5 Companies That Really Do Care About the World

Green initatives
Green initatives

Consumers are becoming more and more socially conscious and want the goods and services they use to measure up. It doesn't take much. A simple action that costs a company very little -- or nothing at all -- can make a real difference in the mind of a customer and the company's bottom line.

In that spirit, here are five companies that make an effort to make the world a better place for you and me while making a tidy profit for themselves:


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