Republic Services Advances on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies List

Feb 13, 2019 1:00 PM ET
Press Release

PHOENIX, February 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company was recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies list for the second consecutive year, advancing to #80 on the 2019 list. Republic remains the sole recycling and solid waste services provider on the list.

“We are honored to once again be recognized as one of Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies,” said Don Slager, president and CEO. “Every day, our employees demonstrate their commitment to doing the right thing for our customers, our team and our Blue Planet®, and this recognition validates their efforts.”

Barron’s partnered with Calvert Research and Management, who analyzed the 1,000 largest publicly held U.S. companies by market capitalization to develop the top 100 list. The firm studied more than 300 key performance indicators, including water usage, greenhouse gas emissions, business ethics, and environmental impact - that, in turn, fall into the stakeholder categories of shareholders, employees, customers, community and planet.

Click here to view the full list of the Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies and Calvert’s detailed methodology.