This year’s most sustainable companies according to Corporate Knights has been released in January. The annual ranking is based on an assessment of 7,000 public companies that report more than USD$1 billion in revenues. In the 2022 list, 19 of the most sustainable corporations are based in Europe; 19 in North America; 9 are in Asia; two are in South America; and another two in Australia. Here are 50 of the world’s most sustainable companies in 2022. 

  1. Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Denmark)- A+
  2. Chr Hansen Holding A/S (Denmark) – A
  3. Autodesk Inc. (United States) – A
  4. Schneider Electric SE (France) – A
  5. City Developments Ltd (Singapore) – A
  6. American Water Works Company Inc (United States) – A
  7. Orsted A/S (Denmark) – A-
  8. Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure PLC (United Kingdom) – A-
  9. Dassault Systemes SE (France) – A-
  10. Brambles Ltd (Australia) – A-
  11. Sims Ltd  (Australia) – A-
  12. Johnson Controls International PLC (Ireland)/Kering SA (France) – B+
  13. Koninklijke KPN NV (Netherlands) – B+
  14. McCormick & Company Inc (United States) – B+
  15. Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc (United States) – B+
  16. Transcontinental Inc (Canada) – B+
  17. Stantec Inc (Canada) – B+
  18. Cascades Inc (Canada) – B+
  19. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (United States) – B+
  20. Beijing Enterprises Water Group Ltd (Hong Kong) – B+
  21. Banco do Brasil SA (Brazil) – B+
  22. Sekisui Chemical Co Ltd (Japan) – B+
  23. Engie Brasil Energia SA (Brazil) – B+
  24. Neste Oyj (Finland) – B+
  25. Iberdrola SA (Spain) – B+
  26. Xerox Holdings Corp (United States) – B
  27. Salesforce.Com Inc (United States) – B
  28. Cisco Systems Inc (United States) -B
  29. Alstom SA (France) – B
  30. Legrand SA (France) -B
  31. Eisai Co Ltd (Japan) – B
  32. Ecolab Inc  (Japan)- B
  33. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (Canada) – B
  34. Novozymes A/S (Denmark)
  35. Alphabet Inc (United States) – B-
  36. Verbund AG (Austria) – B-
  37. Workday Inc (United States) – B-
  38. SunPower Corp (United States) – B-
  39. Metso Outotec Corp (Finland) – B-
  40. IGM Financial Inc (Canada) – B-
  41. Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd (China) – B-
  42. Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (United States) – B-
  43. TSMC (Taiwan) – B-
  44. Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd (Hong Kong) – B-
  45. Samsung SDI Co Ltd (South Korea) – B-
  46. LONGi Green Energy Technology Co Ltd (China) – B-
  47. Apple Inc (United States) – B-
  48. Telus Corp (Canada) – B-
  49. HP Inc (United States) – B-
  50. Atea ASA (Norway) – B-

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