2021 Global 100 ranking

Which companies earned a spot on Corporate Knights' index of the world's most sustainable corporations?

Illustration by Kara Pyle
Rank 2021Rank 2020CompanyCountryClimate CommitmentsOverall Score
129Schneider Electric SE France1.5°C, SBTi83.2%
21Ørsted A/SDenmark1.5°C, SBTi82.7%
39Banco do Brasil SABrazil81.7%
43Neste OyjFinland80.7%
557Stantec IncCanada1.5°C, SBTi80.5%
622McCormick & Company IncUSASBTi79.3%
723Kering SAFranceSBTi, FCCA78.4%
818Metso OutotecFinlandSBTi78.4%
916American Water Works Company IncUSA77.1%
1054Canadian National Railway CoCanadaSBTi77.1%
11Rexel SAFranceSBTi76.6%
12Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure PLCUK76.5%
134Cisco Systems IncUSASBTi75.8%
1413Storebrand ASANorway1.5°C, SBTi, NZAO75.2%
15Owens CorningUSASBTi74.6%
16Eisai Co LtdJapanSBTi74.3%
1749Cascades IncCanada73.4%
18Brambles LtdAustralia1.5°C, SBTi72.9%
1917Iberdrola SASpain1.5°C, SBTi72.8%
2025Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co LtdTaiwan72.8%
2137Vestas Wind Systems A/SDenmark1.5°C, SBTi72.6%
2224UPM-Kymmene OyjFinland1.5°C, SBTi72.4%
2311Osram Licht AGGermany72.3%
242Chr Hansen Holding A/SDenmark1.5°C, SBTi72.3%
2541Siemens AGGermany72.0%
26Trane Technologies PLCUSASBTi72.0%
2733Verbund AGAustriaSBTi71.8%
28Akzo Nobel NVNetherlandsSBTi71.8%
2983IGM Financial IncCanada71.8%
3015Hewlett Packard Enterprise CoUSA1.5°C, SBTi71.5%
3170Acciona SASpain1.5°C, SBTi71.5%
32Sysmex CorpJapan71.4%
3361ABB LtdSwitzerlandSBTi71.3%
34Arçelik ASTurkeySBTi71.0%
3565BT Group PLCUK1.5°C, SBTi71.0%
366Novozymes A/SDenmark1.5°C, SBTi70.0%
377ING Groep NVNetherlands69.6%
38Johnson Controls International PLCIrelandSBTi69.4%
39Alstom SAFranceSBTi69.2%
4036City Developments LtdSingapore1.5°C, SBTi69.2%
4172Konica Minolta IncJapanSBTi68.5%
4230Natura &Co Holding SABrazil1.5°C, SBTi67.9%
435Autodesk IncUSASBTi67.8%
4442National Australia Bank LtdAustralia67.8%
45Transcontinental IncCanada67.6%
4631BNP Paribas SAFranceSBTi67.6%
4748Bank of MontrealCanada67.5%
48Ball CorpUSASBTi67.5%
49Allianz SEGermanySBTi, NZAM, NZAO67.4%
5058HP IncUSA67.2%
5112Sekisui Chemical Co LtdJapanSBTi67.0%
5267Comerica IncUSA66.5%
5351Standard Bank Group LtdSouth Africa66.1%
5496Telus CorpCanadaSBTi (as of March 2021)66.0%
5521Dassault Systèmes SEFranceSBTi64.9%
5639Intesa Sanpaolo SpAItaly64.8%
5747Sims LimitedUSA64.5%
5863Capitaland LtdSingaporeSBTi64.1%
5981Intel CorpUSA64.1%
6080Samsung SDI Co LtdSouth Korea64.0%
6120Accenture PLCIreland1.5°C, SBTi63.7%
6290Vitasoy International Holdings LtdHong Kong63.5%
63Essity ABSwedenSBTi63.4%
64CNP Assurances SAFranceNZAO63.1%
6528Sanofi SAFranceSBTi62.9%
6634Valeo SAFrance62.2%
6759Commerzbank AGGermanySBTi61.7%
6888Cogeco Communications IncCanada1.5°C, SBTi (application submitted)61.7%
6960Sun Life Financial IncCanada61.3%
70Xerox Holdings CorpUSASBTi61.1%
7168Takeda Pharmaceutical Co LtdJapanSBTi60.7%
72Tech Mahindra LtdIndia1.5°C, SBTi60.7%
73Agnico Eagle Mines LtdCanada60.6%
7482Analog Devices IncUSA1.5°C, SBTi60.2%
7564Pearson PLCUK59.9%
7655Adidas AGGermanySBTi, FCCA59.6%
7726Prologis IncUSASBTi59.3%
7897Lenovo Group LtdChinaSBTi59.3%
7946Unilever PLCUK1.5°C, SBTi59.2%
80StarHub LtdSingapore58.9%
81Orkla ASANorway1.5°C, SBTi58.7%
8256AstraZeneca PLCUK1.5°C, SBTi58.5%
8343Shinhan Financial Group Co LtdSouth KoreaSBTi58.3%
84SAP SEGermany1.5°C, SBTi57.3%
8584Canadian Solar IncCanada57.2%
86Nordea Bank AbpFinlandNZAM, NZAO57.1%
8799Kesko OyjFinland1.5°C, SBTi56.8%
88Henkel AG & Co KgaAGermany1.5°C, SBTi, NZAM56.3%
8952EricssonSweden1.5°C, SBTi55.8%
9062Alphabet IncUSA55.8%
9191Teck Resources LtdCanada55.6%
9294Industria de Diseno Textil SASpain55.3%
9340Koninklijke KPN NVNetherlandsSBTi55.2%
9485Byd Co LtdChina55.0%
9577Workday IncUSA1.5°C, SBTi55.0%
96Maxim Integrated Products IncUSA54.3%
9774Tesla IncUSA53.7%
9871Novo Nordisk A/SDenmark1.5°C, SBTi52.6%
99Canadian Tire Corporation LtdCanada51.5%
100NVIDIA CorpUSA49.8%

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Climate commitment
Business Ambition for 1.5C 1.5°C
Science Based Targets initiative SBTi
Fashion Charter for Climate Action FCCA
Net-Zero Asset Managers Initiative NZAM
Net-Zero Asset Owners Alliance NZAO
Statement from Commerzbank: In September 2020, Commerzbank joined the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), which has committed itself to reducing greenhouse gases based on scientifically calculated targets. This will enable companies to align their climate policies with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement and to effectively counteract climate change.


 


 

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