list is created by rating large firms on 14 key measures, evaluating their management of resources, finances and employees, all using publicly available data.

After looking at over 4,000 companies that meet specific market values, Corporate Knights creates their top 100 list. This year, Siemens, the German industrial conglomerate whose businesses range from power plants to medical imaging machines, came out on top.

A special shout out to our top ranking Canadian firm, Royal Bank of Canada, making their mark at spot 37.

Find a detailed listing of the Top 20 and read the Forbes article here.  See below for the full list of 100 companies.

The World’s Most Sustainable Companies 2017 – Full List

(Company Name  |  Country  |  Industry)

1. Siemens AG | Germany | Industrials

2. Storebrand ASA | Norway | Financials

3. Cisco Systems Inc | United States | Information Technology

4. Danske Bank A/S | Denmark | Financials

5. Ing Group | Netherlands | Financials

6. Commonwealth Bank of Australia | Australia | Financials

7. Koninklijke Philips NV | Netherlands | Industrials

8. Johnson & Johnson | United States | Health Care

9. Koninklijke DSM NV | Netherlands | Materials

10. Enagas SA | Spain | Utilities

11. Dassault Systemes | France | Information Technology

12. Derwent London PLC | United Kingdom | Real Estate

13. Centrica PLC | United Kingdom | Utilities

14. McCormick & Co Inc/MD | United States | Consumer Staples

15. Henkel AG & Co KGaA | Germany | Consumer Staples

16. Bayerische Motoren Werke AG | Germany | Consumer Discretionary

17. Credit Agricole SA | France | Financials

18. Nokia OYJ | Finland | Information Technology

19. Natura Cosmeticos SA | Brazil | Consumer Staples

20. Intesa Sanpaolo SpA | Italy | Financials

21. Holmen AB | Sweden | Materials

22. Syngenta AG | Switzerland | Materials

23. Neste Oyj | Finland | Energy

24. Allergan plc | United States | Health Care

25. Kesko OYJ | Finland | Consumer Staples

26. Iberdrola SA | Spain | Utilities

27. Schneider Electric SE | France | Industrials

28. Vivendi SA | France | Consumer Discretionary

29. Television Francaise 1 | France | Consumer Discretionary

30. City Developments Ltd | Singapore | Real Estate

31. TOTAL SA | France | Energy

32. Marks & Spencer Group PLC | United Kingdom | Consumer Discretionary

33. Pearson PLC | United Kingdom | Consumer Discretionary

34. DNB ASA | Norway | Financials

35. POSCO | South Korea | Materials

36. Novozymes A/S | Denmark | Materials

37. Royal Bank of Canada | Canada | Financials

38. L’Oreal SA | France | Consumer Staples

39. Enbridge Inc | Canada | Energy

40. Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd | South Korea | Financials

41. BT Group PLC | United Kingdom | Telecommunication Services

42. BNP Paribas SA | France | Financials

43. Peugeot SA | France | Consumer Discretionary

44. Prologis Inc | United States | Real Estate

45. Sun Life Financial Inc | Canada | Financials

46. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB | Sweden | Financials

47. Statoil ASA | Norway | Energy

48. Coca-Cola European Partners PLC | United Kingdom | Consumer Staples

49. adidas AG | Germany | Consumer Discretionary

50. National Australia Bank Ltd | Australia | Financials

51. Sky PLC | United Kingdom | Consumer Discretionary

52. Singapore Telecommunications Ltd | Singapore | Telecommunication Services

53. Colgate-Palmolive Co | United States | Consumer Staples

54. Hennes & Mauritz AB | Sweden | Consumer Discretionary

55. Hang Seng Bank Ltd | Hong Kong, SAR China | Financials

56. Assicurazioni Generali SpA | Italy | Financials

57. Accenture PLC | Ireland | Information Technology

58. Toronto-Dominion Bank/The | Canada | Financials

59. Legrand SA | France | Industrials

60. Banco Santander Brasil SA | Brazil | Financials

61. Bank of Montreal | Canada | Financials

62. Eni SpA | Italy | Energy

63. Intel Corp | United States | Information Technology

64. Diageo PLC | United Kingdom | Consumer Staples

65. LG Electronics Inc | South Korea | Consumer Discretionary

66. UCB SA | Belgium | Health Care

67. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd | Japan | Health Care

68. Novartis AG | Switzerland | Health Care

69. StarHub Ltd | Singapore | Telecommunication Services

70. Sysmex Corp | Japan | Health Care

71. Cameco Corp | Canada | Energy

72. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson | Sweden | Information Technology

73. Hess Corp | United States | Energy

74. Daimler AG | Germany | Consumer Discretionary

75. Microsoft Corp | United States | Information Technology

76. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC | United Kingdom | Consumer Staples

77. Wolters Kluwer NV | Netherlands | Industrials

78. Analog Devices Inc | United States | Information Technology

79. Rexel SA | France | Industrials

80. Kering | France | Consumer Discretionary

81. Edwards Lifesciences Corp | United States | Health Care

82. HP Inc | United States | Information Technology

83. Telenor ASA | Norway | Telecommunication Services

84. Apple Inc | United States | Information Technology

85. Astellas Pharma Inc | Japan | Health Care

86. NEC Corp | Japan | Information Technology

87. Amadeus IT Group SA | Spain | Information Technology

88. Varian Medical Systems Inc | United States | Health Care

89. Sonova Holding AG | Switzerland | Health Care

90. Outotec OYJ | Finland | Industrials

91. Merck & Co Inc | United States | Health Care

92. General Mills Inc | United States | Consumer Staples

93. Smiths Group PLC | United Kingdom | Industrials

94. Applied Materials Inc | United States | Information Technology

95. ASML Holding NV | Netherlands | Information Technology

96. Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide | Germany | Industrials

97. RELX PLC | United Kingdom | Industrials

98. Lenovo Group Ltd | China | Information Technology

99. General Electric Co | United States | Industrials

100. Autodesk Inc | United States | Information Technology

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