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Green Rankings 2012: Browse by Industry
An in-depth look at each of the 20 industry sectors.
‘Just Do It Differently’
The move toward sustainability is upending the old ways of doing business. These days, less really is more, says David J. Vidal.
Workers Need Sustainability, Too
Even companies with broad and aggressive environmental commitments are neglecting a core component of sustainability: worker health and safety. Heather Lang reports.
Are Green Rankings a True Guide To Sustainability?
Changes in ranking methodology have led to a shakeup in the results, and have brought welcome transparency and empiricism to a complicated analysis. John Elkington reports.
Our Research Partners
The Newsweek Green Rankings were compiled in collaboration with two leading research organizations.
Green Rankings: Big Movers Since 2011
Several notable companies moved up or down in the rankings since 2011.
A Closer Look at the Methodology
As part of a continued effort to improve our transparency, we are providing a deeper dive into scoring.
Fixing Weak Links in the Supply Chain
Companies ignore the magnitude of their supply-chain environmental impacts—and the environmental and financial risks and opportunities that they represent—at their own peril, writes James Salo.
2012 Full Methodology
How we calculated this year’s Green Rankings.
High Times in America
Pot use in the United States is rising sharply, and voters may make it fully legal in two states this fall. Smart businessmen are banking on that happening.
Nobel winner Mo Yan and the magical realism of China's micro-blogging platform Weibo. By Melinda Liu.
A Turn of the Page
Newsweek embraces the digital future.
Meet the New Boss
Showman, lawyer, quant, jock. Daniel Gross on Citigroup’s continuing parade of CEOs, who always seem to be fighting the last battle.
The Great Deformer
Ronald Reagan’s budget director takes a scalpel to Romney’s claims as a job creator.
An energy drink’s latest extreme sport.
You Call That a Scoop?
The tape that revealed the media’s split personality.
The Botox Economy
Why drugmaker Allergan is the perfect company.
Can his team do enough to save the euro?
From Tiger to Pussycat
Vietnam’s economy was promising. How the country got off track.
Cheap Plastic Tricks
Don’t judge a card by its color.
The Piggest Game Ever
Will Angry Birds prove a one-hit wonder?
Playing it Cool
This Brooklyn-based hipster outlet has exploded over the last decade.
To Catch A Sock Puppet
Detecting phony online reviews.
World Bank Renegade
A rogue thinker arrives at the globe's largest development institution.
Oh, Those Greedy Bankers!
Legendary economist Paul Volcker speaks out on what’s wrong with Wall Street today, the Ryan plan, and the Fed’s bold moves.
R. Bradford Malt
Meet the man who knows all about Mitt Romney's taxes.
More Fat Cats, Please!
What the mega-rich do for America.
Not Lovin' It
Will India buy a meatless Big Mac?
Bankruptcy for Billionaires
When Bain walks out on its debts, it’s business as usual.
Disaster, American Style
David Cay Johnston, author of 'The Fine Print,' says America's neglect of its infrastructure puts lives at risk.