Puma earns a, apple takes home d in eiris sustainability rankings – LED Ceiling Downlights Manufacturer

German sportswear manufacturer Puma tops EIRIS’ Top 10 GlobalSustainability Leaders list while Apple earns a D, in a rankingthat sees UK and European companies receive higher marks than theirUS and Asian counterparts. With the UN s 2012 Rio+20 Earth Summit coming up in June, the research house applied its SustainabilityRatings methodology to measure the sustainability performance of2,063 global companies from the FTSE Aall World Developed Index.The report, titled On track for Rio+20? How are global companies responding tosustainability? identified 10 sustainability leaders and analyzes theperformance of 50 of the world s largest companies (by marketcap). A fifth of UK companies scored As, the highest ranking, based ontheir sustainability performance, followed by 12 percent ofmainland European ones. But only 2 percent of US companies and 1percent of Asian ones make the top grade in EIRIS’ GlobalSustainability Ratings. Puma received an A for its environmental management systems andreporting practices, along with its industry-leading supply chainpolicies, systems and disclosure, according to EIRIS analysts. Led Fluorescent Tube Lights

In late April, PPR, Puma s parent company, announced a series ofsustainability goals, pledging to cut its carbon emissions , waste and water usage resulting from the production of productsand services by 25 percent by 2016. The UK travel and leisure company FirstGroup derives more than 90percent of sales from rail and bus services, which earned it an Ain EIRIS Top 10. Other Top 10 Global Sustainability Leaders: National Australia Bank GlaxoSmithKline Roche Novartis Philips Electronics Deutsche B rse Novo Nordisk Go-Ahead Group Along with Apple, which EIRIS gives a D and says needs to do moreto address supply-chain sustainability challenges, Exxon Mobil, theworld s second biggest company, also ranks low on EIRIS sustainability list. The oil and gas company shows poor performancein the areas of biodiversity, climate change and water management,according to the report. LED Ceiling Downlights Manufacturer

Toyota, the Japanese car maker, producesgreener cars, but lags behind rivals on supply-chain-laborstandards, earning it a C. Chevron along with other major oil andgas producers, including ConocoPhillips and Occidental Petroleum,receives EIRIS lowest rating An evaluation of 21 sustainability ratings including EIRIS by think tank SustainAbility, however, foundthat most lack sufficient quality controls. Industrial High Bay Lighting

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