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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
Vodafone 77.7

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

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

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

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Électricité de France is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Électricité de France 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
Suez Waste management - 61.8

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TNK-BP is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
TNK-BP 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
Royal Dutch Shell 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
Hewlett-Packard 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
Barclays PLC Financial Services - 60.1

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

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

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Toyota Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Toyota Motor Corporation 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
Chevron Corporation 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
Citigroup 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
Eni 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
Deutsche Telekom 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
Tesco PLC 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
Daimler AG 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
Toshiba 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
Ford 55.3

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E.ON is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
E.ON 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
Volkswagen Group 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
The Royal Bank of Scotland Financial Services - 53.7

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BMW is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
BMW 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
Total S.A. 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
Carrefour 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
ConocoPhillips 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
Dexia 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
Fiat S.p.A. 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
Statoil 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
Telefónica 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
Deutsche Bank 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
General Motors 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
Nestlé 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
Société Générale Financial Services - 49.5

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Petrobras is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Petrobras 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
Siemens 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
BNP Paribas 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
BASF 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
Aviva 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
Deutsche Post Logistics, Postal Service - 48.1

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Hitachi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top 100 Socially Responsible Companies
Hitachi 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
Honda Motor Company, Ltd 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
Exxon Mobil 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
Crédit Agricole 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
SK Group 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
Panasonic Electric Works 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
Fortis 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
Credit Suisse Finance, Investment banking, Financial Services - 46.1