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J.R. Simplot Tops Portfolio’s List Of Polluters

simplot2.jpgThe March issue of Conde Nast Portfolio highlights the best and worst, according to Portfolio, companies on environmental records:

Some of the best:

  1. Bank of America
  2. Ceres
  3. Dupont
  4. General Electric
  5. Innovest
  6. Organic Valley
  7. Starbucks
  8. Tesla Motors
  9. Whole Foods
  10. Wal-Mart
  11. City of Austin, Texas

More on Portfolio’s Green 11 here.
Some of the worst:

  1. J.R. Simplot Co.
  2. Cargill
  3. Ford Motor
  4. Boeing
  5. Apple
  6. Southern Co.
  7. American Electric Power
  8. Massey Energy
  9. Chevron
  10. Alcoa

More on Portfolio’s Toxic 10 here.

Chevron seemed particularly upset to be included in Portfolio’s “Toxic 10.” They even went to the trouble of writing a rebuttal which begins with this succinct line: “There is no justification for including Chevron in this list.”

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One thought on “J.R. Simplot Tops Portfolio’s List Of Polluters

  1. Massey is the company that spilled 300 million gallons of coal sludge into our Kentucky Rivers in Oct. 2000. The spill was 25 times the size of the Exxon Valdez spill, but did you ever hear about it? Why not? Google Massey sludge spill to see pics.

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