Stanley Black & Decker Named to Climate Innovation Indexes (CII) and Newsweek’s Green Rankings

Stanley Black & Decker Named to Climate Innovation Indexes (CII) and Newsweek’s Green Rankings

CII ranks Stanley Black & Decker 58 out of 339 U.S. companies with market capitalization of over $1 Billion, and Newsweek ranks Stanley Black & Decker 274 out of 500 U.S. environmental companies.

In October, Bloomberg published the Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index (CII) results for 2010. Maplecroft ranked Stanley Black & Decker 58 out of 339 U.S. companies with market capitalization of over $1 Billion. Stanley Black & Decker's ranking in the top 100 ensured our continued inclusion in the CII as well as inclusion in the Climate Innovation Leaders Index. Stanley Black & Decker outperformed well known companies like Proctor & Gamble, Sherwin Williams and Danaher. 

The CIIs developed by Maplecroft and sponsored by Bloomberg, are a climate innovation and carbon management program ranking of the top U.S. companies (with a combined market cap of $3.5 trillion.) The CIIs identify companies with new technologies, market strategies, partnerships and other innovations that position themselves to seize opportunities and deliver sustained growth in a carbon-constrained business environment.

“The CIIs are a valuable tool for investors looking to pick winners, as they identify the most resilient, most innovative and best positioned companies to gain competitive advantage in the new low-carbon economy,” stated Maplecroft’s CEO, Professor Alyson Warhurst.

In the October issue of Newsweek, Stanley Black & Decker ranked 274 out of 500 U.S. environmental companies. Stanley Black & Decker outranked well known companies like Goodyear, Chevron, Honeywell, Newell Rubbermaid and Danaher. Newsweek’s Green Rankings 2010 rank the top 500 largest publicly traded environmental companies in the United States. Annually, Newsweek ranks the biggest publicly traded companies in developed and emerging world markets based on actual environmental footprints, policies, and reputation. 

 

Kate White Vanek
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