18 from New Jersey included on Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022 list, with 1 in Top 10

Newsweek Magazine recently announced its third annual Most Responsible Companies for 2022.

Newsweek, in partnership with Statista — one of the largest statistics database companies worldwide — evaluated America’s Most Responsible Companies based on the 2,000 largest public companies by revenue in the U.S. The final list recognizes the Top 500 performing companies spanning 14 industries that are making a difference through their environmental, social and corporate governance actions in the nation.

The companies on the list were selected based on publicly available key performance indicators derived from CSR, Sustainability or Corporate Citizen reports as well as an independent survey. The KPIs focused on company performance in the environmental, social and corporate governance areas, while the independent survey asked U.S. citizens about their perception of company activities related to corporate social responsibility.

Eighteen companies from New Jersey were ranked on the list, with Merck in Kenilworth landing in the Top 10 overall.

The New Jersey companies, with their overall rank:

9. Merck
56. Becton Dickinson
59. Public Service Enterprise Group
67. Campbell Soup Co.
71. Zoetis
111. Church & Dwight
153. Covanta
201. NRG Energy
225. Universal Display
273. Prudential Financial
287. Burlington
295. Automatic Data Processing
347. Catalent
392. Wyndham
395. Quest Diagnostics
430. AdvanSix
437. New Jersey Resources
478. Cantel Medical

The Top 10 overall

1. HP, California
2. Illumina, California
3. Applied Materials, California
4. Whirlpool, Michigan
5. Jacobs, Texas
6. Gilead Sciences, California
7. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, California
8. Baxter International, Illinois
9. Merck, New Jersey
10. Aptargroup, Illinois

Newsweek’s full list of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022 can be found here.