ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, Ecolab’s commitment to sustainable business practices has been recognized by Newsweek, which named Ecolab to the publication’s 2016 list of the Top Green Companies in the World.
For 2016, Ecolab ranked sixth on the U.S. 500 list and 13th on the Global 500 Green Rankings lists.
“We are honored to be recognized for our commitment to sustainability within our own operations and through the positive impact we have at more than one million customer locations around the world,” said Emilio Tenuta, Ecolab vice president of Corporate Sustainability.
The Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. and the 500 largest publicly traded companies globally, by market capitalization.
The publication partnered with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor to measure company performance in eight indicative areas including energy, greenhouse gas, water, waste and sustainability.
In 2015, Ecolab ranked seventh on the U.S. and 12th on the Global 500 Green Rankings lists.
For more information on the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, visit Newsweek.com.
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2015 sales of $13.5 billion and 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com. Follow us on Twitter @ecolab or Facebook at facebook.com/ecolab.