Four Swedish companies among world's 'most sustainable'

Every year, Toronto-based “clean capitalism” magazine Corporate Knights compiles a list of one hundred top ranking overall sustainability performers from a pool of 4,972 listed companies with a market capitalization of over $2 billion. The result is the “Global 100”, which is based on indicators like energy productivity, carbon productivity, water productivity and waste productivity. Four Swedish companies have made the cut in the ranking, with the country punching above its weight relative to the number of Swedish companies which were eligible for the study. Paper and wood manufacturer Holmen performed best in 21st place, followed by bank SEB at 46, clothing giant H&M at 54, and telecommunications firm Ericsson at 72. “Swedish companies are among the best disclosers in the world, and are usually able to strike a balanced performance across all three of the environmental, social and governance areas.” - The Local -



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