Hess recognised for corporate environmental performance

Hess Corporation has announced it has been ranked first among US energy companies on the 2015 Newsweek ‘Green Rankings – US 500’, one of the world’s most recognised assessments of corporate environmental performance.

Analysing corporate environmental performance

The rankings reflect the sustainability and environmental impact of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States by market capitalisation. Hess ranked no. 63 across all sectors.

“We are proud of the progress we are making in environmental performance and committed to building a sustainable enterprise that will make a positive difference for our stakeholders and the world around us,” said John Hess, Chief Executive Officer, Hess Corporation.

Based on research from Corporate Knights Capital, along with a ‘Green Revenue’ score from HIP (Human Impact + Profit) Investor Inc., the 2015 ranking features eight indicators that are used to assess and measure environmental performance. The ‘US 500’ full list and a detailed description of the methodology can be found here.

In April, Hess was ranked first among oil and gas companies on Corporate Responsibility magazine’s prestigious list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2015. In January, the company was the only US oil and gas producer named to the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list.


Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn


Published on 10/06/2015

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