6 December 2012 — Some of the world’s top-earning companies are managing to reduce their carbon footprints, according to the Climate Counts 2012-2013 Annual Company Scorecard report. Writer Kristine Wong, in her article, Unilever, UPS, Nike lead efforts to address climate change, published in GreenBiz says five of the six highest-ranked companies – Unilever, UPS, Nike, Levi Strauss and L’Oreal – showed year-over-year revenue growth from 2010 to 2011 while reducing total emissions across their business units. The scorecard ranks major consumer brands on their efforts to address climate change. Data from 145 companies saw AB Electrolux, IBM, Bank of America, Stonyfield Farm, Hewlett-Packard, Coca-Cola Company, Groupe Danone, Sony, Siemens and Reckitt-Benckiser round out the top-ranked companies. Alongside the toys, children’s products and fast food industries, Amazon, Viacom and Wendy’s were among the worst performers.