Unilever, Nike, GE, Wal-Mart, Puma, Coca-Cola, and IKEA Among Corporate Sustainability - New Report

by Vikas Vij
May 22, 2014 11:00 AM ET

The 20th Annual GlobeScan/SustainAbility Report on leadership in corporate sustainability recognizes global companies that have shown strong performance in sustainable business practices. The survey included inputs from expert stakeholders in business, government, academiaand nonprofit organizations across 87 countries.

Unilever has emerged as the top leader in corporate sustainability for the fourth consecutive year in the report. One in three expert respondents in the survey identified the company as a “leader in integrating sustainability into business strategy.” Other names in the top 12 corporate sustainability leadership include GE, Wal-Mart, Nike, Nestle, Natura, Puma, IKEA, Coca-Cola, Patagonia, Interface and M&S.

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Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.