2013 Best 50 results

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RankCompany nameCEO NameCountryGICS SectorGICS Industry GroupUS$ revenue (2011) / GJ of energy used (2011)USD revenue (2011) / tonnes GHG emitted (2011)USD revenue (2011) / cubic metres of water used (2011)USD Revenue (2011)/ tonnes of waste produced (2011)Lost-time injury rate per 200,000 work hours (2011)Fatalities (2011)/Total employee count (2011)Total CEO compensation (2011)/Average employee compensation (2011)Taxes paid in cash (2007-2011)/EBITDA (2007-2011)% of women board of directors (2011)% women executive management (2011)Existence of a linkage between executive compensation and clean capitalism targets (2011)Clean capitalism pay link score (2011)Rate of employee turnover (2011)Unfunded pension liabilities (2011)/Market Capitalization (2011)DC contribution expense (2011)/Market capitalization (2011)%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
1Vancouver City Savings Credit UnionTamara VroomanCANADAFinancialsBanks$10,919$813,257$22,798$11,212,2840.400.000000154.0%67%60%Yes50%8.0%0.67%62.42%
2Teck ResourcesDonald R. LindsayCANADAMaterialsMaterials$262$3,943$98$150.510.0000008018.1%10%9%Yes100%7.0%1.31%0.13%58.22%
3Co-operators GroupKathy BardswickCANADAFinancialsInsurance$26,064$258,570$58,78022.0%18%30%Yes100%5.6%0.67%55.53%
4Barrick GoldJamie C. SokalskyCANADAMaterialsMaterials$262$2,845$163$280.200.00007711417.8%7%18%Yes100%7.9%0.13%53.91%
5Mountain Equipment Co-opDavid LabistourCANADAConsumer DiscretionaryConsumer Durables & Apparel$6,235$414,419$291,17610.980.0000000.9%56%44%Yes50%45.0%0.48%53.35%
6Suncor EnergySteve WilliamsCANADAEnergyEnergy$154$2,147$1,009$53,8280.090.00007711311.6%14%9%Yes100%4.2%2.59%0.09%53.00%
7Tim HortonsPaul D. HouseCANADAConsumer DiscretionaryConsumer Services$13,502$124,167$39,48048.000.0000004023.7%22%33%No0%21.0%0.09%52.89%
8Mouvement des Caisses DesjardinsMonique LerouxCANADAFinancialsDiversified Financials$10,668$432,8090.480.000000336.2%33%22%Yes100%4.9%5.01%51.99%
9AgriumMichael M. WilsonCANADAMaterialsMaterials$156$4,497$737$406,6990.600.00013510417.5%22%13%Yes50%8.8%0.43%51.30%
10TELUSDarren EntwistleCANADATelecommunication ServicesTelecommunication Services$2,642$28,892$9,957$2,713,2540.740.0000001904.0%8%14%Yes100%8.6%5.46%0.37%51.21%
11BombardierPierre BeaudoinCANADAIndustrialsCapital Goods$4,007$58,834$8,505$331,7180.500.0000001105.5%14%21%No0%2.5%40.66%0.74%51.16%
12CascadesMario PlourdeCANADAMaterialsMaterials$149$9,031$135$13,7824.300.000000315.6%17%15%Yes50%27.9%0.23%51.02%
13Canadian National RailwayClaude MongeauCANADAIndustrialsTransportation$153$1,838$178,0401.550.00004310612.1%15%8%Yes100%9.7%2.33%0.03%50.78%
14The Toronto-Dominion BankWilliam Edmund ClarkCANADAFinancialsBanks$9,174$104,059$18,445$16,006,6980.590.00000012836.5%38%27%Yes100%12.9%0.87%50.74%
15Royal Bank of CanadaGordon NixonCANADAFinancialsBanks$12,039$178,159$33,036$5,809,9159226.1%31%25%Yes100%0.33%0.12%50.74%
16Yamana GoldPeter MarroneCANADAMaterialsMaterials$495$5,513$34$210.280.00000012.9%8%21%Yes50%17.5%0.04%50.68%
17Talisman EnergyHal KvisleCANADAEnergyEnergy$155$678$2,1280.110.0002784325.4%18%20%Yes50%6.8%0.11%50.65%
18Intact FinancialCharles BrindamourCANADAFinancialsInsurance$21,553$405,04545.5%27%25%Yes50%5.8%3.67%49.92%
19Inmet MiningJochen TilkCANADAMaterialsMaterials$523$5,805$80$38,5070.600.00000023.8%25%10%Yes100%49.79%
20TransAltaDawn FarrellCANADAUtilitiesUtilities$9$102$13$3,0790.280.000000432.3%10%33%Yes100%10.0%3.57%0.41%48.66%
21StantecRobert GomesCANADAIndustrialsCommercial & Professional Services$4,019$37,801$6,217$47,3300.210.0000003130.0%0%0%No0%14.5%1.94%48.24%
22Cenovus EnergyBrian FergusonCANADAEnergyEnergy$224$3,125$1,368$33,0980.050.0000006513.3%11%13%Yes50%4.2%0.05%48.22%
23EnbridgeAl MonacoCANADAEnergyEnergy$819$3,3520.180.000144696.0%17%25%Yes100%3.7%1.08%0.01%48.07%
24Canadian Pacific RailwayE. Hunter HarrisonCANADAIndustrialsTransportation$104$1,471$3,203$49,6761.900.000000531.2%14%33%Yes50%9.1%7.55%0.04%47.14%
25Sears CanadaCalvin McDonaldCANADAConsumer DiscretionaryRetailing$21,5401523.5%25%29%No0%18.72%1.03%46.93%
26Hydro-QuebecThierry VandalCANADAUtilitiesUtilities$275$29,668$182.580.000133610.1%44%33%No0%8.17%45.58%
27Kinross GoldJ. Paul RollinsonCANADAMaterialsMaterials$278$81$180.290.00012211615.8%10%14%Yes100%5.8%45.19%
28IAMGOLDStephen J. J. LetwinCANADAMaterialsMaterials$324$5,947$35$122.240.00018410418.0%0%18%Yes100%6.2%44.61%
29Bank of MontrealWIlliam DowneCANADAFinancialsBanks$15,563$205,119$23,653$3,001,83511117.1%25%0%Yes50%8.3%-0.61%0.02%44.56%
30Capital PowerBrian VaasjoCANADAUtilitiesUtilities$12$150$470.000000172.3%8%17%Yes100%6.2%0.39%44.42%
31DomtarJohn D. WilliamsMaterialsMaterials$30$1,647$14$17,7590.490.000000645.1%9%13%Yes100%4.0%3.09%44.33%
32Rogers CommunicationsNadir MohamedCANADATelecommunication ServicesTelecommunication Services$3,979$63,269$3,162,49832.000.0000001311.2%24%28%Yes50%17.0%0.01%44.17%
33HSBC Bank CanadaPaulo MaiaCANADAFinancialsBanks$15,254$228,536$29,982$1,827,2642828.6%33%40%Yes50%5.06%0.65%43.93%
34BCEGeorge A. CopeCANADATelecommunication ServicesTelecommunication Services$3,737$89,724$16,434$1,037,1401321.6%15%17%No0%11.0%3.29%0.19%43.76%
35TransCanadaRuss GirlingCANADAEnergyEnergy$7700.270.000000475.5%17%13%Yes50%5.2%0.59%0.10%43.39%
36Husky EnergyAsim GhoshCANADAEnergyEnergy$355$2,431$6981.180.0000004915.1%22%7%Yes50%7.4%0.12%43.26%
37Canada PostDeepak ChopraCANADAIndustrialsCommercial & Professional Services$3,048$50,943$454,1956.200.000014711.1%27%15%No0%1.4%23.23%0.06%43.23%
38EPCOR UtilitiesDavid StevensCANADAUtilitiesUtilities$2,051$9,6186.3%17%25%Yes100%6.0%0.64%42.21%
39Agnico-Eagle MinesSean BoydCANADAMaterialsMaterials$277$5,356$99$540.0001981269.2%0%4%Yes100%0.17%41.73%
40TMX GroupThomas KloetCANADAFinancialsDiversified Financials$642932.5%25%40%Yes100%-0.20%0.20%41.24%
41Sun Life FinancialKevin P. DoughertyCANADAFinancialsInsurance$11,287$207,836$8,448$2,023,6634132.9%21%18%Yes50%14.6%3.44%0.49%41.07%
42The Manitoba Hydro-Electric BoardScott A. ThomsonCANADAUtilitiesUtilities$13,0080.910.0000008.0%9%22%No0%4.2%1.85%40.65%
43EnmaxGianna ManesCANADAUtilitiesUtilities$252$2,832$188,7250.480.0005787.0%22%22%Yes100%11.4%0.94%0.12%40.21%
44Ontario Power GenerationTom MitchellCANADAUtilitiesUtilities$105$1,172$0$21,2292.790.0000003.3%17%25%No0%4.8%40.16%
45Canadian Imperial Bank of CommerceGerald McCaugheyCANADAFinancialsBanks$10,965$223,6909720.2%27%0%Yes100%12.2%0.27%0.04%39.98%
46Potash Corp of SaskatchewanWilliam J. DoyleCANADAMaterialsMaterials$53$853$8$2890.180.00017514.5%25%14%Yes100%6.5%0.46%0.03%39.89%
47Loblaw CompaniesGalen G. WestonCANADAConsumer StaplesFood & Staples Retailing$4,839$27,402$257,0911629.3%25%20%No0%0.16%39.59%
48TranscontinentalFranois OlivierCANADAIndustrialsCommercial & Professional Services$1,089$18,046$304,6530.880.0000005410.7%27%40%Yes100%0.62%39.51%
49EncanaClayton WoitasCANADAEnergyEnergy$232$1,4080.100.0000009214.0%27%25%Yes50%7.6%0.50%0.32%39.22%
50Catalyst PaperKevin J. ClarkeCANADAMaterialsMaterials$26$1,105$10$9,4071.730.000000260.4%0%11%Yes100%6.8%0.92%0.08%39.16%

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