ST. PAUL, MINN.—For the fourth consecutive year, Ecolab has been recognized for its commitment to sustainable business practices by Newsweek, which ranked the company second on its 2017 list of the greenest companies in the United States.
“It is an honor to again be recognized by Newsweek’s annual Green Rankings,” said Emilio Tenuta, Ecolab Vice president of Corporate Sustainability. “Our commitment to operating responsibly and sustainably is core to our culture, and demonstrated both within our own operations and at the more than one million customer locations we serve throughout the world.”
Ecolab’s Green Score ranked second on the 2017 U.S. 500 Green Rankings list. In 2016, Ecolab placed sixth on the U.S. 500 and 13th on Global 500 Green Rankings lists.
Newsweek’s Green Rankings is an assessment of the sustainability performance of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States and the 500 largest publicly traded companies globally by revenue. Newsweek partnered with Corporate Knights and HIP Investor to measure companies using eight key environmental performance indicators, including energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, water use and waste.
For more information on the 2017 Newsweek Green Rankings, visit Newsweek.com.