OAKLAND, CA — The Clorox Company was ranked number 41 on the 2013 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World List by Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media and investment research company, according to a press release.
The Global 100, begun in 2005, consists of the 100 top-performing stocks worldwide on a range of sector-specific sustainability metrics, the release stated.
According to the release, starting from a base of 4,000 companies, the Global 100 are screened according to their sustainability disclosure practices, financial health, product types and any recent legal payouts.
Remaining companies are then scored on a set of sector-specific key performance indicators (KPIs), including energy, water, waste and carbon productivity; innovation; safety; and diversity, the release noted.
Clorox was also ranked second among household and personal products companies, the release added.
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