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Sustainability Performance Benchmark for Costco Wholesale Corporation


Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Costco Wholesale Corporation and the 30 companies in the Grocery and Related Product Wholesalers industry.  Costco’s overall rating currently is 53 after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.[csrhubwidget company="Costco-Wholesale-Corporation" size="650x100" hash="c9c0f7"]

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 Grocery and Related Product Wholesalers industry is 56. Costco moved up and is currently in 10th place on the list, using the CSRHub average user profile. You can see more information about Costco Wholesale Corporation at their CSRHub page here.

Costco has a score of 56 in the Environment area.  This is due to a score in the Energy and Climate Change category of 58—above the average for this industry of 54.  The area with the greatest opportunity for improvement for Costco is the Community Dev and Philanthropy category.  Here, Costco gets a 33—well below the industry average which is 52.

See Costco Wholesale Corporation’s 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.

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Published by CSRHub Blogging June 23, 2014