Based on research con­ducted by Newsweek mag­a­zine and pub­lished on its September 28, 2009 issue.

In September 2009, Newsweek mag­a­zine pub­lished its first edi­tion of the Greenest Big Companies in America Annual Report. This inter­ac­tive info­graphic is a visual and inter­ac­tive ver­sion of table printed in that issue of the mag­a­zine. The top 100 from the 500 largest U.S. com­pa­nies are listed based on their envi­ron­men­tal impact, as well as their green poli­cies and rep­u­ta­tion among their peer and envi­ron­men­tal experts. This project was devel­oped as the final project for an Interactive Infographics course at the Academy of Art University’s MFA pro­gram.  Adobe Flash Professional and its Action Script 3.0 lan­guage, as well as XML.