Expert The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies

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The most socially responsible businesses are focused on more than just making a profit. The ones on this list of the top 100 socially responsible companies are also hoping to make the world a better place. These companies that care make sure to build social responsibility into their business models and continue to be pillars of the community.

What are the top socially responsible companies? These are the brands and companies with ethical businesses practices, who give back to their community and operate responsibly in regards to the environment and society. Which businesses are the most socially responsible? The discussion column includes each company's responsibility score from Fortune Magazine. For more details on these socially responsible companies see the Fortune list here. 

When you're making your shopping decisions, you want to make sure you're making the best choice for you and society at large. From hugh corportations to small organizations, there are plenty of businesses that operate on a socially responsible level, and so are good choices when you're ready to buy.

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Vodafone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
77.7

2
General Electric is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Motion Picture and Video Production, Electrical and electronic equipment, Home appliance - 70.2

3
France Télécom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Fixed Network Operator, Telecommunications, Wired Telecommunications Carriers - 67.3

4
HBOS is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Financial Services - 66.2

5
Électricité de France is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Electric and Other Services Combined, Nuclear Electric Power Generation - 62.3

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Suez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Waste management - 61.8

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TNK-BP is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petroleum industry - 61.6

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Royal Dutch Shell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction - 61.2

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Hewlett-Packard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Software, Computer hardware, Electronic Computer Manufacturing - 61.1

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Barclays PLC is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Financial Services - 60.1

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AXA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Financial Services, Direct Life Insurance Carriers, Insurance Agents - 58.8

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ING Group is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks - 58.2

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Toyota is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies, Automotive industry - 57.8

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Chevron Corporation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Mining, Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction - 57.6

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Citigroup is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks - 57.0

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Eni is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petroleum industry, Petroleum Refineries - 56.9

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Deutsche Telekom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Telecommunications, Fixed Network Operator - 56.0

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Tesco PLC is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Retail, Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores - 56.0

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Daimler AG is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies, Automotive industry - 55.9

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Toshiba is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing, Electronic Computer Manufacturing, Computer Storage Device Manufacturing - 55.8

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Ford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
55.3

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E.ON is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Combination Utilities, NEC, Utilities - 54.9

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Volkswagen Group is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies, Automotive industry - 54.0

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The Royal Bank of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Financial Services - 53.7

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BMW is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies, Automotive industry - 53.7

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Total S.A. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petroleum industry, Petroleum Refineries - 53.0

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Carrefour is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Department store, Supermarket, Retail - 52.8

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ConocoPhillips is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Energy industry - 52.5

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Dexia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Finance, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks - 52.0

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Fiat S.p.A. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Publishing, Aviation, Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies - 51.8

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Statoil is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction - 51.7

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Telefónica is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Telephone Communications, Except Radiotelephone, Telecommunications - 51.0

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Deutsche Bank is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Investment banking, Financial Services, Commercial Banking - 50.8

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General Motors is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies, Automotive industry - 50.8

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Nestlé is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Food processing, Soft Drink Manufacturing, Bottled Water Manufacturing - 50.7

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Société Générale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Financial Services - 49.5

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Petrobras is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction - 49.5

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Siemens is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Wind turbine, Turbine and Turbine Generator Set Units Manufacturing, Telephone Apparatus Manufacturing - 49.3

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BNP Paribas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks - 49.3

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BASF is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Manufacturing, Agriculture, Chemical industry - 49.1

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Aviva is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Financial Services, Direct Life Insurance Carriers, Life Insurance - 48.5

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Deutsche Post is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Logistics, Postal Service - 48.1

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Hitachi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Special Industry Machinery, NEC, All Other Industrial Machinery Manufacturing - 47.9

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Honda Motor Company, Ltd is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Truck, Aerospace, Aviation - 47.5

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Exxon Mobil is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Natural gas - 47.4

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Crédit Agricole is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Bank, Financial Services - 46.9

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SK Group is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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Panasonic Electric Works is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Residential Electric Lighting Fixture Manufacturing, Manufacturing Industries, NEC - 46.2

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Fortis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Finance, Insurance Carriers, Investment banking - 46.2

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Credit Suisse is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Finance, Investment banking, Financial Services - 46.1