Newsweek Green Rankings 2011: The Most—and Least—Green Companies

'Newsweek' ranks the eco-friendliness of America’s biggest companies.

In Newsweek’s 2011 Green Rankings, we cut through the green chatter and compare the actual environmental footprint, management (policies, initiatives, controversies), and transparency of the biggest companies in America. We partnered with two leading environmental research organizations, Trucost and Sustainalytics to conduct this study, and the methodology was developed in consultation with an advisory panel of corporate sustainability experts. The result: the most comprehensive rankings available on this subject.

See which companies topped the list:

And which companies scored the worst:

Want to see how other companies fared? Check out our complete environmental ranking of the 500 biggest U.S. companies here.