November 14, 2006

Nissan and Ford named in corporate social responsibility survey

Tokyo, Japan – Nissan and Ford were the only two automotive companies listed among the top 50 companies worldwide in corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting, according to a survey from Global Reporters. Five Japanese companies were named, with Nissan ranking 49th on the list.

Global Reporters is a survey jointly conducted by business strategy consultancy SustainAbility Ltd., the United Nationals Environment Program, and Standard & Poor’s; the survey evaluates CSR reporting by companies worldwide, according to globally accepted standards. The report has been released biannually since 1994. The judging criteria include the clarity of a company’s sustainability strategy, and an evaluation on the level of commitment and transparency of the CSR activities reported.

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