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Cooperatives lead in corporate sustainability

When it comes to being a good corporate citizen, cooperatives took top spots in Corporate Knights’ 13th annual “Best 50” rankings of socially responsible businesses in Canada.

Mountain Equipment Co-op and Vancity ranked first and second, respectively, and Desjardins Group and The Co-operators placed fifth and seventh.

Companies are scored against peers in their sector and rated on how well they perform in 12 key sustainability areas such as leadership diversity, innovation capacity, safety performance, and water, energy, waste and carbon productivity. ◊