The Clorox Company earned the top ranking on Barron's 2023 100 Most Sustainable Companies list — its second time in the top five and fifth consecutive year in the top 25 since the rankings were first released in 2018.
"Sustainability is built into the fiber of our purpose to champion people to be well and thrive every single day," said CEO Linda Rendle. "This recognition reflects our unwavering commitment to fully integrate environmental, social and governance performance into our daily business. While we're incredibly proud of this achievement, we still have more work ahead to continue making positive change for our teammates, communities, shareholders and planet."
Released earlier today, the list is compiled by Barron's in collaboration with Calvert Research and Management based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance by the 1,000 largest U.S. publicly traded companies by market value. Calvert analyzes how companies perform according to five key constituencies—including shareholders, employees, customers, community, and planet— and determines rankings based on more than 230 ESG performance indicators.
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