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Sustainability Performance Benchmark for McDonald’s Corporation

[fa icon="calendar"] Feb 17, 2014 9:00:32 AM / by CSRHub Blogging



Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on McDonald’s Corporation and the 141 companies in the Hotels, Motels and Restaurants industry.  McDonalds’ overall rating currently is 54, down one point, after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

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Please note, the Sustainability Ratings widget will continually update and show the latest ratings on CSRHub.

The average rating for the other companies in the Hotels, Motels and Restaurants industry increased one point to 53. You may see more information about McDonald’s at their CSRHub page here.

McDonald’s has a score of 59 in the Employees area, with help from a high score in the Training, Health and Safety subcategory of 66—above the average for this industry of 54.  The area with the greatest opportunity for improvement for McDonald’s is the Resource Management subcategory.  Here, McDonald’s gets a 43 —which is below the average for the industry of 49.

Some highlights of the progress that McDonald’s has made in the past year include:

  • McDonald’s USA First National Restaurant Chain to Serve MSC-Certified Sustainable Fish at all US Locations.
  • McDonald’s USA, McDonald’s Canada, and Their Franchisees Will Invest Over $6.5M in Agricultural Technical Assistance Program As Part of Efforts to Increase Coffee Sustainability.

See McDonalds’ Corporate Social Responsibility website here.



CSRHub ratings are on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 being the highest. To see more on how CSRHub creates a score and the CSRHub rating rules, visit here.

CSRHub provides access to corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings and information on 8,900 companies from 135 industries in 103 countries. By aggregating and normalizing the information from 304+ data sources, CSRHub has created a broad, consistent rating system and a searchable database that links millions of rating elements back to their source. Managers, researchers and activists use CSRHub to benchmark company performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate company CSR practices and seek ways to change the world.


Topics: corporate social responsibility, CSR, Uncategorized, sustainability, CSRHub, McDonald's, SRI

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