The Carbon Study is now here!


Is there really global warming pollution on the information superhighway? Certainly, the flow of words, ideas, and entertainment seems clean enough. But major media companies are some of the largest corporations in the world -- with employees across the globe, countless suppliers and distributors, and a stronghold on the hearts and minds of people like you. And some media companies, while perhaps best known for their role in worldwide communications, are large conglomerates that have their hands in scores of different businesses. The Media sector is particularly important in the role it should play in providing useful, substantive information on issues like climate change to audiences that are ready for it.

The higher the score, the greater the company's commitment to fighting global warming.

Climate Counts use a 0-to-100 point scale and 22 criteria to determine if companies have:

22 Criteria

GreenOrder, a leading sustainability strategy firm, provided strategic guidance on the Climate Counts program, assisted in the development of the scoring system, and verified the scoring results for accuracy.

Corporate climate leadership matters!

  • Let businesses know that climate does count. Want them to do better? Tell them.
  • Excited about their leadership? Let them know that, too.
  • Of course, please support high-ranked companies when you shop and invest.
  • Tell your friends, colleagues, and family to join you in supporting companies that are taking responsibility for climate change.

Business has the power to change the world - and you have the power to change business. Is your favorite company STUCK, STARTINGSTRIDING, or SOARING? The race is on to address climate change. Look for our simple icons to help you support companies that reflect your values.

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