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Change the World

Change the World

More companies than ever are using the profit motive to help the planet and tackle social problems. Here’s our fourth annual list of the best of them. Click here to read more about the list and how we choose the companies. Click here to meet six smaller companies that are rising stars for social good. And click here to learn about the challenges CEOs face when they become change-makers.

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InteractiveMapping The World ChangersThe 57 companies chosen for this year's Change the World list hail from 19 countries. Use our interactive map to see how the corporations doing good by way of big business are spread out across the globe.View here →

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