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Seventh Generation

September 17, 2015 08:25 ET

Seventh Generation Ranks Best Company on the Planet in 'The Better World Shopping Guide'

The Company Earned Title of 'Green Hero' in the Cleaning Products Category

BURLINGTON, VT--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2015) - For the fifth consecutive time Seventh Generation has been ranked as the best company on the planet according to 'The Better World Shopping Guide,' a book that provides consumers with company ratings based on social and environmental responsibility. The company also received an A+ rating and title of 'green hero' in the cleaning products category in the most recent edition.

"It's not easy for companies to do the right thing when it comes to their environmental and social impacts in the world. It's almost always more profitable to cut corners and pretend to be doing good," said Dr. Ellis Jones, author of 'The Better World Shopping Guide.' "That's why it's so important that consumers recognize which companies are walking the talk and which ones are just for show. Seventh Generation has led the charge in integrity around these issues for the past decade and continues to set an example for how business should be done on this planet."

'The Better World Shopping Guide' publishes an annual list that rates every company on the planet on its environmental and social responsibility. With more than 15 years of extensive research the book provides consumers with reliable information on companies to encourage better buying decisions. Company ratings are based off of five categories: human Rights, the environment, animal protection, community involvement and social justice. With five editions the book carefully examines each category to formulate an accurate rating for its readers.

"We've always believed that business is one of the most powerful instruments for meaningful change on this planet," said John Replogle, CEO of Seventh Generation "We're honored to be acknowledged and are grateful that there are resources like 'The Better World Shopping Guide' to help guide consumers in finding companies dedicated to a triple bottom line."

About Seventh Generation
Established in 1988, in Burlington, Vermont, Seventh Generation is one of the nation's leading brands of household and personal care products. The company lives its commitment to "caring today for seven generations of tomorrows," with products formulated to provide mindful solutions for the air, surfaces, fabrics, pets and people within your home -- and for the community and environment outside of it. A pioneer in corporate responsibility, Seventh Generation continually evaluates ways to reduce its environmental impact, increase performance and safety, and create a more sustainable supply chain. To learn more about Seventh Generation products and business practices, locate a retailer in your area, or review Seventh Generation's Corporate Consciousness Report, visit www.seventhgeneration.com.