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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
6
Suez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Waste management
61.8
7
TNK-BP is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petroleum industry
61.6
8
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
9
Hewlett-Packard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Software, Computer hardware, Electronic Computer Manufacturing
61.1
10
Barclays PLC is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Financial Services
60.1
11
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
12
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
13
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
14
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
15
Citigroup is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks
57.0
16
Eni is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petroleum industry, Petroleum Refineries
56.9
17
Deutsche Telekom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Telecommunications, Fixed Network Operator
56.0
18
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
19
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
20
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
21
Ford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
55.3
22
E.ON is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Combination Utilities, NEC, Utilities
54.9
23
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
24
The Royal Bank of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Financial Services
53.7
25
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